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Collection on the Violet Study Club

 Collection
Identifier: M/A 0147

Description of Contents

One box. Collection consists of newspaper clippings about the Violet Study Club and the club’s annual programs spanning 1909-1973.

Dates

  • 1906 - 1973

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is available for use in Special Collections during the department's open hours.

History

The Violet Study Club was organized in March 1906 in north Minneapolis and federated in 1907. They were affiliated with the Argosy and Pathfinders Clubs. The motto of the Violet Study Club was “Knowledge is Power”. The purpose of the club was “self-improvement morally, socially, intellectually and spiritually”. The club gave its members an opportunity to continue their education is such areas as poetry, art and literature. Each year a theme for study was selected. Meetings were held every other week from September through May.

Charter Members

President
Mrs. Philena Wilder
Vice President
Mrs. Anna L. Close
Secretary
Mrs. Anna M. Spencer
Treasurer
Mrs. Lena Roberts
Leader
Mrs. Alma A. Howard
Member
Mrs. Ima Brown
Member
Mrs. Rose Friday

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Title
Collection on the Violet Study Club
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Hennepin County Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Minneapolis Central Library
300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis MN 55401 U.S.A.
612-543-8200