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Collection on the Utopian Study Club

 Collection
Identifier: M/A 0144

Description of Contents

One box. The collection includes a brief history of the club and several newspaper clippings. The collection also includes annual programs for the years spanning 1904-1956.

Dates

  • 1904 - 1956

Creator

Access Restrictions

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

History

The Utopian Study Club originated in 1892 with a small group of young girls, who object was to study the Chicago World’s Fair. The original name of this group was the Young Ladies’ Current Events Club. On November 26, 1894 the name of the Club was changed to the Sojourners. On February 4, 1895 the name of the club was again changed to the Utopian Study Club. The object of the club was intellectual improvement, but it also featured social events and community and philanthropic work.

Membership was limited to twenty-five active members and 10 associates. Charter Members were: Idella Bachman, Clara Ripley, Marion Marsten, Viola Cauvet, Ida King, Agatha Christie, Irene Allen, Mrs. J.C. (Nellie) Millard and Mrs. William D. Amsley.

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Title
Collection on the Utopian 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