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Collection on the Iota Study Club

Identifier: M/A 0191

Description of Contents

Collection includes programs (1945-1952) and (1964-1966), and one clipping. Each program gives the leadership and membership for the particular year, the club motto and collect, study topics, and agendas for each meeting. Some topics include “North Brazil and the Amazon” and “South American Literature and Art.” The clipping describes a Pan-American event planned between the Iota Club and eleven women’s groups in Central and South America, which was aired on WTCN Broadcasting. Among common interests between the Iota Club and the eleven Latin American clubs were charity, education, and Nazi Germany.


  • 1939 - 1966


Access Restrictions

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


Women's club was organized in 1927 and federated in 1939. The object of the club was united effort toward personal improvement, higher education, and social progress. There club motto was “Better is Wisdom than all Precious Things.” They also corresponded with eleven women's clubs in Central and South America in the late 1930s. This particular club was located in Minneapolis, MN, or in the fifth congressional district among many others women’s clubs tied to the larger Minnesota Federation of Women’s Clubs.


0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)

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Repository Details

Part of the Hennepin County Library Special Collections Repository

Minneapolis Central Library
300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis MN 55401 U.S.A.