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Ladies' Shakespeare Club Programs

 Collection
Identifier: M/A 0196

Description of Contents

The collection consists of programs from 1908 to 1935 with some missing years. The yearly program is titled by the play(s) or other study topics which will be focused on for the year. Some plays included Julius Caesar (1908-1909), or Antony and Cleopatra (1932-1933). Some other study topics included history of England and so on. Each program outlines the agenda for each meeting and its presenters, officers for the year, constitution, and membership.

Dates

  • 1908 - 1935

Creator

Access Restrictions

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

History

The Ladies’ Shakespeare Club was organized in 1891 and federated in 1895. Study programs consisted of Shakespeare plays and later other topics were included. Each year consisted of the study of one or two Shakespeare plays, then acting out each work. Later on, other topics like Central and South America were included in their study topics. The membership included women mostly from Minneapolis.

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Title
Ladies' Shakespeare Club Programs
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