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Charlotte Griffin Weld Papers

Identifier: M/A 0082

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Correspondence, newspaper clippings, ephemera, and realia from Charlotte Griffin Weld’s local volunteer roles.


  • Creation: 1940 - 1948



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


Charlotte Griffin Weld (Mrs. Frederic(k) D. Weld, Mrs. F. D. Weld) was active in several Minneapolis cultural and women’s clubs. Born on November 14, 1906, Weld graduated from Wells College in 1929. Her family moved to Minneapolis from Auburn, New York, when her daughter was young. In 1940, she was elected president of the Minneapolis College Women’s Club, and in 1945 became chair of the women’s division of the Hennepin County War Finance Committee. In 1958, she became president of the Friends of the Institute of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts (trustee ex officio). Weld also served as president of the Women’s Christian Association and was a founder of the Women’s Association of the Minnesota Orchestra (WAMSO). Weld died on January 10, 1999, leaving one daughter.


0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)

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Donor Information

Eleanor (Elie) Weld Reid donated materials from her mother, Charlotte Weld, as accession 1998.51.

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