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Women's Literary Clubs World's Columbian Exposition Exhibit Book

Identifier: M/A 0146

Description of Contents

One box containing artifacts from the Club’s exhibition at the 1893 Chicago Worlds Fair. Table of contents lists 27 subjects: Alternates, Art History Club, Buxton Club, Clio Club, Century Club, Columbian Exposition Study Club, Coterie, Current Events, Eclectic Club, Emerson Club, European History Classes, Franco-American Club, Historical Club, Italian Club, Kenwood History Club, Ladies’ Shakespeare Club, Ladies’ Thursday Musicale, Monday Club, Mothers in Council, Nineteenth Century Club, No Name History Club, Peripatetics, Pilgrims, Pioneer History Club, Saturday Club, Tourists, and Tuesday Club.


  • 1893


Access Restrictions

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


This portfolio of posters was prepared by literary clubs of Minneapolis for the Chicago World's Fair in 1893. Twenty-seven clubs are represented. Each poster tells the history of the club and is decorated in a style that reflects the type of organization the club was.


1.25 Linear Feet (1 box)

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See also: VF Clubs and Organizations: Women's Literary Clubs for article written by Ruth Thompson about the portfolio, May 22, 1950 Minneapolis Tribune.

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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.