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Argosy Club Collection M/A 2000.95.01

Creator:Argosy Club. (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Title: Argosy Club Collection
Quantity: 1.0 boxes
Repository: James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library


Organized October 26, 1897 by a group of south Minneapolis neighborhood women. They were interested in serious study, thus sending out their argosy -- their ship -- to bring back to them knowledge of different countries, geography, art, literature, and outstanding characters. Programs were given by club members and in later years by University professors.

Description of Collection

One box including club programs from 1902-1949. Programs include officers, programs for the year, members and their addresses, and reading list. It also includes a brief history of the club and newspaper clippings from 1920 to 1948.

Subject Headings


Clubs -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis.
Women--Minnesota--Minneapolis--Societies and clubs.

Table of Contents

History -- Box 1, Folder 1
History -- Box 1, Folder 2
Programs 1902-1911 -- Box 1, Folder 3
Programs 1912-1919 -- Box 1, Folder 4
Programs 1920-1949 -- Box 1, Folder 5
Clippings 1920-1949 -- Box 1, Folder 6

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