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Ladies of the Round Table Collection M/A 2000.140.01

Ladies of the Round Table Collection M/A 2000.140.01

Creator:Ladies of the Round Table. (Minneapolis, MInn.)
Title: Ladies of the Round Table Collection
Dates:1909-1942
Quantity: 1.0 boxes
Repository: James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library

History

The Ladies of the Round Table were established in 1909. Their name came from the Knights of the Round Table. Their club motto was, "Its object shall be to pursue such a course of study as shall at different periods be elected by the members, for mutual benefit and instruction." Prominent subjects of study included countries of the world, United States, nature study, Minnesota, and miscellaneous topics. Moreover, the group also partook in a number of community and charity efforts, both local and international. Some efforts included supporting a French orphan and contributing to the World War I relief program. This club was part of the larger Minnesota Federation of Women's Clubs. The membership consisted of women from the Minneapolis area.


Description of the Collection

The collection includes newspaper clippings (1916-1936), history of the club, a questionnaire, and programs from (1909-1942), with some missing years. The newspaper clipping discuss the club's study topics, elected membership, travel plans, charity work, and so on. The questionnaire is from the Minnesota Federation of Women's Clubs, in which the Ladies of the Round Table outline their club's purpose, membership, and structure. The programs outline officers and active membership. Moreover, the study topic and presenter are given for each specific meeting throughout the year.


Subject Headings

Subjects

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

Table of Contents


Newspaper clippings 1916-1936 -- Box 1, Folder 1
History and questionnaire -- Box 1, Folder 2
Programs 1909-1925 -- Box 1, Folder 3
Programs 1925-1942 -- Box 1, Folder 4


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