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Lake Harriet Yacht Club Collection M/A 2000.142.01-02

Lake Harriet Yacht Club Collection M/A 2000.142.01-02

Creator:Lake Harriet Yacht Club.
Title: Lake Harriet Yacht Club Collection
Quantity: 1.0 boxes
Repository: James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library


The Lake Harriet Yacht Club was established in 1941. The purpose of the club "shall be to promote the physical and mental culture and the social interests of its members, to advance their interest in aquatic and all other forms of sports, and particularly to encourage the sport of yachting and in connection therewith to promote the science of seamanship and navigation and to conduct races and regattas." The Club sponsors various races and regattas. Some races include the LHYC Spring regatta, the Aquatennial regatta, and Die Hard regatta. Awards and trophies are given in various categories. The club also holds a Fourth of July and Labor Day picnic. The Lake Harriet Yacht Club is based in Minneapolis but membership comes from various parts of the Twin Cities and Minnesota, especially in more recent years.

Description of the Collection

Collection consists of a complete set of yearbooks from 1950 to 2001, a history of the club including lists of commodores and champions, trophy lists, fleet numbers, and the articles of incorporation. Several clippings are also included in the collection. Yearbooks consist of a calendar for upcoming year, membership list, photos, and lists of winners for the past year.

Subject Headings


Yacht clubs -- Minnesota -- Harriet, Lake.
Yachting -- Minnesota -- Harriet, Lake.


Harriet, Lake (Minn.)

Table of Contents

Yearbooks 1950-1959 -- Box 1, Folder 1
Yearbooks 1960-1969 -- Box 1, Folder 2
Yearbooks 1970-1979 -- Box 1, Folder 3
Yearbooks 1980-1984 -- Box 1, Folder 4
Yearbooks 1985-1989 -- Box 1, Folder 5
Yearbooks 1990-1994 -- Box 1, Folder 6
Yearbooks 1995-1999 -- Box 1, Folder 7
Newspaper clippings -- Box 2, Folder 1
History and Articles of Incorporation -- Box 2, Folder 2
Yearbooks 2000-2001 -- Box 2, Folder 3

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