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Northern Lights Study Club M/A 2000.40.01

Northern Lights Study Club M/A 2000.40.01

CreatorNorthern Lights Study Club.
Title: Northern Lights Study Club
Quantity: 1.0 boxes
Repository: James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library


The Northern Lights Study Club, also known as the Northern Lights Literary Club, was organized in 1919 and federated in 1922. The origins of the club go back to November 1901, when a group of school girls formed the Aurora Borealis Club. The Aurora Borealis Club met regularly until about 1909, lapsed for about 10 years, and then reorganized under its present name. The purpose of the club was the advancement of social, educational and benevolent projects. Each year a theme for study was selected. Meetings were held on the second Saturday of the month at the homes of members.

Membership included:

Mrs. Alice Anderson, Mrs. Ethel Asleson, Clara Brewington, Mrs. Lillian Bayliss, Mrs. Lillian Bowler, Miss Minnie Easthagen, Mrs. Lucy Edquist, Nellie Gilbertson, Mrs. Lillian Halverson, Mrs. Minnie Hansen, Lotus Hillman, Mrs. Maude Hughes, Bessie Hutchinson, Mrs. Mabel Jorgens, Anna Martens, Mrs. Nell McMillen, Miss Emily Merkert, Mrs. Irene Merkert, Miss Minnie Nelson, Miss Mildred Pedersen, Mrs. Selma Saunders, Mrs. Hazel Seba, Mrs. Evelyn Smith, Mrs. Inez Steinmetz, Miss Jennie Steinmetz, Mrs. Helen Taylor, Mrs. Martha Verrell, Mrs. Elsie Zadach

Collection Description

One Box. Collection consists of newspaper clippings about the Northern Lights Study Club and the club's annual programs spanning 1922-1926.

Subject Headings


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

Table of Contents

Newspaper clippings 1925-1939 --
Annual programs 1922-1926 --

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