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Utopian Study Club Collection M/A 2000.74.01

Utopian Study Club Collection M/A 2000.74.01

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


The Utopian Study Club originated in 1892 with a small group of young girls, whose object was to study the Chicago World's Fair. The original name of this group was the Young Ladies Current Events Club. On November 26, 1894 the name of the Club was changed to the Sojourners. On February 4, 1895 the name of the club was again changed to the Utopian Study Club. The object of the club was intellectual improvement, but it also featured social events and community and philanthropic work.

Membership was limited to twenty-five active members and 10 associates. Charter Members were: Idella Bachman, Clara Ripley, Marion Marsten, Viola Cauvet, Ida King, Agatha Christie, Irene Allen, Mrs. J.C. (Nellie) Millard and Mrs. William D. Amsley.

Description of the Collection

One box. The collection includes a brief history of the club and several newspaper clippings. The collection also includes annual programs for the years spanning 1904-1956.

Subject Headings


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

Table of Contents

Club history and newspaper clippings -- Box 1, Folder 1
Newspaper clippings 1918-1937 -- Box 1, Folder 2
Utopian Study Club annual programs 1904-1911 -- Box 1, Folder 3
Utopian Study Club annual programs 1911-1931 -- Box 1, Folder 4
Utopian Study Club annual programs 1931-1956 -- Box 1, Folder 5

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