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Violet Study Club Collection M/A 2000.78.01

Creator:Violet Study Club. (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Title: Violet Study Club Collection
Dates:1906-1973
Quantity: 1.0 boxes
Repository: James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library

History

The Violet Study Club was organized in March 1906 in north Minneapolis and federated in 1907. They were affiliated with the Argosy and Pathfinders Clubs. The motto of the Violet Study Club was "Knowledge is Power." The purpose of the club was "self-improvement morally, socially, intellectually and spiritually." The club gave its members an opportunity to continue their education is such areas as poetry, art and literature. Each year a theme for study was selected. Meetings were held every other week from September through May.

Charter Members
PresidentMrs. Philena WilderVice PresidentMrs. Anna L. CloseSecretaryMrs. Anna M. SpencerTreasurerMrs. Lena RobertsLeaderMrs. Alma A. HowardMemberMrs. Ima BrownMemberMrs. Rose Friday

Description of the Collection

One Box. Collection consists of newspaper clippings about the Violet Study Club and the club's annual programs spanning 1909-1973.


Subject Headings

Corporate Bodies

Argosy Club. (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Pathfinder Club. (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Pathfinders. (Club : Minneapolis, Minn.)

Subjects

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

Table of Contents


Lists of officers and study topics; Newspaper clippings 1906-1966 -- Box 1, Folder 1
Annual programs (incomplete) 1909-1973 -- Box 1


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