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Up-To-Date Club Collection

Title: Up-To-Date Club Collection
Inclusive Dates: 1896-2010
Extent of Materials: 2 Hollinger boxes and 4 flat boxes (2.8 linear feet; approx. 1,000 items)
Location: Office Shelves 42-43
Donor: Clara Crawford
Processor: 2010 Accession, Amy McDonald, 2011.
Description: Yearbooks, clippings, minutes, and miscellaneous records dating to 1896 from one of Durham’s oldest women’s organizations.
Subject Headings: Durham (N.C.)–History.
Women–Societies and clubs– North Carolina–Durham County.
Floppy disks.
Scope and Content: The Up-to-Date Club Collection, 1896-1984, consists of club programs, notes, records, book lists, and record books documenting the activities of the club. The collection includes programs with membership lists and early book lists. A 2010 acession was interfiled with the original accession.
Related Materials: The Study Club Records, 1923-ongoing. North Carolina Collection, Durham County Library.
Tuesday Morning Study Club Records, 1965-2008 and undated. North Carolina Collection, Durham County Library.
Women’s Clubs of Durham Collection, 1907-2004. North Carolina Collection, Durham County Library.
Restrictions: The collection is open for research
Biographical/Historical Note: The Up-to-Date Club was founded in 1896 for the study of “Modern Thought, Inventors, New Books, etc.” It became club tradition that “at Roll Call each member would respond with some current topic of interest.”
Condition Notes: Floppy disks in box 6 (2010 accession) may need to be reformatted before use. Please contact North Carolina Collection staff for assistance.
Container List: Box 1
Book lists 1896-1939
Minutes 1896-1939
Box 2
Yearbooks 1900-1940
Box 3
Yearbooks 1940-1980
Box 4
Yearbooks 1980-2003
Box 5
Centennial 1996
Clippings, notes 1924-1996
Club history 1924-1996
Minutes, membership rolls 1950-2000
2010 Accession
Box 6
Yearbooks, 2003/04-2008/09
Meeting Invitations, 2005-2010
Hostess / Program Schedules, 1995-2003
Meeting Minutes, 2000-2001
Meeting Minutes, 2001-2002
Meeting Minutes, 2002-2003
Meeting Minutes, 2003-2004
Meeting Minutes, 2004-2005
Meeting Minutes, 2005-2006
Meeting Minutes, 2006-2007
Meeting Minutes (incomplete), 2007-2008
Charitable Donations Correspondence, 2000-2004
Floppy Disks (2), ca.1995-2001
Floppy disks contain membership rolls; financial documents, including membership dues; and a spreadsheet recording programs and hostesses from 1995-2001.