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Up-To-Date Club Collection

Title:Up-To-Date Club Collection
Inclusive Dates:1896-2012
Extent of Materials:2 Hollinger boxes and 4 flat boxes (2.8 linear feet; approx. 1,000 items)
Location:Office Shelves 42-43
Date of Accession:
Donor:Clara Crawford
Relationship of donor or materials to the DCL/NCR
Processor:2010 Accession, Amy McDonald, 2011; 2013 Accession, Cale McCammon, 2014 accession, Kristen Merryman. Included yearbooks, invitations, and meeting minutes which were added to the 2010 Accession box.
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. The 2010 and 2013 accessions were 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.
Organization of Collection:
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 and 2013 Accessions
Box 6
Yearbooks, 2003/04-2008/09
Yearbooks, 2009/10-2013/14
Meeting Invitations, 2005-2010
Meeting Invitations, 2007-2012
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
Meeting Minutes, 2008-2009
Meeting Minutes, 2009-2010
Meeting Minutes, 2010-2011
Meeting Minutes, 2011-2012
Meeting Minutes, 2012-2013
Meeting Minutes, 2013-2014
Charitable Donations Correspondence, 2000-2004, 2010
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.