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Women’s Clubs of Durham Collection

Title: Women’s Clubs of Durham Collection
Inclusive Dates: 1907-1959
Extent of Materials: 2 boxes
Location: NC 2nd floor storage room, Shelf 51
Subject Headings: Women–Societies and clubs– North Carolina–Durham County
Scope and Content: This artificial collection gathers together documentation of various women’s clubs active in Durham in the first half of the 20th century. The documentation is primarily composed of programs detailing a club’s annual course of study. Many of the programs contain membership rosters, including information on club leadership. The clubs represented include: the Woman’s Club, the Durham Garden Club, Tourists Club, Canterbury Club, United Daughters of the Confederacy, Pierian Club, Eclectic Club, Business and Professional Women’s Club, Symposium Club, Reviewers Club, and Halcyon Literary Club.
Restrictions: The collection is open for research
Container List: Box 1
Business and Professional Women’s Club 1921-1922, 1958-1959
Canterbury Club 1937-1938
Durham Garden Club 1930-1942
Eclectic Club 1912-1913
Halcyon Literary Club (4 folders) 1910-1952
Box 2
Pierian Club 1955-1956
Reviewers Club 1922, 1924-1925, 1939-1940 and undated
Tourists Club (2 folders) 1907-1940
Woman’s Club 1924-1935