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Guide to the Shakespeare Club of Marion (Iowa) records

Collection Overview

Date Span: 1909-1955
Creator: Shakespeare Club of Marion
Extent: 1.00 linear foot.
Collection Number: IWA0070
Repository: Iowa Women's Archives
Summary: Women's study club organized in 1909 in Marion, Iowa.

Access: The records are open for research.

Use: Copyright has not been transferred to the University of Iowa.

Acquisition: The records (donor no. 360) were donated by the Marion Public Library.

Preferred Citation: Shakespeare Club of Marion records, Iowa Women's Archives, The University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City.

Repository: Iowa Women's Archives
Address: 100 Main Library
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-5068
Curator: Kären Mason
Email: lib-women@uiowa.edu
Website: http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/iwa

The Shakespeare Club of Marion was organized in 1909. The club's purpose was the intellectual improvement of its members, especially in literature and history. Membership was limited to twenty active members who met on Thursday evenings to discuss current events and study the plays of Shakespeare and other literature.

The Shakespeare Club of Marion records date from 1909 to 1955 and measure 1 linear foot. Included are the minutes from 1909 to 1955(lacking 1917-1925 and 1927-1929), programs, and two scrapbooks that document the clubs activities from 1918 to 1934.

Browse by Series:
Series 1: Administrative records
Series 2: Scrapbooks

  • Series 1: Administrative records
  • Box 1:
  • Constitution and bylaws - 1926
  • Minutes - 1909-1914
  • Minutes - 1914-1929
  • Minutes - 1916-1918
  • Minutes - 1918-1924
  • Minutes - 1924-1926
  • Minutes - 1930-1935
  • Minutes - 1934-1938
  • Minutes - 1939-1946
  • Minutes - 1946-1950
  • Minutes - 1950-1955
  • Box 2:
  • Programs - 1913-1954
  • Series 2: Scrapbooks
  • Box 3:
  • "Leaves From Our Yesterdays" - 1918-1931
  • Box 4:
  • Untitled - 1931-1934

This collection is indexed under the following subject terms.


Corporate Names:
Shakespeare Club of Marion (Iowa)

Dates:
20th century

Topics:
Clubs
English literature
Intellectual life

Geographic Names:
United States -- Iowa -- Marion

Genre/Form of Materials:
Archives
Administrative records
Scrapbooks

Browse:
Women's Clubs and Organizations