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Shakespeare Club of Marion (Iowa) records

 Collection
Identifier: IWA0070
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.

Dates

  • 1909-1955

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The records are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has not been transferred to the University of Iowa.

Extent

1.00 linear foot

Abstract

Women's study club organized in 1909 in Marion, Iowa.

Biographical / Historical

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.

Method of Acquisition

The records (donor no. 360) were donated by the Marion Public Library.
Author
Randel W. Lackore, 1997.
Language of description
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Iowa Women's Archives Repository

Contact:
100 Main Library
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242 IaU
319-335-5068
319-335-5900 (Fax)