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Shakespeare Club of Marion (Iowa) records

Identifier: IWA0070

Scope and Contents

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.


  • 1909-1955


Conditions Governing Access

The records are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has not been transferred to the University of 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.


1.00 linear foot

Language of Materials



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

Method of Acquisition

The records (donor no. 360) were donated by the Marion Public Library.
Randel W. Lackore, 1997.
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Repository Details

Part of the Iowa Women's Archives Repository

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