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Thimble Club (Riceville, Iowa) records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0103
TheThimble Club records date from 1912 to 1957 and measure 1 linear inch. The records include programs for the years 1912/1913 to 1917/1918 and 1946/1947 to 1956/1957 and two photographs of club members from 1948.


  • 1912-1957


Conditions Governing Access

The records are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright held by the donor has been transferred to The University of Iowa.


1.00 linear inch

Photographs in folder 1. other_unmapped


Reading club organized in 1901.

Arrangement One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Biographical / Historical

The Thimble Club of Riceville, Iowa was organized in 1901 and federated in 1910. The club had a set topic or theme for each year and met every two weeks for readings, presentations, and discussions. These topics ranged from "the Bible" and "Women in the Bible" to" Territorial Possessions" and "South America." The club also planned social events for members.

Method of Acquisition

The records (donor no. 164) were donated by Alyce Conger in 1993.
Kristen Rassbach, 1997.
Language of description

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)