The Wednesday Club Records, 1898-1963
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Brief Description: Circa 1958-1963 minutes and programs from 1898-1955 of The Wednesday Club in Norfolk, Virginia. The collection also includes a detailed history of The Wednesday Club from its inception to 1954. There is also a 1962/1963 program from the Wednesday Club in Danville, Virginia.
Held at:
Sargeant Memorial Collection
Slover Library
235 East Plume Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: 7574317429
Email: localhistory [at]
Record Series Number: 001/01/MSS 0000-164
Created by: The Wednesday Club (1898-)
Volume: 2.0 Boxes
Acquired: 08/00/1975.
Arrangement: Arranged by record type.
Biographical Note for The Wednesday Club (1898-) : The Wednesday Club in Norfolk, Virginia organized on November 14, 1898 at the home of Mrs. Luther Sheldon on 262 York Street as The Wednesday Literary Club. This women's group met on Wednesdays and focused on the study of literature, with a new topic selected yearly. The 1902-1903 club program reflects the group's name change to The Wednesday Club.
Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.
Subject Index
American literature--Virginia
Norfolk (Va.)
Women--Societies and clubs
Genres/Forms of Material
Histories (literature genre)
Minute books
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: The status of copyright for these materials is governed by Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U. S. C.). Copyright restrictions may apply.
Acquisition Notes: Norfolk Historic Foundation by donation
PreferredCitation: The Wednesday Club Records, MSS 0000-164, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.