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The Wednesday Club Records


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The Wednesday Club Records, 1898-1963 | Sargeant Memorial Collection

By Sarah Osorio

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Title: The Wednesday Club Records, 1898-1963Add to your cart.

ID: 001/01/MSS 0000-164

Primary Creator: The Wednesday Club (1898-)

Extent: 2.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Arranged by record type.

Date Acquired: 08/00/1975

Subjects: American literature--Virginia, Norfolk (Va.), Women--Socialization, Women--Societies and clubs

Forms of Material: Booklets, Histories (literature genre), Minute books

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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.

Biographical Note

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.

Subject/Index Terms

American literature--Virginia
Norfolk (Va.)
Women--Societies and clubs

Administrative Information

Repository: Sargeant Memorial Collection

Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.

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 Source: Norfolk Historic Foundation by donation

Preferred Citation: The Wednesday Club Records, MSS 0000-164, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.

Processing Information: Processed August 30, 2021.

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Folder 1: Historical Records, The Wednesday Club, circa 1954Add to your cart.
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Folder 4: Program, 1899-1900Add to your cart.
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Norfolk Public Library
Slover Library
235 Plume Street
Norfolk, Virginia 23510
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