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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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Collection Overview

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--Socialization
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 2: Program, 1931-1932Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Program, 1932-1933Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Program, 1933-1934Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Program, 1934-1935Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Program, 1935-1936Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Program, 1936-1937Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Program, 1937-1938Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Program, 1938-1939Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Program, 1939-1940Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Program, 1940-1941Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Program, 1941-1942Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Program, 1942-1943Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Program, 1943-1944Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Program, 1944-1945Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Program, 1945-1946Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Program, 1946-1947Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Program, 1947-1948Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Program, 1948-1949Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Program, 1949-1950Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Program, 1950-1951Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Program, 1951-1952Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Program, 1952-1953Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Program, 1953-1954Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Program, 1954-1955Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Program, Wednesday Club, Danville, Virginia, 1962-1963Add to your cart.

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Slover Library
235 Plume Street
Norfolk, Virginia 23510
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