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Travelers' Club Collection M/A 2000.67.01

Creator:Travelers' Club. (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Title: Travelers' Club Collection
Quantity: 1.0 boxes
Repository: James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library


The Travelers' Club was organized in 1896. Its purpose was "the study of countries, cities and objects of interest" and to "obtain culture and knowledge which are usually derived from travel." The Club motto was a quote from Samuel Johnson: "He who from travel would bring home knowledge, must take knowledge with him." Charter Members included Mrs. Charles L. (Ella Henderson) Bartholomew and Mrs. George (Cora McDuffee) Beach. Meetings were held at the Public Library in Minneapolis on alternate Fridays from September until April. Membership was limited to 25 women.

Description of the Collection

One box. Collection consists of the club's annual programs spanning 1896-1950, the club's constitution and bylaws, the review questions, and a scrapbook containing photos, invitations, and other mementos.

Subject Headings


International travel.
Travel--Societies, etc.
Women--Minnesota--Minneapolis--Societies and clubs.

Table of Contents

Constitution and Bylaws -- Box 1, Folder 1
Programs 1896-1908 -- Box 1, Folder 2
Programs 1909-1950 -- Box 1, Folder 3
Review Questions -- Box 1, Folder 4
Scrapbook -- Box 1, Folder 5

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