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Women's Literary Clubs Collection M/A 2000.77.1

Women's Literary Clubs Collection M/A 2000.77.1

Creator:Woman's World's Fair Commission of the State of Minnesota. Hennepin County.
Title: Women's Literary Clubs Collection
Quantity: 1.0 boxes
Repository: James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library


This portfolio of posters was prepared by literary clubs of Minneapolis for the Chicago World's Fair in 1893. Twenty-seven clubs are represented. Each poster tells the history of the club and is decorated in a style that reflects the type of organization the club was.

Description of Collection

One box containing artifacts from the Club's exhibition at the 1893 Chicago Worlds Fair. Table of contents lists 27 subjects: Alternates, Art History Club, Buxton Club, Clio Club, Century Club, Columbian Exposition Study Club, Coterie, Current Events, Eclectic Club, Emerson Club, European History Classes, Franco-American Club, Historical Club, Italian Club, Kenwood History Club, Ladies'Shakespeare Club, Ladies Thursday Musicale, Monday Club, Mothers in Council, Nineteenth Century Club, No Name History Club, Peripatetics, Pilgrims, Pioneer History Club, Saturday Club, Tourists, and Tuesday Club.

Related Material

See also: VF Clubs and Organizations: Women's Literary Clubs for article written by Ruth Thompson about the portfolio, May 22, 1950 Minneapolis Tribune.

Subject Headings

Corporate Bodies

Alternates. (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Art History Club. (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Buxton Club. (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Century Club. (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Clio Club. (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Columbian Club. (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Coterie. (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Current Events and Literary Society. (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Eclectic Club. (Minneapolis, Minn.)
European History Classes. (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Franco-American Club. (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Historical Club. (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Italian Club. (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Kenwood History Club. (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Ladies' Shakespeare Club. (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Monday Club. (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Mothers in Council. (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Nineteenth Century Club. (Minneapolis, Minn.)
No Name History Club. (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Peripatetics. (Club : Minneapolis, Minn.)
Pilgrims. (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Pioneer History Club. (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Saturday Club. (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Thursday Musical. (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Tourist Club. (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Tuesday Club. (Minneapolis, Minn.)
World's Columbian Exposition. (1893:Chicago, Ill.)


Literature -- Societies, etc.
Women--Minnesota--Minneapolis--Societies and clubs.

Table of Contents

Artifacts from 1893 Chicago World's Fair exhibit -- Box-folder 1

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