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Athenae Book Club Records, 1905-1950

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-2020-015

Content Description

The Athenae Book Club was a women’s book club that studied various subjects through reading, lectures, and poetry. This collection contains annual meeting programs with information pertaining to the monthly topics, club officers, committee members, hostess, presenter, meeting dates, and member contact information. Programs make up the bulk of the collection, but there are also reading notes and a newspaper clipping. Materials are arranged chronologically (1905-1950), with undated materials at the end.

Dates

  • 1905 - 1950

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to the public without restriction. The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to duplicate or publish material from this collection must be obtained from the Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet

0.37 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Athenae Book Club was a women’s book club that studied various subjects through reading, lectures, and poetry. The book club had a monthly theme that the discussion was centered around. Each meeting was hosted by a different member.

This collection contains Athenae Book Club programs dated 1905-1950, a newspaper clipping, and three sets of reading notes. Materials are in good condition.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged chronologically (1905-1950), with undated materials at the end.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Mrs. B. S. Howell (Mary Brevard Alexander Howell), August 24, 1974.

Condition Description

Materials are in good condition.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of this collection was completed by Sydney Carroll, March 2019.
Title
Athenae Book Club Records, 1905-1950
Status
Completed
Author
Sydney Carroll
Date
2019
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Repository

Contact:
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library-Main
310 N. Tryon Street
Charlotte NC 28202 USA