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Columbus Women's Study Clubs Collection (MC 85)


Columbus Women's Study Clubs Collection (MC 85)


Organizational Note

These clubs were all founded by Columbus, Georgia women to provide opportunities to learn and to discuss various topics. The 1897 constitution of the Students' Club of Columbus, Georgia, for example, states “With a desire for wider culture, mutual enjoyment, and by the friction of mind upon mind to keep in touch with the progress of thought, and to stimulate one another to the noblest ambitions, we . . . do form ourselves into a Club. ” The rest express similar motivations.


Scope and Content

This collection contains printed annual programs and some club records for the following organizations: Delta Kappa Gamma; the Junto Club (1924-1956); Orpheus Club (1906-1906); the Philonian Club (1924-1977); the Student's Club (1895-1980); the Women's Reading Club (1888-1977); and Wynnton Study Club.

1888-1980 5 boxes (5 l.f.)


Permission to Publish

Permission to publish material from the Columbus Women's Study Clubs Collection must be obtained from the Columbus State University Archives at Columbus State University. Use of the following credit line for publication or exhibit is required:

Columbus Women's Study Clubs Collection(MC 85)
Columbus State University Archives
Columbus, Georgia

Provenance

These materials were donated to the Archives by Elaine DeMarco in 1998.


Box and Folder/Item List

Box 1 – Students' Club Programs (1895-1952)

Folder 1 – Constitution and By-Laws (8 copies), 1897

Folder 2 – Fragmentary notes relating to the Students' Club, n.d.

Annual Program Booklets

Folder 3 – America, Past and Present, 1895-1896

Folder 4 – Thought and Action of Early England, 1896-1897

Folder 5 – The Study of Modern Governments (2 copies), 1900-1901

Folder 6 – Japan (2 copies), 1901-1902

Folder 7 – Italy (2 copies), 1902-1903

Folder 8 – The Growth of the Social Ideal (2 copies), 1903-1904

Folder 9 – A Study of Nature's Open Book, 1904-1905

Folder 10 – Kosmikos / Kosmikos (2 copies), 1906-1907

Folder 11 – Reflections and Inspirations of Great Rivers (4 copies), 1906-1908

Folder 12 – Part I-Browning, Part II-Women (3 copies), 1908-1909

Folder 13 – The Relation of Literature and Life (3 copies), 1909-1910

Folder 14 – Shakespeare (2 copies), 1910-1911

Folder 15 – Shakespeare-2nd Year Study (4 copies), 1911-1912

Folder 16 – Literature of the Nineteenth Century (3 copies), 1912-1913

Folder 17 – The New Era (2 copies), 1913-1914

Folder 18 – American Art (4 copies), 1914-1915

Folder 19 – The Drama Today (5 copies), 1915-1916

Folder 20 – The Drama Today-2nd Year Study (4 copies), 1916-1917

Folder 21 – The Unfolding of the Educational Ideal (2 copies), 1917-1918

Folder 22 – Current Topics (2 copies), 1918-1919

Folder 23 – The Growth of the Democratic Spirit in Europe, 1919-1920

Folder 24 – Some British and American Writers of Today, 1920-1921

Folder 25 – The Short Story (2 copies), 1922-1923

Folder 26 – The History, Art, and Geography of Exquisite Crafts (4 copies), 1923-1924

Folder 27 – Our Neighbors and Ourselves (4 copies), 1924-1925

Folder 28 – Old Themes with New Angles (4 copies), 1925-1926

Folder 29 – Significance of Costume, 1926-1927

Folder 30 – 100 Years of Progress (2 copies), 1927-1928

Folder 31 – Itinerary of the Students' Club in Foreign Lands (2 copies), 1928-1929

Folder 32 – Earth's Mantle, The Sea: A Study of Three-Quarters of the Globe (3 copies), 1929-1930

Folder 33 – An Interpretation of Modern Movements, 1930-1931

Folder 34 – Little Journeys to the Art Treasures of the World, 1931-1932

Folder 35 – Historic Holland (4 copies), 1932-1933

Folder 36 – Let's Read Biographies (2 copies), 1933-1934

Folder 37 – The Magic of Music, 1934-1935

Folder 38 – World Events (2 copies), 1935-1936

Folder 39 – The Literary Development of Northern Europe and The British Isles (4 copies), 1936-1937

Folder 40 – The Romance of a Dinner (3 copies), 1937-1938

Folder 41 – Islands of the Sea (4 copies), 1938-1939

Folder 42 – Nobel Awards for Peace and Literature (2 copies), 1939-1940

Folder 43 – A Study of Homes, Strange and Familiar (3 copies), 1940-1941

Folder 44 – The Fortnightly Review of the World Today (3 copies), 1941-1942

Folder 45 – The Fortnightly Review of the World Today (4 copies), 1943-1943

Folder 46 – International Understanding (3 copies), 1943-1944

Folder 47 – Tomorrow's World (2 copies), 1944-1945

Folder 48 – Our Golden Yesterdays (3 copies), 1945-1946

Folder 49 – Wonders of the World and Their Reflections (3 copies), 1946-1947

Folder 50 – Today's Women (3 copies), 1947-1948

Folder 51 – Open Sesame (2 copies), 1948-1949

Folder 52 – Creative Thought and Social Change (2 copies), 1949-1950

Folder 53 – The Art of Everyday Living (2 copies), 1950-1951

Folder 54 – Africa (2 copies), 1951-1952

Folder 53 – Let's Look in Ike's Cabinet, 1953

 

Box 2 – Student's Reading Club (1953-1980)/Women's Reading Club (1888-1910)

Student's Reading Club (Continued)

Folder 1 – Students Tours of Regional United States, 1952-1953

Folder 2 – Furniture 1609-1954, 1953-1954

Folder 3 – Religion Through the Ages, 1954-1955

Folder 4 – The Book, 1955-1956

Folder 5 – Our World, 1956-1957

Folder 6 – The History of Ceramic Art, 1957-1958

Folder 7 – The Work of Great American Foundations, 1958-1959

Folder 8 – Eastern Rivers Tell Their Stories, 1959-1960

Folder 9 – Our New Horizons, 1960-1961

Folder 10 – North American Folklore, 1961-1962

Folder 11 – South America, 1962-1963

Folder 12 – Families of the White House, 1963-1964

Folder 13 – Personalities: Past and Present, 1964-1965

Folder 14 – The America of Tomorrow, 1965-1966

Folder 15 – Sabbatical Sojourn in Far-Away Places, 1966-1967

Folder 16 – Preserving and Beautifying Our Heritage, 1967-1968

Folder 17 – Pictorial Art Yesterday and Today, 1968-1969

Folder 18 – People, Places, Things, 1969-1970

Folder 19 – Living Jewels Tell Their Stories, 1970-1971

Folder 20 – The Moving Finger, 1972-1973

Folder 21 – As the World Turns, 1973-1974

Folder 22 – What's Past is Prologue, 1974-1975

Folder 23 – Sweet Land of Liberty (2 copies), 1975-1976

Folder 24 – Amazing American Women, 1976-1977

Folder 25 – Georgia on My Mind, 1977-1978

Folder 26 – Everything You Always Wanted to Know About..., 1979-1980

WOMEN'S READING CLUB

Folder 27 – Constitution and By-Laws, 1900-1955

Folder 28 – Bound volume of Club Minutes, 1967-1982

Folder 29 – History of the Women's Reading Club by Latimer Watson, 1938

Folder 30 – Attendance Roll, 1972-1982

Annual Program Booklets

Folder 31 – Modern Authors (2 copies), 1888

Folder 32 – Literature, Science, Travel (5 copies), 1888-1888

Folder 33 – Great Britain in the Victorian Age (2 copies), 1889-1890

Folder 34 – [Literature, Science, Art] (4 copies), 1890-1991

Folder 35 – [Literature, Science, Art] (4 copies), 1891-1892

Folder 36 – German Life and Thought (3 copies), 1892-1893

Folder 37 – Italian Life and Letters (3 copies), 1893-1894

Folder 38 – Political and Literary Life of France (2 copies), 1894-1895

Folder 39 – Greek Life and Thought (2 copies), 1895-1896

Folder 40 – A Study of Russia (2 copies), 1896-1897

Folder 41 – Spain and Spanish Conquests in America (2 copies), 1896-1898

Folder 42 – Scotland in History and Romance (2 copies), 1898-1899

Folder 43 – The Last Quarter of the Nineteenth Century (2 copies), 1899-1900

Folder 44 – The Dutch at Home and Abroad (3 copies), 1900-1901

Folder 45 – Here and There, In Our Own Times (4 copies), 1901-1902

Folder 46 – A Portfolio of Travel (4 copies), 1902-1903

Folder 47 – Art Studies (4 copies), 1903-1904

Folder 48 – A Brief Summary of Race Influences (2 copies), 1904-1905

Folder 49 – Our Own Country (4 copies), 1905-1906

Folder 50 – The Pursuit of the Ideal (5 copies), 1906-1907

Folder 51 – Progression (7 copies), 1907-1908

Folder 52 – Social Problems (5 copies), 1908-1909

Folder 53 – Islands of the Sea (4 copies), 1909-1910


Box 3 – Women's Reading Club (1910-1980)


Annual Programs (Continued)

Folder 1 – Innovations: Educational and Practical (2 copies), 1910-1911

Folder 2 – Drama (3 copies), 1911-1912

Folder 3 – Players and Playwrights (3 copies), 1912-1913

Folder 4 – Classic Myths in English Literature (3 copies), 1913-1914

Folder 5 – Woman (3 copies), 1914-1915

Folder 6 – The South in the building of the Nation (3 copies), 1915-1916

Folder 7 – Latin America (4 copies), 1916-1917

Folder 8 – Twentieth Century America (4 copies), 1917-1918

Folder 9 – For Our Children (5 copies), 1918-1919

Folder 10 – “Now” (5 copies), 1919-1920

Folder 11 – Our Government (2 copies), 1921-1921

Folder 12 – Municipalities and Modern Education (3 copies), 1921-1922

Folder 13 – Modern Thought and Activities I, II (4 copies), 1922-1923

Folder 14 – Modern Thought and Activities, III (2 copies), 1923-1924

Folder 15 – Contemporary Affairs I Europe and America, 1924-1925

Folder 16 – Books and Other Books (7 copies), 1925-1926

Folder 17 – A Study of Columbus (3 copies), 1926-1927

Folder 18 – Life of Man (6 copes), 1927-1928

Folder 19 – Study of Grand Opera (4 copies), 1928-1929

Folder 20 – Study of Grand Opera (Continued) (3 copies), 1929-1930

Folder 21 – Cultural Development of the South Since 1865 (4 copies), 1930-1931

Folder 22 – Books, Plays and Events of the Day, 1931-1932

Folder 23 – Review of Recent Books and Plays (7 copies), 1932-1933

Folder 24 – Modern Drama As a Social Movement (3 copies), 1933-1934

Folder 25 – The Modern Short Story (2 copies), 1934-1935

Folder 26 – Translation of Famous Stories (2 copies), 1935-1936

Folder 27 – USSR: Russia Today, 1936-1937

Folder 28 – Our Changing World (2 copies), 1937-1938

Folder 29 – Miscellany (2 copies), 1938-1939

Folder 30 – Prominent Women of today, 1939-1940

Folder 31 – Chacun A Son Gout (3 copies), 1940-1941

Folder 32 – The United States: Her Possessions, and Her Defense Program, 1941-1942

Folder 33 – The Democratic Way, 1942-1943

Folder 34 – The World today (2 copies), 1943-1944

Folder 35 – Mexico (2 copies), 1944-1945


Box 4 – Women's Reading Club (Concluded) / The Junto Club (1924-1956)

Folder 1 – India (6 copies), 1945-1946

Folder 2 – Personalities of Countries Forming the Security Council of the UN, 1946-1947

Folder 3 – Georgia (16 copies), 1947-1948

Folder 4 – Post War America (2 copies), 1948-1949

Folder 5 – Highlights of Art and Architecture (3 copies), 1949-1950

Folder 6 – Asia and the Far East, 1950-1951

Folder 7 – Books of Today (3 copies), 1951-1952

Folder 8 – Short Stories in the Last Quarter Century (2 copies), 1952-1953

Folder 9 – Literary Prizes and Their Winners (2 copies), 1953-1954

Folder 10 – American history Through Historical Novels (3 copies), 1954-1955

Folder 11 – The Hope of Our Nation (2 copies), 1955-1956

Folder 12 – Art Museums, Symphony Orchestras, 1956-1957

Folder 13 – Book Review (2 copies), 1957-1958

Folder 14 – Changing Trends, 1958-1959

Folder 15 – Russia-Hers Arts and Letters, 1959-1960

Folder 16 – Alaska and Hawaii, 1960-1961

Folder 17 – Travelogue of Southern Europe and Africa, 1961-1962

Folder 18 – Interesting Women in History (2 copies), 1962-1963

Folder 19 – Glimpses of Unforgettable Characters (3 copies), 1963-1964

Folder 20 – Reminiscences of Centurial Homes in Columbus, 1964-1965

Folder 21 – Our Columbus Treasures (2 copies), 1965-1966

Folder 22 – Authors and their short Stories (2 copies), 1966-1967

Folder 23 – Toward One World, 1967-1968

Folder 24 – Aesthetic View of Cities in the United States, 1968-1969

Folder 25 – World Personalities of the 20th Century, 1969-1970

Folder 26 – Families of Achievement, 1970-1971

Folder 27 – Great Homes of the World, 1971-1972

Folder 28 – Prominent men and Women of the Southeastern States, 1972-1973

Folder 29 – World Museums: Their History, and their Collections (6 copies), 1973-1974

Folder 30 – First Ladies of the White House, 1974-1975

Folder 31 – The Signers of the Declaration of Independence, 1975-1976

Folder 32 – World Cuisine, 1976-1977


Junto Club, 1924-1956

Folder 33 – Modern Drama, 1924-1925

Folder 34 – The English Novel (3 copies), 1925-1926

Folder 35 – Ireland, 1926-1927

Folder 36 – Contemporary Literature (2 copies), 1928-1929

Folder 37 – History of Art (2 copies), 1930-31

Folder 38 – Norway, Sweden, Denmark, 1932-33

Folder 39 – Current Productions, 1935-36

Folder 40 – Unrolling the Map, 1936-37

Folder 41 – Parade of American History, 1938-39

Folder 42 – English Life in the Eighteenth Century (2 copies), 1939-40

Folder 43 – The Wonderful Century-England 1800-1901 (2 copies), 1940-41

Folder 44 – Universities and Schools (2 copies), 1941-42

Folder 45 – Places and People of the Pacific (2 copies), 1943-44

Folder 46 – Russia, Czarist and Soviet (2 copies), 1944-45

Folder 47 – Germany (2 copies), 1945-46

Folder 48 – American Literature (3 copies), 1947-1948

Folder 49 – Shakespeare, 1948-1949

Folder 50 – The English Essay, 1950-1951

Folder 51 – Poets and Musicians in the 19th Century, 1951-1952

Folder 52 – Let's Read the Bible (2 copies), 1954-1955

Folder 53 – The Questing Spirit, 1955-1956


Orpheus Club, 1906-1907

Folder 54 – The correlation of the Arts, 1906-1907


Delta Kappa Gamma—Epsilon Chapter, 1946-1956

Folder 55 – The Status of Women in the United Nations, 1946-1947

Folder 56 – Leadership, 1955-1956


Box 5 – Philonian Club 1924-1977

 

Minute Books

Book 1 –March 12, 1924-May 10, 1949

Book 2 – October 4, 1949-May 1958

Book 3 – October 9, 1958-April 1970

Book 4 – September 8, 1970-January 4, 1977

 

Folder 1 – Constitution, 1961-1964

Folder 2 – Newspaper clippings, 1940s

 

Annual Program Booklets

 

Folder 3 – Writers of Today (2 copies), 1924-25

Folder 4 – The South (2 copies), 1925-26

Folder 5 – Contemporary Literature (2 copies), 1926-27

Folder 6 – Our Heritage, 1927-28

Folder 7 – Women of Yesterday & Today, 1928-29

Folder 8 – Adventures in Reading, 1929-30

Folder 9 – Georgia-Our Home, 1930-31

Folder 10 – History of Mankind, 1931-32

Folder 11 – Tid-Bits of World Culture, 1932-33

Folder 12 – Wanderings (2 copies), 1933-34

Folder 13 – Romance of American Arts, 1934-35

Folder 14 – Recent Trends in the United States, 1935-36

Folder 15 – Flora and Fauna (2 copies), 1936-37

Folder 16 – Adventures with Music and Musicians (2 copies), 1937-38

Folder 17 – Weaving (3 copies), 1938-39

Folder 18 – Personal Glimpses (2 copies), 1939-40

Folder 19 – Eyes South, 1941-42

Folder 20 – Focus on Africa (2 copies), 1943-1944

Folder 21 – Today's Arts and Sciences, 1944-1945

Folder 22 – Focus on: The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, 1946-1946

Folder 23 – The theatre, 1946-1947

Folder 24 – Fun, Facts and Fiction, 1947-1948

Folder 25 – Biographies of Living American (3 copies), 1948-1949

Folder 26 – Invitation to Learning, 1949-1950

Folder 27 – American Humor, 1950-1951

Folder 28 – These United States, 1951-1952

Folder 29 – Reading for Pleasure, 1952-1953

Folder 30 – Career Women of the United States (2 copies), 1953-1954

Folder 31 – Career Women of Other Countries, 1954-1955

Folder 32 – Current Issues, 1955-1956

Folder 33 – Today's Novel, 1956-1957

Folder 34 – Our Presidents and Their Wives (2 copies), 1957-1958

Folder 35 – Armchair Travel, 1958-1959

Folder 36 – Our Two New Stars (2 copies), 1959-1960

Folder 37 – Minus Eleven Stars (2 copies), 1960-1961

Folder 38 – Masters of Deceit, 1962-1963

Folder 39 – Points of Tension in World Affairs, 1963-1964

Folder 40 – Social Revolution in the US since 1950, 1964-1965

Folder 41 – Seven Influential men of Our Time, 1965-1966

Folder 42 – Face Tomorrow, 1966-1967

Folder 43 – Our Town (2 copies), 1967-1968

Folder 44 – Literature of the Ages, 1969-1970

Folder 45 – Famous Trials and Court Decisions, 1970-1971

Folder 46 – The Georgia Story, 1971-1972

Folder 47 – Know Your America, 1962-1973

Folder 48 – The Environment: The Conservation of Our Resources, 1973-1974

Folder 49 – Modern American Humor, 1941-1974, 1974-1975

 

Financial Materials

Folder 50 – Materials Concerning the Fourth National Bank

Folder 51 – Materials Concerning the National Bank and Trust Company

Folder 52 – Materials Concerning the Farmers and Merchants Bank

Folder 53 – Misc. Financial Statements

Folder 54 – Letters