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Thursday Arts Club Records (DeKalb), 1925-2001

Collection Overview

Title: Thursday Arts Club Records (DeKalb), 1925-2001

ID: RHC/RC/250

Extent: 1.25 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 03/06/2000

Languages: English [eng]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The records of the Thursday Arts Club date from its formation in 1925 to 2000. The collection includes two histories, constitutions and by-laws, meeting minutes, yearbooks, correspondence and newspaper clippings.      The records include a full set of meeting minutes dating from 1925 to 1989.  Also contained in the meeting minute books are the by-laws and constitutions, including any revisions to the same.  The yearbooks range from 1929 to 1990 and include officer names, programs and membership lists.      The addendum includes anniversary histories, constitutions, meeting minutes, yearbooks, correspondence, and program committee minutes and notes.  The meeting minutes also include  correspondence, constitutions, program handouts, and attendance sheets.

Administrative Information

Accruals: An addendum was added in May 2003.

Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on access to the materials in the collection.

Use Restrictions: Property rights in the collection belong to the Regional History Center; literary rights are dedicated to the public.

Acquisition Source: Sally Deihl

Acquisition Method: Sally Deihl donated the Thursday Arts Club Records to the Northern Illinois Regional History Center on March 6, 2000 and May 1, 2001.

Related Materials: For additional information on the Thursday Arts Club and other women’s organizations researchers should consult the Regional History Center’s guide and reference shelflist.


Box and Folder Listing

Box 1
Folder 1: Histories, 1925-2000
Folder 2: Constitution, By-laws, Revised, 1993
Folder 3-10: Constitution, By-laws, and Meeting Minutes, Volume I-VIII, February 7, 1925-February 13, 1975
Box 2
Folder 1: Meeting Minutes, Volume IX, February 27, 1975-May 14, 1981
Folder 2: Attendance and Meeting Minutes, Volume X, September 24, 1981-April 27, 1989
Folder 3-6: Yearbooks, 1929-1990
Folder 7: Correspondence, 1972, 1982, 1984-1986
Folder 8: Newspaper Clippings, 1986, 1987
Addendum 1
Box 3
Folder 1: 20th Anniversary History by Florence C. Gould, February 8, 1945
Folder 2: 50th Anniversary, 1974, 1975
Folder 3: Constitutions, 1929-1988
Folder 4: Meeting Minutes, Volume XI, September 28, 1989-May 12, 1994
Folder 5: Yearbooks, 1990-2001
Folder 6: Correspondence, 1971-1997, no date
Folder 7: Program Committee, 1970-1986
Folder 8: Program Committee Notes, 1985-1986, no date