Chatham Book Club Records, 1937-1985

Manuscript Collection #409

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Series 1 :
RECORDS, 1937-1977 (GIFT OF 28 April 1980)
  • Box 1
    • Folder a
      Minutes (16 April 1937 - 14 May 1940) Holograph. Loose-leaf bound. 1 vol. 69 p. Note: Secretaries: Clarice Tucker, Mrs. A. C. Ruffin, Elise L. Moore.
    • Folder b
      Minutes (1 Oct. 1940 - 11 May 1943) Holograph. Loose-leaf bound. 1 vol. 50 p. Note: Secretaries: Lyda Mae Adams, Elise L. Moore, Mrs. N. S. Beard
    • Folder c
      Minutes (5 Oct. 1943 - 13 May 1947 Holograph & Typescript. Loose-leaf bound. 1 vol. 72 p. Note: Secretaries: Mrs. E. C. Blair, Mrs. Ruffin
    • Folder d
      Minutes (7 Oct. 1947 - 25 May 1948) Holograph. Loose-leaf bound. 1 vol. 24 p. Note: Secretaries: Mrs. A. C. Ruffin
    • Folder e
      Minutes (5 Oct. 1948 - 10 May 1949) Holograph. Loose-leaf bound. 1 vol. 18 p. Note: Secretaries ?
    • Folder f
      Minutes (20 Sept. 1949 - 16 May 1950) Holograph. Loose-leaf bound. 1 vol. 22 p. Note: Secretaries: Mrs. C. A. Bauer, A. Beard
    • Folder g
      Minutes (3 Oct. 1950 - 22 May 1951) Holograph. Loose-leaf bound. 1 vol. 48 p. Note: Secretaries: Maude B. Bowen
    • Folder h
      Minutes (9 Oct. 1951 - 20 May 1952) Holograph & Clippings. Loose-leaf bound. 1 vol. 35 p. Note: Secretaries: Jean Brown, Elise Beard.
    • Folder i
      Minutes (23 Sept. 1952 - 19 May 1953) Holograph & Typescript. Loose-leaf bound. 1 vol. 31 p. Note: Secretaries: Jean Brown, Lucy Blair.
    • Folder j
      Minutes (6 Oct. 1953 - 25 May 1954) Holograph & Typescript. Loose-leaf bound. 1 vol. 39 p. Note: Secretaries: Ruth W. Topping.
    • Folder k
      Minutes (2 Sept. 1954 - 24 May 1955) Holograph. Loose-leaf bound. 1 vol. 54 p. Note: Secretaries: Eleanor Ruffin
    • Folder l
      Minutes (4 Oct. 1955 - 22 May 1956 Holograph. Loose-leaf bound. 1 vol. 23 p. Note: Secretaries: Mrs. J. Bryan Brown, Mrs. F. A. Bendall.
    • Folder m
      Minutes & Year Book (2 Oct. 1956 - 21 May 1957) Holograph & Mimeographed typescript. Loose-leaf bound. 2 vols. & 1 letter. 47 p. Note: Secretaries: Mrs. N. S. Beard, Maude B. Brown.
    • Folder n
      Minutes (1 Oct. 1957 - 27 May 1958) Holograph & Clippings. Loose-leaf bound. 1 vol. 62 p. Note: Secretaries: Elise L. Moore.
    • Folder o
      Minutes (7 Oct. 1958 - 17 May 1959) Holograph & Typescript. Loose-leaf bound. 1 vol. 63 p. Note: Secretaries: Maude Bowen, Jean Brown. Some items. need conservation.
    • Folder p
      Minutes (4 Oct. 1960 - 28 April 1962) Holograph. Loose-leaf bound. 1 vol. 79 p. Note: Secretaries: Lila C. Bendall, Maude Bowen, Sarah Stark.
    • Folder q
      Minutes (2 Oct. 1962 - 29 April 1964) Holograph. Loose-leaf bound. 1 vol. 65 p. Note: Secretaries: Mrs. J. Bryan Brown, Mildred Evans, Christine Andresen.
    • Folder r
      Minutes (6 Oct. 1964 - 18 May 1965) Holograph. Loose-leaf bound. 1 vol. 36 p. Note: Secretaries: Ruth Fisher, Christine Andresen.
    • Folder s
      Minutes (5 Oct. 1965 - 3 May 1966) Holograph. Loose-leaf bound. 1 vol. 37 p. Note: Secretaries: Bidie Mumford.
  • Box 2
    • Folder a
      Minutes (4 Oct. 1966 - 9 May 1967) Holograph & Typescript. Loose-leaf bound. 1 vol. 35 p. Note: Secretaries: Eleanor Ruffin, Mary Meade Powell.
    • Folder b
      Minutes 3 Oct. 1967 - 21 May 1968) Holograph. Loose-leaf bound. 1 vol. 40 p. Note: Secretaries: Mary Meade Powell.
    • Folder c
      Minutes (1 Oct. 1968 - 20 May 1969) Holograph. Loose-leaf bound. 1 vol. 31 p. Note: Secretaries: Ruby Studdert.
    • Folder d
      Minutes (7 Oct. 1969 - 26 May 1970) Holograph. Loose-leaf bound. 1 vol. 56 p. Note: Secretaries: Elena Lee Moore, Bidie Mumford.
    • Folder e
      Minutes (6 Oct. 1970 - 18 May 1971) Holograph. Loose-leaf bound. 1 vol. 32 p. Note: Secretaries: Ruth Paulk, Sarah Stark, Lila Bendall.
    • Folder f
      Minutes (5 Oct. 1971 - 9 May 1972) Holograph. Loose-leaf bound. 1 vol. 36 p. Note: Secretaries: Sarah Stark, Lila Bendall, Bet Alford.
    • Folder g
      Minutes (3 Oct. 1972 - 8 May 1973) Holograph. Loose-leaf bound. 1 vol. 22 p. Note: Secretaries: Sarah Stark, Bidie Mumford.
    • Folder h
      Minutes (2 Oct. 1973 - 14 May 1974) Holograph. Loose-leaf bound. 1 vol. 22 p. Note: Secretaries: Lila Bendall, Bidie Mumford, Sarah Stark.
    • Folder i
      Minutes (1 Oct. 1974 - 10 May 1975) Holograph. Loose-leaf bound. 1 vol. 22 p. Note: Secretaries: Sarah Stark, Ruby Studdert, Lila Bendall, Mrs. A. C. Ruffin.
    • Folder k
      Minutes (5 Oct. 1976 - 3 May 1977) Holograph. Loose-leaf bound. 1 vol. 39 p. Note: Secretaries: June Johnson.
    • Folder l
      Constitution as Amended (16 Feb. 1960) Typescript. 1 item. 6 p.
    • Folder m
      By-Laws as Amended (4 March 1969) Typescript. 1 item. 5 p.
    • Folder n
      Newspaper Clippings (ca. 1940-1953) 35 items. 35 p.
    • Folder o
      Christmas Seal Bond (ca. 1942-1945) Brochure. 1 item. 1 p. Note: $5.00.
    • Folder p
      Notes (undated) Holograph & Carbon typescript. 3 items. 3 p.
    • Folder q
      Letters Received (1938-1951) ALS & TLS, etc. 36 items. 67 p. Note: Includes letter from Greenville Public Schools supporting a vote for the School Tax, 27 May 1947.
    • Folder r
      Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Program: History of the Chatham Book Club, 1937-1962 (1962) Holograph. 1 item. 41 p. Note: Mrs. R. H. Evans, Hostess. Loose item removed from #409.5.a
Box 3
Chatham Book Club Scrapbook (1937-1954) including clippings, correspondence, Easter Seal bonds, ephemera, pamphlets, year books, etc. 1 item. 42 p. Note: "Presented to the Chatham Book Club for having the best attendance Book Club Day, April 23, 1940."
Box 4
Chatham Book Club Scrapbook (1955-1976) including clippings, correspondence, Easter Seal bonds, ephemera, pamphlets, year books, etc. 1 item. 42 p. Note: "Presented to the Chatham Book Club by Mrs. E. Lee Moore, 1955."
Series 2 :
MINUTES, 1977-1983 (GIFT OF 12 March 1987)
  • Box 5
    • Folder a
      Constitution as Amended (15 March 1983) Typescript. 4 items. 20 p.
    • Folder b
      By-Laws as Amended (21 March 1978) Typescript. 1 item. 5 p.
    • Folder c
      Letters Received (1982-1986) Holograph, TL, TLS. 14 items. 25 p.
    • Folder d
      Minutes (4 Oct. 1977 - 18 April 1978) Holograph. Loose-leaf bound. 1 vol. 37 p. Note: Secretaries: June Johnson.
    • Folder e
      Minutes (3 Oct. 1978 - 1 May 1979) Holograph. Loose-leaf bound. 1 vol. 24 p. Note: Helen White, June Johnson, Mildred Evans.
    • Folder f
      Minutes (2 Oct. 1979 - 29 April 1980) Holograph. Loose-leaf bound. 1 vol. 31 p. Note: Secretaries: Carmen Dawkins, Rose Graham.
    • Folder g
      Minutes (21 Oct. 1980 - 21 April 1981) Holograph. Loose-leaf bound. 1 vol. 17 p. Note: Secretaries: Mrs. A. S. Johnson, Mildred Evans.
    • Folder h
      Minutes (6 Oct. 1981 - 3 May 1982) Holograph. Loose-leaf bound. 1 vol. 16 p. Note: Secretaries: Helen White, June Johnson.
    • Folder i
      Minutes (5 Oct. 1982 - 3 May 1983) Holograph. Loose-leaf bound. 1 vol. 21 p. Note: Secretaries: Roberta D. Snell, Mrs. Albert Johnson.
Series 3 :
SCRAPBOOK, 1969-1985 (GIFT OF 26 June 1987)
Box 6
Chatham Book Club Scrapbook (1969-1985) including clippings, correspondence, Easter Seal bonds, ephemera, pamphlets, photographic prints, year books, etc. 1 item. 33 p.

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