Homer Club of Butte Records, 1895-1984  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Homer Club (Butte, Mont.)
Title
Homer Club of Butte Records
Dates
1895-1984 (inclusive)
Quantity
1.3 linear feet of shelf space
Collection Number
MC 214
Summary
The Homer Club of Butte, Montana, was organized in 1891 by Nettie E. Casper and named for the classical Greek author. Included in the records are minutes (1898-1970), yearbooks (1895-1984), constitutions, instructions, and miscellany. [Same as MF406.]
Repository
Montana Historical Society, Research Center Archives
Montana Historical Society Research Center Archives
225 North Roberts
PO Box 201201
Helena MT
59620-1201
Telephone: 406-444-2681
Fax: 406-444-5297
mhslibrary@mt.gov
Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

The Homer Club was organized in 1891 in Butte, Montana, to promote the members' intellectual advancement, and to use the Club's "influence in the community for higher social, educational, and moral conditions." The Club met weekly, and later biweekly, to hear presentations on literature, history, music, travel, social issues, etc. It made donations to groups performing civic activities, e.g., planting trees, children's programs, etc. Club membership has always been exclusively women.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Records. 1892-1984. 1.3 linear feet. The Homer Club records consist of minutes (1892-1970); organizational records (n.d.), including constitutions and bylaws; and miscellany (1895-1984), consisting of yearbooks which list individual members, committee membership, and program topics; and announcements about the Club's activities. This collection is also avaliable on microfilm; MF 406.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection

Minutes Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1 / 1-6
Minutes
1892-1931
2 / 1-3
Minutes
1932-1970

Organizational Records Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
3 / 1
Constitutions and bylaws
n.d.

Miscellany Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
3 / 2
Announcements about club activities
1966,1976 1979
3 / 3-7
Yearbooks
1895-1984

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Women--Societies and Clubs
  • Literature--Societies, Etc.
  • Geographical Names :
  • Butte (Mont.)--Clubs