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Collection TitleCL 62 Wednesday Morning Club CollectionCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByRachel Dworkin
Date Completed:12/1/2008
Date Updated:10/23/2018

The items in this collection were donated by the members of the Wednesday Morning Club in 2008.

Terms:Elmira (N.Y.); Women-Societies and clubs
Historical:Wednesday Morning Club-The Wednesday Morning Club was founded in 1892 for the stated purpose of study and discussion as a means of intellectual improvement for the women of the club.  To that end, the club meets every other Wednesday from October to May for a series of lectures on each seasons' topic presented by the members.  The club is still in existence today.
Scope:The Wednesday Morning Club Collection contains materials relating to the club including a nearly complete run of the club's annual programs from 1895 to 2005; meeting minutes, 1892-2007; Treasurers' reports and records, 1916-1983; Corresponding Secretaries' material, 1972-1983; and essays presented to the club, 1988-2018.
Extent3.5 Linear Feet
Date Span1892-2018

This collection contains materials from the Wednesday Morning Club. 

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Essay: American Families Moving Toward the Twenty-First Century by Margaret Carson, January 9, 1991.Manuscript053103
Essay: "The Light Seekers" A Case for Study Clubs by Gretchen Sharlow, October 23, 1991.Manuscript053201
Copies of works cited for "The Light Seekers" by Gretchen Sharlow, 1991.Manuscript053202
Essay: J. Dorman and Esther Baker Steele, their Lives and Legacies by Jim Sleeth, February 17, 1993.Manuscript053301
Essay: Sicilian Dawn by Giuliana Calderone, March 2, 1994Manuscript053401
Essay: The Great League of Peace--The Iroquois Confederacy by Donna Jo Mavor, October 12, 1994.Manuscript053501
Essay: Jane's Story--A Piece of the Mosaic by Jane Burke, March 22, 1995.Manuscript053502
Essay: Tides--The Mysterious World of Water in Motion by Jerry Granoff, October 11, 1995.Manuscript053601
Essay: My Secret Garden by Sheryl Williams, January 24, 1996.Manuscript053602
Essay: Two Tumultuous Decades--From Flappers to Migrant Workers to a First Lady by Ingrid Lindequist, November 1996.Manuscript053701
Essay: Science and Discovery Center by Patricia Dann, January 22, 1997.Manuscript053702
Essay: Women's Suffrage 1870-1920 by Pauline Leveen, March 19, 1997.Manuscript053703
Essay: In the Eyes of a Child--Antique Doll Vignettes by Pamela Farr, November 19, 1997.Manuscript053801
Essay: The First Real Children in Literature by Virginia Marsdon, January 6, 1998.Manuscript053802
Essay: Children in Art by Jacquelyn Chotkowski, March 18, 1998.Manuscript053803
Essay: Joan of Arc by Carol Parker, October 21, 1998.Manuscript053901
Essay: Barbara Jordan by Rita Shapiro, November 4, 1998.Manuscript053902
Essay: Women on the Edge of Success--Several Case Studies by Patricia Marti, January 6, 1999.Manuscript053903
Essay: Maya Angelou by Mary Beth Rogers, February 17, 1999.Manuscript053904
Essay: The Story of Phoolan Devi by Meta Spiegler, March 3, 1999.Manuscript053905
Essay: Rosa Parks--The Mother of the Civil Rights Movement by Mrs. Alan Nathenson, March 17, 1999.Manuscript053906
Essay: Malbanchya by Joanna Wurtele, October 6, 1999.Manuscript054001
Essay: Revisionist History and the Pilgrims by Alta Stevenson, October 20, 1999.Manuscript054002
Essay: Fashionable History--Dancing into the New Millennium by Patricia Dann, November 3, 1999.Manuscript054003
Essay: Spirits, Sex and Suffrage--The Strange Saga of Victoria Woodhull by Linda Gudas, January 12, 2000.Manuscript054004
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