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Mental Culture Club, Pemberville, Ohio - MS 1096

Introduction | Agency History | Scope and Content | Series Description | Inventory

 Introduction

The documents of the Pemberville Mental Culture Club consist of .5 linear feet of yearbook booklets laying out the monthly meetings of the club. The collection spans from 1909 to 1997.

The donation of these documents to the Center for Archival Collections was arranged through the cooperation of Mary Bolus of Stony Ridge, Ohio, on July 29, 2008.  No restrictions exist on the use of this collection. Duplication is permitted for the purposes of preservation and research. This register was completed by BGSU Graduate Student Matt Kilmer in May 2013.

 Agency History

The Mental Culture Club of Pemberville, Ohio, was organized in 1901 and became affiliated with the Lakeside Federation of Women’s Clubs in 1924. The club stressed the importance of womanly fellowship and self-improvement through learning.

 Scope and Content

This collection consists entirely of booklets filled with yearly program information (1909-1997).

Unfortunately, the yearbooks lack the details that may be desirable for scholarly research and are comprised of only the titles of presentations, the names of the presenters, and the club order of business, such as roll call. Up until the 1963-1964 season, the Mental Culture Club picked a yearly theme and would periodically present lectures on the topic. Examples of themes include American Arts, the History of Asia, and American Literature. At the start of the 1964-1965 season, the yearly theme was always miscellaneous.

 Series Description

PROCEEDINGS

PROGRAM YEARBOOKS
August 1909-June 1997
Arranged Chronologically
Also contains By-Laws, Constitution, and Amendments

 Inventory

Box 1

Folders

  1. Yearbook – Norway and Sweden, 1909-1910
  2. Yearbooks
    • Yearbook – Modern Writers/Parliamentary Law 1924-1925
    • Yearbook – Miscellaneous 1924-1925
    • Yearbook – American Arts 1927-1927
    • Yearbook – Architecture/Miscellaneous 1928-1929
    • Yearbook – Art/Miscellaneous 1929-1930
    • Yearbook – History of Asia – 1930-1931
    • Yearbook – Russia 1934-1935
    • Yearbook – American Literature 1935-1936
    • Yearbook – American Literature 1936-1937
    • Yearbook – Travel, Literature, Music, Religion 1938-1939
    • Yearbook – Travel, Literature, Music, Religion 1939-1940
  3. Yearbooks
    • Yearbook – Travel, Literature, Music, Religion, 1940-1941
    • Yearbook – Travel, Literature, Music, Religion, 1941-1942
    • Yearbook – Our Changing World, 1942-1943
    • Yearbook – The United States, 1944-1945
    • Yearbook – Industries/Biographies/Book Reviews, 1945-1946
    • Yearbook – Miscellaneous, 1946-1947
    • Yearbook – Miscellaneous, 1947-1948
    • Yearbook – Our Neighbors, 1948-1949
    • Yearbook – “The Indian” and “the Negro”, 1949-1950
    • Yearbook – Miscellaneous, 1950-1951
    • Yearbook – Club History/Miscellaneous, 1951-1952
    • Yearbook – Club History/Miscellaneous, 1952-1953
    • Yearbook – Club History/Miscellaneous, 1953-1954
    • Yearbook – Miscellaneous, 1954-1955
    • Yearbook – The Light of the World: Religion, 1955-1956
    • Yearbook – People and Places of the World, 1957-1958
    • Yearbook – People and Places of the World, 1958-1959
    • Yearbook – People and Places of the World, 1959-1960
  4. Yearbooks
    • Yearbook – People and Places of the World, 1960-1961
    • Yearbook – People and Places of the World, 1961-1962
    • Yearbook – People and Places of the World, 1962-1963
    • Yearbook – Miscellaneous, 1963-1964
    • Yearbook – Miscellaneous, 1964-1965
    • Yearbook – Miscellaneous, 1965-1966
    • Yearbook – Miscellaneous, 1966-1967
    • Yearbook – Miscellaneous, 1967-1968
    • Yearbook – Miscellaneous, 1968-1969
    • Yearbook – Miscellaneous, 1969-1970
    • Yearbook – Miscellaneous, 1970-1971
    • Yearbook – Miscellaneous, 1971-1872
    • Yearbook – Miscellaneous, 1972-1973
    • Yearbook – Miscellaneous, 1973-1974
    • Yearbook – Miscellaneous, 1974-1975
    • Yearbook – Miscellaneous, 1975-1976
    • Yearbook – Miscellaneous, 1976-1977
    • Yearbook – Miscellaneous, 1977-1978
    • Yearbook – Miscellaneous, 1978-1979
    • Yearbook – Miscellaneous, 1979-1980
  5. Yearbooks
    • Yearbook – Miscellaneous, 1980-1981
    • Yearbook – Miscellaneous, 1981-1982
    • Yearbook – Miscellaneous, 1982-1983
    • Yearbook – Miscellaneous, 1983-1984
    • Yearbook – Miscellaneous, 1984-1985
    • Yearbook – Miscellaneous, 1985-1986
    • Yearbook – Miscellaneous, 1986-1987
    • Yearbook – Miscellaneous, 1987-1988
    • Yearbook – Miscellaneous, 1988-1989
    • Yearbook – Miscellaneous, 1989-1990
    • Yearbook – Miscellaneous, 1990-1991
    • Yearbook – Miscellaneous, 1991-1992
    • Yearbook – Miscellaneous, 1992-1993
    • Yearbook – Miscellaneous, 1993-1994
    • Yearbook – Miscellaneous, 1994-1995
    • Yearbook – Miscellaneous, 1995-1996
    • Yearbook – Miscellaneous, 1996-1997

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