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NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG3807.AM:  Athenea Club (Lincoln, Neb.)



Records:  1892-1936

Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb.:  Women’s literary organization

Size:  0.1 cu.ft.



BACKGROUND NOTE



The Athenea Club was founded on October 28, 1892, in Lincoln, Nebraska. It was first called the “Round Table Club.” A motto, “We strive to be what we should be” was adopted. The Athenea Club was primarily a literary discussion group which met periodically in the homes of its members. Topics were dedicated to history, politics, and literary subjects.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of records and programs of the Athenea Club of Lincoln, Nebraska, dating from 1892-1936. The collection relates to the activities of the Athenea Club, a women’s discussion group in Lincoln, Nebraska. The minutes reflect the club membership and the group’s discussion topics, which included a variety of historical, political and literary subject matter.



DESCRIPTION



Minute book, 1892-1898

Programs of the Athenea Club, 1919-1936



 



ADDED ENTRIES:



Athenea Club (Lincoln, Neb.)

Literature — Societies, etc.

Women — Societies and clubs



 



Revised 11-09-2007   TMM