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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG6236.AM:  Open Forum Club (Lincoln, Neb.)



Records: 1960s-1990s

Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska

Size:  0.5 cu.ft.; 1 box



BACKGROUND NOTE



The Open Forum Club formed in the fall of 1903 in Lincoln, Nebraska.  The club held its first meeting in September or October of 1903 at the Lincoln Hotel.  The intent of the club was to meet occasionally to discuss “matters of public interest.”  Initially, the club was only open to men.  Members would take turns presenting information on various topics including politics and government, business, religion, education, medicine, etc.  For more information about the history of the club, see History of Open Forum Club of Lincoln, Nebraska, 1903-1938 by Judge H. J. Whitmore, available in the library [367 Op2h].



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of one box of records relating to the Open Forum Club of Lincoln, Nebraska.  The bulk of the collection dates from the 1960s to the early 1990s.  Included in the collection are minutes of meetings, membership lists, correspondence, etc.  The collection is currently unprocessed.



INVENTORY



Box 1 – Records of the Open Forum Club of Lincoln, Nebraska



 



Subject headings:



Lincoln (Neb.) — Societies and clubs

Open Forum Club (Lincoln, Neb.)



 



TMM     03-14-2022