Official Nebraska Government Website Nebraska State Historical Society

Athenea Club (Lincoln, Neb.)


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

 

For additional information about this collection, please contact our Library Staff.


NSHS Home  |  Search  |  Index  |  Top

http://www.nebraskahistory.org/lib-arch/research/manuscripts/organize/athenea-club.htm
Last updated 14 September 2011

For questions or comments on the website itself, email nshs.web@nebraska.gov
Nebraska State Historical Society - P.O. Box 82554, 1500 R Street, Lincoln, NE 68501
Nebraska State Government Homepage
 |  Website Policies  |  © 2009 All Rights Reserved