Hakkoreoth Club Papers

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Hakkoreoth Club papers
Creator: Hakkoreoth Club (Rochester, N.Y.)
Call Number: D.173
Dates: 1897-2011
Physical Description: 4 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Content List
Series I: Club papers and correspondence
Series II: Meeting minutes
Collection Overview
Title: Hakkoreoth Club papers
Creator: Hakkoreoth Club (Rochester, N.Y.)
Call Number: D.173
Dates: 1897-2011
Physical Description: 4 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Scope and Content
The collection consists primarily of minutes and programs of the Hakkoreoth, a Rochester, New York women's organization founded in 1897. Called the Monday Reading Club until 1901, the purpose of the club is "relaxation and reading". Meetings are held every two weeks from October to May with members taking turns hosting the meetings at their homes and reading passages from the selected books. The meetings also consist of a business and a social period.

Along with the minutes of the meetings from 1897 to 1967, the collection contains various club papers including a 1951 copy of the organization's constitution, and financial papers such as receipts, bank books and statements, and Treasurers' reports. Records of other club business is found in the annual programs which consist of membership and officer listings, meeting dates and often the selected topic or book for the meeting, and the hostesses and readers. Lastly, the collection includes correspondence dating from 1901 through 1969. Some of these letters are between members concerning club business. The majority however, are responses to expressions of sympathy from the club, and thank you notes received by members.

Printed yearly programs, including membership lists, for the following years have been removed from the collection and cataloged.

1904/05-1941/42

1943/44-1954/55

1956/57-1972/73

1978/79

Subject(s):
New York (State)--Rochester
Women--Societies and clubs
Minutes (Records)
Constitutions
Correspondence
Hakkoreoth Club (Rochester, N.Y.)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Mrs. E. Billings Brewster, May 4, 1982, with subsequent donations made by Ann Brewster.Access
The Hakkoreoth Club papers is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], Hakkoreoth Club papers, D.173, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rare Books and Special Collections staff
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Address:
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Second Floor, Room 225
Rochester, NY 14627-0055
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Content List
Series I: Club papers and correspondence
Box 1, Folder 1Meeting programs, 1898-1904, 1943
Box 1, Folder 2New book lists, 1921-1936
Box 1, Folder 3Club papers, 1891-1962
Box 1, Folder 4Constitution, 1951
Box 1, Folder 5Correspondence, 1901-1910
Box 1, Folder 6Correspondence, 1911-1929
Box 1, Folder 7Correspondence, 1930-1949
Box 1, Folder 8Correspondence, 1950-1969
Box 1, Folder 9Correspondence, undated
Box 1, Folder 10Miscellaneous
Box 1, Folder 11Centennial photo and bookmark, November 1997
Box 1, Folder 12Audio tape of 100th Anniversary, Chatterbox Club, November 19, 1997
Readers: Mary Ann Henderson and Joan Stormont

Series II: Meeting minutes
Box 2, Folder 1Minute book, 1897-1900
Box 2, Folder 2Minute book, 1900
Box 2, Folder 3Minute book, 1900-1906
Box 2, Folder 4Minute book, 1906-1910
Box 2, Folder 5Minute book, 1910-1916
Box 2, Folder 6Minute book, 1916-1923
Box 3, Folder 1Minute book, 1923-1936
Box 3, Folder 2Minute book, 1936-1951
Box 3, Folder 3Minute book, 1951-1962
Box 3, Folder 4Minute book, 1962-1977
Box 4, Folder 1Minute book, 1977-1987
Box 4, Folder 2Minute book, 1987-1995
Box 4, Folder 3Meeting minutes, 2009-2011


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