MG 696 - Civic Club of Harrisburg Collection

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Scope and Content

The collection contains the records of the Civic Club from it's founding in 1898 to 1992. They include:

The minutes of the meetings of the Executive Board from 1898 to 1989

The minutes of the general meetings from 1898 to 1923

The minutes of the general meetings from 1923 to 1989

The treasurer's journal from 1929 to 1939

The minutes of the meetings of the Education Department 1934 to 1982

The minutes of the meetings of the Playground Committee with notes from 1900-1936

Annual reports, 1938-1946

The minutes of the meetings of the Outdoor Department, 1970-1991

Civic Club publications, such as the Member Book, Yearbooks 1909-1945, Anniversary booklets

Financial records, 1918-1981

More than forty research papers on many different subjects

Correspondence, 1959, 1962, 1963

Newsletters of the Civic Club, 1980-1992

Photos of the Civic Club building

A scrapbook of the Municipal Department, 1917-1920

An Income Ledger, 1948-1965

A scrapbook of the events of the Civic Club, 1898-1908

Background

The Civic Club of Harrisburg was founded in 1898. Its purpose is to increase public interest in all matters of good citizenship, to promote better social order, increase and promote public education, advance interests of public welfare and public health, foster interest in and promote civic, patriotic and social work, and encourage cultural interests in the community. The club remains in operation into the 21st century.

Date(s): 1898-1992

Extent: 5 boxes