MG 782 - Harrisburg Civic Club Collection

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Scope and Content

The collection contains records of the Harrisburg Civic Club from 1958 to 1998. They include:

Issues of "The Overlook," the official bulletin of the Civic Club from 1958 to 1969;

Civic Club yearbooks, 1956-1998; programs for the 50th anniversary (1948) and the 100th anniversary (1998);

An ornate brass scrapbook (empty);

Miscellaneous items such as a copy of a page from the will of Virginia Hammond Fleming giving the house at 612 Front Street, known as "Overlook," to the Civic Club, will dated July 9, 1912; correspondence including two letters to Dorothy Bretz from Mamie Doud Eisenhower and Mrs. William Scranton

Twelve flyers announcing special events held by the Club, 1959-1978.


Dorothy Bretz was Assistant Treasurer of the Harrisburg Civic Club in the 1960's.

Date(s): 1912-1998

Extent: 6 folders, 20 enclosures