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Athens Newcomers Club papers

Athens Newcomers Club papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Athens Newcomers Club papers
Creator: Athens Newcomers Club (Athens, Ga.)
Inclusive Dates: 1957-2018
Language: English
Extent: 10.4 Linear Feet 4 document boxes, 1 half box, 4 oversized boxes
Collection Number: ms2220
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

The purpose of the Athens Newcomers Club is to welcome newcomers, promote friendship, and acquaint members with the city of Athens, Georgia and its cultural and civic opportunities. Women are eligible for membership who lived in Athens three years or less, and membership is limited to a two-year period.

Scope and Content

This collection contains Athens Newcomers Club minutes 1957-1977, scrapbooks of club activities 1958-1980, recipes for club cookbooks, club rules, and a booklet by the club titled An Insider's Guide to Athens, as well as administrative files and newsletters up to 2018.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Athens Newcomers Club papers, ms2220, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 September 11.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Athens (Ga.) -- Civilization.
Athens (Ga.) -- History.
Athens (Ga.) -- Social life and customs.
Athens Newcomers Club (Athens, Ga.) -- History--20th century--Sources
Civilization.
Clubs (associations)
Cookbooks.
Cookery -- Georgia -- Athens -- History.
Culture.
Guidebooks.
Minutes (administrative records)
Recipes.
Records (documents)
Scrapbooks
Women -- Societies and clubs.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

1. Administrative files

boxfolder
11-10Minutes, 1957-1977
boxfolder
21Club Purpose and Rules
22Membership List
boxfolder
91Correspondence, notes
92Membership directories, 1990-2003
93Newsletters, calendars, membership, 1994-1997
94-6President notes, 1996-2000
97President notes, minutes, newsletters, 2000-2001
98Meeting notes, bylaws, newsletters, 2003-2004
99Meetings, newsletters, membership, 2006-2007
91050th Anniversary Tea, 2007
911Meeting highlights, 2008-2009
912Meeting minutes, notes, 2012-2015
913-14Meeting notes, newsletters, correspondence, 2016-2018
 

2. Recipes

boxfolder
23Winter 1975 Cookbook
24Summer 1976 Cookbook
25Fall 1976 Cookbook
26Salads
 

3. Printed Material

boxfolder
27 An Insider's Guide to Athens
 

4. Record books

box
3Scrapbooks, 1958-1970
box
4Scrapbooks, 1971-1980
box
5Scrapbooks, 1981-1986
box
6Scrapbooks, 1987-1993
box
7Minutes, 1977-1996
box
8Guest Books, 1969-1991
8Receipt Book, 1987-1992