Texas/Dallas History and Archives Division, Dallas Public Library

Lyceum Collection

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Lyceum Club
Title: Lyceum Collection
Dates: 1933-2005
Accession No.: MA04-7
Quantity: 3 Scrapbooks
Language: The records are in English.
Repository: Texas/Dallas History & Archives, Dallas Public Library 1515 Young St  Dallas, TX 75201

Organizational History

The Lyceum Club was established in March 1931 by Dr. May Agness Hopkins, Dr. Juanita Wade, Mrs. Cloyd Read, and Alma Thurman. The group was established as a place where women could meet and discuss literature, art, music, and drama. The name Lyceum was chosen after Aristotle's school. The club is still active and in 2006 celebrated its 75th anniversary.

Scope and Contents

The collection consist of three scrapbooks and some yearbooks. The scrapbooks document club activity with clippings, program information, yearbooks and photographs.

Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.
Lyceum Club
Dallas (Tex.)
Forums (Discussion and Debate)
Women--Texas--Dallas--Societies and clubs
Lyceum Collection

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

MA04-7 Lyceum Collection, Texas/Dallas History & Archives Division, Dallas Public Library

Processing Information

Processed by Bryan McKinney

Detailed Description of the Collection

Box Folder
1 Yearbooks 2003-2006

Box Folder
Shelf Scrapbook 1931-1948/49

Box Folder
Scrapbook 1949-1990

Box Folder
Scrapbook 1960-1970