Texas/Dallas History and Archives Division, Dallas Public Library

Illinois Club Records



Overview of the Collection

Creator: Illinois Club
Title: Illinois Club Records
Dates: 1936-1956
Abstract:
Accession No.: MA9-15
Quantity: .5 linear feet
Language: The records are in English.
Repository: Texas/Dallas History & Archives, Dallas Public Library 1515 Young St  Dallas, TX 75201

Biographical Note

The Illinois Club of Dallas, TX was formed in 1936 and officially received its charter in 1937. It was a social club that was created to promote friendship among former residents of Illinois who lived in Dallas, TX and to preserve the memories of their lives in Illinois.


Scope and Contents

The collection contains the club's original charter and subsequent revised versions, correspondence, minutes of meetings, membership lists, and sign-in sheets for each meeting and events that the club held. The sign-in sheets and minutes were originally kept together in binders which have been discarded. The cover of each binder have been photocopied and placed at the front of each folder which contains the materials, respectively.


Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.
Organizations:
Illinois Club
Subjects:
Illinois Club

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

MA 9-15, Illinois Club Records, Texas/Dallas History & Archives Division, Dallas Public Library


Detailed Description of the Collection

 
Box Folder
1 1 Charters, 1937-1953



 
Box Folder
1 2 Correspondence, 1936-May 1953



 
Box Folder
1 3 Correspondence, July 1953-March 1954



 
Box Folder
1 4 Membership Lists, 1955, Undated



 
Box Folder
1 5 Minutes, May 1940-1949



 
Box Folder
1 6 Minutes, March 1940-March 1956
The majority of the minutes are kept in the form of a book, which has been left intact in this folder. The book also contains some news clippings scattered throughout and guest sign-in sheets, which are at the end of the book.



 
Box Folder
1 7 Receipts, 1947-1953, Undated



 
Box Folder
1 8 Sign-In Sheets for Meetings and Events, 1940-1950



 
Box Folder
1 9 Sign-In Sheets for Meetings and Events, 1951-1956