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
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.
Illinois Club
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