Texas/Dallas History and Archives Division, Dallas Public Library

Book Haven Book Club

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Book Haven Book Club
Title: Book Haven Book Club Scrapbooks
Dates: 1960-1990
Accession No.: MA97-7
Quantity: 5 volumes
Language: The records are in English.
Repository: Texas/Dallas History & Archives, Dallas Public Library 1515 Young St  Dallas, TX 75201

Historical Background

The Book Haven Book Club was established in 1960 with 87 charter members. Its goal was to develop literature appreciation and to encourage reading. The Club meets once a month, and each meeting features a review of works of literature.

Scope and Contents

The collection consist of five scrapbooks compiled over a thirty year period to record the activities of the Book Club. The scrapbooks are arranged by year and contain photographs of club events, membership directories for each year, and correspondence. Volume I contains the bylaws of the club and the original charter signed by each of the charter members.

Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.
Book Haven Book Club
Dallas (Tex.)
Book Clubs (Discussion Groups
Books and reading Forums (Discussion and Debate)
Book Haven Book Club

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

MA97-7 Book Haven Book Club Texas/Dallas History & Archives Division, Dallas Public Library

Acquisition Information

This collection was donated in 1997 by Pat Brown Randolph, a member of the Book Haven Book Club.

Processing Information

Processed by Sharon Perry Martin

Detailed Description of the Collection

Box Folder
1 Scrapbook Volume I 1960-1974

Box Folder
2 Scrapbook Volume II 1975-1980

Box Folder
3 Scrapbook Volume III 1980-1984

Box Folder
4 Scrapbook Volume IV 1984-1988

Box Folder
5 Scrapbook Volume V 1988-1990