Creator

Date Original

1879-1881

Description

This collection contains the minutes of the Little Rock Lotus Club from February 5, 1879 through January 26, 1881.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Little Rock Lotus Club was founded December 19, 1877, at the home of Fay Hempstead, as a reading club meeting twice monthly. Membership was limited to twenty-five men and women. The first officers were Fay Hempstead, president; George E. Dodge, vice-president; and Sterling R. Cockrill, secretary. Some of the original members included Mr. and Mrs. H.H. Bien, Mr. and Mrs. T.C. Tuppen, Mr. and Mrs. S.R. Cockrill, Fay and Gertrude Hempstead, Fannie Ashley, Georgie Woodruff, Godiva Parham, Mr. and Mrs. George E. Dodge, B.S. Johnson, and Beall Hempstead.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Little Rock, Pulaski County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.052.005

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Little Rock Lotus Club records, SMC.052.005

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Little Rock Lotus Club records, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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