Title

El Dorado (Ark.) Self Culture Club scrapbook, 1903-1971

Creator

Date Original

1903-1971

Description

This collection contains a single scrapbook containing yearbook booklets from the El Dorado Self Culture Club 1903-1971. Yearbooks include meeting membership, meeting agendas, and famous quotes. The scrapbook has been disassembled due to conservation concerns. Yearbook booklets have been removed and placed in individual envelopes that are numbered according to original scrapbook page.

Biographical/Historical Note

This scrapbook was in "1971 recompiled by Mrs. A.W. Merritt in memory of Mrs. O.A. Bennett" and contains yearly booklets offering meeting dates, famous quotes from literature, topics of conversation, and lists of members. The El Dorado (Ark.) Self Culture Club was organized in 1900 and federated in 1901 as a women's club with the motto of "Altius Tendo" and a flower, the white rose. The club functioned to discuss noteworthy literature and topics and to participate in civic work. Newspaper coverage of the El Dorado Self Culture club included the El Dorado-News Times, Hot Springs New Era, the Arkansas Gazette, and the Arkansas Democrat.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

El Dorado, Union County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000873

Resource Type

Text

Collection

El Dorado (Ark.) Self Culture Club scrapbook, MS.000873

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

El Dorado (Ark.) Self Culture Club scrapbook, 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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