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SC-2. Social Clubs

 Record Group
Identifier: SC-2
Collections related to various krewes, social aid and pleasure clubs, and other social organizations in New Orleans.

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women Convention records

Identifier: SC-82-MS
Scope and Contents

Manuscript and typewritten program notes and minutes for the organization's convention in November, 1955. The theme of the meeting was "The Christian Woman combines modesty with dignity, in dress, conduct and speech."

Dates: 1955

Carnival Collection

Identifier: SC-Carnival
Scope and Contents

Programs, invitations, publications, dubloons, float designs, and other materials from a host of carnival krewes and designers.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1861-2023

Daughters of the American Revolution, New Orleans Chapter records

Identifier: SC-78-MS
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copy of a talk delivered by Mrs. W. A. Brannan for the Chapter's birthday, January 13, 1948. The talk dealt with the history of the Chapter from its founding in 1913. Also included is a cover letter signed by Mrs. Frank V. Russell, Regent, dated January 14, 1948.

Dates: January 13, 1948 and January 14, 1948

Daughters of the American Revolution Sketches of Louisiana Women papers

Identifier: SC-168-MS
Scope and Contents

Manuscript copy of book entitled "Sketches of Louisiana Women," compiled by the Daughters of the American Revolution. Brief biographies of 11 leading Louisiana women.

Dates: 1923

Edith Bayne Denegre letter

Identifier: SC-58-MS
Scope and Contents

Manuscript letter noting a change of location for the annual meeting of the St. Vincent's Sewing Circle due to the threat of contagious disease at the Home. Source unknown.

Dates: 1912

Federation of Protestant Church Women of New Orleans/New Orleans Council of Church Women records

Identifier: SC-308-MS
Scope and Contents

The records comprise the minutes of meetings of the Board of Directors and minutes of the organization's semi-annual general meetings. Included therein are detailed notes on the remarks of guest speakers at the meetings. Pasted into the minutes are copies of the constitution, yearbooks, meeting notices, programs, and other materials.

Dates: 1935-1945

Jefferson City Buzzards record book

Identifier: SC-177-MS
Scope and Contents

This item is a photocopy made from an original manuscript record book kept by the Jefferson City Buzzards, a New Orleans carnival marching group.

The record notes that the group was organized in December, 1890, but entries do not begin until 1892. The entries for 1892-1895 comprise lists of officers with total cash/collections and expenses for each year. Beginning in 1896, expenses, and later revenues, are itemized. Beginning in 1904, complete membership lists are included.

Dates: 1892-1906

Jefferson Debating Society of New Orleans record book

 Collection — Reel 90-122
Identifier: SC-302-MS
Scope and Contents Manuscript volume including a copy of the constitution and by-laws, membership roster, and minutes of the Society. The minutes are fairly regularly recorded through early 1856 and then only sporadically until August, 1860. Included in the minutes are procedural details (who was present, who was fined for not abiding by the by-laws, etc.), as well as references to the topics of the essay, recitation, and debates, often with some indication of the outcome of the latter. No real effort is made...
Dates: 1855-1862

La Varieté Association records

Identifier: SC-15-MS
Scope and Contents The Association built four important theatre buildings during its history, the last being the Grand Opera House (1871-1906). The records include one manuscript minute book of the Association, 1899-1905 (several meetings per month), which detail the operation of the building and the Association's dealings with the lessee, Henry Greenwall. Also included are various legal papers (stocks, typewritten correspondence, a summons from the Circuit Court of the United States) and miscellaneous...
Dates: 1889-1905

L'Union Francaise records

Identifier: SC-265-MS
Scope and Contents

The records include manuscript minute books (seven volumes) covering the years 1872-1884 and 1892-1954, two manuscript letter books for the years 1872-1894, and a manuscript volume of the organization's rules as adopted in 1879. All of the records are in French.

Dates: 1872-1954

Madelein Duvic papers

Identifier: SC-178-MS
Scope and Contents The papers document her participation in the Daughters of 1812. Included are membership lists for the late 1960s, financial records from as early as the 1940s, several publications, and various programs/invitations to events sponsored by the organization.Also included are several letters to Mrs. Duvic from various local groups (and a Christmas card from author Harnett T. Kane), programs, invitations, etc. from other area historical organizations (including her badge and ribbon...
Dates: 1963-1971

New Orleans Bicycle Club minutes

Identifier: SC-198-MS
Scope and Contents The minutes are in two volumes (July 13, 1892-March 30, 1893 and April 6, 1893-May 7, 1895). They record the internal business of the organization, including financial matters and the election of new members (the Club used a blackball system, which is documented in the minutes). Also included, under old and new business, is information about events, races, biking accidents, street conditions, and the like. By 1895 the Club was experiencing severe fiscal problems, at least some of which are...
Dates: 1892-1895

New Orleans Business and Professional Women's Club records

Identifier: SC-124-MS
Scope and Contents

Scrapbooks and files, including correspondence, reports, photographs, clippings, and other materials, mostly relating to the activities of the Club during the presidency of Lucile Callaghan, 1960-1961. Also included are materials relating to activities of the National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc., and the Louisiana Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs. The records also include 12 volumes of bound minutes, ca. 1943-1974.

Dates: 1943-1974

New Orleans Library Club records

Identifier: SC-309-MS
Scope and Contents

The records inlcude manuscript and typewritten minutes, meeting announcements, correspondence, and related materials. Source unknown.

Dates: 1931-1951

Pelican Club minutes

Identifier: SC-223-MS
Scope and Contents

Minutes and List of Members, August 30, 1862.

Dates: August 30, 1862

Quarante Club Literary Commentary

Identifier: SC-230-MS
Scope and Contents

Included are sever papers of literary commentary presented by members of the club.

Dates: 1950s

Societa Italiana, di Mutua Beneficenza, Christoforo Colombo, New Orleans, La. records

Identifier: SC-135-MS
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the Constitution of the Societa Italiana di Mutua Beneficenza of New Orleans, Louisiana (Italia) in printed form, and two documents of the Society, in Italian.

Dates: n.d.

United Slavonian Benevolent Association records

Identifier: SC-154-MS
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biographical information on members of the Association. Also included is a brief history of Slavonian immigration into New Orleans and a history of the Association.

Dates: 1961