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Clubs -- Connecticut -- Hartford

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Army and Navy Club records

Identifier: RG119

The club was formed on November 27, 1879, composed of any soldier or sailor honorably discharged and sponsored by a member, and seems to have limited itself to Civil War veterans. Annual dinner meetings were held, usually in Hartford. It disbanded in 1936.

Dates: 1892-1936

Arts and Crafts Club of Hartford records

Identifier: RG108

The Club was organized prior to 1909 with the purpose “to associate those actively or otherwise interested in the various branches of the arts and crafts for mutual benefit; to foster and promote interest in the handicrafts. . . and to encourage and stimulate. . . wider participation in and appreciation of good craftwork in all its branches.”

Dates: 1909-1951

College Club of Hartford records

Identifier: RG131

The club was organized at a “mass meeting and rally of college women,” in Hartford on February 11, 1905, with its object “mainly social, philanthropic, or literary.” Among its activities, the Club took a leading role in the establishment of the Spruce Street Settlement, later known as Mitchell House.

Dates: 1905-1944, 1993-2006

Hartford Woman's Club (Hartford, Conn.) records

Identifier: RG107

The Motherhood Club of Hartford was organized in 1896 by a group of young mothers “so burdened with the responsibilities of their lot that they chose to give their Club life to child problems rather than literary or social pleasures.”

Dates: 1896-1923

Monday Afternoon Club records

Identifier: RG110

The Monday Afternoon Club was organized on January 4, 1886. The main objective of the society was “the study of history-not general nor in consecutive course, but the selection of certain periods determined by vote of members.”

Dates: 1887-1938

Municipal Art Society of Hartford records

Identifier: RG132

The Municipal Art Society of Hartford was organized on June 14, 1904 in the studio of Charles Noel Flagg. Its aim was to “be of service in preserving and enhancing the beauty of our magnificent city.”

Dates: 1903-1940

Northwest Child Welfare Club records

Identifier: RG115

Originally organized as the Mothers Neighborhood Circle, it became the Northwest Child Welfare Club in 1936. The Club attempted to “promote child welfare in home, school, church and community . . . raise standards of home life. . . secure adequate laws for the care and protection of women and children.”

Dates: 1914-1959

Owens Machine Gun Veterans Association records

Identifier: RG122

The association was organized in 1919 composed of men who had served in the Machine gun Company of the First Connecticut Infantry, the first American machine gun company. It operated under various names until 1926 when it was named in honor of Michael and John Owens, both members of the company. The association decorated the graves of deceased members on Memorial Day and held annual meetings until it disbanded in 1970.

Dates: 1916-1970

Veteran Association of the Hartford City Guard records

Identifier: RG118
Abstract The Veteran Association of the Hartford City Guard was organized on November 26, 1867. It was composed of those persons who were active or honorary members of the Hartford City Guard prior to July 5, 1865. The Association’s main objective was social with the intention “to keep alive old and pleasant memories and perpetuation of recollections of the old Company.” Each year they held a reunion on the second Wednesday of January. The first reunion was held on January 8, 1868. At their 50th...
Dates: 1861-1925