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Eistophos Science Club Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 092

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the Eistophos Science Club’s annual programs, constitution, by-laws, and correspondence, as well as items related to the history of the club.

Dates

  • 1899-1997

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Use

No known restrictions.

Biographical / Historical

The Eistophos Science Club was organized in 1870 as the Literary Reunion, and became the Washington Auxiliary of the National Science Club in 1893. The club was renamed the Eistophos Science Club in 1896. Their objective was to “unite for improvement and encouragement all women interested in the study of science and original research.” The club held monthly meetings at which members read scientific papers and discussed current scientific issues.

Extent

0.5 Linear feet

1 Boxes

Arrangement

Processed without series.

Custodial History

This collection was relocated from DC Public Library’s vertical files.

Processing Information

Basic archival procedures were used at the time of processing.

Title
Eistophos Science Club Collection
Subtitle
An inventory of Eistophos Science Club Collection at DC Public Library
Author
Finding aid prepared by Rachel Telford.
Date
2006-12
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The People's Archive, MLK Library Repository

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