Elizabethan Club (Yale University)
- Existence: 1911
Biographical / Historical
"Founded in 1911, by Alexander Smith Cochran, Yale Class of 1896, the Elizabethan Club of Yale University is a private club that maintains a library and serves as a meeting place for conversation and discussion relating to literature and the arts. The Elizabethan Club is located near the center of the Yale University campus in an early nineteenth-century house that was part of the founder's original gift. Membership in the Elizabethan Club, by invitation only, includes undergraduates, graduate students, Yale University faculty and staff."--Elizabethan Club Website, July 30, 2013.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
The records consist of minutes of meetings, financial papers, correspondence, membership lists, sketches, video recordings of the Maynard Mack lecture series, and portraits of the Elizabethan Club at Yale. Included are records of the club librarian, the club chairman, and the chair of incorporators.
The papers consist of correspondence, writings, research notes, teaching materials, clippings and other printed material, photographs, and memorabilia which document the personal life and professional career of Sherman Kent. The papers highlight Kent's student years and teaching career at Yale and his lifelong research in French history. Kent's career in intelligence is also represented in these papers, though they contain no official records from the O.S.S. or the C.I.A..