Elihu Club, Yale University, records
Scope and Contents
The records consist of photocopies of the Yale Elihu Club constitution, by-laws, correspondence, and member lists, as well as an original print (1791?) by Amos Doolittle.
Conditions Governing Access
The records are partially restricted. See inventory for details.
Original born digital files, as well as preservation masters, may not be accessed due to their fragility. Researchers must consult use copies, or if none exist request that they be made. Born digital files cannot be accessed remotely. System requirements include a Manuscripts and Archives computer and file viewing software.
Existence and Location of Copies
A digital reproduction of the Amos Doolittle print, Accession 2005-A-200, can be found in the Manuscripts and Archives Digital Images Database (MADID). A link to MADID can be found on the Manuscripts and Archives web site.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The records were a gift of the Elihu Club, 2004. Accession 2005-A-200 on deposit by the Elihu Club, 2005.
The records are arranged by accession.
2.75 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
The records consists of photocopies of the Yale Elihu Club constitution, by-laws, correspondence, and member lists, as well as an original print (1791) by Amos Doolittle.
Biographical / Historical
The Elihu Club, a Yale senior society, was established in 1903.
Forms part of Yale Record Group 40 (YRG 40), Records of Yale clubs, societies, and organizations.
Yale University records are arranged and described at the accession level by the creating office. The University Archives creates collection level descriptive records, but typically does no further arrangement and description at the accession level.
- Guide to the Elihu Club, Yale University, Records
- Under Revision
- compiled by Staff of Manuscripts and Archives
- April 2007
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository
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