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Clubs, societies, and organizations at Yale records

 Collection
Call Number: RU 56

Scope and Contents

The records consist of minutes of meetings, membership lists, correspondence, constitutions and bylaws, scrapbooks, library records, financial and business records, programs and invitations, certificates, articles and news clippings, reports, songbooks, notices, newsletters, and related materials documenting the organization, activities, and operations of various student, faculty, and staff organizations, and other Yale community groups.

Dates

  • circa 1768-2006

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The records in this collection are partially restricted. See Collection Contents for details.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession 2018-A-049 transferred from the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, 2018.

Arrangement

The records are arranged by accession.

Existence and Location of Originals

Records for several organizations have been removed from accession 19ND-A-377 and transferred to record units for their appropriate organization.

Records of the Thulia Boat Club, the Varuna Boat Club, the Glyuna Boat Club, and the Yale Navy, 1853-1896, are available on 1 microfilm reel, HM 161.

Extent

39.33 Linear Feet (75 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ru.0056

Overview

The records consist of minutes of meetings, membership lists, correspondence, constitutions and bylaws, scrapbooks, library records, financial and business records, programs and invitations, articles and news clippings, reports, songbooks, notices, newsletters, and related materials documenting the organization, activities, and operations of various student, faculty, and staff organizations, and other Yale community groups.

General note

Forms part of Yale Record Group 40 (YRG 40), Records of Yale clubs, societies, and organizations.

Processing Information

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.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Clubs, Societies, and Organizations at Yale Records
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Daniel Hartwig
Date
January 2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
P.O. Box 208240
New Haven CT 06520-8240 US
(203) 432-1735
(203) 432-7441 (Fax)

Location

Sterling Memorial Library
Room 147
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

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