Union Club of Boston

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The Union Club of Boston was founded on April 9, 1863 at no. 8 Park Street in Cambridge, Mass. It was born as an offshoot of the Somerset Club which was having political divisions about the Lincoln Administration's handling of the Civil War. Membership to the Union Club (a social organization) required one acknowledged the sole legitimacy of the Federal Government.

From the description of Union Club of Boston records, 1863-1976. (New England Historic Genealogical Society). WorldCat record id: 63823275

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Foster, Charles Henry Wheelwright, 1859-1955. person
associatedWith Morris, Robert, 1823-1882. person
correspondedWith Pound, Roscoe, 1870-1964 person
associatedWith Rogers, Henry Munroe, 1839-1937 person
correspondedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Massachusetts--Boston
Boston (Mass.)
Subject
Patriotic societies
Occupation
Function

Corporate Body

Active 1863

Active 1976

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