Social Circle in Concord

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Men's organization in Concord, Mass., formed in 1794; preceded by two earlier versions, the first dating back to 1782, possibly before. Limited by constitution to membership of not more than 25, Circle's original stated purpose was "To strengthen the Social affections and disseminate useful communications among its members." Meetings, devoted to conversation, held at members' homes Tues. evenings Oct.-Mar. Circle prepares and publishes compilations of memoirs of members or former members who have died (six v. as of 1996, published under title Memoirs of.

(Cont.) Members of the Social Circle in Concord). Membership has always included individuals active in local poiltics and influential in various spheres both in Concord and beyond.

From the description of Social Circle in Concord records, 1794-1975. (Concord Public Library). WorldCat record id: 35168655

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Hutchinson, Charles W. The Concord of 1932 : written for 1982 and read ... at the sesquicentennial of the Social Circle in Concord, May 10, 1932 : typescript, 1932 / by Charles W. Hutchinson. Concord Free Public Library, Special Collection
creatorOf Hutchinson, Charles W. Leonard Metcalf, August 26, 1871 [i.e. 1870]-January 29, 1926 : [read before the] Social Circle in Concord, February 14, 1933 : typescript, [1933]. Concord Free Public Library, Special Collection
creatorOf Barrett, Jonathan Fay, 1817-1885. Memoir of Jonathan Fay : holograph, 1859. Concord Free Public Library, Special Collection
referencedIn Hutchinson, Charles W. Historic notes on the house at 235 Main Street written in 1933 by Dr. Charles Hutchinson for a meeting of the Social Circle; and, addendum of Di and Jack Clymer, 235 Main Street information for the house history ... : typescript, [2006]. Concord Free Public Library, Special Collection
creatorOf Pepper, Charles Hovey, b. 1864. Allen French : typescript, [1947] / by Charles Hovey Pepper. Concord Free Public Library, Special Collection
referencedIn Bartlett, William Bradford, 1880-1960. ALS : Hartford [Conn.], to Dr. [Edward Waldo] Emerson, 1914 Mar. 24. Concord Free Public Library, Special Collection
creatorOf Adams, Raymond, 1898-1987. The stream I go a-fishing in : typescript, 1934 / by Raymond Adams. Concord Free Public Library, Special Collection
creatorOf Social Circle in Concord. Social Circle in Concord records, 1794-1975. Concord Free Public Library, Special Collection
creatorOf Brooks, Nathan, 1785-1863. Memoir of Humphrey Barrett : holograph, [1856]. Concord Free Public Library, Special Collection
referencedIn Papers of Elizabeth Blodgett Hall, (inclusive), (bulk), 1617-2006, 1860-2000 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Hoar, E. R. (Ebenezer Rockwood), 1816-1895. Memoir of Jonathan Fay Barrett : typescript, [1885?]. Concord Free Public Library, Special Collection
referencedIn Sanborn, F. B. (Franklin Benjamin), 1831-1917. The century club : a poem read at the centennial anniversary of Social Circle of Concord, March 21, 1882 : typescript, 1936. Concord Free Public Library, Special Collection
referencedIn Reynolds, Grindall, 1822-1894. Grindall Reynolds papers, 1870-1888. Concord Free Public Library, Special Collection
creatorOf Hudson, Woodward. Francis Augustine Houston, December 16, 1858 [-] February 10, 1919 : typescript, [1919] / by Woodward Hudson. Concord Free Public Library, Special Collection
creatorOf Hudson, Woodward. Memoir of William Wheeler, December 6, 1851 - July 1, 1932 : prepared for the Social Circle in Concord and read at its meeting on March 28, 1933 : typescript, [1933] / by Woodward Hudson. Concord Free Public Library, Special Collection
referencedIn French, Allen, 1870-1946. Memoirs of Edward Ludlow Parker : typescript, [1926]. Concord Free Public Library, Special Collection
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associatedWith Adams, Raymond, 1898-1987. person
associatedWith Barrett family. family
associatedWith Barrett, Jonathan Fay, 1817-1885. person
associatedWith Bartlett, William Bradford, 1880-1960. person
associatedWith Brooks, Nathan, 1785-1863. person
associatedWith Elizabeth B. (Elizabeth Blodgett) Hall, 1909- person
associatedWith Fay, Jonathan, 1754-1811. person
associatedWith French, Allen, 1870-1946. person
associatedWith Hoar, E. R. (Ebenezer Rockwood), 1816-1895. person
associatedWith Hudson, Woodward. person
associatedWith Hutchinson, Charles W. person
associatedWith Keyes, J. S. person
associatedWith Merrick, Tilly, 1755-1836. person
associatedWith Parkman, William, 1741-1832. person
associatedWith Pepper, Charles Hovey, b. 1864. person
associatedWith Reynolds, Grindall, 1822-1894. person
associatedWith Sanborn, F. B. (Franklin Benjamin), 1831-1917. person
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Concord (Mass.)
Massachusetts--Concord
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Men--Societies and clubs
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Active 1794

Active 1975

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