Records, 1893-1931.


Mayflower Club (Boston, Mass.). Records, 1893-1931.

Records, 1893-1931.

Records, 1893-1931, of the Mayflower Club of Boston, Mass., a private women's club founded in 1893 to provide a place in a central location in Boston where members could find comfortable rooms, a place for reading and writing, and a restaurant for lunch. The records include correspondence with other clubs and regarding notifications, resignations, and nominations for membership; papers related to the leasing and upkeep of the facilities; reports of the secretary, Board of Government, and President; membership lists and records; printed leaflets of officers and rules; a visitors' sign-in book (1895); and records related to the club's incorporation in 1924. Corresponding officers of the club include Jennie L. Motley, Lucy Lowell, Katharine P. Loring, and Elizabeth Cabot. Among the individuals with single letters in the collection are Helen H. Taft, Edward E. Hale, Charles W. Eliot, Frederick H. Gillett, and Lois L. Howe.

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