Records, 1894-1955.


Yellow Label Club (Worcester, Mass.). Records, 1894-1955.

Records, 1894-1955.

This collection includes correspondence, financial documents, club histories and record books. The correspondence, 1895-1944, includes letters of resignation and letters requesting information about the history of the club. The documents, 1897-1937, include financial reports, lists of members, and meeting notifications. There are three histories of the club (printed in 1910, 1941, and c. 1955), receipts, 1894-1918, newspaper clippings, and book labels. The record books include club records, 1903-1922; records of books purchased, 1904-1921; treasurer's records, 1894-1926; and records of the "locker fund," 1894-1896.

8 v. ; octavo.2 folders.

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Yellow Label Club (Worcester, Mass.) (corporateBody)

The Yellow Label Club, founded in 1894, was a library and social club of prominent Worcester men. The club purchased and lent books to members and held annual dinners at which addresses were made. Membership was limited to 15, and Clarence Saunders Brigham (1877-1963) was one of the active members. The name of the club derived from the label on the bottle of the members' favorite champagne. From the description of Records, 1894-1955. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 207183232 ...

Brigham, Clarence S. (Clarence Saunders), 1877-1963 (person)

Clarence Saunders Brigham (1877-1963) began his distinguished library career while a student at Brown University. After graduation in 1899 he was appointed librarian of the Rhode Island Historical Society and in 1908 he left that position to accept the offer of the librarian's post at the American Antiquarian Society. He was named director of the Society in 1930 and was made its president in 1955. He resigned fifty-one years after he began working in Worcester. Brigham was a dedicated librarian ...