[Back to Formatted Version]

Pioneer Reading Club Records, 1899-1901

Collection Overview

Title: Pioneer Reading Club Records, 1899-1901


Creator: Pioneer Reading Club (1885-?)

Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet

Languages: English [eng]


First women’s club in Grand Forks, founded in 1885 for the "mutual advancement of its members in general literature"

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Pioneer Reading Club Records date from 1899-1901 and consist of one hardback journal, containing the Club's constitution and meeting minutes.  Also included is an article from the Grand Forks Herald, written by W.P. Davies. The article discusses the history of the Pioneer Reading Club.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.

Acquisition Source: Mrs. E. J. Lander, Grand Forks, North Dakota

Acquisition Method: Donation; the original acquisition records are unavailable.

Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). Pioneer Reading Club Records.  OGLMC 113, Box #, Folder #.  Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota.

Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid migrated to Archon in January 2014.

Other URL: http://library.und.edu/holdings.php?id=ODIN_ALEPH000973613

Box and Folder Listing

Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Pioneer Reading Club RecordsAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Meeting minutes and constitution: 1899-1901Add to your cart.
Item 2: "That Reminds Me" newspaper column written by W. P. Davies in the Grand Forks Herald, April 10, 1940Add to your cart.
The column describes the history of the Pioneer Reading Club.