Guide to the Newton Literary Club Records,

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Newton Literary Club
Title: Newton Literary Club Records>
Dates: 1939-1988 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 1 box (.25 linear foot)
Collection Number: USU_COLL MSS 249
Summary: This collection consists of the minutes books of the Newton (Utah) Literary Club from 1939 until 1988, when they were donated to the USU library.
Repository: Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library, Special Collections and Archives Division
Contact Information: Special Collections and Archives
Merrill-Cazier Library
Utah State University
Logan, UT
Telephone: 435-797-2663
Fax: 435-797-2880
Languages: Material in English 

Biographical Note

The Newton Ladies Literary Club was organized in February of 1939 and met continuously for 46 years. The Club was involved in many community projects as well as promoting uplifting literature.

Content Description

This collection consists of the minute books of the Newton Ladies Literary Club from 1939 until 1988 when they were donated to the library. The books contain information on who attended the meetings, who had paid the club dues, the officers of the club, and the proceedings of the meetings. The minutes are organized by date.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

No restrictions on use, except: not available through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Use :  

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from the Newton Literary Club Records must be obtained from the Special Collections Manuscript Curator and/or the Special Collections Department Head.

Preferred Citation :  

Initial Citation: Newton Literary Club Records USU_COLL MSS 249, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. Utah State University Merrill-Cazier Library. Logan, Utah.

Following Citations:USU_COLL MSS 249, USUSCA.

Administrative Information

Processing Note :  

Processed in April of 2004

Acquisition Information :  

Donated to Special Collections and Archives.

Detailed Description of the Collection

1 1 Minute book of the Newton Ladies Literary Club 1939-1953
1 2 Minute book 1954-1967
1 3 Minute book 1967-1974
1 4 Minute book 1974-1988


    • Corporate Names :
    • Newton Literary Club
    • Subject Terms :
    • Book clubs (Discussion groups)--Utah--Newton.
    • Clubs--Utah--Newton.
    • Geographical Names :
    • Newton (Utah)--History--Sources.

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