Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
An organization composed of people who voluntarily meet on a regular basis for a mutual purpose other than educational, religious, charitable, or financial pursuits. A club is any kind of group that has members who meet for a social, literary, or political purpose, such as health clubs, country clubs, book clubs, and women's associations. The term club is not a legal term per se, but a group that organizes itself as a club must comply with any laws governing its organization and otherwise be cognizant of the legal ramifications in undertaking to organize itself in this manner.
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
The Detroit Club collection contains the records of the Detroit Club (1882-1996), a social and dinner club for men founded in the city of Detroit in 1882, where members could meet to dine, exchange ideas, conduct business, and promote fellowship. This collection is a comprehensive documentation of the club’s activities, which include administrative, financial, and membership records. Records date past the life of the club; after the club disbanded, members continued to meet through 2001 and...
1882 - 2001
The Twenty Club records include documents relevant to the group's founding in 1904 at Michigan State Normal College. The collection includes membership lists, meeting minutes, newsletters, and other materials from 1906 until 2000. The collection is valuable to the study of private clubs and well-known faculty members.
1906 - 2000