Wade Hall Collection of American Letters: Sunshine Treble Club minutes

Abstract

The Sunshine Treble Club minutes (dated 1902-1904; 0.04 cubic feet; 1 folder) comprises a single journal documenting the minutes and proceedings of a youth club named The Sunshine Treble Club during the early 1900s.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Wade Hall Collection of American Letters: Sunshine Treble Club minutes
Date
1902-1904 (inclusive)
Extent
0.04 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Children
Clubs.
Youth
Youth -- Societies and clubs.
Minutes.
Minutes and proceedings.
Secretaries
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by subject. The Wade Hall Collection of American Letters has been processed into discrete collections based on provenance.
Finding Aid Author
Hanna Rumbarger
Preferred Citation
2009ms132.0628: [identification of item], Wade Hall Collection of American Letters: Sunshine Treble Club minutes, 1902-1904, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
No biographical information available on author.
American Letters collector Wade Hall (1934-2015) was a native of Union Springs, Alabama. Starting in 1962, he lived in Louisville, where he taught English and chaired the English and Humanities/Arts programs at Kentucky Southern College and Bellarmine University. He also taught at the University of Illinois and the University of Florida. He held degrees from Troy State University (B.S.), the University of Alabama (M.A.), and the University of Illinois (Ph.D.). He served for two years in the U.S. Army in the mid-fifties. Dr. Hall was the author of books, monographs, articles, plays, and reviews relating to Kentucky, Alabama, and Southern history and literature. His most recent books include A Visit with Harlan Hubbard; High Upon a Hill: A History of Bellarmine College; A Song in Native Pastures: Randy Atcher's Life in Country Music; and Waters of Life from Conecuh Ridge.
Scope and Content
The Sunshine Treble Club minutes (dated 1902-1904; 0.04 cubic feet; 1 folder) comprises a single journal documenting the minutes and proceedings of a youth club named The Sunshine Treble Club during the early 1900's. This journal belonged to the club's secretary, who was Edith Hancock at the time. The club was made up of around twenty members, as well as five officers. Proceedings were as followed: roll call, an opening song, the reading of the minutes and a closing song. Members not present were to donate two cents to the club upon their next meeting. These donations were to be used for "charitable purposes". The journal states that the club was to meet twice a month and meetings were documented from December 1902 to April 1904.
The Sunshine Treble Club minutes collection is part of the Wade Hall Collection of American letters, which includes correspondence and diaries from all over North America covering the time period of the Civil to Korean Wars. The materials were collected by Wade Hall and document everyday men and women.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

Sunshine Treble Club secretaries book, 1902-1904

  • Box WH-56, folder 3
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