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Guide to the Ever-Ready Club records, 1927

Abstract

The Ever-Ready Club was a Ku Klux Klan Women's group based in Catskill, New York.

Minute book and cashbook documenting the origin and activities of this local chapter of Klanswomen. Entries from May through November, 1927, reflect routine business matters such as the induction of new members, the adoption of the chapter name and by-laws, donations to charities, and service work. Members are referred to by name. Secret ceremonies are mentioned but not described. Includes a printed clipping of the "Kreed" of the group that called itself Women of the Ku Klux Klan.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Ever-Ready Club.
Title
Ever-Ready Club records 1927
Language of Material
English
Extent
0.2 Linear Feet, 2 Items
Location
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Collection Overview

Minute book and cashbook documenting the origin and activities of this local chapter of Klanswomen. Entries from May through November, 1927, reflect routine business matters such as the induction of new members, the adoption of the chapter name and by-laws, donations to charities, and service work. Members are referred to by name. Secret ceremonies are mentioned but not described. Includes a printed clipping of the "Kreed" of the group that called itself Women of the Ku Klux Klan.

Administrative Information

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Contents of the Collection

Minute book, 1927 May-Nov.
Box 1
Cash book, 1927 May-July
Box 1

Subject Headings

Related Material

  • Ku Klux Klan Collection (Contains material related to the Women of the Ku Klux Klan) (Rubenstein Library)

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Ever-Ready Club Records, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Ever-Ready Club Records were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 1995.

Processing Information

Processed by Rubenstein Library staff, 1996

Encoded by Elizabeth Shesko, April 2011

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 95-115

This collection is minimally processed: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.