MS 81 Tuesday Club Records

Summary Information

Repository
San Diego History Center Document Collection
Creator
Tuesday Club.
Title
Tuesday Club Records
ID
MS 81
Date [inclusive]
1896-1909
Extent
0.25 Linear feet (1 box)
Language
English
Abstract
This collection contains meeting minutes and information about lectures at the Tuesday Club, a businessman’s club in San Diego, between 1896 and 1909.

Preferred Citation

Tuesday Club Records, MS 81, San Diego History Center Document Archives, San Diego, CA.

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Biographical / Historical Notes

The Tuesday Club was a businessman’s club that started in 1896 in San Diego. It consisted of lawyers, doctors, ministers, businessmen, educators and others. It was a cultural and philanthropic organization with an excellent reputation. It included community projects such as work in improving Balboa Park, and a biological station that developed into Scripps Institution of Oceanography. The Tuesday Club also had lectures that were presented and discussed by its members. There were members who were notable in their fields and were leading citizens of San Diego at that time, such as P.E. Kipp who was a clergyman, George Marston, Julius Wangenheim, Judge Luce, and General Stone.

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Scope and Content

This collection contains meeting minutes and information about lectures at the Tuesday Club, a businessman’s club in San Diego, between 1896 and 1909. The lectures and topics provide insight into the political and social issues at the turn of the 20th century. Of special note are the signatures of the members.

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Arrangement

There are three record books arranged chronologically.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

San Diego History Center Document Collection January 11, 2017

1649 El Prado, Suite 3
San Diego, CA, 92101
619-232-6203

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The San Diego History Center (SDHC) holds the copyright to any unpublished materials. SDHC Library regulations do apply.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Sally Weegar in May 2006.

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Baker, Frederick, 1854-1938
  • Barnes, Charles L., Rev.
  • Burnham, Frederick Russell, 1861-1947
  • Carter, Cassius
  • Gage, Lyman J.
  • Haines, Alfred
  • Hamilton, Charles S.
  • Hardy, Edward L., Dr.
  • Kipp, P.E.
  • Luce, Moses A.
  • Marston, George White, 1850-1946
  • McCorkle, John H. Judge
  • Wangenheim, Julius

Subject(s)

  • Men–Societies and clubs.

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

The materials are fragile. The front cover of the minutes’ book is frayed. The Tuesday Club volume is in poor condition. The binding is separated and pages are loose.

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Collection Inventory

Box-folder
“Tuesday Club 1896” Minutes, 1896

Includes:

Constitution of the Tuesday Club and signatures of members.

1:1
“Records of Minutes of the Tuesday Club”, undated1:2
“Tuesday Club, San Diego: 1896-1909”, 1896-19091:3

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