Clarke Historical Library
Central Michigan University

Finding aid for
Questers, Inc. Chippewa Chapter #286 Organizational Records

Finding aid created by
Marian Matyn

Summary Information
Title: Questers, Inc. Chippewa Chapter #286 Organizational Records,
Creator: Questers, Inc. Chippewa Chapter #286.
Inclusive dates: 1969, 1990
Extent: approximately 1 cubic feet (in 1 box, 1 Oversized volume)
Abstract:
The organizational records include meeting minutes, correspondence, policies, bylaws, photographs, programs, accounts, scrapbook, and other materials.

Call number: MSS.
Language: The material is in English
Repository: Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University
250 East Preston Street
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
Phone: 989-774-3352
Fax: 989-774-2160
Email: clarke@cmich.edu
Website: http://clarke.cmich.edu


Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

No Acc#

Access Restrictions:

Questers, Inc. Chippewa Chapter #286 Organizational Records are open for research.

Copyright:

Copyright is unknown.

Preferred Citation:

Questers, Inc. Chippewa Chapter #286 Organizational Records, Folder # , Box #, Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University


Arrangement

Arrangement is alphabetical and chronological.


History

Organizational History:

The Questers, Inc., a national study club, was formed in April, 1944 by Mrs. William George Bardens of Fort Washington, Pennsylvania. Its major objectives are to stimulate the appreciation and collecting of antiques and to encourage the preservation and restoration of historical landmarks. The club’s national headquarters are in Philadelphia. There are over 10,000 Quester members in the U.S. and Canada. The Mount Pleasant, Michigan, Chippewa Chapter #286 was founded in 1967. (This information is from the collection.)


Collection Scope and Content Note

The organizational records include meeting minutes, 1967-1971. 1986-1990; correspondence, 1969-1976; Central Michigan University's Gerald L. Poor School Museum materials, 1976; policies, bylaws, and articles of incorporation, 1965-1973; photographs, 1960s-1970s; programs, 1969-1973; accounts,1971-1978; scrapbook, 1967-1972; and other materials.

Subject Terms

    Subjects:
    • Poor, Gerald L., 1907-1975.
    • Questers, Inc. Chippewa Chapter #286.
    • Central Michigan University--Faculty.
    • Antiques.
    • Mount Pleasant (Mich.)--Societies and clubs.
    Contents List
       Container / Location    Title
     
    Questers, Inc. Chippewa Chapter #286 Organizational Records. [series]:
    Box   1 F   1
    Articles of Incorporation, 1972
    Box   1 F   2
    Autographs and Autograph Albums, 1970
    Box   1 F   3
    Certificate, 10 Year Anniversary, 1977
    Box   1 F   4
    Chapter Presidents, 1968-1971
    Box   1 F   5
    (Newspaper) Clippings, Mount Pleasant Chapter (copies), 1977-1979
    Box   1 F   6
    Correspondence, 1969-1976
    Box   1 F   7
    Council Meetings, National, 1971-1973
    Box   1 F   8
    Country Furniture in Early New England, 1964
    Box   1 F   9
    Currier and Ives, Rebecca S. Majeske, 1977
    Box   1 F   10
    Early American Apple Dolls, undated
    Box   1 F   11
    Early American Woden Wars, 1970
    Box   1 F   12
    Elections, National, 1977
    Box   1 F   13
    Faces and Places Familiar, 1971
    Box   1 F   14
    Fall Council Meeting, Central Michigan University, 1976
    Box   1 F   15
    Gerald L. Poor School Museum, Central Michigan University, 1976
    Box   1 F   16
    Library Catalog, 1961-1968
    Box   1 F   17
    Meeting MInutes, April 10, 1967-May 10, 1971
    Box   1 F   18
    Meeting MInutes, 1986-1990
    Box   1 F   19
    Michi Quester, 1969-1984
    Box   1 F   20
    Miscellaneous, 1972-1989
    Box   1 F   21
    Money Matters, Mount Pleasant Questers, 1970-1978
    Box   1 F   22
    Photographs, 1960s-1970s
    Box   1 F   23
    (The) Plain People of Pennsylvania Dutch: The Amish and the Mennonites, 1963
    Box   1 F   24
    Policies, Bylaws, 1965-1973
    Box   1 F   25
    Programs, 1969-1987
    Box   1 F   26
    Questers of Michigan, 1972-1978
    Box   1 F   27
    Questers (a Periodical), 1971-1986
    Box   1 F   28
    Questers State Convention (folder 1 of 2), 1981
    Box   1 F   29
    Questers State Convention (folder 2 of 2), 1981
    Box   1 F   30
    State Officers Information, etc., 1967-1972
    Box   1 F   31
    Treasurer's Account Book, June 29, 1971-September 20, 1978
    V   1  
    Oversized Volume, Scrapbook, 1967-1972