Albert Kahn Associates records: 1825-2014 (bulk 1900-1945)
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Container / Location Title
 
Organizational [series]

The Organizational series (1900-1990, 1.0 linear ft.) contains the governing documents of the Research Club, including the constitution with its changes over time, various histories of the organization, listings of officers, treasurer's reports, and background information on the Research Club's role in the selection of the Henry Russel Lectureship. This series gives the researcher a basic understanding of the governance and leadership of the Research Club over time. For more information about the Henry Russel Lecture, see the separate collection.

Box   1  
25th Anniversary 1925
Box   1  
Committee on Publications Report 1921
Box   1  
Commemorative lists 1965-1986
Box   1  
Constitution (1900) with meeting minutes (1900-1907) and membership list (1 volume)
Box   1  
Constitution (1904) with meeting minutes 1907-1913 (1 volume)
Box   1  
Constitutions, bylaws, records summaries 1900-1990

(1900 and 1904 constitutions in bound volume in box 2)

 
Correspondence
Box   1  
Reports 1907-1936
Box   1  
1938-1940, 1946-1951
Box   1  
1952-1954
Box   1  
1962-1973
Box   1  
1974-1976
Box   1  
1977-1982
Box   1  
1983-1990
Box   1  
Dues notices 1970-1979, 1986
Box   1  
Elections 1972-1976, 1983-1990
Box   1  
Finances 1950-1973
Box   1  
Graduate Scholarship 1950, 1962, 1973-1974, 1985
Box   1  
History of the Research Club (W. H. Hobbs) 1900-1937
Box   1  
History of the Research Club (Edward H. Kraus) 1900-1950
Box   1  
History of the Research Club (Warren P. Lombard) 1900-1913
Box   1  
Insurance 1986
Box   1  
Lombard notes (3 folders)
Box   1  
Mailing lists 1932-1946, 1958-1961
Box   1  
Miscellaneous notes on the club 1900-1925
Box   1  
Officers, councilors, committee chairs listings 1900-1979
Box   1  
Presidential Responsibilities 1972-1984
 
Russel Lectures
Box   1  
Call for nominations 1986-1990
Box   1  
History 1945, 1957, 1962
Box   1  
Selection committee 1961-1990
Box   1  
Selection procedure 1941-1989
Box   1  
Secretarial Responsibilities 1940
Box   1  
Treasurer's reports 1948-1989
Box   1  
Various reports 1909-1925
Box   1  
Women's Research Club 1939, 1972, 1978
 
Meetings [series]
Box   2  
Lists of programs 1900-1982
Box   2  
Lists of research projects 1928
Box   2  
Memorial meetings 1909-1975
 
Minutes 1900-1990

The Meetings series (1900-1990, 0.8 linear ft.) contains programs and notices of nearly every regular and Council meeting for the Research Club since its inception. These programs list speakers and topics for each meeting, providing a contemporaneous look at the life of the organization and areas of faculty research. The minutes of the Council board and of the regular meetings provide a detailed understanding of the organization's processes and policies.

 
Board Meetings
Box   2  
1913-1924
Box   2  
1924-1928
Box   2  
1928-1932
Box   2  
1932-1936
Box   2  
1936-1941
Box   2  
1941-1944
Box   2  
1944-1948
Box   2  
1948-1952
Box   2  
1956-1957
Box   2  
1965-1979
 
Regular Meetings
Box   2  
With constitution (1900) and membership list 1900-1907 (1 volume)
Box   2  
1907-1913 with 1904 constitution 1904-1913 (1 volume)
Box   2  
1913-1923
Box   2  
1928-1932
Box   2  
1933-1936
Box   2  
1936-1941
Box   2  
1941-1944
Box   2  
1944-1948
Box   2  
1948-1962
Box   2  
1963-1970
 
Programs
Box   2  
1924-1940
Box   2  
1942-1956
Box   2  
1960-1990
 
Membership [series]

The Membership series (1900-1990, 2.2 linear ft.) details policies for membership and includes member lists and a substantial number of original nominations for membership (including CVs). Through the membership series, the researcher can follow the growth of the Research Club through time and understand the membership selection process.

Box   2  
Former members 1940-1944
Box   2  
Guest members 1937-1942
Box   2  
Guidelines for membership 1971-78 1912
Box   2  
Life members 1971-1974
Box   2  
Membership committees 1970-1975
 
Membership lists
Box   2  
1905-1921
Box   2  
1921-1925
Box   2  
1948-1964
Box   2  
1966-1979
Box   3  
1980-1982
Box   3  
1985-1986
Box   3  
1989-1990
Box   3  
Membership list with titles of presentations 1900-1925
Box   3  
Membership reports on candidates 1951-1989
Box   3  
Membership update 1980-1981
Box   3  
Memorials to members 1915-1927
Box   3  
Postponed nominations 1936-1943
Box   3  
Recommendations for new members circa 1955, 1981
Box   3  
Unsuccessful candidates 1936-1943
 
Members
Box   3  
A
Box   3  
B-Bernstein
Box   3  
Bethell-Burt
Box   3  
Ca-Co
Box   3  
Cr-Cu
Box   3  
Da-Di
Box   3  
Do-Du
Box   3  
E
Box   3  
F
Box   3  
G-Goldberg
Box   3  
Gomberg-Guthe
Box   3  
Ha
Box   3  
He-Ho
Box   3  
Hu-Hy
Box   3  
I-J
Box   3  
K-Kikuchi
Box   4  
Kilgour-Kurath
Box   4  
L
Box   4  
M-Meech
Box   4  
Meinke-Myers
Box   4  
N-O
Box   4  
P-Peckham
Box   4  
Pedley-Pulgram [Q]
Box   4  
R
Box   4  
S-Sleaton
Box   4  
Smith-Stason
Box   4  
Steenrod-Swanson
Box   4  
T
Box   4  
U-V
Box   4  
W-White
Box   4  
Whitehall-Z
Box   4  
Card file of club members and papers read