Wednesday Morning Study Club records
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Wednesday Morning Study Club records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Wednesday Morning Study Club (Savannah, Ga.)
Title: Wednesday Morning Study Club records
Dates: 1932-2000
Extent: 1.0 cubic feet (2 boxes)
Identification: MS 1650

Biographical/Historical Note

The Wednesday Morning Study Club was founded in Savannah, Georgia in 1932 by a group of nine women in order to foster "a closer fellowship with friend" and to further the "cultural advantage of studying together in a group." Membership in the club is limited to sixteen individuals. Club members meet on the first and third Wednesday mornings in each month from October through May for a program and luncheon. Programs focus on different subjects, mostly literary, historical or artistic.

Scope and Content Note

The Wednesday Morning Study Club records, 1932 to 2000, consist primarily of minutes and yearbooks of the club. Other materials include constitution and by-laws, club history, and programs. The minutes, 1932 to 1994, are nearly complete with the exception of a gap for the years 1975 through 1977. It is believed that those records were lost. Current club minutes, complete except for two years, 1975-1976 and 1980-1981. Yearbooks list members and programs for each meeting.

Index Terms

Bylaws (administrative records)
Minutes (administrative records)
Wednesday Morning Study Club (Savannah, Ga.)
Women--Societies and clubs.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was acquired from creator.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Wednesday Morning Study Club records, MS 1650, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Wednesday Morning Study Club, 2000.


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List



1Minutes, 1932-1974


2Minutes, 1977-1995
Constitution and Bylaws, organization history, 1932-1992, event programs, 1986-1994, and yearbooks, 1935-2000.