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Needle and Bobbin Club of Litchfield records

 Collection
Identifier: 1920-01-0

Scope and Contents

Needle and bobbin club of Litchfield records 1920-01-0 (4 boxes). The Needle and Bobbin Club of Litchfield was started as an auxillary club branching from the original Club located in New York. Mary Perkins Quincy began the Club with permission from the New York headquarters. Members were invited and/or accepted into the club based on a profound interest and knowledge of lace and other products of the bobbin. Meetings were held often, and the club accepted many donations and gave several prizes to lace workers in return. This collection consists of minutes, correspondence, notes, pamphlets, newspapers, mailings, bound materials, published materials, etc. These items reflect the activities of the Needle and Bobbin club, including acquisitions and interactions with similar groups, including, but not limited to, the Sybil Carter Indian Lace Association.

Dates

  • Created: 1915-1932
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1919-1924
  • Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1920

Creator

Biographical or Historical Information

The Needle and Bobbin Club of Litchfield was started as an auxillary club branching from the original Club located in New York. Mary Perkins Quincy began the Club with permission from the New York headquarters. Members were invited and/or accepted into the club based on a profound interest and knowledge of lace and other products of the bobbin. Meetings were held often, and the club accepted many donations and gave several prizes to lace workers in return.

Note written by Lauren Ericson

Extent

4.00 boxes

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement Note

Records including minutes, correspondence, newspapers, etc. are stored in two boxes. Published materials including the club bulletins are located in two seperate boxes. Bound materials are located elsewhere individually.

Source of Acquisition

Needle and bobbin club

Existence and Location of Originals

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Related Materials

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Title
Needle and Bobbin Club of Litchfield records
Author
Lauren Ericson
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

Contact:
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P.O. Box 385
Litchfield CT 06759 US
860-567-4501
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