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Pawcatuck Prohibition Club Minute Book

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00767

Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1874-1881, of the Pawcatuck Prohibition Club of Stonington, Connecticut. The beginning of their constitution, which is included in the ledger, states "Believing that the Transportation, Manufacture, Sale, and Use of Intoxicating Liquors as a beverage is morally wrong; therefore we, the under signed form ourselves into a Society for the purpose of suppressing these evils..." Includes meeting minutes, expenditures of the club, events sponsored by the club, members of the club, location of the meetings, and other items. Meetings were often opened by a prayer and then a song by the local glee club.

Dates

  • 1874-1881

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

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Historical Note:

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Extent

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Processing Information:

Accessioned and minimally processed by Benjamin Bromley in June 2011.
Title
Guide to the Pawcatuck Prohibition Club Minute Book
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Benjamin Bromley, Public Services Archives Specialist.
Date
2011-06-01
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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