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Scott's Creek Social Club Minute Book

Identifier: SC 00720

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Scope and Contents

Journal recording meeting minutes of Scott's Creek Social Club of Logan, Ohio from 1939-1954.

The following description was provided by the seller:

"This journal is a very detailed account of the meetings, members, officers, activities, and events of the Club which met regularly at "the School House" near Scott's Creek. The group was made up of both men and women with the group concerning itself with promoting the good of the Logan Schools and socializing. The entries cover all aspects of the club or organization and are written in a personal manner with most of the entries describing the plays, songs, talks, addresses, games, contests, meals, and musical performances provided by the members and/or guests. As many as 90 people would attend some of these meetings about once a month so they were well attended and quite popular in the community. As an example, the first entry ends with "It was an enjoyable evening for all-especially enjoyed the lovely music around the campfire while roasting wieners and drinking ice tea". There are tons of names in this book which include, Gordon, Harsh, Guthrie, Funk, Hartman, Mowrey, Howe, Mercer, Baker, Hankinson (Harmonica solo), Johnson, Wright, Carr (supt of Logan Schools), Riggs (Piano), Keller, Linton, Rohrer, Stone, Mooney, Fox, Allen, Hausel, Riggs, Swartz, Fitzgerald, Cruise, Dillon, Turner, Heinlein, Schaal, Wagner and more. "


  • Creation: 1939-1954


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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.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased, March 2009. Accession 2009.140

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