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Finding Aid for the Severance Club Records, 1909-1982 (Collection number 1394)
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Box 1, Folder 1

Record book of the Severance Club, containing lists of members' names and dues paid. ca. 1909-1942.

Box 1, Folder 2

Art Seidenbaum clipping on Severance Club. 1963.

Box 1, Folder 2

Bylaws, correspondence on nomination and statement of duties of officers. 1969-1976.

Box 1, Folder 2

Discussion of Club in paper submitted by sister Jean Martin on Dr. F. Percival Gerson next hit , prominent member of the Club.

Physical Description: (Photocopy, pp.71-84)
Box 1, Folder 2

Notes on meetings. 1962-1963.

Box 1, Folder 2

Severance Club statement of purpose and history.

Physical Description: (Typescript with manuscript corrections)
Box 1, Folder 3-5

Pages from various account books. 1916-1946, n.d.

Physical Description: (Photocopies)
Box 1, Folder 6

Manuscript and typed notes on meetings. 1967-1978.

Box 1, Folder 7

Announcements of Club meetings, annotated by Esther Schou with names of those attending.

Physical Description: (Copies)
Box 1, Folder 8

Announcements of meetings. 1974-1980.

Box 2, Folder 1-2

Postcard invitations to meetings. 1964-1975.

Box 2, Folder 3

Notecards with names of speakers. 1969-1976.

Box 2, Folder 4

Correspondence on membership. 1980.

Box 2, Folder 4

Membership lists. 1969, 1970, 1977, and n.d.

Box 2, Folder 4

Notes on new members to be submitted by sponsors.

Box 2, Folder 4

Statement of policy and procedures on new members.

Box 2, Folder 5

Correspondence about talks to be given to meetings, and notes on speakers. 1962-1978.

Box 2, Folder 5

Talks given to the Severance Club. 1977-1983.

Physical Description: (Photocopies)
Box 3, Folder 1

Background material for talks brought by speakers.

Box 3, Folder 2-4

Publications containing material on speakers, clippings about members. ca. 1970-1977.

Box 3, Folder 5

Obituaries and death notices of members. ca. 1960-1980.

Box 3, Folder 6

Letters of condolence. 1969-1982.

Box 3, Folder 7

Letter to Dr. Briggs electing first President Emeritus.

Physical Description: (Copy)
Box 3, Folder 7

Correspondence with Paul Jordan Smith on plaque to be presented to him by the Club. 1970.

Box 3, Folder 7

Letter of Mrs. Howard Ellison providing summary of his career.

Box 4, Folder 1

Writings of Jonathan Irving Sherman. 1952-1979.

Physical Description: (Bound volume)

Scope and Contents note

Jonathan Irving Sherman is the son of Irving and Jacqueline Sherman, prominent members of the Club. Compiled and published by Irving and Jacqueline Sherman in 1982.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Given by Mrs. Hans J. Fybel, daughter of Alfred Niedermann, November 1986.
Box 4, Folder 2

Book: Hellas: [a tribute to classical Greece], edited by Hugh Joseph Chisholm. New York: J.J. Augustin. [1943].

Physical Description: Inscribed July 23, 1945 to Alfred Niedermann, Treasurer of the Severance Club.
Box 4, Folder 3

2 letters, Theodore Percival previous hit Gerson next hit to Alfred Niedermann. May 1, 1939; January 23, 1940.

Box 5-6

Additions [No further description available]. May 1991.

Box 7, Folder 1

Bits and pieces written by T. Perceval previous hit Gerson .

Box 7, Folder 2

Programs. 1988-1990.

Box 7, Folder 3

Programs and clippings. ca. 1988-1990.

Physical Description: (Programs are annotated)
Box 7, Folder 4

Memorial for Harold Hadley Story. July 16, 1963.

Physical Description: (Reel-to-reel recording)
Box 7, Folder 5

Membership roster. 1970s-1980s.

Physical Description: (Small loose-leaf notebook)
Box 8

Administrative documents and ephemera. ca. 1989-1992

Scope and Content

Contains monthly meeting notices, lists of memebers, Severence Club stationary, and meeting minutes.