Title:Athenian-Nile Club miscellany, 1883-1984 (bulk 1892-1955)
Creator/Contributor:Athenian-Nile Club (Oakland, Calif.), creator
Creator/Contributor:Athenian Club (Oakland, Calif.)
Creator/Contributor:Nile Club (Oakland, Calif.)
Handwritten and typed minutes of meetings for the Athenian Club, Aug. 14, 1893-July 7, 1910, mostly concerning activities,
financial matters, and rules.
Scrapbook includes reports, letters, announcements, clippings, and photographs mostly concerning the Nile Club, 1897-1914.
These items refer to the operations and meetings of the club, as well as programs for their monthly historic and literary
dramatic spoofs, known as "Jinks," and humorous items. Some contain Egyptian news and references, which reflect the original
theme of the club, such as a hand-drawn poster for a 1913 outing. Also contains material regarding the Athenian-Nile Club,
1915-1984, including clipping, Mar. 25, 1915, which refers to the merger of the clubs. Some pages with photographs contain
handwritten annotations, including one with organizers of the Athenian Club, circa 1883. The register of guests (May 31, 1929-April
14, 1955) consists of name and city of guest, name of associated club member, and date visited. With the register, one loose
register sheet, 1973-1974.
Athenian Club (Oakland, Calif.)
Nile Club (Oakland, Calif.)
Athenian-Nile Club (Oakland, Calif.) -- Archives
Clubs -- California -- Oakland
Oakland (Calif.) -- Societies and clubs
Loose items from oversize volumes 1-2 housed in a folder with the respective volume.
Athenian-Nile Club miscellany, BANC MSS 2001/104 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
The Nile Club was organized on Sept. 28, 1896, patterning itself after San Francisco's Bohemian Club. The Athenian Club was
formed on April 14, 1883. The two merged on April 8, 1915, to form the Athenian-Nile Club.
3 oversize volumes, 1 oversize folder (1.5 linear ft.)
BANC MSS 2001/104 c oversize folder 1
BANC MSS 2001/104 c OS Vol. 1
BANC MSS 2001/104 c OS Vol. 2
BANC MSS 2001/104 c OS Vol. 3
BANC MSS 2001/104 c