Arché Club records

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This record forms part of the Chicago’s Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource project funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this project, the Archives surveyed archival repositories throughout the Chicago region to identify art-related materials contained in their holdings. While the Archives of American Art does not own any of the materials described herein, information about those materials and links to the original repositories have been included when available.

Descriptive Summary

4 linear feet of materials consisting of Minutes (incomplete, 1891–1990), treasurers' records (1890–1969), president's circular letters (1957–1976), scrapbooks and club history (4 v.), and miscellaneous certificates and other records of the Arché Club, a women's social club in Chicago (Ill.).

Biographical Historical Note

The Arché Club was a social club for women on Chicago’s South Side. Founded in 1887 and in operation until about 1990, in its early decades it was particularly active in art affairs.