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Calumet Club (Fall River, Mass.) records

Identifier: MC-137

Scope and Contents

The collection includes the club constitution and by-laws, secretary's minutes, correspondence, photographs, treasurer's books, and dues collector's books.


  • 1908-2006, bulk, 1910-1974
  • Majority of material found within 1910 - 1974

Language of Materials

Materials almost entirely in French; some materials in English.

Conditions Governing Access


Biographical / Historical

Founded in 1910 in Fall River, the purpose of the Calumet Club was to maintain a place of recreation and amusement for its members. The club was disbanded in 1974.


2.1 Linear Feet (3 manuscript boxes and one flat box)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

A portion of the collection was originally received in March, 1996 and catalogued as part of MC 11, from the Franco-American Civic League of Fall River, accession #96-18. Additional materials were received in May 2012 with the records of the Club Richelieu – Fall River, accession #12-13. Those two accessions are physically combined and in this finding aid.

Calumet Club (Fall River, Mass.) records
Andrew DeVido
June, 2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
French and English

Repository Details

Part of the Claire T. Carney Library Archives and Special Collections, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Repository

285 Old Westport Rd.
N. Dartmouth MA 02747 USA