Association of Cosmopolitan Clubs Records, 1908-1929, 1939-1944, 1949-2009 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 41/64/8
Acquired: 9/63; 5/5/98; 3/2/01; 2/2/06; 7/8/10
Volume: 7.0 cubic feet
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Description: Records of the Association of Cosmopolitan Clubs (founded 1907), a member of the international Corda Fratres, include minutes, agenda, constitutions, correspondence, photographs, programs, reports, scrapbooks, and publications relating to activities, the business of the local and national associations, The Cosmopolitan Student, the Club houses, house residents, board of directors, committees, conventions, foreign students, international dinners and coffee hours, membership, the relationship of the Association to Corda Fratres, and the connection of the Association with the peace movement. The series includes the correspondence (1909-14) of Prof. Thomas E. Oliver (Professor of Romance Languages), leader in the Association and the peace movement, with George W. Hasmyth, R. C. Candee, Surendra Nath Karr, Louis P. Lochner, Arthur R. Seymour, H. M. Udovitch, and United States Senators (1919). The series also include the administrative files of faculty advisor Susan Taylor (tenured assistant professor of English as an International Language, 1964-99) and Executive Director Andrea Shields (1985-2007).