Association of Cosmopolitan Clubs Records, 1908-1929, 1939-1944, 1949-2009
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Brief 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).
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at]
Record Series Number: 41/64/8
Created by: Association of Cosmopolitan Clubs in the American Universities
Volume: 7.0 cubic feet
Acquired: 9/63; 5/5/98; 3/2/01; 2/2/06; 7/8/10
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Arrangement: Alphabetical, then chronological thereunder
Subject Index
Cosmopolitan Club
Foreign Students
International Dinners
International Education
League to Enforce Peace
Peace Movement
Photograph Albums
World War I - Intelligence, Morale and Propaganda
World War I - Military Government and Peace
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]