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Clan Maxwell Society

 Organization

Biography

The Clan Maxwell Society was established in 1968 for the preservation and perpetuation of the Maxwell family history and Scottish culture. The society provides a repository for publications, historical records, and artifacts that document the Maxwell Clan genealogy. It distributes publications to its constituency relating the family name to Scottish history and Caerlaverock Castle, the ancient seat of the Maxwell Clan chief. In addition to perpetuating Scottish customs and traditions, the organization promotes "clan sentiment and sociability among its members" by providing educational information through their publications and supporting social activities during annual meetings. In 1990 the society consisted of over 500 members from throughout the United States.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Clan Maxwell Society Records

 Collection — other: Box 1-3
Identifier: AppMs-374
Arrangement

The original records were arranged alphabetically into four notebooks: Book I, Maxwell Clan with Maxwell Surname; Book II, Maxwell Clan without Maxwell Surname, A-F; Book III, Maxwell Clan without Maxwell Surname, G-Z; and Book IV, General Genealogical Data. The photocopied records have been placed in acid-free folders and are arranged sequentially according to the original book numbers and then alphabetically by applicant's name.

Dates: 1968-1990