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Monday Clubs of Johnson City Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0548

Scope and Contents

There were three Monday Clubs: The Monday Club, the Monday Club Auxiliary and the Junior Monday Club. The Monday Clubs of Johnson City Records consists of organizational records including correspondence, minutes, yearbooks, reports, audits, budgets, project literature, scrapbooks, newsclippings, newsletters, photographs, and memorabilia. The collection documents the history and civic functions of the clubs from 1893 through 2000.


  • Creation: 1893-2000


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


33.50 linear feet (15 legal-size document boxes, 17 records cartons, 7 flat boxes and 1 oversize folder)

Language of Materials



The collection is arranged in five series: business records, photographs, yearbooks, scrapbooks, and oversize records. The business records are arranged alphabetically by subject matter; the yearbooks and scrapbooks are arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Jane Agriesti, President, Monday Club of Johnson City, donated the collection to the Archives of Appalachia on June 15, 1999. See also donation from the Johnson City Public Library, accession number 1999-107, July 1999. Additional materials were contributed by Deborah Dyer Neves in March 2005, accession number 2005-023; and by Susan Burkey in November 2016, accession number 2016-057.The Neves accession was originally treated as a separate collection, but was integrated into the primary Monday Club records in October 2014.

Related Materials

Bohannon, Teresa Thomas. The Ladies and Their Library: the History of the Johnson City, Tennessee Public Library as Revealed through the Monday Club Archives (thesis).

Separated Materials

The following books were added to the book collection at the Archives of Appalachia:

Rogers, Mrs. Edgar L., editor. Yearbook of the Tennessee State Federation of Women's Clubs, 1927-1928.

Wells, Mildred White. Unity in Diversity: The History of the General Federation of Women's Clubs, Diamond Jubilee Edition. Washington, D.C.: General Federation of Women's Clubs, 1965.

Processing Information

Jean Rushing completed processing the records in November 2014.

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Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA