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A Guide to the Faculty Club Records

Finding aid prepared by Dept. Staff

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
March 2005

Descriptive Summary

Creator: University of Florida Faculty Club
Title: Faculty Club Records
Dates: 1930-1974
Bulk dates: 1963-1974
Abstract: Records of the club include constitutions, minutes for 1964-1974, membership lists, and audit reports.
Extent: 0.8 Linear feet. 2 boxes.
Identification: Ms Coll. 61
Language(s): English
Online Content Items from this collection have been digitized and are available online in the UF Digital Collections. For more information please see the note below.

Biographical/Historical Note

Originally named the University Club, the Faculty Club was a social organization for all faculty at the University of Florida, the object of which was to promote science, literature and art. Most of the extant records concern the operation of the Rathskellar in Johnson Hall and the unsuccessful plans to build a club house for the organization.

Scope and Content

Records include club constitution, minutes, chronologically-arranged presidents' correspondence, membership lists, and files on the operation of the Rathskellar and the attempt to build a club house.

Access or Use Restrictions


The collection is open for research.

Administrative Information

Alternate Form of Material

Digital reproductions of items in this collection are available online via the University of Florida Digital Collections (UFDC). Please read the Permissions for Use statement for information on copyright, fair use, and use of UFDC digital objects.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Faculty Club Records, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Contents List

1 Constitutions. Circa 1930, 1969
1 Standard Operating Procedures Manual. 1965
1 Minutes. 1964-1974
1 Membership lists. 1966-1968
1 Presidents' Chronological Files. 1950-1971
2 Presidents' File. 1972-1974
2 Audit Reports. 1964-1973
2 Income Tax Forms. 1969-1972
2 Rathskellar operations. 1968-1970
2 Rathskellar miscellany, clippings.
2 Rathskellar Board Minutes. 1970-1971
2 Building Plans. 1967-1970

Selected Subjects and Access Terms

University of Florida -- Faculty -- History.

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