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Guide to the Naval History Society Records
1907-1943(bulk 1909-1936)
  MS 439.53

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Collection processed by Celia Hartmann

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 02, 2011
Description is in English.

Container List

Series III: Membership records (1910-1943)

Scope and Contents note

The membership records include lists of members in various categories (individual, life, honorary, resigned, died), signed cards noting acceptance or decline of membership, members' war service records, records of dues payments, and proxies for meetings; as well as newspaper clippings of members' obituaries. The mailing list for a proposed Marine Museum of the City of New York was probably used as a source of addresses for potential Naval History Society members. Also included is a guest book of signatures, perhaps kept at annual meetings. Additional information on membership can also be found in some of the Annual Reports (Subseries I. Administrative Records), which include lists of current members for the year; and in account books in Subseries V. Financial Records.

Arrangement

Correspondence sent to all members was moved to Subseries II. Correspondence, and arranged there chronologically.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 21 Folder : 1 Membership lists
1910, 1911, 1916, 1919-1923
Box: 21 Folder : 2 Membership acknowledgments
1910-1919
Box: 21 Folder : 3 Membership lists
1926-1936
Box: 21 Folder : 4 Biographical accounts of members of the Naval History Society: newspaper clippings, obituaries
1928-1937
Box: 21 Folder : 5 Biographical accounts of members of the Naval History Society: newspaper clippings, obituaries
1928-1937, 1958
Box: 21 Folder : 6 Mailing list: Marine Museum of the City of New York
1931 April 1
Box: 21 Folder : 7 Clippings: newspaper obituaries of members
1935-1943
Box: 21 Folder : 8 List of members to receive volume "Quasi War with France"
1936
Box: 21 Folder : 9 Printed notices of nomination to Society
undated
Box: 22 Stubs for dues; signed note on question of increasing dues; signed proxies for annual meetings; returned bills for dues paid; account of dues paid
1915-1931
Box: 23 Member cards; war service records, institutional members, life members
around 1917-1926
Box: 24 Returned and paid notices, annual dues
1929-1936
Volume: 2 Signatures [Guest book]
1916 June 10-1924 September 10

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