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Records of the Ladies' Auxiliary to Phil Kearney Post No. 1, Grand Army of the Republic

circa 1929-1951, 0.5 linear feet

04

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Grand Army of the Republic Civil War Museum and Library. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Summary Information

Repository:
Grand Army of the Republic Civil War Museum and Library
Creator:
Grand Army of the Republic. Phil Kearney Post No. 1 (Newark, N.J.). Woman's auxiliary.
Title:
Records of the Ladies' Auxiliary to Phil Kearney Post No. 1, Grand Army of the Republic
Date:
circa 1929-1951
Call Number:
04
Extent:
0.5 Linear feet
General Physical Description note:
4 flat boxes
Language:
English
Abstract:
Phil Kearney Post No. 1 of the Grand Army of the Republic was established in Newark, New Jersey in 1866. A Ladies Aid auxiliary, Kearney Circle No. 1, was organized in 1880 to help prepare for a fair, and continued until at least 1951. The Records of the Ladies' Auxiliary to Phil Kearney Post No. 1, Grand Army of the Republic, circa 1929-1951, includes: four minute books, 1929-1951; membership proposition book, circa 1920s-1940s; correspondence with and histories of other circles, circa 1930s-1950s; and printed song booklets.
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Biography/History

Phil Kearney Post No. 1 of the Grand Army of the Republic was established in Newark, New Jersey in 1866. A Ladies Aid auxiliary, Kearney Circle No. 1, was organized in 1880 to help prepare for a fair. The ladies auxiliary continued until at least 1951.

Scope and Contents

The collection includes: four minute books, 1929-1951; membership proposition book, circa 1920s-1940s; correspondence with and histories of other circles, circa 1930s-1950s; and printed song booklets. Some records appear to come from the parent organization, the Grand Army of the Republic Department of New Jersey Ladies Auxiliary.

Administrative Information

Publication Information

Grand Army of the Republic Civil War Museum and Library

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Celia Caust-Ellenbogen and Michael Gubicza through the Historical Society of Pennsylvania's Hidden Collections Initiative for Pennsylvania Small Archival Repositories

Sponsor

This preliminary finding aid was created as part of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania's Hidden Collections Initiative for Pennsylvania Small Archival Repositories. The HCI-PSAR project was made possible by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
  • Grand Army of the Republic. Dept. of New Jersey.
  • Grand Army of the Republic.
  • Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War.
Geographic Name(s)
  • Newark (N.J.)
Subject(s)
  • Fraternal organizations
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
  • Veterans
  • Women--Societies and clubs

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