Boston Authors Club Records, 1796-1972 | Boston Public Library Archival and Manuscript Finding Aid Database
Collection Identifier: MS BAC
Extent: 1.0 Cubic Feet
Predominant Dates: 1887-1905
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Scope and Contents: This collection contains correspondence, poems, meeting minutes, and annual reports which document the activities of the Club from 1907-1914, 1940-1944 (annual reports), and 1919-1947 (meeting minutes). The responses of Boston authors to Thomas Wentworth Higginson’s idea in 1887 of forming a club where literary themes could be discussed and where authors' writing could be promoted are also included.