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Guide to The Other Club records mss.3720

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

June 2013

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-06-25T14:14-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

The Other Club records

Unit ID:

mss.3720

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

2.4 Linear feet (scrapbooks and minutes)

Dates:

1992-2010

Abstract:

Records, scrapbooks, and photographs of The Other Club, a debate society on the University of Alabama campus in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

creator

The Other Club.

Usage Restrictions:

None

Access Restrictions:

None

Processing Information:

Processed by

Martha Bace, 2013

Preferred Citation:

The Other Club records, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Acquisition Information:

gift of Russell Bryant, 2013; additional gift of the UA Advancement Office, 2013

Biographical/Historical note

The Other Club is a debate society on the University of Alabama campus in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, that encourages discussion "in a mature and academic atmosphere." Its members include some of the most well-known on campus whose diverse backgrounds contribute to its prestige. Named after a dinner and debate society in London, England, founded by Winston Churchill in 1911, the club at UA is actually modeled after the Arnold and Brackenbury Society at Balliol College in Oxford University.

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains records, scrapbooks,a nd photographs of The Other Club, a debate society on the University of Alabama campus in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, that encourages discussion "in a mature and academic atmosphere." Its members include some of the most well-known on campus whose diverse backgrounds contribute to its prestige. Named after a dinner and debate society in London, England, founded by Winston Churchill in 1911, the club at UA is actually modeled after the Arnold and Brackenbury Society at Balliol College in Oxford University.

Source(s)

Community and Place (localbroad)

Organizations (localbroad)

Popular Culture (localbroad)

University of Alabama (localbroad)

Minutes, 1992-1993, 1993-1994, 1994-1995, 1995-1996, 1996-1997 Box 3720.001 Folder 1

Minutes, 1998-1999, 1999-2000, 2000-2001, 2001-2002 Box 3720.001 Folder 2

Scrapbook, 2001-2002 Box 3720.001 Folder 3

Scrapbook, 2010 Box 3720.001 Folder 4

Newsletter, 2007 Box 3720.001 Folder 5

15th Anniversary RSVPs Box 3720.001 Folder 6

Photographs Box 3720.001 Folder 7

Scrapbook, 2000-2001 Box 3720.002 Folder 1

Scrapbook, 2003-2004 Box 3720.002 Folder 2

Scrapbook, 2007-2008 Box 3720.002 Folder 3