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Series I. Hungry Club, 1913-1951

Scope and Content Notes:

The Hungry Club was an organization where people who were "hungry for ideas as well as lunch," could discuss leading issues of the day. John Weaver served as executive director of the Hungry Club. This series contains correspondence, membership lists, scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, and assorted material related to the club. The material in this series is mostly arranged chronologically and contains much of the Hungry Club's correspondence, material related to speakers, membership, and ranges in date from 1913 to 1951.


Box 1
Folder 1 Assorted material relating to its history, purposes and procedures, undated
Folder 2 Two booklets about the club by Charles C. Cooper, undated
Folder 3 Analysis of the subject matter of speech topics, 1913-1930
Folder 4 List of members, 1919-1920
Folder 5 List of members, 1923
Folder 6 Membership cards, undated
Folder 7 Assorted lists of members, undated
Folder 8 Receipts, 1919-1925
Folder 9 Yearbooks, 1925-1926, 1929-1930, 1931
Folder 10 Bank statements and cancelled checks, undated
Folder 11 Financial statements, 1948-1950
Folder 12 Speaker schedules, 1913-1923
Folder 13 Speakers and chairmen, 1913-1924
Folder 14 Assorted material relating to speakers, undated
Folder 15 Attendance at meetings, 1920-1949
Folder 16 Speakers, 1931-1950
Folder 17 Two speeches about Charles C. Cooper, undated
Folder 18 Assorted Materials, undated
Folder 19 Address delivered by Edward H. Jones, Works Progress Administrator for Pennsylvania, December 1935

Box 2
Folder 1-3 Correspondence, October-December 1913
Folder 4-12 Correspondence, January, March-June, August, October-December 1914
Folder 13-22 Correspondence, January-May, August-December 1915
Folder 23-31 Correspondence, January-May, August, October-December 1916
Folder 32-38 Correspondence, January- May, October, December 1917
Folder 39-46 Correspondence, January-June, November-December 1918
Folder 47-56 Correspondence, January- May, August-December 1919

Box 3
Folder 1-9 Correspondence, January-May, September-December 1920
Folder 10-20 Correspondence, January-June, September-December 1921
Folder 21-31 Correspondence, January- December 1922
Folder 32-41 Correspondence, January- May, August-December 1923

Box 4
Folder 1-11 Correspondence, January- May, July- December 1924
Folder 12-21 Correspondence, January-February, May-December 1925
Folder 22-33 Correspondence, January-December 1926
Folder 34-45 Correspondence, January- December 1927

Box 5
Folder 1-9 Correspondence, January-June, September-October, December 1928
Folder 10-21 Correspondence, January -April, June, September-October, December 1929
Folder 22-27 Correspondence, January-April, July, September 1930
Folder 28 Correspondence, 1931
Folder 29 Correspondence, 1932
Folder 30 Correspondence, 1933
Folder 31 Correspondence, October 1930
Folder 32 Correspondence, 1934
Folder 33 Correspondence, 1935
Folder 34 Correspondence, 1936
Folder 35 Correspondence, 1937
Folder 36 Correspondence, 1938
Folder 37 Correspondence, 1939
Folder 38 Correspondence, 1940
Folder 39 Correspondence, 1941
Folder 40 Correspondence, 1942
Folder 41 Correspondence, 1943
Folder 42 Correspondence, 1944
Folder 43 Correspondence, 1945
Folder 44 Correspondence, 1946
Folder 45 Correspondence, 1947
Folder 46 Correspondence, 1948
Folder 47 Correspondence, 1949
Folder 48 Correspondence, 1951
Folder 49 Correspondence, undated
Box 6 Scrapbooks, undated
Box 7 Scrapbooks, January 1939- October 1948

Box 8
Item 1 Scrapbooks, 1951-1955
Item 2 Scrapbooks, 1948-1951
Box 9 Card file of speakers, undated