Manuscript Group 1667, Guide to the Belvidere Democratic Club Collection 1955-1962


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Belvidere Democratic Club Documents

Guide to the Belvidere Democratic Club Collection 1955-1962
MG 1667

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Finding aid encoded by Julia Telonidis. July 2006. Production of the EAD 2002 version of this finding aid was made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.Finding aid written in English.

Descriptive Summary

  Creator: Belvidere Democratic Club (Belvidere, N.J.)
  Title: Belvidere Democratic Club Collection
  Dates 1955-1962
  Abstract: This collection contains the handwritten minutes and a membership list of the Belvidere, N.J. Democratic Club.
  Quantity: .02 linear feet (2 folders)
  Collection Number: MG 1667

Historical Note:

The Belvidere Democratic Club of Belvidere, N.J. had monthly meetings from the years 1955-1962. The organization at this time had approximately 160 members, many of whom were women and married couples. NJ governor Robert Meyner was also a member. Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Ritter, parents of the collection donor, were also active in the organization. The minutes reflect the rallies, events, and parties, as well as the financial goings on of the organization. The organization no longer exists.

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Scope and Content Note

This collection contains handwritten meeting minutes and membership lists for the years, 1955-1962.

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Access Points

  The entries below represent persons, organizations, topics, forms, and occupations documented in this collection.
  Subject Organizations:
    Belvidere Democratic Club (Belvidere, N.J.)
  Subject Topics:
    Clubs–New Jersey–Belvidere.
    Meetings–New Jersey–Belvidere.
    Party affiliation–New Jersey–Belvidere.
    Political parties–New Jersey–Belvidere.
  Subject Places:
    Belvidere (N.J.)
  Document Types:

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as: Manuscript Group 1667, Belvedere Democratic Club Collection, The New Jersey Historical Society.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Deborah Ritter, 2004.

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Container List

Belvidere Democratic Club Documents
Box Folder Title Date
1 1 Belvidere Democratic Club: Meeting minutes, handwritten on notebook paper 1955-1962
1 2 Belvidere Democratic Club: Membership list, handwritten on notebook paper 1955-1959

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