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Albuquerque Klio Club Charter

Identifier: MSS-58-SC

Scope and Content

The collection consists of the original typed charter of the Klio Club, founded in Albuquerque on May 8, 1895. The charter designates the Klio Club as a charitable organization. The names of Mrs. T. W. McIlvaine, Alabama Carey, Eliza Drury, and Elvira Tarbox are typed at the bottom of the charter as the founding members.

There was a Clio Club in Albuquerque ca. 1882. The club dwindled in size, and was reorganized in approximately 1886 to hold meetings "for the purpose of reading history and modern literature, and in fact, talk over all the principal events of the day." Gossip was strictly prohibited.


  • 1895

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The collection consists of the original charter of the Klio Club, an Albuquerque charitable organization, dated May 8, 1895.

Relevant Secondary Sources

  • Rebord, Bernice Ann. A Social History of Albuquerque, 1880-1885. [Albuquerque]1947. Thesis (M. A. in History)--University of New Mexico, 1948, p. 93.
Finding Aid of the Albuquerque Klio Club Charter, 1895
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Repository Details

Part of the UNM Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections Repository

University of New Mexico Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections
University Libraries, MSC05 3020
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque NM 87131