Série GRS0137 - GEELONG LADIES' READING CIRCLE - Minutes & memorabilia books

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GRS0137

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GEELONG LADIES' READING CIRCLE - Minutes & memorabilia books

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  • 1890 - 1995 (Production)

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Étendue matérielle et support

17 Minute Books; Memorabilia Book; Ephemera

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(1890 -)

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The Geelong Ladies Reading Circle is one of Australia's longest running reading groups. While it is believed that the Reading Circle first began in 1890, the earliest surviving minute book is dated February 1907. In the first half of the twentieth century, they were a serious group who met to discuss novels, poetry, essays, travel writing, biography and history. Members presented papers at meetings that they had researched themselves. However, by the 1960s novels had fallen out of fashion with the group and were relegated to 'holiday reading'. In 1990, the group celebrated its 100-year anniversary. In 2016, they celebrated their 125-year anniversary. The Reading Circle have been meeting continuously since 1907 and have meticulously kept meeting minutes. The Reading Circle still to meet to this day and operate as a formal non-fiction book club. Click https://chrg.deakin.edu.au/2022/08/an-interesting-and-animated-discussion-the-geelong-ladies-reading-circle-project/ for more information.

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Items first donated to the Geelong Historical Records Centre in 1980. Subsequent items donated in [years]. Arranged by archivists of the Historical Records Centre and Kim barne thaliyu/ Geelong Heritage Centre and Deakin University researcher Jacquelyn Baker. In the past, members of the Reading Circle have entered into an arrangement that they be allowed to temporally remove items from the Records Centre/Heritage Centre for their own purposes.

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Currently closed while accessioning work is completed. When work is complete, collection will have the following access conditions - Open with some restrictions; one interview embargoed until 2035.

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Images and personal details of members protected by Australian Privacy Act 1988.

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see comment for 138

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Some existing material to be moved in with new series, combined with most recent consignment

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