Thursday Club program, Biddeford, 1897

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Thursday Club program, Biddeford, 1897

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The annual program for the Thursday Club, Biddeford, for 1897-8 club season lists 34 meetings, each developed and presided over by a different member.

The theme for the year's work was "English Literature: Questions of the Day: Current Events."

For example, the program for the December 23rd meeting, run by Miss Laura E. Goodwin, was as follows:

Sterne as Humorist.
Reading, Sermon on Evil Speaking.
Smollett. Roderick Random. Peregrine Pickle.
David Hume. Essays and History.
Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations.
Paper, Description of Congressional Library at Washington.

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  • Title: Thursday Club program, Biddeford, 1897
  • Creator: Thursday Club
  • Creation Date: 1897
  • Subject Date: 1897–1898
  • Location: Biddeford, York County, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper, ribbon
  • Dimensions: 15.5 cm x 12.5 cm
  • Local Code: MS051 Thursday Club
  • Collection: Archival Collections
  • Object Type: Text

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