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Idonian Club Records

Collection 192

Idonian Club. Records, 1948-1983, n.d.

5 in., 18 vols.

The Idonian Club was a women’s club organized in Lafayette, LA September, 1948. There were twelve (12) charter members and total membership was limited to twenty-five (25) active members. The purpose of this organization was the study of the Bible and promotion of growth in Christian character. It was associated with the Louisiana Federation of Women’s Clubs, District 3. There is material about this organization in the collection especially the clippings and scrapbooks.

This collection contains various records of the Idonian Club including minutes of meetings, scrapbooks, correspondence, yearbooks, general and financial records, newspaper clippings, and other miscellaneous materials.

This collection was donated by Mrs. Patricia Faulk Billingsley.

Note: The following yearbooks have been removed from this collection and added to Collection 79, Woman's Club of Lafayette. Records:  The Woman's Club, 1961-1962, 1964-1965; En Avant, 1963-1964 [Also called Junior Women's Club]; L'Heure d'Amitie, 1962-1963, 1967-1968; Toujours Fidele, 1961-1962, 1963-1964, 1964-1965; The Aletheians, 1963-1964, 1964-1965.

Also: The Idonian Club yearbook for the year 1958-1959 has been removed from Collection 79, The Woman's Club of Lafayette, and added to this collection.

Series:

A. General Records 1-01 through 1-07
B. Minutes 1-08 through 1-35
C. Miscellaneous 1-36 through 1-42
D. Scrapbooks 18 volumes

Inventory:

A. General Records
1-01 Council of Federated Women’s Clubs of Lafayette, Constitution            
    rev. Nov., 1961, accepted May, 1962
1-02 Annual Reports [some to Louisiana Federation of Women’s Clubs]
    1958, 1959, 1963, 1965/66, 1966/67, 1967/68
1-03 Yearbooks
    The Idonians, 1949/50 (2); Idonian Club, 1952/53 - 1954/55, 1956/57, 1958/59, 1988/89
1-04 attendance records: 1964/65, 1972/73, 1976/77 – 1981/82; list of officers: 1966/67; membership information sheet
1-05 Correspondence:  1966 – 1981, n.d.   [10 items]
     
1-06 Financial records: budget
    1964/65 to 1968/69; 1974/75, 1975-76, 1978-79, 1980/81
1-07 Financial records: treasury report
    Jan., 1974; Sept., 1975; Jan., 1979; Nov., 1980; Feb. – June, 1981
     
B. Minutes
1-08 Minutes, 1956
1-09 Minutes, 1957; committee reports
1-10 Minutes, 1958; committee reports
1-11 Minutes, 1959
1-12 Minutes, 1960
1-13 Minutes, 1961
1-14 Minutes, 1962
1-15 Minutes, 1963; constitutional amendment; committees; project expenditures
1-16 Minutes, 1964; committees; executive committee report
1-17 Minutes, 1965; executive committee report
1-18 Minutes, 1966
1-19 Minutes, 1967
1-20 Minutes, 1968
1-21 Minutes, 1969  [2 items]
1-22 Minutes, 1970
1-23 Minutes, 1971  [Jan. – June]
1-24 Minutes, 1972
1-25 Minutes, 1973
1-26 Minutes, 1974; Executive Committee minutes
1-27 Minutes, 1975; Executive Committee minutes
1-28 Minutes, 1976; Executive Committee minutes
1-29 Minutes, 1977
1-30 Minutes, 1978
1-31 Minutes, 1979; Executive Committee minutes; constitutional amendments
1-32 Minutes, 1980; Executive Committee minutes
1-33 Minutes, 1981
1-34 Minutes, Dec., 1981 – April, 1982
1-35 Minutes, n.d.
     
C. Miscellaneous
1-36 newspaper clippings
1-37 publications, Clubwoman, 1967: Sept.; 1968: Jan.
1-38 fine arts scholarship material, 1964  (3 items)
1-39 parade of homes, n.d.
    committee duties; list of homes
1-40 Idonian Club programs: Founder’s Day: 1958, 1973
1-41 Federated Women’s Clubs, District 3
    Programs: Federation Day Luncheon, 1968; Convention Luncheon, 1973; Convention, 1968; Convention, 1973
    Bulletin: 21 Feb. 1968
    General Community Improvement Program information, n.d.
1-42 Lafayette Madrigal Society roster, 1967
     
D. Scrapbooks
    [mainly clippings, some publications: Idonian Club and Louisiana Federation of Women’s Clubs material]
Vol. 1 1948/49
Vol. 2 1949/50
Vol. 3 1950/51
Vol. 4 1951/52
Vol. 5 1952/53
Vol. 6 1953/54
Vol. 7 1954/55
Vol. 8 1956
Vol. 9 1956
Vol. 10 1957/58
Vol. 11 1959/60
Vol. 12 1972/73 - 1974/75
Vol. 13 1978/79
Vol. 14 1979/80
Vol. 15 1980/81
Vol. 16 1981/82
Vol. 17 1982/83
Vol. 18 Miscellaneous dates