Catholic Poetry Society of America

Title: Catholic Poetry Society of America

Call Number: Mss-2031

Inclusive Dates: 1936-1962

Quantity: 0.3 cu. ft.

Location: CV, Sh. 281

Abstract: The Milwaukee unit of the Catholic Poetry Society of America was established in 1936 to “stimulate creative endeavor among its members,” “encourage a greater appreciation of poetry written in the Catholic spirit,” and “provide a forum for the discussion of poetic theories and tendencies.”

Scope and Content: The records consist of meeting minutes, correspondence, membership lists, constitutions/by-laws, poems and reports.

Access and Use: No restrictions

Language: English

Administrative Note: The finding aid was retyped on July 27, 2011 by Jenny Stevenson

Contents Box # Folder #
Correspondence 1 1
Member lists, programs 1 2
Poems 1 3
Projected Constitution 1 4
Financial Records

–          3×5 cards with member names/addresses & list of paid/unpaid members

–          Treasurer’s report, 1945 – 1962

–          Receipt book, 1960 – 1962

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Bound volume of meeting minutes, reports, correspondence, poetry, membership lists, 1936 – 1945. Loose in Box