Capitol Hill History Club Programs Collection, 1920-1954

Capitol Hill History Club Programs Collection, 1920-1954

Finding Aid

Collection No. 94 (.25 Linear Feet)
D.C. Community Archives


The programs were found in the collection, the source is unknown.


The Capitol Hill History Club was organized Nov. 24, 1897. The object of the club was “the study of history and various literary work.” The club met from October to May and addressed a single subject of study each year.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of 28 annual club programs.


There are no restrictions to this collection.

Box List

Box 1

1920-1921 No Subject of Study
1922-1923  Alaska
1923-1924 The North American Indian
1924-1925 Miscellaneous Program
1925-1926 Australasia
1927-1928 Latin America
1930-1931 Miscellaneous Topics
1931-1932  Early American History
1932-1933 The Expansion of the United States
1934-1935 History and Romance of the United States, 1792-1934
1935-1936 History in the Making
1936-1937 History in the Making
1937-1938 Glimpses of the Past and Present
1938-1939 The Constitution of the United States and the World Today
1939-1940 Portraits and Personalities
1940-1941 History of the Arts and Sciences
1941-1942 Latin America
1942-1943  Latin America
1943-1944 Bringing the World to You
1944-1945 A Glimpse of the World Today
1945-1946 History, Music, Drama
1946-1947 The World of Today
1947-1948 Review of Fifty Years
1948-1949 Some Far Away Lands
1949-1950 The World We Live In
1950-1951  World-Minded People
1952-1953 Wider Horizons
1953-1954 Wider Horizons
Compiled by Rachel Telford, November 2006

DC Public Library, Special Collections
D.C. Community Archives
901 G St. NW, Room 307
Washington, D.C.  20001

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