You are currently viewing the old version of the University Library website. Information on these pages is no longer being updated, so it may not reflect our current policies, resources, and services. This website will be available until the end of the Fall 2021 semester.

Please see our new website for the most up to date information.

Athenaeum Damenverein & Women's Auxiliary Records, 1876-2007 (Digital)

For more information on this collection, see the Finding Aid.

Damenverein group portrait, 1884The Athenaeum Damenverein is the women’s auxiliary of the Athenaeum Turners, one of the German-American orga nizations established in Indianapolis in the 1800s. Organized in 1876 to support the Turner society, the Damenverein expanded its activities to include philanthropic and social service work in the community and social and cultural events for their members. The Damenverein is still active. These photographs are part of the Athenaeum Damenverein Records held by the IUPUI University Library Ruth Lilly Special Collections and Archives.

This project was funded in part by the Hoyt-Reichmann Chair in German-American Studies.

 This collection is powered by CONTENTdm ®

Supported by Special Collections
Updated Oct 21, 2020 by rwing