Clubs and organizations


Series III. Clubs and organizations, 1897-1938, undated (#4.3, 4.5, 19.8, 34.1-37.7, C.2.19, C.3.8-C.3.14, C.3.20, OB.2.1-OB.2.3), contains material relating to the clubs and organizations in which Anna belonged (including the American Red Cross; Essex Institute (now the Peabody Essex Museum); Massachusetts Society of the Colonial Dames of America; Salem Female Charitable Society; Special Aid Society for American Preparedness (Salem branch); and the Thread and Needle Society of Salem) and highlights her activities during World War I (1914-1918). Included in the subseries is an American Red Cross armband and medal; annual reports; application forms; bank statements; check registers and deposit slips; Constitutions and bylaws; clippings; correspondence (some in French); fact cards regarding the flag of the United States of America; financial ledgers and other financial records; invitations; a magazine subscription notice; meeting attendance records; membership cards, certificates, files, and lists; notices for dues; pamphlets and other printed material; plans for a day camp; program materials; stationary; receipts; thank-you notes; treasurer's reports; etc. The subseries also contains a roster for Company H Regiment Massachusetts Infantry; material from the Busy Bees; the Cheerful Workers; and the Special Aid Society for American Preparedness (Lawrence branch, Massachusetts branch, and Salem Normal School branch in Salem, Massachusetts). The series is arranged in six subseries.


Descriptive Terms

personal papers

Physical Description

Personal papers (6 file boxes, 2 cartons, 3 oversize folders)

Collection Code


Collection Name

Phillips family papers. Anna Pingree (Wheatland) Phillips (1870-1938) papers

Date of Acquisition


Reference Code



Salem (Essex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details


Phillips, Anna Pingree Wheatland, 1870-1938

Material Type

personal papers

Other People

Phillips, Anna Pingree Wheatland, 1870-1938

Description Level


Location Note

Folders 4.3, 4.5, 19.8, 34.1-37.7, C.2.19, C.3.8-C.3.14, C.3.20, OB.2.1-OB.2.3