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Phalo Study Club Collection (MC 207) - Columbus State University

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Phalo Study Club Collection (MC 207)

Organizational Note

The Phalo Study Club was organized by Jane Knight and Nancy White in 1955. They gathered together a group of young Columbus women interested in creating a study group modeled after a familiar one of their mother's generation, the Philo Club. The name PHALO was decided upon denoting the studies of philosophy, history, arts, literature, and oratory. The object of the club was to study and discuss chosen cultural topics. The first year's program, Georgia on my mind, began the fall of 1955 with the following charter members: Janice Biggers, Barbara Henkel, Mary Bumpus (Lindsay) Jane Knight, Olivia Cheatham, Elinor McDougal, Betty Cohen (King), Jan Nuckolls (Johnston), Frances Coney (Hamlett), Shirley Pekor (James), Courtney Gaines, Ann Rhea, Becky, Gilbert (Duggan), Marjorie Thrasher, Edwina Hahn, Nancy White, Marian Hech and Ruth Woolfolk.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of yearbooks and membership lists. 1955-2004 1 box (.3 l.f.)

Permission to Publish

Permission to publish material from the Phalo Study Club must be obtained from the Columbus State University Archives at Columbus State University. Use of the following credit line for publication or exhibit is required: Phalo Study Club (MC 207) Columbus State University Archives Columbus, Georgia


Gift of Betty Lawrence in 2005.

Note to Researchers

See also: Columbus Women's Study Clubs Collection (MC 85)

House and Garden Club Collection (MC 219)

Junto Club Collection (MC 104)

Box and Folder List

Box 1 -- Yearbooks

  • Folder 1 - 1955-1960
  • Folder 2 - 1960-1965
  • Folder 3 - 1965-1969
  • Folder 4 - 1970-1975
  • Folder 5 - 1975-1980
  • Folder 6 - 1980-1985
  • Folder 7 - 1985-1990
  • Folder 8 - 1990-1995
  • Folder 9 - 1995-1999
  • Folder 10 - 2000-2004
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