Hyannis Rotary Club Records

The Hyannis Rotary Club was organized October 1, 1925 with 23 Charter Members. This Collection consists of minutes, newsletters (The Log, 1927–1986), correspondence (1926–1977), membership listings, financial records, plaques, memorabilia, and publications related to Rotary activities such as the Home Show Expo (1959–1972). Included are 2 boxes of photographs illustrating membership, officers, the building of Boy Scout Camp Greenough (1949–1971), the Indian Summer Princess Ball (1969–1974) and the Annual Home Show. Also, flags from other Rotary Organizations (110 items), and various commendations of members are retained.

Box I

  • Organizational Records, 1925
  • Charter Members, 1925
  • Correspondence, 1925
  • Constitution and By-Laws of Rotary International, 1924
  • Meeting Records 1941–1942
  • Meeting Records 1942–1943
  • Meeting Records 1944–1945
  • Meeting Board of Directors 1946–1950
  • Meeting Board of Directors 1951–1955
  • Regular Meeting Minutes 1942–1943
  • Regular Meeting Minutes 1944
  • Regular Meeting Minutes 1945–1946
  • Regular Meeting Minutes 1955–1959
  • Regular Meeting Minutes 1960–1963
  • Regular Meeting Minutes 1963–1967
  • Regular Meeting Minutes 1975–1976
  • Regular Meeting Minutes 1985
  • Regular Meeting Minutes 1986–1987
  • Regular Meeting Minutes 1988–1989
  • Regular Meeting Minutes 1990–1991
  • Regular Meeting Minutes 1992–1993
  • Regular Meeting Minutes 1994–1995
  • Regular Meeting Minutes 1996–1997
  • Home show Expo 1972

Box II

  • Log 1927–1966
  • Log 1971–1974, 1976–1977, Dec.1983, Sept 19, 1985, Jan–Feb.1986
  • Governor’s Monthly Letter, July 1983–May 1984

Box III

  • Correspondence 1926–1946
  • Correspondence 1935 Vocational Playlets
  • Correspondence 1938–1942
  • Correspondence Rotary Conclave, 1939
  • Correspondence 1944–1945
  • Correspondence 1947–1948
  • Correspondence 1952–1954
  • Correspondence 1955–1956
  • Correspondence 1955–1958
  • Correspondence 1958–1961
  • Correspondence 1961–1962
  • Correspondence 1961–1963
  • Correspondence 1963–1968
  • Correspondence 1964
  • Correspondence 1965
  • Correspondence 1966–1967
  • Correspondence 1974–1975
  • Correspondence 1975–1976
  • Correspondence 1976–1977
  • World Understanding Week, 1968
  • Indian Summer Princess 1970–1974
  • Anniversary Committee
  • Home Show

Box IV

  • Publications
  • Roster Hyannis
  • Rotary Club 1943–1954
  • Roster 1951–1960
  • Roster 1960–1970
  • Roster 1970–1980
  • Roster 1980–1991
  • Roster 1990–1999
  • Rotary International Directory 1977–2002
  • Indian Summer Princess Program, 1969–1974
  • 25th Anniversary, 1950 Program
  • Home Show Programs 1959–1972
  • 50th Anniversary Program, 1975
  • Kitchen Heirlooms: a Collection of Recipes, 1982
  • Cape Aid Program, 1993
  • 75th Anniversary Program, 2000
  • Installation of Officers, 1974, 1993–2003
  • Rotaract Club, 2002

Box V

  • Plaques
  • Artifacts:
  • 1 wooden box with sliding life with 4 coins, 50th Anniversary Home Show
  • 1 Button/Wanna Winna Buick/ Hyannis Rotary Club
  • 1 pair of gold painted show rubbers marked George Kelley’s Bronze Rubbers & Pipe
  • 1 Candle with booklet
  • 1 mug/ Richard Sullivan
  • 1 mug/cast in 1930 to celebrate Barnstable, England’s 1000th anniversary, 930-1930
  • Publications, Financial Records

Box VI

Rotary Club Flags – 110 items

Photographs: Box I

  • Camp Greenough, 1949, 1969, 1971
  • Indian Summer Princess Ball, 1968
  • Rotary Events
  • Paul Turner & Activities I
  • Paul Turner & Activities II

Photographs: Box II

  • Membership
  • Rotary 75th Anniversary
  • Slides 1979
  • Home Show Exhibits

Box VII - Plaques

  1. Proclamation/ 75 years Rotary Club, Barnstable Town Council, Oct. 2000.
  2. Rotary International to Hyannis, Mass. Rotary Club. Not dated.
  3. Hyannis Rotary Club Award, Inner Wheel, not dated.
  4. Hyannis rotary Bowling League 1970-1971. High Triple with Handicap.
  5. Evert W. Hinckley Memorial Award Bowling Trophy 1968-1976
  6. United Way of Cape Cod, Hyannis Rotary Club, 1991
  7. Rotary Golf League District 795, Team Championship, 1975
  8. Hyannis Rotary Club, Community Service Award, 1975
  9. Rotary International, Member 3H
  10. Rotary Club of Hyannis, Highest Attendance, Dist. 795, 1973-74
  11. Hyannis Rotary Club/Rotary International Four Way Test not dated.
  12. Bicentennial of the U.S. 50th Anniversary Hyannis Rotary 1925–1975 (Ceramic plate)
  13. Rotary Club of Hyannis, Mass "Four Way Test", not dated.
  14. Salvation Army/ Hyannis Rotary Club of Hyannis for Service at Christmas.
  15. All Cape Service Club, 1976 Bicentennial, glass plate
  16. Pewter charger/John Webber of Barnstaple 1951 (no charger)
  17. Rotary Club of Hyannis 1973–74 Membership Growth
  18. Rotary Club of New Zealand, Rotary International.
  19. 50th Anniversary/Paul R. Turner, President 1976–66
  20. District 795 Club Bulletin, Hyannis, Mass. April 26, 1974/Paul P. Memorial building

Box VIII

  • Log 1971–1984
  • Newspaper clippings
  • Camp Greenough Certificate
  • Brochures various
  • Incorporation Data
  • Membership Directories
  • Scholarship Information
  • Paul Harris Fellows
  • Constitution, Bylaws
  • Good Works
  • Home Show Newspaper insert
  • Certificates

Box – Box marked to hold for distribution at 100th Anniversary

  • Oversized Photographs/Poster
  • Massachusetts Rotary Membership, Hyannis Rotary front left, Not dated.
  • 50th Anniversary Hyannis Rotary Club, 1976