CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 2056
TitleAberdeen Saturday Whist Club: minutes
Date1894 - 1912
Extent1 file: 0.01 linear metres
Creator NameAberdeen Saturday Whist Club; 1894-1912
Administrative HistoryAberdeen Saturday Whist Club was started for the practice of whist in 1894, with Alexander Forbes, merchant in Aberdeen, as the President. He remained in post until his death in 1912. There were to be ten members at all times, and the founding members were almost all doctors in Aberdeen. Meetings were held in rotation at members’ houses, and were to start strictly at eight and end around eleven in the evening.
AccrualsNone expected.
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsThe records are available subject to the signed acceptance of the Department's access conditions.
Physical DescriptionNo physical conditions affecting use of collection.
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