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Dutch Treat Club
Dutch Treat Club Collection
Manuscripts Division
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2 boxes and 1.2 linear feet
Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1-2


Consists of a collection of records and video recordings of the Dutch Treat Club.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a collection of records and video recordings of the Dutch Treat Club. Included are three video recordings of two Dutch Treat Club dinners: one recording of a dinner held on May 1, 1994, as a gala tribute to Kitty Carlisle Hart, and two recordings for the dinner held on May 2, 1995, the club's 90th anniversary. Also present are selected business correspondence (1988-1994), minutes (1987-1995) of the Board of Governors' Meetings, flyers (1964-1995) for their annual dinners, articles by and about Isaac Asimov (Dutch Treat President from 1986 to 1992), membership lists, and miscellaneous papers.

Collection Creator Biography:

Dutch Treat Club

The Dutch Treat Club was founded in New York, N.Y., in 1905 as an informal social club, meeting weekly, with an annual dinner. Its members were drawn primarily from among practicioners of the creative arts.

Collection History


Gift of Edward M. Crane Jr. '1945.


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

The contents list was compiled by Rafael Abrahams in July 2010.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Dutch Treat Club Collection; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1-2