Skip to main content

The Other Club records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3720

Scope and Contents

The collection contains records, scrapbooks, and photographs of The Other Club, a debate society on the University of Alabama campus in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, that encourages discussion "in a mature and academic atmosphere." Its members include some of the most well-known on campus whose diverse backgrounds contribute to its prestige. Named after a dinner and debate society in London, England, founded by Winston Churchill in 1911, the club at UA is actually modeled after the Arnold and Brackenbury Society at Balliol College in Oxford University.

Dates

  • 1992-2010

Creator

Biographical / Historical

The Other Club is a debate society on the University of Alabama campus in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, that encourages discussion "in a mature and academic atmosphere." Its members include some of the most well-known on campus whose diverse backgrounds contribute to its prestige. Named after a dinner and debate society in London, England, founded by Winston Churchill in 1911, the club at UA is actually modeled after the Arnold and Brackenbury Society at Balliol College in Oxford University.

Extent

2.4 Linear Feet (scrapbooks and minutes)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Records, scrapbooks, and photographs of The Other Club, a debate society on the University of Alabama campus in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Provenance

gift of Russell Bryant, 2013; additional gift of the UA Advancement Office, 2013

General

To provide faster access to our materials, this finding aid was published without formal and final review. Email us at archives@ua.edu if you find mistakes or have suggestions to make this finding aid more useful for your research.

Processed by

Martha Bace, 2013

Creator

Title
Guide to The Other Club records
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
June 2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500