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Regular Donkey Club records

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [B 097] 1
Identifier: B 097

Scope and Contents

The collection (1872-1876) contains a ledger volume that consists of constitution, by-laws, and minutes.

Fictitious names include Jack Junk and Sly Sam. Minutes include a joint meeting of the Regular Donkey Club and the Regular Humbug Club.


  • Creation: 1872-1876


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

Conditions Governing Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

The Regular Donkey Club, of Salem, Oregon, was a male social club. The club was formed August 11, 1867, and consisted of four regular, and three honorary, members. Minutes were not kept until April 4, 1872. All member names are fictitious.


0.025 linear feet (1 volume)

Language of Materials



The Regular Donkey Club, of Salem, Oregon, was male social club. The collection (1872-1876) contains constitution, by-laws, and minutes.


Material within this collection is minimally arranged. Any arrangement is either derived from the records' creators or custodians or from staff at the time of initial processing. It may be necessary to look in multiple places for the same types of materials.

Related Materials

Other collections relating to the Regular Donkey Club at Special Collections and University Archives include: J. L. Parrish and Company account book, B 053.

Physical Description

1 volume.

Processing Information

Collection processed by staff.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.

This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal organization and rehousing.

Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.

Guide to the Regular Donkey Club Records
Complete Description
Tanya Parlet and Kira B Homo.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.
Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA