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Mox Totalum Tennis Club Constitution and Minutes

 Collection
Identifier: MS-86

Scope and Contents

The Mox Totalum Tennis Club notebook includes the hand-written constitution of the club from its formation in 1900, a membership list of 13 named individuals from 1901 and 20 individuals from 1902, as well as a short list of dues paid that is pinned to the end of the notebook.

Dates

  • 1900-1902

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Pacific University owns the copyright to some, but not all, of the materials housed in its archives. Copyright for materials authored or otherwise produced as official business of Pacific University is retained by Pacific University and requires its permission for publication. Copyright status for other collection materials varies. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Historical Note

The Mox Totalum Tennis Club operated in Forest Grove, Oregon, in the early 1900s. It was a tennis club with a membership of one to two dozen players, both male and female. The members included prominent faculty from Pacific University, including James W. Marsh and H. L. Bates. It held meetings on a monthly basis. The name of the club, Mox Totalum, appears to have been a scholarly joke -- it does not translate directly from Latin, but might be a Dog Latin version of the phrase, "Next Total," or perhaps "Next Score." Records for the group only exist from 1900-1902, so its activities outside of the monthly meetings are unknown.

Extent

1 folders (1 volume in 1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Summary

The Mox Totalum Tennis Club operated in Forest Grove, Oregon, in the early 1900s. The collection consists of a handwritten notebook, which includes its constitution, membership lists, and dues records.

Location

Housed in MS File Box 3.

Accruals

No accruals are expected.
Title
Guide to the Mox Totalum Tennis Club Constitution and Minutes
Status
Completed
Author
Michele Castro
Date
2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.
Sponsor
Sponsored by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission

Repository Details

Part of the Pacific University Archives Repository

Contact:
2043 College Way
Forest Grove OR 97116 United States