JEROME W. SACHS

1977 - Resigned 1979

Leader, Book Night; Book Review, "To Prove a Villain" by Taylor Littleton and Robert R. Rea, February 26, 1979 (N)

WILLIAM GODFREY SAGE

1909 - Resigned 1926

MARCUS SAKEY

2016 -

BRIGITTE SALCHOW

1997 - Resigned 2001

JAMES V. SALLEMI

1965 - Resigned 1983

   BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON

"A Modern Man" -- 516 Years Old? March 6, 1967 (N)

Manjiro, March 23, 1970 (N)

WILLIAM McINTIRE SALTER

1885 - Died 1931

  SILVER LAKE, NEW HAMPSHIRE

Ethics and Political Economy, June 11, 1888

George Elliot's Views of Religion, April 1, 1889

Emerson and His Views on Reform, November 17, 1890

William Morris, November 1, 1897

Walt Whitman, November 21, 1898

Heine: A Soldier in the Liberation of Humanity, November 11, 1901

Emerson's Attitude Towards Social Reform, May 25, 1903

Mr. Bernard Shaw as a Social Critic, November 4, 1907
Offices: 
Corresponding Secretary, 1902-03

SIDNEY G. SALTZ

2008 – Resigned 2009

CHARLES F. SAMELSON

1979 – Died 1999

  CHEVY CHASE, MARYLAND

Table Top in the Sky, February 22, 1982 (N)

And They Called It Esoteric? February 20, 1984

Celts and Kilts, May 5, 1986 (N)

An Urgent Need to Know, January 21, 1991 (N)

Mauritania, Mon Amour, March 14, 1994

OSBORNE SAMPSON

1883 - Died 1920

  ANDREW, IOWA

VICTOR CHANNING SANBORN

1903 - Died 1921

An Unforgiven Puritan -- Rev. Stephen Batchellor, December 14, 1908

A Boy's Glimpse of Whitman, December 1, 1919

JOSEPH P. SANCULIUS

1966 - Resigned 1966

EDWARD HENRY SANFORD

1911 - Resigned 1917

JOHN B. SAUNDERS

1964 - Resigned 1979

Sunk by Levity, May 8, 1967 (N)

The Quest of the Lady with the Hair of Gold, January 13, 1975 (N)

HUGH SAVAGE

1995 –

Four Rascals (Joint Meeting with The Fortnightly), March 8, 1996

MINOT JUDSON SAVAGE

1874 - Died 1918

  CLEVELAND, OHIO

HENRY JAMES SAWE

1903 - Died 1904

CARLOS POMEROY SAWYER

1904 - Died 1948

Daniel Webster as a Lawyer, March 1, 1909

MICHAEL T. SAWYIER

1980 - Resigned 1998

Forever Open, Clear, and Free, January 5, 1981 (N)

Aconcagua, May 8, 1989 (N)

V. AMOD SAXENA

2001 -
Revolt and Revenge, February 17, 2003 (N)
The Culprit, December 8, 2003 (N)
The Invisible Enemy, March 27, 2006
Walter, May 4, 2007 (N)
Smile for Me! December 3, 2007 (N)
Summer Breeze: A Story, December 1, 2008 (N)
Learning English, November 22, 2010 (N)
The face in the mirror, December 3, 2012 (N)
The Wife, November 25, 2013 (N)
Waiting to Heal, November 17, 2014

The Cigar Man, November 7, 2016

DANTE G. SCARPELLI (biography)

1978 - Died 1998

Civilization and Disease, February 11, 1980 (N)

It Is Better to Live a Single Day as a Lion Than One Hundred Years as a Sheep, December 19, 1983 (N)

Anthropocentrism in the Animal Rights Movement: The Ultimate Arrogance, April 28, 1986 (N)

STANLEY GREINERT SCHADE

1991 -

A Book in Conflict with Itself, March 1, 1993
A Christian Reads the Koran, December 2, 2002 (N)

ROBERT SCHAEN

1990 - Resigned 1992

JOSEPH SCHAFFNER

1910 - Died 1918

JOSEPH HALLE SCHAFFNER

1923 - Resigned 1934

ROBERT R. SCHENCK

2013 –

Travels Under the Sheltering Sky, December 2, 2013 (N)

Dutch Treat, October 24, 2016

 

EARL B. SCHERMERHORN (biography)

1955 - Died 1986

  SEMINOLE, FLORIDA

Eternal Search, May 21, 1956 (N)

In a Woman's World, March 2, 1959 (N)

Leader, Book Night (three papers), February 27, 1961 (N)

Book Review, February 26, 1962

Do Unto Others ..... , February 24, 1964 (N)

Gold, May 3, 1971 (N)

Buffalo Soldiers, March 29, 1976 (N)

STEPHEN J. SCHLEGEL

1999 -
A Castle Guard, March 26, 2007
How a Golf Course Got Its Name, November 30, 2009 (N)
Moving On, (Joint Meeting with The Fortnightly of Chicago – “Moving On”), March 2, 2012 (N)
Being Chicken Little, (The Closing Meeting Address), May 20, 2013 (N)

*As the Crow Flies (Presidential Address). October 6, 2014
Offices:
Chair, Arrangements and Exercises, 2010-11, 2011-12

President, 2014-15

Chair, Officers and Members, 2015-16

Treasurer, 2016-17

ELMER SCHLESINGER

1910 - Died 1929

HERMANN IRVING SCHLESINGER

1932 - Died 1960

The Production and Use of Scientific Talking Pictures, March 25, 1935

In Defense of Science, November 19, 1951 (N)
Offices: 
Chair, Officers and Members, 1949-50

FREDERICK W. SCHLUTZ

1931 - Resigned 1939

Ye Goode Olde Tyme, February 6, 1933

OTTO LEOPOLD SCHMIDT

1909 - Died 1935

THEODORE SCHMIDT

1927 - Died 1956

BERNADOTTE EVERLY SCHMITT

1927 - Died 1969

  ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA

*Interviewing the Authors of the War, March 17, 1930 (C) (N) (W)

The War -- Twenty Years After, November 12, 1934

Going West to the East (Ladies' Night Address), March 30, 1936 (N)

From Versailles to Munich, 1918 - 1938, November 14, 1938

The Roosevelt-Churchill Declaration and the Terms of Peace, November 3, 1941
Offices: 
Corresponding Secretary, 1934-35
Chair, Publications, 1940-41

FRANCIS PHILLIP SCHMITT

1886 - Resigned 1890

HENRY LENZEN SCHMITZ

1941 - Died 1978

  ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA

From Incantations to Streptomycin, December 8, 1947 (N)

Woodland Sketches, December 4, 1950 (N)

Some Do Not Melt in the Pot, April 5, 1954 (N)

GEORGE SCHNEIDER

1875 - Died 1905

HOWARD A. SCHNEIDER (biography)

1966 - Died 2000

  CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA

And Then There Were Nine, January 6, 1969 (N)

The Least of It, April 3, 1972 (N)

JOHN JAMES SCHOBINGER

1875 - Resigned 1904

Glaciers and Climate, April 16, 1877

Edited and read an "Informal," November 26, 1883

Improvements in Educational Methods, April 27, 1896

Getting an Education, January 29, 1900

CHARLES SUMNER SCHOENMANN

1902 - Resigned 1908

JOHN McALLISTER SCHOFIELD

1884 - Resigned 1885

JOHN A. SCHRAM

1963 -

  SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
see also listings under Chit Chat Club in Affiliated Clubs

The Link, April 18, 1966 (N)

Book Review, December 16, 1968 (N)

The Question, February 16, 1970 (N)

Once Again, November 4, 1974 (N)

Leader, Book Night; Book Review, "How the Good Guys Finally Won" by Jimmy Breslin, December 1, 1975

China Approaches the 21st Century, December 18, 1978 (N)
Sometimes Good Guys Wear Gray Hats, (Fifty-Year Member Anniversary Celebration, November 4, 2013 (N)

The Lincoln-Douglas Debates (originally read before the Chit Chat Club on November 4, 2002; re-read by Francis A. Lackner, Jr.), January 18, 2016
Offices: 

Chair, Arrangements and Exercises, 1976-77

ALICE SCHREYER

2013 -

BOWEN WISNER SCHUMACHER

1925 - Died 1927

BERTRAM SCHUSTER

1986 - Resigned 1993

Punition, November 17, 1986 (N)

Horeb, December 3, 1990

HUGH J. SCHWARTZBERG

1977 -

History Through Two Eyes Only, November 12, 1979 (N)

*Invisible Persons -- Part I, April 2, 1984 (N)

Throwing Money at the Problem, January 13, 1986 (N)

VL: B4, March 18, 1991 (N)

Spinning the Distaff Tale, March 15, 1993

One Founding Father, Invisible, with Liberty and Justice for All, April 28, 1997 (N)

Slavery and the Three Colonels, March 9, 1998 (N)

Mercy's Revenge, March 19, 2001 (N)
Poems (Poetry Evening, contributor, led by Kenneth Clarke), February 21, 2005 (N)
Opportunity Knocks, January 15, 2007
Take Pride, (Closing Meeting address), May 18, 2009 (N)
Meddling, May 10, 2010 (N)
An Unauthorized Foreign Policy, February 21, 2011 (N)

In the Detail: Slavery and the Constitution and James Wilson, March 24, 2014 (N)

Dropping Names; Making Claims, April 18, 2016

STEVEN J. SCHWARTZBERG

2010 -
White Sand and Red Clay, March 14, 2011
“Drunk with Western Doctrine”: Sino-Western Relations, 1601-2013, February 25, 2013 (N)

North and South: The United States and Latin America in Historical Perspective, April 13, 2015

Offices:

Chair, Publications, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17

 

MARC A. SCORCA

1988 - Resigned 1990

The Parentage of Figaro (The Arthur Baer Fellowship Address), April 24, 1989

ARTHUR PEARSON SCOTT

1921 - Resigned 1927

The American Indian in Fiction, October 24, 1921

The White Man's Burden (Illustrated by still and moving pictures taken in African jungles), February 22, 1926

BYRON SCOTT

1970 - Resigned 1982

  ATHENS, OHIO

Adventures of the Six-Foot Neuron, December 18, 1972 (N)

FRANK HAMLINE SCOTT

1891 - Died 1931

Through Arizona on Horseback, March 13, 1893

The Grand Canyon of the Colorado, March 18, 1895

George Rogers Clark, May 31, 1897

The Historical School of Jonah, November 22, 1897

In the Province of Tusayan, May 27, 1901
Offices: 
Chair, Officers and Members, 1895-96

HARRY FLETCHER SCOTT

1921 - Died 1941

  ATHENS, OHIO

WILLIAM E. SCOTT

1952 - Died 1977

  SANTA ROSA, CALIFORNIA

Pittsburgh Pastorale, January 11, 1954 (N)

MOSES LEWIS SCUDDER

1874 - Died 1917

  HUNTINGTON, NEW YORK

Method in Political Economy, May 3, 1875

The Transportation Question, October 13, 1879

Congested Prices, May 7, 1883

Social Control for Everything, May 19, 1884

Competition and Charity, March 5, 1888

Fallacies for Which Men Have Died, April 13, 1891

Some Recollections of the Early Meetings and Early Members of the Club, March 16, 1914

LOUIS MARTIN SEARS

1916 - Died 1961

  WASHINGTON, D.C.

Jefferson as a Pacifist, December 18, 1916

A Confederate Diplomat at the Court of Napoleon III, February 2, 1920

Some Forgotten Amenities of Journalism, December 20, 1920

A Unique Gift, October 26, 1936

The Mission to England of James Russell Lowell, October 18, 1948
Offices: 
Chair, Publications, 1919-20

P. JERRY SEBOLD

1992 – Resigned 1995

In the Beginning ..... , November 22, 1993

LOUIS AUGUSTUS SEEBERGER

1906 - Resigned 1909

ROY C. SELBY

1971 – Died 2002

  TEXARKANA, TEXAS

Et Puer Apulie Terros in Pace Tenebit, January 7, 1974 (N)

The Court Martial of Doctor William A. Hammond, February 12, 1979 (N)

A Scandal in Vienna, December 14, 1981

Elle N'Existe Pas! November 8, 1982 (N)

Sensational Sensationists, November 14, 1983

FRANK HARROLD SELLERS

1899 - Resigned 1901

EVERETT E. SENTMAN

1970 - Died 1983

Timothy J. Bentgrass Revisits Upper Seyghness, December 11, 1972 (N)

Leader, Book Night; Book Review, "Gracian's Manual," December 13, 1976

TJB Revisited, April 2, 1979 (N)

Bentgrass Papers III -- Old Rugged and Eili Eili, March 3, 1980 (N)
Offices: 
Chair, Publications, 1978-79

LEO SEREN (biography)

1958 - Died 2002

Once Around and Eight Feet Forward, January 13, 1964 (N)

My Umbilical Cord, January 19, 1970 (N)

For Whose Benefit? February 18, 1980 (N)

Paradise Lost, May 13, 1985 (N)

Lux et Scientia, May 13, 1991

Wind, May 8, 1995

A Secret of Life, January 24, 2000

JAMES A. SERRITELLA

1975 - Resigned 1994

The Talk of the Town, February 5, 1979 (N)

Miles to Go Before I Sleep, May 11, 1981 (N)

The Beginning Is Half the Work, April 23, 1984 (N)

TREVOR K. SERVISS

1935 - Resigned 1942

Willingly to School, January 31, 1938

GEORGE STEELE SEYMOUR

1943 - Died 1945

My Friend, Hamlin Garland, November 6, 1944

MURRAY SHAIN

2011 – Died 2015
The Whip Mountain Saga, October 10, 2011 (N)
A Passion for the Wool. October 20, 2014

JAMES A. SHAPIRO

2016 -

MALCOLM P. SHARP

1938 - Resigned 1939

JAMES WASHINGTON SHEAHAN

1874 - Resigned 1876

EDWIN HOLMES SHELDON (In Memoriam)

1878 - Died 1890

  NEW YORK, NEW YORK

THEODORE SHELDON

1885 - Resigned 1889

Transfer of Land by Registration of Title, April 20, 1891

CHARLES EDWIN SHEPHERD

2005 – Resigned 2009
Along the Way -- A Little Bit of This, A Little Bit of That, February 4, 2008(N)

ROBERT DICKINSON SHEPPARD

1881 - Resigned 1907

Milton, October 18, 1886

Religion and Politics, March 11, 1889

A Colonial Gentleman, January 18, 1892

John Hancock, February 1, 1892

The Chicago Convention of 1860, October 19, 1903

PHILIP HENRY SHERIDAN (Honorary)

1883 - Died 1888

  NONQUIT, MASSACHUSETTS

VICTOR LEWIS SHERMAN

1928 - Resigned 1950

Water, November 28, 1932

Rudyard Kipling, January 24, 1938

Louis Becke, Authority of South Sea Lore, March 23, 1942

Hyperbolically Speaking, January 22, 1945

ANDREW ROTHWELL SHERRIFF

1926 - Died 1935

What Chance Individualism, December 17, 1928

Primer of Justice and the Law, January 5, 1931
Offices: 
Chair, Officers and Members, 1929-30

JOSEPH CYRIL SHERRILL

1992 - Died 1998

I Speak of Arms and of Men, March 24, 1994

Rachmaninoff Slept Here, February 12, 1996 (N)

CHRISTY C. SHERVANIAN

1975 - Resigned 1982

STEPHEN L. SHERWOOD

1960 - Resigned 1976

  PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA

A Coat of Many Colours, March 4, 1963 (N)

H. SHIGIO

Japan at the St. Louis Exposition, October 31, 1904 (N)

EARLE ASTOR SHILTON

1932 - Died 1968

Old Timer, November 13, 1933 (N)

Leaders and Wheelers, November 16, 1936 (N)

Little Audrey Comes to Town, November 7, 1938 (N)

Blight, November 13, 1939

*God's Country (Ladies' Night Address), March 31, 1941 (C) (N) (W)

            (Re-read before the Club by Francis A. Lackner, Jr., May 6, 2002)

Gentleman Farmer (Presidential Address), October 9, 1944 (N)

Number 639, December 9, 1946 (N)

From Where the Sun Now Stands, November 21, 1949 (N)

Horror in the Pines, November 24, 1952 (N)

*Boots, Shoes, and Notions, November 22, 1954 (C) (N)

Banners in the Sky, January 7, 1957 (N)

Gone Under, November 23, 1959 (N)

Book Review, A Twenty-Minute History of the Chicago Literary Club, November 28, 1960

*Once in a Lifetime, December 4, 1961 (C) (N)

Pa-pa-ma-ta-be, December 16, 1963 (N)
Offices: 
Chair, Publications, 1941-42
President, 1944-45
Chair, Rooms and Finance, 1946-47, 1947-48, 1948-49, 1949-50, 1950-51, 1951-52, 1952-53, 1953-54, 1954-55, 1955-56, 1966-67

DONALD C. SHINE

2001 – Resigned 2005

DANIEL LEWIS SHOREY

1874 - Died 1899

Recent English Legislation, January 17, 1876

Civil Service Reform (Conversation), June 17, 1876

The Restoration of a Specie Basis (Conversation), October 9, 1876

The Government of Large Cities (Conversation), February 12, 1877

Inaugural Address as President, June 25, 1877

Socialism in the United States (Conversation), October 13, 1879

The Problem of Municipal Government for Chicago (Conversation), November 24, 1884

Political Economy Since Mill, January 17, 1887

Nihilism in Russia, April 4, 1887

Turgot, November 12, 1888

Leaders and Parties in the French Revolution, May 16, 1892

The Girondists, April 30, 1894

The Functions of the Gentlemen of Leisure, May 25, 1896
Offices: 
Chair, Rooms and Finance, 1875-76, 1876-77
President, 1877-78

PAUL SHOREY

1884 - Died 1934

Dion Chrysostom -- or Greek Culture under the Early Roman Empire, May 8, 1893

Improvements in Educational Methods, April 27, 1896

Scenes from Aristophanes, February 7, 1898

Realism versus Idealism in Greek and Latin Literature, March 7, 1898

Some Recent Discoveries in Greek Literature, February 19, 1900

The Pace that Killed Athens, February 29, 1904

The True View of Shakespeare's Work as a Playwright and as a Poet, April 23, 1906

Some Modernisms of the Ancients, April 30, 1906

The Emperor Julian, April 6, 1908

Alfred Tennyson, May 3, 1909

Athens Fin de Siècle, October 31, 1910

The Case of Euripides, October 30, 1911

An Exchange Professor in Germany, May 3, 1915

Plato and Poetry, March 27, 1916

The Wit and Humor of Herbert Spencer, November 11, 1918

Ruskin as a Literary Artist, December 15, 1919

Some Modernisms of Plato, November 28, 1921

The American Language, March 12, 1923

Sureness and Cocksureness, November 16, 1925

Evolution -- A Conservative's Apology (Ladies' Night Address), January 30, 1928

Should We Teach Them Hard or Easy Poetry? February 2, 1931

Soaking the Rich in Ancient Athens (Ladies' Night Address), October 30, 1933

JOHN GEORGE SHORTALL

1875 - Died 1908

Edited and read an "Informal," February 18, 1878

A Bundle of Old Letters -- Horace Greeley, June 13, 1887

The Land of the Chrysanthemum, May 6, 1895

Incidents of Travel, October 19, 1896

More About Japan, April 9, 1900

The Reformation of City Government, April 4, 1904
Offices: 
Chair, Rooms and Finance, 1879-80, 1890-91, 1902-03, 1903-04

JOHN LOUIS SHORTALL

1894 - Resigned 1919

In Hiawatha's Country, April 4, 1910

From the White Mountains to the Black Hills, March 25, 1918

ROGER W. SHUGG

1958 - Resigned 1994

  ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO

Author versus Publisher: or Vice Versa, November 16, 1959

*Slavery, December 10, 1962 (C) (N)

To Fight Another Day, March 21, 1966 (N)

PHILIP RAYMOND SHUMWAY

1900 - Resigned 1903

PHIL S. SHURRAGER

1951 - Died 1994

  CAPE CORAL, FLORIDA

Naked at Ninety, April 26, 1954 (N)

Tank Town, May 20, 1957 (N)

Leader, Book Night; Book Review, "Spokesman for God" by Edith Hamilton, November 24, 1958 (N)

The Weaver Sneak, April 8, 1963 (N)

Mission Accomplished, April 22, 1968 (N)

R.A.F., March 26, 1973 (N)

WILLIAM P. SIAVELIS

2009 – Resigned 2013

WILLIAM PRATT SIDLEY

1895 - Resigned 1909

Unearthing a Conspiracy in Croatia, January 25, 1897

The Northern Boundary of the State of Illinois, December 7, 1903
Offices: 
Chair, Arrangements and Exercises, 1899-1900
Chair, Publications, 1905-06

FOREST DeWITT SIEFKIN

1948 - Resigned 1949

AUGUST C. SIEVERS

1984 - Resigned 1998

Leader, Book Night, April 11, 1988

Who Is Dr. Mabuse? March 9, 1992 (N)

GEORGE CUSHING SIKES

1902 - Resigned 1903

Shortcomings of the Daily Press, May 25, 1903

JOSEPH LYMAN SILSBEE

1884 - Resigned 1898

Color in Architecture, May 25, 1885

Back Yards, March 23, 1891

Can Architecture Become Again a Living Art? December 23, 1895

Paper, April 10, 1899

THEODORE SILVERSTEIN

1963 - Resigned 1983

*The Art of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, May 10, 1965 (C) (N)

Parcere Subiectis et Debellare Superbos, April 10, 1967 (N)

Hwilum, Whilom ..... Once upon a Time (Ladies' Night Address), May 26, 1969

The Marquis and the Pauper: A Not So Simple Idyll Neath the Hills, January 8, 1973

Fundamentum Fides Prepedire Solent Timor et Cupiditas, January 3, 1977 (N)

HOWARD LYLE SIMMONS

1922 - Resigned 1931

JAMES PERSONS SIMONDS

1923 - Died 1964

Progress, May 4, 1925 (N)

Two Theories (with Beveridge Harshaw Moore), March 5, 1928

Before San Jacinto -- and After, May 9, 1932

Synesius and Sidonius: Two Bishops of the Fifth Century, October 10, 1932 (N)

After San Jacinto, March 20, 1939 (N)

John C. Calhoun: A Study in Changing Political Philosophy, May 1, 1950
Offices: 
Chair, Officers and Members, 1926-27

HONORA SIMON

2001-Resigned 2001

WILLIAM EDWARD SIMONDS (Associate)

1922 - Died 1947

  ITHACA, NEW YORK

HERBERT F. SIMONS

1963 - Died 1968

I Was a Teen-Age J.S.S., February 22, 1965 (N)

The Doll in the Hotel Room or ..... , April 29, 1968 (N)

ERNEST SYLVESTER SIMPSON

1923 - Resigned 1926

GEORGE N. SIMPSON

1953 - Died 1969

Dusty Memories, December 17, 1956 (N)

DOROTHY L. SINSON

2009 – Resigned 2010

MARK SKINNER

1874 - Died 1887

ORRIN SKINNER

1875 - Resigned 1879

ARTHUR WAKEFIELD SLATEN

1923 - Resigned 1924

HENRY W. SLEDZ

1976 - Resigned 1980

Gullible's Travels, March 6, 1978 (N)

MEL SLOAN

1999 – Resigned 2004

EDWARD ALONZO SMALL

1875 - Died 1882

ARCHIBALD WHITTIER SMALLEY

1925 - Resigned 1940

The Tools of Thought, January 24, 1927

A Poet of the Ages (Vergil), October 12, 1931

Changes in Words, October 29, 1934

Chicago's Site, October 24, 1938

AUSTIN SMITH

1952 - Died 1993

  FORT MEYERS, FLORIDA

Myths and Folklore, February 7, 1955 (N)

CHARLES GILMAN SMITH

1874 - Died 1894

The Physical Basis of Character, March 5, 1877

Edited and read an "Informal," April 18, 1881

Edited and read an "Informal," February 26, 1883

Cholera (Conversation), December 10, 1883

Inaugural Address as President, October 6, 1884

Edited and read an "Informal," January 21, 1889
Offices: 
Chair, Arrangements and Exercises, 1877-78
President, 1884-85

DUNLAP SMITH

1895 - Resigned 1898

EDWIN BURRITT SMITH

1889 - Died 1906

The Negro as a Citizen, March 31, 1890

American Sovereignty, April 27, 1891

George William Curtis, November 21, 1892

At the Parting of the Ways: A Study in National Policy, January 20, 1896

A Retrospect of the Campaign and of the Causes Which Led to It, November 9, 1896

A Sketch of a Plain Man, January 23, 1899

The Confused West: A Literary Forecast (Presidential Address), October 7, 1901

Senate Bill No. 40: the Story and Significance of Recent Street Railway Legislation in Illinois, November 9, 1903
Offices: 
Chair, Rooms and Finance, 1897-98
President, 1901-02

ELMER ALBERT SMITH

1946 - Died 1947

FREDERICK AUGUSTUS SMITH

1901 - Died 1919

Bench and Bar in the Early Days of the Republic, April 6, 1903

Our Ethical Standards, March 26, 1906 (N)

Success, March 15, 1909

What Others Think, January 13, 1913
Offices: 
Chair, Arrangements and Exercises, 1907-08

FREDERICK BELCHER SMITH

1874 - Resigned 1917

GENE SMITH

2008 – Resigned 2013

2015 -

GEORGE BALDWIN SMITH

1875 - Died 1879

  MADISON, WISCONSIN

Was Bacon the Author of Shakespeare? February 1, 1875

GEORGE WASHINGTON SMITH

1875 - Died 1898

The Battle of Franklin, April 30, 1883

Letters from an Illinois Garret, January 21, 1884

The Law of the Road, December 6, 1886

Thirty Years After, January 8, 1894

Inaugural Address as President, October 5, 1896
Offices: 
Chair, Officers and Members, 1893-94
President, 1896-97 (with E.A. Otis)

HENRY JUSTIN SMITH

1924 - Resigned 1926

Ten Thousand Feet Above Loop Level, January 18, 1926

HOWARD LESLIE SMITH

1898 - Died 1941

  MADISON, WISCONSIN

Alexander von Humboldt, April 2, 1900

Social Problems and Fads, April 16, 1900

Some Superficial Aspects of Plato's Modernity, January 28, 1918

HUMPHREY RUSSELL SMITH

1907 - Resigned 1910

KATELYN M. SMITH

2015- Resigned 2015

LOUISE SMITH

2010 –

India or Africa? Using Vicariance Analysis to Determine and Date the Origin of Madagascar’s Fauna, February 17, 2014 (N)

 

PERRY HIRAM SMITH

1888 - Resigned 1897

Secret Societies, April 21, 1890

PLINY BENT SMITH

1887 - Died 1912

The Oration on the Crown, January 28, 1907

SIDNEY ALDEN SMITH

1944 - Died 1962

  OCALA, FLORIDA

The Way to the Sea, October 15, 1945 (N)

WILLIAM HENRY SMITH

1894 - Died 1896

War Pictures, January 14, 1894

ISAAC ALONZO SMOTHERS

1923 - Resigned 1930

GERRY ALBERT SMYTH

1958 - Resigned 1965

The Expulsion of the Saints, May 11, 1959 (N)

DENTON JAQUES SNIDER

1888 - Died 1925

CURTIS L. SNODGRASS

2000 – Resigned 2010

FRANKLYN BLISS SNYDER

1916 - Resigned 1925

Our American Literature Today, April 9, 1917

American Ideals in American Letters, February 8, 1920

The Classic and the Best Seller, October 17, 1921

An Old-time Best Seller: "Uncle Tom's Cabin," January 29, 1923

RALPH MONROE SNYDER

1946 - Resigned 1956

Lincoln and Litigation, Patents and the Presidency, October 20, 1947 (N)

The "Inalienable" Right to the Pursuit of Happiness, December 1, 1952

SAMUEL SOSKIN

1952 - Resigned 1953

KEITH SPALDING

1905 - Resigned 1910

DENTON H. SPARKS

1948 - Resigned 1983

Leader, Book Night; Book Review, "Buddy and Old Pro" by John P. Tunis, February 26, 1962 (N)

WILL M. SPARKS

1935 - Died 1950

  RUSHVILLE, INDIANA

The Rappites, March 10, 1941

LYLE M. SPENCER

1949 - Died 1968

The Social Sciences -- For What? February 19, 1951 (N)

Identifying Intellectual Ability, January 16, 1956 (N)

JUDITH WOOD SPOCK

2000 – Resigned 2012

How We Are, February 18, 2002
Two Ways Out, January 26, 2004 (N)
A Love of Bound Axes, January 29, 2007
War Christmas 1943, (Short Paper Night), May 3, 2010(N)
At Work in the Garden of Dust, October 25, 2010(N)

JAMES F. SPOERRI

1960 - Resigned 1965

The State of Franklin, April 15, 1963 (N)

RICHARDSON L. SPOFFORD

1971 -

As They Saw Us, December 10, 1973 (N)

A Penny for Their Thoughts, December 6, 1976 (N)

An Unexpected Journey, December 7, 1981

Unexpected Journey-II, October 24, 1983 (N)

The Clearances, November 25, 1985 (N)

The Time Keeper, December 7, 1987 (N)

A Unique Survivor, December 4, 1989 (N)

Navvies, May 9, 1994

Master of the Slave Ship, November 25, 1996 (N)

Intrepid Women -- No. 1, December 15, 1997 (N)

The Long Walk; Endurance and Luck, November 29, 1999 (N)

Names on the Land, November 26, 2001 (N)
Back of the Book, December 5, 2005 (N)
Offices: 
Chair, Rooms and Finance, 1980-81
Corresponding Secretary, 1989-90, 1990-91
Recording Secretary, 1995-96

ALBERT ARNOLD SPRAGUE

1879 - Died 1915

OTHO SYLVESTER ARNOLD SPRAGUE

1880 - Died 1909

  PASADENA, CALIFORNIA

ROBERT DEAN SPRIGGS

2002 – Resigned 2005

LLOYD S. SPRINGER

1989 - Resigned 1993

CHARLES RIGGS SPROWL

1946 - Resigned 1949

The Impeachment of Samuel Chase, April 26, 1948 (N)

JAMES A. SPROWL

1944 - Resigned 1949

Some Embarrassing Events, February 11, 1946

CHRIS ROBERT STACEY

2013 – Resigned 2014

PAUL F. STACK

1987 – Resigned 2009

Cyrano's Secret, March 28, 1988 (N)

Jonathan Swift and the Moons of Mars, February 24, 1992
The Leviathan, December 16, 2002 (N)
Year of the Comets, April 4, 2005

BRADFORD CARTON STANLEY

2010 – Resigned 2016

SAMUEL CECIL STANTON

1919 - Died 1949

Here Lies, April 14, 1924

Eight Days in a Ship on Fire, November 29, 1926

HORACE MANN STARKEY

1898 - Died 1923

  ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS

The Care of Epileptics in Colonies: The Settlement of an Economic Question, February 25, 1901

MERRITT STARR

1894 - Died 1931

Market Day in Sicily, April 22, 1895

Some Recent Pictures, January 3, 1898

Olympia Revisited (Illustrated), December 4, 1899

Ralph Waldo Emerson (Address), May 25, 1903

The Politics of Dante, March 11, 1907

The State Control of Railways, November 23, 1908

Inaugural Address as President, October 10, 1910

Ascending Il Monte, March 24, 1913

Holding High Converse, May 11, 1914

Books of the Year (Symposium), December 21, 1914

Fourteen Voyages of Adventure and Discovery, May 1, 1916

Ruskin -- Herald of Revolt, December 15, 1919

Ruskin as a Social Reformer, December 15, 1919

*Introduction, Dante Six Hundred Years After (Symposium), January 3, 1921 (C) (N) (W)

Marquette, LaSalle, and Chicago, March 5, 1923

Shakespeare and the Renaissance, April 6, 1925
Offices: 
Chair, Publications, 1904-05
Chair, Arrangements and Exercises, 1905-06
Corresponding Secretary, 1906-07
President, 1910-11

E. BLYTHE STASON

1985 - Resigned 1991

  DEKALB, ILLINOIS

Weapons of the American Revolution, February 12, 1990

DONALD A. STATLAND

1999 -

LEWIS ABYRAM STEBBINS

1917 - Died 1948

The Philosophy of Mark Twain, May 19, 1919

A.D. 2250, April 4, 1927

"If a Man Die, Shall He Live Again?" March 7, 1932

The Grange, December 17, 1934

Russia in 1937, February 21, 1938

The Hillmon Case, December 19, 1938 (N)

A Good Man and a Bad Man Meet, October 21, 1940

An Unpublished Chapter in the History of the American National Red Cross, April 6, 1942

The Shades, October 12, 1942

Can We Win the Peace? November 8, 1943

I Am Dumb, November 11, 1946

FREDERICK MORGAN STEELE

1897 - Resigned 1903

Some Suggestions from Unpublished Original American Historical Documents, October 16, 1899

HENRY THORNTON STEELE

1874 - Died 1890

The Deformed Spelling, November 1, 1880

Patent Ethics, January 8, 1883

Herbert Spencer's First Principles, December 20, 1886
Offices: 
Chair, Officers and Members, 1885-86

KENNETH A. STEIN

2004 – Resigned 2005

PAUL STEINBRECHER

1933 - Died 1937

OTTO ALBERT STELLER

1922 - Resigned 1929

Two Stories: "Karma Outwitted" and "The Forest," March 10, 1924

FREDERICK STENN

1951 - Died 1980

The Medicine of Primitive Man, May 24, 1954 (N)

L. H., February 11, 1957 (N)

Simba, Bwana, Simba, November 18, 1968 (N)

Book Review, "The American Idea of Success" by Richard Huber, December 17, 1973 (N)

Will We Eliminate War or Will War Eliminate Us? April 19, 1976 (N)

Nurture Turned to Poison, December 4, 1978 (N)

Gray Whale of San Ignatio Bay, April 7, 1980 (N)

THEODORE STENSLAND

1967 - Died 1969

HARRY L. STERN

1993 –

Peregrinantur, Rusticantur, March 4, 1996 (N)
Nur Senf, March 3, 2008 (N)
A Bump in the Road, Joint Meeting with The Fortnightly of Chicago, March 6, 2009 (N)

RICHARD CORWINE STEVENSON

1931 - Died 1958

Some Notes on Words and Music, March 27, 1944 (N)

John Wilkes: A Friend to Liberty, November 18, 1946 (N)

A Kentucky Incident, April 28, 1952 (N)

MARTIN D. STEVERS

1952 - Resigned 1981

  SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA

What is "Truth"? An Encyclopedist's Dilemma, November 15, 1954 (N)

The Living Spirit of Pythagoras, November 4, 1957 (N)

The Laplacean Dream in A.D. 2000, October 19, 1959 (N)

*Retrospect and Prospect, April 20, 1964 (N)

The Way of Truth (Presidential Address), October 4, 1965 (N)

Our New Insight into Truth, April 17, 1967 (N)
Offices: 
Chair, Arrangements and Exercises, 1959-60
Chair, Publications, 1963-64
President, 1965-66

EDWARD SWAN STICKNEY

1875 - Died 1880

JOHN CAROLUS STIRLING

1884 - Resigned 1895

WILLIAM ROBERT STIRLING

1882 - Resigned 1914

Partners, March 11, 1901 (N)

JOSEPH STOLZ

1902 - Died 1941

*The Message of Judaism to the Twentieth Century, December 5, 1904

A New English Translation of the Bible, January 7, 1918

Judaism, the Background of Christianity: With Special Reference to

..... George Foot Moore's "Judaism in the First Centuries of the Christian Era," April 23, 1928

Some Jewish Classics, April 22, 1929

LEON STOLZ

1951 - Died 1968

Life in the Afternoon, May 10, 1954 (N)

Copy, December 9, 1963

            (Re-read before the Club by Thomas Boal, April 14, 1969) (N)

GEORGE FREDERICK STONE

1894 - Resigned 1902

Yarns of an Old Town, November 4, 1895

HENRY BALDWIN STONE

1883 - Died 1897

The Use of Machinery, February 2, 1885

JAMES SAMUEL STONE

1895 - Resigned 1900

What Is the Essential Element in Religion? January 27, 1896

How to Discover the History of a Family, January 17, 1898

The Influence of the Soldier on Society, May 21, 1900

WILFRED S. STONE

1954 - Died 1985

The Trial and the Crucifixion, April 2, 1956 (N)

Zacharias, October 20, 1958

Joseph and Mary, April 11, 1960 (N)

At the End of Fourth Street, April 17, 1961 (N)

Two Appendices, April 29, 1963 (N)

Caliban on Caliban, January 25, 1965 (N)

Have You Ever, February 5, 1968 (N)

How Christianity Came About, November 6, 1972 (N)
Offices: 
Chair, Arrangements and Exercises, 1961-62
Chair, Publications, 1967-68

WILLIAM BENSON STORY

1935 - Died 1940

The Problem of the Railroads, November 2, 1936

The Building of a Railroad, February 19, 1940

CHRISTOPHER STRAUS

2013 -

FRANCIS H. STRAUS

1979 - Died 1988

Windfall, December 10, 1979 (N)

FRANCIS H. STRAUS II  (Obituary from the University of Chicago)

1966 – Died 2014

Don't Bury the Sheep, May 19, 1969

M, May 1, 1972 (N)

Clang, Rumble, Boom, April 30, 1973 (N)

Hexagons, October 13, 1975 (N)

Pride, Glory and Counterthrust, April 3, 1978 (N)

A Victorian Man in Our Time, March 15, 1982 (N)

Boats, January 14, 1985 (N)

Bridges, October 14, 1985 (N)

Llama, February 23, 1987 (N)

Let There Be Light, May 7, 1990 (N)

Howe's War, April 4, 1994 (N)

Was Necessity Necessary? May 1, 1995 (N)

Tulbend, May 12, 1997 (N)

Central Greenery, Public Space, and a View (Joint Meeting with the Fortnightly of Chicago), March 6, 1998 (N)

Some Sixty-six Chicago Literary Club Papers, January 25, 1999 (N)

A Witch or Not, March 5, 2001 (N)

Poplar Forest (Presidential Address), October 5, 2001 (N)

Remarks -- History of The Chicago Literary Club (Joint Meeting with the Cliff Dwellers), April 15, 2002 (N)
Burke and Wills, and Lewis and Clark, April 10, 2006
Offices: 
Chair, Arrangements and Exercises, 1974-75, 1983-84, 1984-85
President, 2001-02
Chair, Officers and Members, 2002-03

FRANCIS H. STRAUS III

2014 –

  SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS

EVERETT LEE STROHL

1937 - Died 1973

Unitas Fratrum and Adam Spach, April 21, 1952 (N)

Ladies of Lynn -- with Emphasis on One! May 14, 1956 (N)

The Loomis Gang, May 1, 1961 (N)

Physicians -- Musicians (Read by Stuart Ball), February 5, 1973 (N)

JOHN H. STROM

2008 – Resigned 2013

DAVID ALLEN STRONG

2013 – Resigned 2014

HENRY STRONG

1877 - Died 1911

The Defects in American Public Education, Moral and Economic, as Affecting the

.... Stability of Government and the Security of Property (Conversation), May 13, 1878 and May 20, 1878

Is Buckle's Theory of Civilization the True Theory? (Conversation), December 19, 1881

The Earl of Mansfield -- Chief Justice of the King's Bench, May 23, 1887

The University of Virginia and Its Founder, May 20, 1889

ROBERT K. STRONG, JR.

2003-
Blind Chance or Divine Retribution, March 1, 2004 (N)
A Life In Music, (Joint Meeting with the Cliff Dwellers), April 21, 2008 (N)
Word Weavers, November 12, 2012 (N)
Terrifying Poet (Joint Meeting with the Cliff Dwellers), April 25, 2016
Offices:
Chair, Rooms and Finance, 2007-08
Treasurer, 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13

WILLIAM C. STRONG

2011 – Resigned 2014
Birthers, Death Panels and Satanic Corporations: The Challenges of Policymaking in a Fact-Free Environment (The Arthur Baer Fellowship Address), April 16, 2012 (N)

WILLIAM EMERSON STRONG

1877 - Died 1891

The Siege of Vicksburg, November 6, 1882

The March to the Sea, November 17, 1884

Glimpses of Travel in the West with the Lieutenant General of the Army, January 14, 1889

MELANCHTHON WOOLSEY STRYKER

1885 - Resigned 1885

ERIC WALTER STUBBS

1946 - Died 1971

The Cat with Nine Lives, March 26, 1951
Offices: 
Corresponding Secretary, 1952-53
Chair, Arrangements and Exercises, 1956-57

TERRY J. STUPAY

1990 - Resigned 1996

Ten Pounds of Fertilizer, April 24, 1995

CHARLES INCHES STURGIS

1892 - Resigned 1894

LOUIS HENRY SULLIVAN

1886 - Resigned 1901

Nature and the Poet, December 17, 1888

Can Architecture Become Again a Living Art? December 23, 1895

PEGGY SULLIVAN

2001 -
Naming the Branches, October 20, 2003 (N)
Guest of the Twentieth Century, October 17, 2005
Grandfather in a Boat (Joint Meeting with the Cliff Dwellers), April 23, 2007
Leader, Book Night, “Novels of India: Then and Now”: Book Review,
Rudyard Kipling’s “Kim”, February 11, 2008
Roses Instead of Shrapnel, October 18, 2010
Early Chicago Library Leaders, a.k.a. CLC:LIS 101, October 15, 2012

A Non-Weekend in ‘A Smiling, Frozen, Wind-Swept Land’, October 26, 2015

Offices:
Treasurer, 2006-07

ARMANDO SUSMANO

1995 -

Two 2 Tango, February 14, 2000 (N)
On Music Writing, January 27, 2003 (N)
G…B…D…, November 1, 2004 (N)
The Dark Urines of 1776, October 16, 2006 (N)
One Summer Sunday in Lima, October 12, 2009 (N)
Offices: 
Chair, Publications,  2005-06

GEORGE WARNER SWAIN

1922 - Died 1941

THOMAS EVAN SWANSTROM

2007 – Resigned 2015
Remember the Maine…Boundary, November 19, 2007 (N)

HAROLD HIGGINS SWIFT

1919 - Died 1962

DAVID SWING (Biography) (photograph)

1874 - Died 1894

Edited and read an "Informal," October 5, 1874

A Letter from Tyro, Slave of Cicero, to Ximenes, December 16, 1878

Excess, October 29, 1883

A Page from History, April 13, 1885

Virgil, February 28, 1887

The Greek Literature, October 31, 1887

A Roman Gentleman (Pliny the Younger), March 18, 1889

Dante, May 26, 1890

Demosthenes, December 14, 1891

The Need of the Hour, April 18, 1892

Essay, May 29, 1893

*A True Love Story, November 13, 1893

            (Re-read before the Club by Michael T. Sawyier, December 15, 1986) (C) (N)

Submerged Centuries, January 29, 1894
Offices: 
Chair, Arrangements and Exercises, 1874-75


In 1881 Professor Swing published a volume entitled Club Essays, dedicated to The Chicago Literary Club. Of the five essays contained there, one,
A Roman Home, was read before the Club as A Letter from Tyro, Slave of Cicero, to Ximenes. The other four are listed below, together with the title page and other front matter.
Club Essays: front matter
Augustine and His Mother
Parlez Vous Francais?
The History of Love
The Greatest of the Fine Arts

ELWIN SYKES

1997 -

  GRANTHAM, NEW HAMPSHIRE

JAN-PETER SZIDON

1987 - Resigned 1997

St. Peter's Femur. Reflections on Medieval Relics and Biomedical Fraud. (The Arthur Baer Fellowship Address), May 9, 1988 (N)

Black Gold and the Little Cripple, March 5, 1990 (N)