WASHTENAW HISTORICAL SOCIETY. The Society lapsed during Civil War.
PIONEER SOCIETYOF THE COUNTY OF WASHTENAW. Organized as called for by Ann Arbor Pioneer and Historical Society.
PIONEER AND HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF WASHTENAW COUNTY. Name changed by June 6 resolution.
On December 5, Rev. Mr. Holmes of Chelsea advocated changing name from Pioneer Society to Historical Society of Washtenaw County so it might live long. It apparently continued to be known familiarly as Pioneer Society. That group became dormant in 1920's.
WASHTENAW HISTORICAL SOCIETY. The Society was re-organized. President Guthe said "pioneer" and "county" should be dropped. The Society should preserve the history of Washtenaw district.
President Boston suggested adding "county" to the name. The action was approved 10-1 on July 13. Secretary Mrs. Groomes was against. The change apparently didn't "take."
WASHTENAW COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY. "County" was added back in the name in the revised constitution.