History of Rotary International

Rotary began as an idea more than 100 years ago. Today, Rotary flourishes worldwide with 1.2 million members in more than 200 countries and geographical areas.

Rotary History and Archives serves as the authority on Rotary’s rich, evolving history. ¬†Located in Lincolnwood, Illinois, USA, the History and Archives team houses collections such as books written by Paul Harris, correspondence form past Rotary presidents, and photographs of Rotary events.

Learn more about their pursuits by visiting the History of Rotary International. (External Link)