Scope and Contents
Vol. 1, no. 5, 4th month 8th, 1854. Contents include poetry and prose on topics such as slavery in the United States, a Jewish legend, Robin Hood, and female influence.
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The Lyceum was founded 10th month 25, 1853 by members of the class of 1856. It disbanded soon after their graduation, but was influential in the founding of the Athenaeum, which was founded in 1855.
The Lyceum was a literary society that hosted discussions and readings. They published The Excelsior monthly.
.01 Linear Feet (1 volume)
Literary magazine published in 1854 by the Haverford Lyceum.
Gift of B.W. Beesley, May 1906.
Processed by Lauryn White and Sarah Horowitz, completed November 2020
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