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Literature -- Societies, etc.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Haverford Athenaeum records

 Collection
Identifier: HCQ-003-002
Overview

The Haverford Athenaeum records span the years 1858 to 1888, up until the eventual merging of the Haverford Athenaeum with the Everett Society in 1889. The collection contains constitution, by-laws, meeting minutes, treasure accounds, and a published periodical The Gem.

Dates: 1858-1888

Haverford Loganian Society records

 Collection
Identifier: HCQ-003-001
Overview

The collection is comprised of a variety of different records that pertain to the overall operations of the Haverford Loganian Society at Haverford College. The collection includes the Society's constitution and by-laws, membership registers, meeting minutes, the Collegian account books, and paper pertaining to garden, museum, and library projects.

Dates: 1834-1905

Henry Society records

 Collection
Identifier: HCQ-003-005
Overview

The Henry Society records (1854-1860) include one volume of constitution and by-laws (1856), one minute book (1855-1860), and an oration presented to the Society by Cyrus Mendenhall in 1854.

Dates: 1854-1860

Middletown Lyceum Gazetteer

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-261
Abstract

One manuscript volume of short features, local news, and editorials produced by the rotating editors of the Middletown Lyceum, a literary and social club in Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1858-1859

Delphic Literary Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-Q002
Overview

The Delphic Literary Society was a Swarthmore College men's literary society established in 1874. In 1913, the group merged with the Eunomian Society to became the Athenaeum. Records include the Delphic Literary Society's constitution, histories of the group, minutes, library and financial records, censor's accounts, miscellaneous papers and scattered issues from 1890 to 1902 of the Delphic Chronicle and Delphic Oracle.

Dates: 1874-1913

Eunomian Literary Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-Q003
Overview

The Eunomian Literary Society was a men's debating and speaking club founded at Swarthmore College, Pa., in 1871. In 1913, the group merged with the Delphic Literary Society, forming the Athenaeum. Records include minutes from 1871 to May 1913. Also includes printed copies of the constitution and by-laws and correspondence from 1872 to 1900.

Dates: 1872-1897

Somerville Literary Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-Q001
Overview The Somerville Literary Society was a women students' literary organization founded at Swarthmore College in 1871. The purposes of the organization were to discuss literature, strengthen the friendship between its members, and prepare them for the wider field of action and influence opening to women, according to the group's constitution. The collection contains the records of the Somerville Literary Society, including constitution, minutes, financial papers,...
Dates: 1871-1978

Trenton Friends Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-064
Overview

The Trenton Friends Association was formed in 1892 in Trenton, New Jersey, to promote “a thorough knowledge of the history and testimonies of the Society of Friends.” Meetings were held monthly, except in the summer, in the Trenton Friends meeting house. Papers were presented on a variety of topics. The collection contains minutes, constitution and bylaws, and manuscripts of papers read at meetings.

Dates: 1892-1908

Trenton Friends Literary Society Minute book

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-105
Overview

Trenton Friends Literary Society was formed by a group of Quakers in Trenton, New Jersey, who met every two weeks at members' homes to discuss books, poetry and lectures. Collection contains Minutes of Trenton Friends Literary Society, 1893-1903. Also includes 1893 essay by Dr. Laura Satterthwaite, entitled An Appeal for Loyalty to Truth rather than Sect.

Dates: 1893-1903

Union Lyceum (Montgomery Co., Pa.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-065
Overview

The Union Lyceum, established 1875, was a literary society whose membership consisted primarily of members of the Society of Friends in the Ambler and Gwynedd area of Montgomery County, Pa. The records contain minutes 1875-1900 (gap 1891-1900) and the 25th Anniversary Program.

Dates: 1875-1900