Philadelphia Literary Association

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The Philadelphia Literary Association was organized in 1813 with the goal to improve literary composition and to promote, through lectures and discussions, greater appreciation for literature and the sciences.

From the description of Constitution and bylaws, 1813. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122380350

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creatorOf Philadelphia Literary Association. Constitution and bylaws, 1813. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Shipley, Joseph, 1795-1867. Papers, 1741-1898 [photoprints and microfilm]. Hagley Museum & Library
referencedIn Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. Correspondence, 1829-1874 Houghton Library
referencedIn Thomson, Charles West, 1798-1879. Charles West Thomson papers, 1817-1877. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Bonsall, Edward H., 1794-1879. Essays, 1814-1878. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Troth, Henry, 1794-1842. Diary, 1813-1815. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
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associatedWith Bonsall, Edward H., 1794-1879. person
associatedWith Shipley, Joseph, 1795-1867. person
associatedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 person
associatedWith Thomson, Charles West, 1798-1879. person
associatedWith Troth, Henry, 1794-1842. person
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