Records, 1825-1927 (bulk 1825-1890).

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Philoclean Society (Rutgers University). Records, 1825-1927 (bulk 1825-1890).

Records, 1825-1927 (bulk 1825-1890).

Records of the Philoclean Society (1825-1927) including correspondence, minutes, constitution and by-laws, membership lists, addresses, committee reports, and officers' reports. There are also account books, receipts, dues books, library catalogs, registers of books borrowed, clippings, and ephemera. The majority of the records date from 1825-1894, with thegreatest number of documents deriving from the 1830's through the 1850's. Records from the re-formed Philoclean Society date from 1907-1927 and constitute a significantly smaller part of the collection. Activities of the society from 1920 to 1927 are represented only by newspaper clippings.

6.5 cubic ft. (15 manuscript boxes)

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Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851

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American author; resident of Cooperstown, N.Y. From the description of Manuscript fragment and portrait, [ca. 1832], [ca. 1850]. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 57008578 Virgil David was president of the Lawrenceville Lyceum in Western Pennsylvania. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cooperstown, N.Y., to Virgil David, n.p., 1836 July 21. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 55822302 From the description of Au...

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Philoclean Society (Rutgers University)

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The Philoclean Society was one of two student literary societies active at Rutgers College during the greater part of the 19th-Century. The society was formed during the first semester of the re-opening of Rutgers College in 1825. Another society, the Peithessophian, was started the same year; the two would remain campus rivals until both fell victim to a lack of interest in the 1890's. The society was re-formed in 1907 and remained active until 1932. Professor William C...

Wise, Henry A. (Henry Alexander), 1806-1876

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Brown, David Paul, 1795-1892.

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Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852

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Buchanan, James, 1791-1868

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Mann, Horace, 1796-1859

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Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863

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Murray, David, 1830-1905

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Brownlee, W. C. 1784-1860.

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Frelinghuysen, Frederick T. (Frederick Theodore), 1817-1885

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Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878

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William Cullen Bryant (b. November 3, 1794, Cummington, Massachusetts-d. June 12, 1878, New York, New York), American romantic poet, journalist, and long-time editor of the New York Evening Post....