Concord Lyceum records, 1828-1928.


Concord Lyceum records, 1828-1928.

Records, 1828-1928, include: bound volumes of general records (constitution; lists of officers; minutes; reports; records of programs, lectures, entertainments), 1828-1922; bound volumes of financial records ("Cash Books"), 1829-1924; unbound records, 1859-1928 (articles of incorporation; bylaws; financial records; correspondence with lyceum/entertainment bureaus, 1881, 1889-1891; printed Proceedings of the Fiftieth Anniversary ..., 1879); and printed programs and tickets for lectures and entertainments, 1860/61-1920/21.

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Concord Lyceum (Concord, Mass.) (corporateBody)

Organization of Concord, Mass., formed for the purpose of "improvement in knowledge, the advancement of Popular Education, and the diffusion of useful information throughout the community." On Dec. 3, 1828, at a meeting in the Centre District schoolhouse, a committee (Nathan Brooks, Samuel Burr, Samuel Hoar, John Keyes, Daniel and Lemuel Shattuck, Daniel Southmayd, Daniel Stone) was chosen to write a constitution, which was adopted Jan. 7, 1829. First officers of the Lyceum: Ezra Ri...