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Guide to the Records of the Philomathean Society RG 30

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Creator: The Philomathean Society.
Title: Records of the Philomathean Society
Dates: 1832-1888
Abstract: The Philomathean Society was one of two literary societies founded in 1832 at the University of the City of New York (NYU). The Philomatheans were notable for organizing skillful debates, speeches and essays, and they published a number of poems and speeches over the course of nearly 60 years. The Philomathean Society disbanded in 1891.
Quantity: 1.0 linear feet
Call Phrase: RG 30