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Guide to the Records of the Philomathean Society RG.39.2

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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on May 22, 2018
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 Finding aid revised by John Zarrillo  , May 2018

Descriptive Summary

Title: Records of the Philomathean Society
Dates [inclusive]: 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: 2 Linear Feet in one manuscript box and one custom box
Call Phrase: RG.39.2