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Literature--Societies, etc

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Frank Heath Alfriend Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.109
Scope and Contents This collection consists of an "extract" from the faculty minutes of the College of William & Mary, granting a master's degree in 1866 to Frank H. Alfriend. The extract includes a green, embossed Temple seal used by the College at that time and was signed by William and Mary President Benjamin Ewell and Professor and Acting Secretary of the Faculty Thomas P. McCandlish.  Also in the collection is a 41-page address titled "Alexander Hamilton: An address by Frank H. Alfriend before the...

Cerulean Society Minute Book (Williamsburg, Va.)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Mi10
Scope and Contents Minutes, 1842 March 16-May 3, of meetings of the Cerulean Society of Williamsburg, Virginia which was a literary club formed by three women who inducted male "knights" into the group. A "knight" read a poem or thesis at each meeting and his talk was recorded in the volume. The book was kept by Mary Greenhow Lee while on a visit to Williamsburg and contains a list of people she visited. It also includes diary entries, 16 March-3 May 1842, concerning her visit in Williamsburg and 20 September-17...

George Fisher Harrison Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.080
Scope and Contents The papers of George Fisher Harrison contain three of his essays or orations presented while a student at the College of William and Mary between 1840-1843.  One oration on ancient history was delivered on July 4, 1841, an essay on "Woman" was read before the Franklinian Society on December 11, 1841, and a Valedictory to the Tau Chi Society was read on July 4, 1843.

Maple Ridge Culture Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01329
Scope and Contents Included are 2 minute books for the Maple Ridge Culture Club of Medina, N.Y. for the years 1905-1907 and 1909-1911, as well as Annual Calendars showing the club's events from 1907-1915. Minute books include bylaws and member roster.

Phoenix Literary Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 7.005
Scope and Contents This collection contains minutes, official correspondence, treasurer's books, and financial records of the Phoenix Literary Society, a College of William & Mary student group in the 19th-20th centuries.