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Clubs--Virginia--History--19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

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...

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.