Adelphic Society Records, 1875-1927
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Brief Description:

Records of the Adelphic Literary Society, founded in 1868, including proceedings (1898-1927), critic's books (1880-82, 1884-97, 1901-22), a fee book (1882-91), account books (1875-1908), and photographs of members (1907-1921).

Proceedings include minutes of meetings showing attendance, programs, membership, and business actions. Critics books contain narrative comments on presentation of readings, papers, debate, and extemporaneous talks by the society's critic.

Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at]
Record Series Number: 41/75/1
Created by: Adelphic Literary Society (Urbana, Ill.)
Volume: 1.4 cubic feet
Acquired: 9/63; 6/2002
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Arrangement: by type of record and chronologically thereunder
Subject Index
Literary Societies
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]