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Linonian Society, Yale College, records

 Collection
Call Number: RU 206

Scope and Contents

The records consist of correspondence, secretary"s records, treasurer's records, and librarian's records documenting society activities, membership, financial affairs, the society's founding, book collections, and other relevant activities.

Dates

  • 1753-1870

Creator

Language

English

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Arrangement

The records are arranged in four series: I. General Correspondence. II. Secretary's Records. III. Treasurer"s Records. IV. Librarian's Records; and subsequent accessions.

Extent

9.25 Linear Feet (22 boxes)

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ru.0206

Overview

The records consist of correspondence, secretary's records, treasurer's records, and librarian's records documenting society activities, membership, financial affairs, the society's founding, book collections, and other relevant activities.

Biographical / Historical

The Linonian Literary Society was founded in 1753. All undergraduates were allowed to be members of the Linonian Society. The club provided students with a forum to debate, stage plays, and deliver poems, essays, and orations. The society disbanded in 1868.

General

Forms part of Yale Record Group 40 (YRG 40), Records of Yale clubs, societies, and organizations.

Processing Information

Yale University records are arranged and described at the accession level by the creating office. The University Archives creates collection level descriptive records, but typically does no further arrangement and description at the accession level.
Title
Guide to the Linonian Society, Yale College, Records
Author
compiled by staff of Manuscripts and Archives
Date
November 1985
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • May 2008: Finding aid revision description not supplied.

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
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