Linonian Society, Yale College, records
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.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
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.
9.25 Linear Feet (22 boxes)
Language of Materials
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.
Forms part of Yale Record Group 40 (YRG 40), Records of Yale clubs, societies, and organizations.
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.
- Guide to the Linonian Society, Yale College, Records
- Under Revision
- compiled by staff of Manuscripts and Archives
- November 1985
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository
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