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Adelphian Literary Society Records, 1882-1891

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Adelphian Literary Society (Oregon State University)
Title
Adelphian Literary Society Records
Dates
1882-1891 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.3 cubic feet
1 microfilm reel
Collection Number
RG 048
Summary
The Adelphian Literary Society Records document the first literary society at Corvallis College (now Oregon State University).
Repository
Oregon State University Libraries, Special Collections & Archives Research Center
Special Collections & Archives Research Center
121 The Valley Library
Oregon State University
Corvallis OR
97331-4501
Telephone: 541-737-2075
Fax: 541-737-8674
scarc@oregonstate.edu
Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

The Adelphian Literary Society, which began around 1882, was likely the first literary society at the Corvallis College and State Agricultural College. Unlike many later societies, it was open to both men and women. It disbanded in 1889 and transferred its library to the college.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Materials relate to the organization and activities of the society. The trust agreement pertains to the society's dissolution in 1889 and the transfer of its library to the college. All records are in both paper and microfilm formats.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

Adelphian Literary Society Records (RG 48), Oregon State University Archives, Corvallis, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top