Student Affairs

Special Interest Organizations

Philologian Literary Society, 1866-1922


Box 1:

   Advance, 1892-1911
        Contains three issues of the Advance publication for June 1892, June 1893, and April 22, 1911. These include the name and picture of each faculty member in the society, a brief history, pictures and drawings of State Normal School, advertisements, and obituaries for deceased students and faculty.

   Constitution and By-laws, 1900-10
        Contains four copies of the handbooks listing the society's Constitution and By-laws

   Financial Forms, 1910-22
        Includes a blank original receipt used by the society and two statements for purchased goods, building materials and cloth, dated March 23, 1922

   Normal Mentor (2 Folders), 1875-77
        Includes Volume 1, numbers 3, 5, 6, and 8, 1875-76 and Volume 2, numbers 1, 7, and 12, 1876-77.  The Normal Mentor contained articles on normal school events and the March, 1876 issue included and a floor plan of the second floor of the New Dormitory Building of the State Normal School.

   Programs/Presentations, 1912-19
        Includes programs for the plays She Stoops to Conquer, Charley's Aunt, Booth Tarkington's Monsieur Beaucaire, Mice and Men, The Tempest, The Maneuvers of Jane, as well as the programs for two public presentations sponsored by the society.  The plays were presented each November as part of the society's annual reunion.

   Register (1 Book), 1866-1921
        Includes each individual member's name, post office, county, and state in which they reside. States which annual reunion it is, the date, the time, and the location.

   Reunions, 1887-1916
        Contains programs and invitations to the annual society reunions, held first in the normal auditorium and later in Philo Hall in Science Hall

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