Washington Literary Society
Scope and Contents
Includes secretary's books with minutes of meetings, treasurer's books, library books (with records of books lent), roll books, and copies of the Society's constitution. Contains accounts of student debates on current political and social questions.
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- Washington and Lee University. Washington Literary Society (Organization)
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Biographical / Historical
Student literary and debating society with associated library at Washington College, later Washington and Lee University, founded 1814. Popularity declined after World War I, and the society ceased to exist c. 1953
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
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