Graham Philanthropic Society Records
Scope and Contents
This collection contains minute books, roll books, treasurer's books (chiefly from before 1917), library books (1840-1868), and constitutions of the student society, including accounts of debates on current political and social questions and records of student library use.
- Creation: 1809 - 1942
- Washington College. Graham Philanthropic Society (Organization)
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Biographical / Historical
The Graham Philanthropic Society was a literary and debating society founded in 1809 at Washington College (later Washington and Lee University). The name changed to Graham-Lee Society around 1871. Membership declined greatly after World War I.
4 Linear Feet (36 volumes and 1 box)
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