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Young American Literary Association records

975.09.028

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Summary Information

Repository:
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Creator:
Bacon Family
Creator:
Cope, Thomas Pim, 1823-1900
Creator:
Haines, Henry, 1819-1905
Creator:
Whitall, Mary Cope, 1836-1897
Title:
Young American Literary Association records
Date:
1867-1868
Call Number:
975.09.028
Extent:
063 Linear feet
Language:
English
Cite as:
Young American Literary Association (MC.975.09.028), Quaker & Special Collections, Haverford College, Haverford, PA.
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Biography/History

Little is known about the start and end of the organization.

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of one collection of minutes from the Young American Literary Association. The minutes describe debates on literary themes, including the topic, who presented on what side, the moderator, and the chosen winner. It often includes who the next moderator and topic will be.

Administrative Information

Publication Information

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections,  December 2015

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Mary A. Crauderueff

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17).

Acquisition

The Young American Literary Association records were donated to Quaker & Special Collections, Haverford College, in 1966 by Sarah A.G. Smith.

Processing Information

Processed by Mary A. Crauderueff; completed December 2015.

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)
  • Debating matters
  • Group reading
  • Literature study
  • Quakers
  • Quakers -- Social Life and Customs
  • Quakers--History

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Collection Inventory

Minutes, 1867-1868.