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Jefferson Debating & Literary Society Collection

Information about the Collection
The Jefferson Debating and Literary Society was formed in 1910 as an alternative to the existing four literary societies already existing at [then] State Female Normal School. The Jefferson Society as well as the Ruffner Society were meant to offer those students not already in a literary society the opportunity to participate in debate and literary discussion. The organization existed on campus from 1910 to 1929.

It is unknown when or by what means this ledger was acquired by the Greenwood Library Archives.

Scope and Content
This collection, consisting of (1) hardbound ledger, contains the constitution, by-laws, and meeting minutes of the Jefferson Debating and Literary Society. It ranges in date from 1910 through 1926. .

This collection consists of 1.0 linear foot contained in (1) archival flat box.

While the Jefferson Debating and Literary Society continued until 1929, this ledger does not cover any dates past 1926.

The overall condition of the ledger is fair, with the exception of a loose and separating spine.

There are no restrictions to access or use for research purposes.


Contents of the Collections

Box 1 of 1:

Ledger containing constitution, by-laws, and meeting minutes.

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Archives and Records Specialist

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Jamie Krogh
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