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literary societies in Old Miami from 1825 to 1873

Virgil Earl Davis

literary societies in Old Miami from 1825 to 1873

by Virgil Earl Davis

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  • Miami University (Oxford, Ohio) -- History,
  • Miami University (Oxford, Ohio) -- Societies, etc

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    Statementby Virgil E. Davis
    The Physical Object
    Pagination319 leaves :
    Number of Pages319
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14973951M

    Old Main witnessed the founding of the Erodelphian Literary Society and the Union Literary Society in and later the founding of Beta Theta Pi, Delta Zeta, and Phi Kappa Tau. The collection contains an original and a microfilm copy of the Recording Secretary’s Book of the Union Literary Institute that dates from – This almost page book contains the minutes of the Board of Managers. There appears to be no minutes from September through July ; for and ; or for and File Size: 37KB.

    Linguistic clarification • fraternity is from 14th century writing of the poet Gower, adapted from old french "fraternite", derived from Latin "frater" and related forms meaning "brother". sorority means sister. woman imitated mens organizations and called themselves "fraternities" to distinguish themselves from societies. traced back to indo-european languages. The first church building was erected about the year It was a frame building and remained until , when it gave place to a brick structure. The present building was dedicated Decem , and is located a short distance north of the site of the old Court House.

    eighth annual report of the visiting agent of the board of state charities, Designed for the use of academies, schools, private classes, and the home circle; and especially adapted to the use of literary societies, exhibition - rooms, and other public occasions. By Nathaniel K. Richardson (Philadelphia: Published by P. Garrett & Co., ) [BrooksC,SeeingA].

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- The first literary societies at Miami University were the Erodelphian and the Union Literary Societies, both founded in These societies were the first student organizations on campus, and served purposes both academic and social.

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This burgeoning field of inquiry investigates the social and cultural context of the act of literary creation by relating it to the modes of its production and distribution.Literary societies have been formed and organized, belonging to the Miami University.

The Erodelphian Society was organized in September,having for its professed object the cultivation of science, eloquence, and friendship.

The members were all students of Miami University.