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Colgate University Junior Exhibition program collection, A1206

 Collection
Identifier: A1206

Scope and Contents

This is a collection of pamphlets and programs, including false satirical programs, from Colgate University's Junior Exhibition. It also includes a few early programs from joint public meetings and anniversary celebrations of the Aeonian and Adelphian Societies.

Dates

  • 1843-1884

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Historical note

The Junior Exhibition was a public speaking competition between the Aeonian and Adelphian Socieities, rival literary groups that formed at Colgate University in 1840.

Howard Williams, A History of Colgate, 1819-1869 1819-1869 (New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1969), 90, 164, http://cu-cel.org/cuhist/.

Extent

0.2 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Related Materials

A1022, Adelphian Society records, Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries.

A1023, Aeonian Society records, Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries.

Title
Guide to the Colgate University Junior Exhibition program collection
Status
Completed
Author
Lisa King and Allyson Smally
Date
July 27, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries Repository

Contact:
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