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Guide to the Vassar College Philalethean Society Records, 1866-1939

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Collection Summary

Repository: Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries
Creator: Vassar College. Philalethean Society
Title: Vassar College Philalethean Society Records
Dates: 1866-1939
Quantity: 2 cubic ft (6 boxes)
Abstract: Records of this student dramatic club include scripts from prize-winning plays, reports, scrapbooks, minutes, account books, membership records, and other items.
Forms of Materials: Scripts, reports, scrapbooks, minutes, account books, and membership records.

Administrative History

Founded in 1865, Philaletheis was the first student group on campus. It was originally created as a literary society but evolved into the drama performance club it is today.

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Scope and Content Note

Records of this student dramatic club include scripts from prize-winning plays, reports, scrapbooks, minutes, account books, membership records, and other items.

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Access and Use

Access

This collection is open for research according to the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Library without any additional restrictions.

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Subject Headings

Organizations:

  • Vassar College--Students.

Subjects:

  • College and school drama, American--New York (State)--Poughkeepsie.
  • College theater--Societies, etc.
  • Women college students--New York (State)--Poughkeepsie.
  • Women--New York (State)--Poughkeepsie--Societies and clubs.

Document Types:

  • Scrapbooks.
  • Scripts.

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Encoding Information

Encoded by Elizabeth Clarke, May 2007.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Vassar College Philalethean Society Records, Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries.

Processing Information

Original processing date unknown.

Acquisition Information

Transfer.

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Container List

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