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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 feet (5 boxes)
Abstract: Records of this student dramatic club include scripts from prize-winning plays, reports, scrapbooks, minutes, account books, membership records, a photograph album, and other items.
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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, a photograph album, and other items.

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Access

This collection is open for research according to the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Librarywithout any additional restrictions.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to quote (publish) from unpublished or previously published material must be obtained as described in the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Library.

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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:

  • Photograph albums.
  • Scrapbooks.
  • Scripts.
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Encoding Information

Encoded by Elizabeth Clarke, May 2007.

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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

There is no container list currently available for this collection.