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Calliopean Society records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-036
This collection is comprised of the correspondence related to the society, "The Constitution of the Calliopean Society" (1822), and original handwritten meeting minutes.

Dates

  • 1822

Creator

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17).

Extent

2 folders

Historical note

The Calliopean Society is a literary and debating society founded at Yale College in 1819. Its name refers to Calliope, the muse of Epic Poetry. A literary society of the same name is said to have been formed in Bermuda in 1790 by George Tucker, at that time under the tutelage of Josiah Meigs, who later became Professor of Moral Philosophy at Yale.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed January 2016.

Creator

Title
Calliopean Society records, 1822
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
January 2016
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

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