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Union Lyceum (Montgomery Co., Pa.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-065
Contains the minutes of the Union Lyceum, 1875-1900 (gap 1891-1900) and material relating to the 25th Anniversary in 1900.

Dates

  • 1875-1900

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Rights Information

Copyright has not been assigned to Friends Historical Library All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in to the Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf Friends Historical Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)

Overview

The Union Lyceum, established 1875, was a literary society whose membership consisted primarily of members of the Society of Friends in the Ambler and Gwynedd area of Montgomery County, Pa. The records contain minutes 1875-1900 (gap 1891-1900) and the 25th Anniversary Program.

Biographical / Historical

The Union Lyceum, established 1875, was a literary society whose membership consisted primarily of members of the Society of Friends in the Ambler and Gwynedd area of Montgomery County, Pa. The meetings were held in members' homes and consisted of readings, recitation, and criticism. It was disbanded in 1891 due to lack of members, but held a reunion program in 1900.

Arrangement

The collection is divided into two series:
  1. Minutes
  2. 25th Anniversary

Physical Location

For current information on the location of materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donor: Gwynedd Monthly Meeting

The collection was deposited with the records of Gwyneed Monthly Meeting.

Processing Information

In 1991, this material was transferred from Gwynedd Monthly Meeting Records (RG 2) and catalogued separately as a collection in Record Group 4.
Title
An Inventory of the Union Lyceum (Montgomery Co., Pa.) Records, 1875-1900
Author
FHL staff
Date
1991
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English
Sponsor
Encoding made possible by a grant by the Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation to the Philadelphia Consortium of Special Collections Libraries

Revision Statements

  • 2016: This electronic finding aid was updated in Summer 2016 by Abdulrezak Kemal in preparation for importing into ArchivesSpace, to conform to current markup standards and the ArchivesSpace data model.

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