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Group reading

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Evesham Social Reading Circle records

Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-009

The Evesham Social Reading Circle was founded in 1864 in Mount Laurel, New Jersey. The Circle was supported by paid memberships. It is unknown when it ended.

Dates: 1864-1871

Friends Institute minutes

Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-029
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of one book of Board of Managers minutes from the Friends Institute. It includes the organizations' by-laws, minutes from the beginning of the organization, as well as an attendance record in the back.

Dates: 1880-1898

Pond Life 101 collection

Identifier: HCQ-003-120

The collection contains flyers with information about the club. The first book the club read was Walden by Henry David Thoreau.

Dates: 1988

Preston Reading Room Association records

Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-021

The Preston Reading Room Assocation, Haverford, PA, was founded in 1890 for the purpose of "maintaining a building and direct its uses in such a way as shall tend to promote the welfare of the neighborhood of Friends' Meeting at Haverford." The collection consists of one record book of minutes for the Presto Reading Room Association. It contains finance reports, purchases, and hiring decisions, among other information.

Dates: 1890-1894

The Octagon records

Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-020
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one volume of minutes from "The Octagon," a society in Philadelphia, Pennslyvania. It also includes a role book of its members in the back.

Dates: 1892-1894

Young American Literary Association records

Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-028
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of one collection of minutes from the Young American Literary Association. The minutes describe debates on literary themes, including the topic, who presented on what side, the moderator, and the chosen winner. It often includes who the next moderator and topic will be.

Dates: 1867-1868