Guide to the Rogers Debating Society (1897-1913) Minute Book

Collection Title: Rogers Debating Society (1897-1913) Minute Book
Dates: 1904-1913
Identification: 31/6/10
Creator: Rogers Debating Society
Extent: 1 Volumes
Language of Materials: English
Abstract: This series consists of the minutes of the Rogers Debating Society from September 1904, to March 1913.
Acquisition Information: The volume was transferred to the University Archives sometime prior to June 1, 1974.
Processing Information: Andrew Leslie; July 1980.
Conditions Governing Use: None.
Related Materials: Adelphic Literary Society Minute Book, 1877-1893 (Series 31/6/9). Hinman Literary Society Minute Books and Librarian's Record, 1857-1868, 1869-1882 (Series 31/6/8). Philomathia Society Minute Books, 1868-1893, 1904-1917 (Series 38/4).
Repository: Northwestern University Archives
Deering Library, Room 110
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston, IL, 60208-2300
URL: http://www.library.northwestern.edu/archives
Email: archives@northwestern.edu
Phone: 847-491-3354

Biographical/Historical Information

The Rogers Society was organized on February 18, 1897, and named after the University President at that time, Henry Wade Rogers. Unlike its predecessors, the literary societies, the Rogers Society was founded solely to promote oratorical and debating skills in the University community.

Scope and Content

The Rogers Society was organized on February 18, 1897, and named after the University President at that time, Henry Wade Rogers. Unlike its predecessors, the literary societies, the Rogers Society was founded solely to promote oratorical and debating skills in the University community. This series consists of the minutes of the Rogers Debating Society from September 1904, to March 1913.

Arrangement of Materials

This series consists of the minutes of the Rogers Debating Society from September 1904, to March 1913.

Subjects

Corporate Name

Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)--History

Rogers Debating Society

Subjects

College students--Illinois--Evanston--Societies and clubs

Debates and debating--Illinois--Evanston