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Rogers Debating Society (1897-1913) Minute Book

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: 31/6/10
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.

Dates

  • 1904-1913

Creator

Conditions Governing Use

This collection is stored off-site and requires 48 hours advance notice for retrieval. Please contact the McCormick Library at specialcollections@northwestern.edu or 847-491-3635 for more information or to schedule an appointment to view the collection.

Extent

1.00 Volumes

Abstract

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

Arrangement Note

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

Method of Acquisition

The volume was transferred to the University Archives sometime prior to June 1, 1974.

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).

Processing Information

Andrew Leslie; July 1980.
Title
Guide to the Rogers Debating Society (1897-1913) Minute Book
Author
Andrew Leslie
Date
01/01/2006
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

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