Collection of literary society constitutions
Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 143
The Collection of Literary Society constitutions documents the constitutions and amendments of three literary societies at Purdue University, as well as the Purdue Pharmaceutical Society. The literary societies included are: Irving, Carlyle, and Philalethean. This collection might be useful for researchers interested in information on any of these societies or literary societies in general, extracurricular activities of students, and Purdue history. The collection is comprised of a ledger book and one folder of loose pages that were previously removed from the book.
Language of Materials
Collection material is in English.
Collection is open for research.
Copyright and Use Information
Copyright held by Purdue University.
0.226 Cubic Feet (1 legal-size half-width manuscript box)
This collection includes a ledger book with the transcribed constitutions of Purdue literary societies, as well as a folder containing previously removed loose pages.
The creator of the collection is unknown, as is their reason for compiling the constitutions of the literary societies included. However, additional historical information is available about the three literary societies and can be found in the finding aids for their respective collections. No additional information about the Purdue Pharmaceutical Society can be offered at this time.
Source and date of acquisition are unknown.
Whenever possible, original order of the materials has been retained. All materials have been housed in acid-free folders and boxes.
- Collection of literary society constitutions
- Virginia Pleasant
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Edition statement
- Second edition. Collection description was first completed 2013-10-28.
- 2019-07-31: Description updated to align with ASC standards for Archives Space.