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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG1280.AM:  Philomathian Literary Society (Seward, Nebraska)



Minutes:  1898

Seward, Seward County, Nebraska:  Literary Society

Size:  One folder



BACKGROUND NOTE



The Philomathian Literary Society of Seward, Nebraska met on January 18, 1898 to organize as a permanent society. Officers were elected at this meeting to serve a six-week term. During its weekly meetings, members of the Philomathian Literary Society performed recitations and debated questions relating to the arts, education, and the social and political scene. The Society adjourned indefinitely on April 4, 1898.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



The collection consists of the minutes of the weekly meetings of the Philomathian Literary Society of Seward, Nebraska. The minutes date from January 18 – April 4, 1898 and provide information on membership participation in the Society and issues debated by the members.



INVENTORY



Minutes, January 18 – April 4, 1898



 



Subject headings:



Debates and debating — Nebraska

Literature — Societies, etc.

Philomathian Literary Society (Seward, Nebraska)

Seward (Nebraska) — History

Seward County (Nebraska) — History



 



AIP/ksa                 10-1990

Revised TMM       05-04-2007