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General University Organizations. Literary Circle Records

Finding Aid & Inventory

The Wake Forest Literary Circle met once or twice monthly at a professor's house to discuss a book that had been assigned that month. Materials include a notebook detailing who was at each meeting and what they read.

Biographical and Historical Note

The Wake Forest Literary Circle met once or twice monthly at a Wake Forest College professor's house to discuss the book that had been assigned that month. Books that they discussed included classic plays, poetry, and selections from various novels.

Collection Overview

This collection contains the notebook of the Literary Circle, documenting the group's meetings from 1892-1902. notes include names of members at the meetings, the books they discussed, discussion topics from the meetings, and roles assigned to members when they read plays.

Collection Inventory

  • Literary Circle notebook  (1892-1902) box 1 folder 1

Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Title
General University Organizations. Literary Circle Records
ID
RG13.16
Date
1892-1898, 1901-1902
Quantity
1 half-document box
Extent
0.21  Linear Feet

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, 2021 September
Access Restrictions
This collection is open for researchers. 
Copyright Notice
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Preferred Citation
General University Organizations. Literary Circle Records (RG13.16), Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. 

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