Indiana University Digitizes Archives Of 19th Century Literary Society

Posted by admin on Feb 5, 2013

From the African Languages Club to the Progressive Librarians’ Guild, Indiana University now counts more than 750 official student organizations. But in the mid-nineteenth century the school had only two.

They were rival literary societies that each wanted to prove their members were the most cultivated and articulate on campus. IU is digitizing its archives for one of them, the Athenian Society.

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