Beginnings This is the first page of minutes of the meeting that established the Philadelphian Society, the first male literary society at Platteville Normal School
Title: Platteville Normal School's Philadelphian Society meeting minutes
Format: Black and white paper / 7 inches by 11 inches
Early Events This is the cover of an event hosted by the Philadelphian Society: Anniversary Exercises of the Philadelphian Society, Normal Hall, December 23, 1869. This society was the oldest male literary society on campus
Title: Anniversary Exercises of the Philadelphian Society Programme
Format: Black and white program / 5 inches by 8 inches
Established The Philadelphian Society (men) and the Athenaeum Society (women) meeting in Assembly Hall in Platteville Normal School building
Description: Evidence indicates that this was a joint meeting between the two literary societies at the Normal School:
The Philadelphian Society (men) and the Athenaeum Society (women).
This photograph was part of an exhibit displayed at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition by the Platteville Normal School.
Format: Sepia-colored photograph / 8 inches by 10 inches