FOUNDED OCTOBER 15TH, 1866
The Philadelphian Society
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