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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

Date:  1866-11-02

Format:  Black and white paper / 7 inches by 11 inches

Is Part Of:  History of UW-Platteville - The University of Wisconsin Collection

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

Date:  1869-12-23

Format:  Black and white program / 5 inches by 8 inches

Is Part Of:  History of UW-Platteville - The University of Wisconsin Collection

Established The Philadelphian Society (men) and the Athenaeum Society (women) meeting in Assembly Hall in Platteville Normal School building

Date:  1893

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

Is Part Of:  History of UW-Platteville - The University of Wisconsin Collection