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GACA Collection 016. Irenian Association. Records, January 1883-April 1884: Overview

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Collection Description

Irenian Association.  Records, January 1883-April 1884.  GACA Collection 16.  7 folders.

Records of the Irenian Association consist of the group’s constitution, by-laws, rules of order, membership list, minutes, and the organization’s publication The Excelsior.  “Ladies of G.A. College in order to increase [their] stock of general knowledge, and discipline [their] mental powers for the work of life” formed the literary association in 1883.  Their publication, The Excelsior, was a written by the group’s editor and members to be “both entertaining and instructive.”  The collection follows a chronological arrangement.

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