Franklin Vespervian Society Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0156

Scope and Contents

The Franklin Vesperian Society was a literary society created by the students of the University of Nashville in the early to middle 19th century. This all male group of writers would meet to discuss an interesting broad range of topics and write essays give speeches about them. The collection covers a series of essays starting from 1828 to 1831 which were created by some of its members. Topics range from contemporary issues to religion and nature. This collection is .21 linear feet and contains the writings of members of the society.

Dates

  • 1828 - 1831

Historical Note - Franklin Vesperian Society at the University of Nashville

The Franklin Vesperian Society was a literary society created by the students of the University of Nashville in the early to middle 19th century. This all male group of writers would meet to discuss an interesting broad range of topics and write essays give speeches about them. The collection covers a series of essays starting from 1828 to 1831 which were created by some of its members. Topics range from contemporary issues to religion and nature.

Extent

.21 Linear Feet (1 Half Hollinger box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Franklin Vesperian Society was a literary society created by the students of the University of Nashville in the early to middle 19th century. This all male group of writers would meet to discuss an interesting broad range of topics and write essays give speeches about them. The collection covers a series of essays starting from 1828 to 1831 which were created by some of its members. Topics range from contemporary issues to religion and nature. This collection is .21 linear feet and contains the writings of members of the society.

Physical Location

Special Collections & Archives

Title
Finding Aid for the Franklin Vespervian Society Papers
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Vanderbilt University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Jean and Alexander Heard Library
419 21st Avenue South
Nashville TN 37203 United States


 

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