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1Author:  Philological Society (Philadelphia, Pa.)Requires cookie*
 Title:  Philological Society (Philadelphia, Pa.) papers, 1809-1811     
 Dates:  1809-1811 
 Abstract:  This collection contains various records from Philadelphia's Philological Society. Its contents lends insight into the literary culture of Philadelphia's polite society in the early nineteenth century (1809-1811). The collection contains many essays that discuss city life and problems. Other essays deal with issues such as ambition, avarice, literature, history, and the like. There is a detailed index with the title and topic of each essay. The Society's records also contain correspondence (often short) that documents its workings.

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 Call #:  Mss.405.P5o 
 Extent:  0.25 Linear Feet 
 Topics:  Literature, Arts, and Culture | Philadelphia History | Social Life and Custom 
 Genre:  Institutional Records | Manuscript Essays | Miscellaneous 
 Subjects:  Learned institutions and societies -- Pennsylvania. | Philology.