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Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Union Literary Society fonds
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24 cm of textual records
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The Society was constituted in 1893 after the Jackson Literary Society and the Literary Association joined together. Its object was the cultivation of literature, science, and oratory. In 1924, it was superseded by the Students Parliament.
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Fonds consists of constitution, 1893; minutes, 1893-1911, (including rough, 1893-1900), 1896, 1911-1919, 1919-1922; correspondence, 1907, 1922; song books; and correspondence file concerning repayment of a loan made by the Board of Regents to the Union Literary Society for the purchase of Indian relics, 1903-1913.
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1992.084V [contains photograph]
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Predecessor organization's are: Jackson Literary Society (Fonds 2008) and Literary Association (Fonds 2005). The Conversazione (Fonds 2017) was a committee of the Literary Association. The Student's Parliament (Fonds 2007) is the successor to the Union Literary Society.
Related fonds include: Women's Literary Society (Fonds 2057).