Project Editor:Anastasia Smallcomb, UCARE, 2007

Table of Contents

Overview of U.S. Literary Societies
UNL Literary Societies:
1. History
2. Within the Society
3. Women's Roles
4. Controversies

Works Cited
Site Map

Works Cited

Engle, John D. "English One and the Literacy Society: Lessons from the Past." Journal of Thought. (1983): 18(1)

Gilson, Edward James. "Changing Student Lifestyle at the University of Iowa, 1800-1900." (Ph.D. diss., University of Iowa, 1980).

Harding, Thomas Spencer. College Literary Societies: Their Contribution to Higher Education in the United States, 1815-1876. Pageant Press International Corp.: New York, NY. 1971.

Radke, Andrea Gayle. "'Can she not see and hear, and smell and taste?': Women students at coeducational land-grant Universities in the American West, 1868-1917." (Ph.D. diss., University of Nebraska—Lincoln, 2002).

Sack, Saul. "Student Life in the Nineteenth Century." The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. (1961): 85(13)

Simpson, Lowell. "The Development and Scope of Undergraduate Literacy Society Libraries at Columbia, Dartmouth, Princeton, and Yale." Journal of Library History. (1977): 12(3)

Waldo, Michael J. "A Comparative analysis of Nineteenth Century Academic and Literary Society Library Collections in the Midwest." (Ph.D. diss., Indiana University, 1985).

Weidner, Hiedemarie Z. "Members of Literary Societies are Exempt from Rhetorical Exercises: Claiming Literary Societies for the History of Rhetoric and Composition."