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Literary Societies

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1 Expanded co- and extra-curricular activities
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.448
7/1/1990 Survey of activities of literary societies, drama, athletics, Greeks, debate, oratory, and college student publications; photo.
2 Life in the Normal School community
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.175
7/1/1990 The beginnings of extracurricular activities and groups at UNI including athletics and sports, oratory and debate, music, literary societies, and the Alumni Association; photo.
3 Student life
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.52
7/1/1990 Account of student life, organizations, recreation, discipline, and curriculum in the first ten years of the Normal School; photo.
4 Societies spark campus life
Alumnus 61:3, p.14
9/1/1976 Influence of societies and social opportunities of early students; photo.
5 A trip through the past with alumni
Lounsberry--Barbara Severin (Classes of 1969 and 1971; English Faculty)
Alumnus 56:2, p.10
5/1/1971 Memories for returning classes; photo.
6 Reunion reminiscences
Lounsberry--Barbara Severin (Classes of 1969 and 1971; English Faculty)
Alumnus 54:2, p.3
5/1/1969 Memories of campus life for visiting classes; photo.
7 Those exciting days of the past
Dieterich--Mary (Library Faculty)
Alumnus 52:2, p.06
5/1/1967 Memories for returning classes; photo.
8 Teachers College receives Homerian Society mementos
Alumnus 36:2, p.8
5/1/1952 Ida Rohlf presents gavel and photos.
9 Extracurricular activities
Hart--Irving Harlow (Extension Faculty and Archivist)
First 75 Years 0:0, p.146
7/1/1951 Broad survey of the history of literary societies, campus publications, music and athletics, Greek organizations, and religious groups on campus.
10 Why the literaries failed
Alumnus 25:1, p.5
1/1/1941 Continued analysis of fading of literary societies; blames changing student interests and World War I; societies failed to meet students' social and curricular needs.
11 Farewell to the literaries!: Part I: The power and the glory
Furry--Leroy W. (Class of 1935)
Alumnus 24:3, p.9
7/1/1940 History of literary societies; purposes and activities; humorous occurrences; roster of societies with their dates of founding and ending, mottoes, and colors; photo.
12 Old literary societies stole social stage
College Eye 31:6, p.7
10/20/1939 Brief history of the literary societies.
13 Homerians, Irvings reunite
Fearing--Ruby Mabel Reese
Alumnus 22:3, p.11
7/1/1938 Description of reunion of former literary societies.
14 Homerians, Irvings to celebrate
Alumnus 22:2, p.7
4/1/1938 Societies organized in 1913 and named in honor of President Seerley will celebrate 25th anniversary; will make contribution to Seerley Foundation
15 Love is blind, can get along with small lamp
College Eye 28:5, p.1
10/8/1936 A look at the early days of ISTC as seen in the student newspaper.
16 Debates were main interests of old societies on campus; yellowed secretary books divulge material on social trends
Beaty--Dora Belle (Student--1935)
College Eye 26:40, p.1
4/26/1935 Brief history of the literary societies.
17 Latham fetes campus leaders at annual dinner
College Eye 26:16, p.1
10/12/1934 Gayle Howe summarizes changes in the school over the last ten years.
18 Literary Societies
Old Gold 0:0, p.188
6/1/1934 Dates when each society was founded and current officers; photos.
19 All-college dance in Commons tonight is week's social feature
College Eye 25:27, p.3
1/19/1934 Campus social calendar.
20 All-college Christmas supper will bring week's activities to close
College Eye 25:25, p.3
12/21/1933 Campus social calendar.
21 Societies, honor fraternities are listed among campus activities; 'Eye' compiles resume of organizations on campus
College Eye 25:11, p.3
8/18/1933 List of departmental clubs, literary societies, honorary societies, and religious clubs.
22 English
Old Gold 0:0, p.23
6/1/1933 History and aims of the department; organized in 1909; curriculum; photos.
23 Burt Welty compares college life of '96 with that of today
Barker--Donald W. (Class of 1935)
College Eye 24:12, p.1
11/28/1932 Donald Barker reflects on the different activities of students now compared to when he was in college.
24 Literary Societies
Arends--John H. (Class of 1915)
Old Gold 0:0, p.205
6/1/1932 Illustration of quill pen and paper.
25 A history of activities
College Eye 23:39, p.2
4/22/1932 Explores the evolution of categories of student groups and activities at ISTC.
26 Students will revel in ginghams and denims at Bartlett Hall tomorrow night
College Eye 23:29, p.3
2/5/1932 Campus social calendar.
27 Four sororities are giving their fall term dances this weekend
College Eye 23:21, p.5
11/13/1931 Meetings and activities planned; campus social calendar.
28 Student leaders of all campus organizations
Public Relations News Release 1931:12, p.1
9/18/1931 Banquet held for student leaders.
29 The B. M. O. C. at the Iowa State Teachers College
Public Relations News Release 1930:290, p.1
3/23/1931 Big Men on Campus meet for annual dinner with President Latham, Dean Campbell, and Dean Reed.
30 Officers elected for campus organizations
Public Relations News Release 1930:121, p.1
12/14/1930 Literary societies and other groups elect officers for winter term; list of officers provided.
31 Collegiate tradition of long standing
Public Relations News Release 1929:393, p.1
4/4/1930 Literary societies hold first off campus meeting.
32 A debate on the question
College Eye 21:25, p.3
3/28/1930 Question for upcoming debate between the literary societies.
33 Alpha Literary Society sponsors frolic; organizations plan dances
College Eye 21:21, p.4
2/28/1930 Entertained all the literary societies.
34 William Patrick Morrissey, blind student at Iowa State Teachers College
Public Relations News Release 1929:198, p.1
2/5/1930 Profile of William Morrissey; speaks seven languages.
35 Dean's list shows variety in types of college organizations
College Eye 21:9, p.8
11/8/1929 Dean Campbell compiles a roster of student organizations.
36 Men's Forum
College Eye 21:2, p.5
9/19/1929 Men's Forum is consolidation of Philomathean and Aristotelian literary societies; offers opportunity for work in speech and parliamentary procedure.
37 Open forum to discuss Kellog Peace Pact
College Eye 20:15, p.1
1/10/1929 Sponsored by literary societies; hope to duplicate good earlier discussion on Prohibition.
38 Editorially speaking
College Eye 20:14, p.4
12/13/1928 Asks students to provide suggestions for improving the College Eye; comments on student participation in speech contests; discusses symbols of Christmas; praises the Science Bulletin.
39 Men's literary society notes
College Eye 20:7, p.2
10/25/1928 Held open forum discussion.
40 Men's Literary Society
College Eye 20:6, p.7
10/18/1928 Professor Brindley was guest.
41 Editorially speaking
College Eye 20:4, p.4
10/4/1928 Comments on changes being made to the Student Council and the importance of literary societies.
42 Sorority rushing begins September 28
College Eye 20:3, p.1
9/27/1928 Follows literary society rush.
43 Results of society debates announced
College Eye 19:13, p.1
44 Dates of intersociety debates announced; intercollegiate debate with Upper Iowa scheduled for Dec. 16
College Eye 19:9, p.1
45 The Big Four
College Eye 18:49, p.8
7/13/1927 Program for recent joint literary society meeting.
46 Coming Events
College Eye 18:31, p.5
2/23/1927 Dates, times and places of upcoming events.
47 The women's literary societies
College Eye 18:23, p.3
12/15/1926 Asked to have meetings only on Thursdays in order to free up Tuesdays for glee club.
48 About seventy-five members
College Eye 18:17, p.3
11/3/1926 Members of the home economics, social science, and literary club enjoyed a Halloween party.
49 Men's societies may challenge women
College Eye 18:15, p.1
10/20/1926 To debate.
50 Literary societies revive activities
College Eye 18:11, p.5
9/22/1926 Interest has been declining in recent years; planning for rush parties.


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