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Finding Aid for The University of Georgia Literary Societies Collections (1803 - ) (UGA 97-106 and Others)

  • Introduction to Collection and Scope and Content Information
  • UGA 98-009: 1 Hugh Dorsey Photo, Hall Rededication, Fiscal Files, Promo 1918-1998

    • Demosthenian Society All-Night Meeting Materials 1998
    • Demosthenian Hall Rededication Materials 1998
    • Constitution of the Demosthenian Literary Society 1996
    • Demosthenian Literary Society Certificate of Faithful Discharge [Material undated]
    • Demosthenian Society Minutes – May 1994 to November 1994 (Fall Quarter 1994)
    • Demosthenian Society Minutes – November 1994 to March 1995 (Winter Quarter 1995)
    • Demosthenian Society Minutes – May 1996 to November 1996 (Fall Quarter 1996)
    • Demosthenian Society Minutes – November 1997 to March 1998 (Winter Quarter 1998)
    • Demosthenian Literary Society Spring Quarter Phone List [Material undated]
    • Demosthenian Literary Society Promotional Materials [Material undated]
    • Demosthenian Literary Society Receipts 1984-1998
    • Demosthenian Materials of Donna Shillington, Presiding Secretary Winter 1998
    • Oversized Materials ca. 1998

    UGA 99-004: 1 Admin. Subject File, Artifacts, Hall Renovation 1970-1999

    • Demosthenian Society Photographs ca. 1955-1979
    • Time Magazine May 15, 1955 – Ralph Reed Cover Article
    • Demosthenian Society Publications 1984-2000
    • Demosthenian Literary Society General Information [Material undated]
    • Albert B. Saye Demosthenian Hall Preservation Campaign Material [Material undated]
    • Demosthenian Literary Society Day Proclamations 1969
    • Demosthenian Society Correspondence – Letters of Regret 1969-1999
    • Demosthenian Society Correspondence – Letters of Thanks [Material undated]
    • Demosthenian Society Correspondence – Invitations and Requests 1996-1998
    • Demosthenian Society Correspondence – Personal 1997-1998
    • Demosthenian Hall Rededication Speech – U.S. Representative John Linder 1998
    • Demosthenian Hall Rental Agreements 1996-1998
    • Demosthenian Society Goals and Objectives 1996-1997
    • Demosthenian Library Materials [Material undated]
    • Demosthenian Speech Critiques 1997 – Cal Logue
    • Demosthenian Social Activities [Material undated]
    • Demosthenian Calendar 1997
    • Demosthenian Financial and Budgetary Materials 1995-1996
    • Demosthenian Literary Society Department of Student Activities Registration 1997-1998
    • Demosthenian Society – Bel-Jean Card and Copy Materials 1996-1998
    • Demosthenian Society All-Night Meeting Programs 1994-1995
    • Demosthenian Literary Society 194 th Anniversary Meeting Programs 1997
    • Demosthenian Literary Society Winter Quarter Phone List [Material undated]
    • Demosthenian Society Covert Bench Officers’ Communications March 1995
    • Material to be Addressed [Unprocessed materials]

    UGA 99-004: 2 Admin. Subject File, Artifacts, Hall Renovation 1970-1999

    • 1970-1971-1973 (Jimmy Carter) Correspondence
    • 1977-1981 Albert B. Saye – HP Fundraising
    • 1994-1995 Misc. Hall Preservation
    • 1995 List of Donors – Fundraising (with H. Levy Rogers letter to Wm. Kaiser, 9/26/95 regarding major donors from Rogers family)
    • 1995-1996 Donation Reports
    • Alumni Survey Responses (Declaimer 1988)
    • Annual Fund Bicentennial Fund Contributions 7/1985-5/1985
    • Demosthenian Guest Ledger 1995-1997
    • Demosthenian Hall Ownership + Use (Dean Tate – Barber – Parthemos) 1968-1972
    • Demosthenian Hall Preservation Campaign Fundraising Brochure Material ca. 1995
    • Demosthenian Hall Restoration Project Fundraising 1994-1996
    • Demosthenian Hall Restoration Project Master Plan 1994 – Photocopy
    • Demosthenian Hall Restoration Project Master Plan 1994 – First Version
    • Demosthenian Hall Restoration Project Master Plan 1994 – Second Version
    • Demosthenian Hall Restoration – William Kaiser Personal File ca. 1994-1996
    • Demosthenian Literary Society Membership Cards [Material undated]
    • Demosthenian Society Constitutional Amendment 1994 – University Archives
    • Demosthenian Society Historical Material ca. 1970-1995
    • Demosthenian Society Personal File [1989-1997]
    • Demosthenian Speech Notes, Proposed Resolution, Early Promotional Draft – Author
    • Unknown, Material undated]
    • Demosthenian Speech Notes 1996
    • Excerpt from E. Merton Coulter’s College Life in the Old South ca. 1985
    • Fundraising 1989-1990
    • Fundraising Responses 1994
    • Hall Restoration Correspondence 1995-1996
    • History of Donors – 1981-1994 and 1988-1995
    • Landmark Museum Status [Material undated]
    • Mailing Lists – Seney Stovall Chapel- Athens Historical Society
    • New Demosthenian Alumni 1996-1998
    • Personal Journal 30 Avril 1990 [Genealogical Listings]
    • Personal Notes of Leo Hudson - 1997
    • Phi Kappa, Demosthenian Interactions with ca. 1991
    • Summer, Fall 1995 – Misc.
    • Travelogue and Miscellaneous Notes of Dana Irwin 1998
    • Major Renovation and Repair (MMR) [1995]
    • Various Copies of Speeches from GA Room [Material undated]
    • Oversized Materials ca. 1919-1998 [Index]
    • Provenance/Context Uncertain [Fragments]

    UGA 99-004: 3 Demosthenian Outsized and Artifacts ca. 1998

    Large Decorative Bows From Demosthenian Hall Ribbon-Cutting – ca. 1998

    UGA 99-004: 4 Demosthenian Outsized and Artifacts ca. 1919-1998

    • Hugh M. Dorsey Photograph Frame ca. 1948
    • Hugh M. Dorsey Photograph ca. 1919
    • Demosthenian Hall Ribbon-Cutting Scissors and Ribbon Fragment – ca. 1998
    • Demosthenian Literary Society Guest Cards [Material undated]
    • Demosthenian 187 th Anniversary All-Night Meeting 1990 Guestbook

    UGA 01-024: 1 Phi Kappa Customs, History & Practices, 1820-2000 J. Lamar Merk

    Volume and Presentation Materials, 2001

    UGA 02-001: 1 Demosthenian Society Administrative Subject/Correspondence File 1992-2001

    • Demosthenian—Constitution and Bylaws 1994-1996
    • Demosthenian—Correspondence 2001
    • Demosthenian—Declaimer and Beyond the Lectern 1988; 1994-2005
    • Demosthenian—Estrays 1998-2001
    • Demosthenian—Faculty Advisor 1999
    • Demosthenian—Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation 1998-2000
    • Demosthenian—Hall Usage 2001
    • Demosthenian—Photographs 1992-Winter, 1994
    • Demosthenian—Photographs Winter/All-Night Meeting, 1994
    • Demosthenian—Photographs Spring, 1994
    • Demosthenian—Photographs Spring, 1994
    • Demosthenian—Photographs Spring, 1994
    • Demosthenian—Photographs Fall, 1994
    • Demosthenian—Photographs Fall, 1994
    • Demosthenian—Photographs Spring, 1995
    • Demosthenian—Photographs c. 1996
    • Demosthenian—Photographs (Photo Essay?) c. 1996
    • Demosthenian—Photographs c. 1996
    • Demosthenian—Photographs c. 1996
    • Demosthenian—President’s Goals 1994-1998
    • Demosthenian—Speaking Protocols c. 2000
    • Demosthenian—Stationery 1978-1990
    • Demosthenian—“We Have Met the Enemy……” Collection Security in Libraries Spring, 1987
    • Demosthenian—Flag, flown over Georgia State Capitol, January 24, 2001, in honor of Demosthenian Literary Society (w/ certificate); Flag retired from upper chamber, Demosthenian Hall, 2001

    UGA 02-001: 2 Demosthenian/Phi Kappa Treaties 1992-1999

    • Demosthenian/Phi Kappa Treaty, March 1, 1992 (framed)
    • Desk Calendar, 1998
    • Demosthenian/Phi Kappa Treaty, February 18, 1999

    UGA 02-027: 1 Demosthenian Hall Restoration Register and Dedication Plaque Text 1997-1998

    • Demosthenian Hall Contents Move Catalog, May, 1997
    • Demosthenian Hall Contents Check-Out Forms, Summer, 1997
    • Demosthenian Hall Contents Move Chronology, 1997
    • Demosthenian Hall Contents—Bill of Lading, July, 1997
    • Demosthenian Hall Contents—Slide Inventory, June, 1997
    • Demosthenian Hall Restoration Plaque Text, Feb. 21, 1998

    UGA 03-005:1 Phi Kappa Minutes In Transcription, Fall, 1992 - Fall, 2002 (Not Complete)

    • Phi Kappa - Minutes Transcription Fall, 1992 (K. Hosley)
    • Phi Kappa - Minutes Transcription Winter, 1995 (K. Hosley)
    • Phi Kappa - Minutes Transcription Winter, 1996 (K. Hosley)
    • Phi Kappa - Minutes Transcription Spring, 1997 (K. Hosley)
    • Phi Kappa - Minutes Transcription Fall, 1997 (K. Hosley)
    • Phi Kappa - Minutes Transcription Spring Semester, 1999 (K. Hosley)
    • Phi Kappa - Minutes Transcription Fall, 2000 (K. Hosley)
    • Phi Kappa - Minutes Transcription Spring, 2001 (K. Hosley)
    • Phi Kappa - Minutes Transcription Fall, 2002 (K. Hosley)

    UGA 03-008: 1 Demosthenian Society Administrative Subject/Correspondence File 1969-1980 (Rec’d. 3/31/03)

    • Demosthenian—Association of American Collegiate Literary Societies 1978-1979
    • Demosthenian—Correspondence: All-Night Meeting 1978-1979
    • Demosthenian—Correspondence: Estrays 1969-1979
    • Demosthenian—Correspondence: Resolutions 1978-1979
    • Demosthenian—Spring Banquet 1978-1979
    • Demosthenian—Funding Request 1970
    • Demosthenian—Photographs 1979-1980
    • Demosthenian—Saye, Albert B. 1978-1979
    • Demosthenian—Tate, Dean William May 20, 1971

    UGA 03-042:1

    Phi Kappa Membership Certificate, 2003 (Placed In UGA 05-001:1)

    UGA 04-042:1 Phi Kappa Gavel/Certificate/Scrapbook Pages, 1968 (Donation Of D. Hofstadter, President, 1968, rec'd 10/05/04

    Phi Kappa - Gavel, Membership Certificate/Diploma And Scrapbook Pages, 1968, Donated By President D. Hofstadter Via J. Lamar Merk, 10/05/04

    UGA 05-001:1 Phi Kappa Society Minutes and Estrays 2003-2005

    • Phi Kappa—Anniversary/Dinner/Reception Feb. 12, 2005
    • Phi Kappa—Award Certificates 2003 (Originally 03 - 032)
    • Phi Kappa—Constitution/ByLaws 1964 (Donated by J.L. Merk, 2/22/05)
    • Phi Kappa—Estrays 2003 (Received, 2/03)
    • Phi Kappa—Debate with Oxford Union Society Oct. 15, 2003
    • Phi Kappa—Financial Portfolio Fall, 2004
    • Phi Kappa—Hall Rededication March 30, 2005
    • Phi Kappa—Intersociety Debate March 24, 2005
    • Phi Kappa—Minutes Spring, 2003
    • Phi Kappa—Minutes Fall, 2003
    • Phi Kappa—Minutes Fall, 2004
    • Phi Kappa—Minutes/Historian’s Report Spring, 2005
    • Phi Kappa—The Orator Fall, 2004

    UGA 05-039: 1 Demosthenian Society Minutes and Estrays 1846-2005

    • Demosthenian—All-Night Meeting/Anniversary 1999-2000
    • Demosthenian—Bicentennial Celebration February, 2003
    • Demosthenian—Catalogue of Members 1858
    • Demosthenian—Constitution/ByLaws c. 1925
    • Demosthenian—Constitution and Membership Test 1996-1997 (rec’d. 3/30/99 T. McKinney)
    • Demosthenian—Estrays from Letterbook 1833-1870 Jos. W. Taylor to Society, May 25,
    • 1852; Bill, Chronicle and Sentinel Office Aug. 22, 1859 & Feb. 1860.
    • Demosthenian—Hall History and Renovation (paper by Ryan Van Meter) 1997-2000
    • Demosthenian—History ofDemosthenian by Daniel S. Strickland 1952 (copy)
    • Demosthenian—Guest Book 1998-2004 (rec’d. 1/20/05)
    • Demosthenian—Minutes Glenn V. Morrison (electronic copy)
    • Demosthenian—Minutes Spring, 1999 (rec’d. 5/2/00 T. McKinney)
    • Demosthenian—Minutes Fall, 2003 (rec’d. 4/5/05 Samantha Keyes-Blumer)
    • Demosthenian—Minutes Spring, 2004 (rec’d. 4/5/05 Samantha Keyes-Blumer)
    • Demosthenian—Minutes Spring, 2005 (rec’d. 8/23/05)
    • Demosthenian—Posters c. 2003-2005
    • Demosthenian—Speech Before the Joint Societies, Rev. Wm Bacon Stevens, Sunday, Feb. 22, 1846 (gift, Wake Forest University, 9/29/97)

    UGA 05-044: 1 Demosthenian Literary Society: The Robe 2005

    Robe of Bill Lee Miller, with supporting documentation 1996-2004

    UGA 06-034: 1 Phi Kappa Estrays 1990-2006

    • Phi Kappa—Anniversary 2006
    • Phi Kappa—Constitution 1991
    • Phi Kappa—Correspondence 1996-1999 (Patricia Larson)
    • Phi Kappa—Critic’s Reports 2006
    • Phi Kappa—Data Sheets 2006
    • Phi Kappa—Estrays 2005-2006
    • Phi Kappa—Hall Rededication Program March 30, 2005
    • Phi Kappa—Handbook 2005 Edition (Rachel Rogers)
    • Phi Kappa—Meeting Minutes and Resolutions Holographs 2005-2006
    • Phi Kappa—Membership Tests 1990-1993
    • Phi Kappa—Merk, J. Lamar: Correspondence 2001-2005
    • Phi Kappa—Minutes 2005-2006
    • Phi Kappa—The Orator 1994-2006
    • Phi Kappa—Photography c. 1992-1997
    • Phi Kappa—Presidential Papers c. 1995 (Patricia Larson)
    • Phi Kappa—Roll Sheets 2006

    UGA 07-019: 1 Phi Kappa Society: J. Lamar Merk Donation Minutes 1881-1903 (Abstracted) and Estrays 2006-

    • Phi Kappa—Access Letter to Records 1992
    • Phi Kappa—Address to Society Feb. 24, 2007 J. Lamar Merk (Rec’d. 11/1/07)
    • Phi Kappa—Banner Presentation 2006 (Rec’d. 2/20/07 J. Lamar Merk)
    • Phi Kappa—Constitutions, 1966 & 1976; Working Papers 2006 (Rec’d. 11/1/07 J. Lamar Merk)
    • Phi Kappa—Historian’s Report & Minutes Fall, 2005 (Rec’d. 3/3/06)
    • Phi Kappa—Minutes Compilation 1881-1903 J. Lamar Merk (Rec’d. 5/7/07)
    • Phi Kappa—Minutes, Fiscal Report, and The Orator Fall, 2006 (Rec’d. 6/26/07)
    • Phi Kappa—The Philo Kosmean 1993 (Rec’d. 3/31/94)
    • Phi Kappa—The Red and Black, October 31, 1930
    • Phi Kappa—Resolution of Respect, Henry W. Grady Jan. 18, 1890 (Rec’d. 11/1/07 J. Lamar Merk)
    • Phi Kappa—Statement, Gov. Hugh M. Dorsey, as to The Negro in Georgia Apr. 22, 1921 (Rec’d. 2/20/07 J. Lamar Merk)
    • Phi Kappa Minutes Transcription 1820 (Hawk/Lilly 07-035:1 12/11/07)
    • Phi Kappa Minutes Transcription Fall, 2004 (Johnson/Lilly 07-035:2 12/11/07)
    • Phi Kappa Minutes Transcription Fall, 2006 (Clifford/Lilly 07-035:3 12/11/07)
    • Phi Kappa Minutes Transcription Spring, 2007 (Albano 07-035:4 12/11/07)
    • Invitations, Programs 2006 -

    UGA 07-034: 1 Demosthenian Society Plaques and Memorabilia 1979-2003 (Donated by Matt Lerner, 11/16/07)

    • Demosthenian—Declamation/Oration Plaque 1979-1984
    • Demosthenian—Declamation/Oration Plaque 1985-1986
    • Demosthenian—Declamation/Oration Plaque 1985-1998
    • Demosthenian—Declamation/Oration Plaque 1999-2000
    • Demosthenian—Declamation/Oration Plaque 1979-2003
    • Demosthenian—Brass Plate: Larry E. Blount/Outstanding New Member Award 1989-1998
    • Correspondence and Membership Card (Matt Lerner 10/12/00)