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    • 1874 Fire Appeal

    • Fire; Fund raising;
    • After the Fire of 1874, the College needed to replace two-thirds of the Central Building. It was decided, rather than replicate the original design, it would be more prudent to build five separate buildings. This appeal was widely sent to alumni...
    • Amateur 1859

    • literary societies; students; Literature;
    • The Amphictyon Society was a male literary society founded in 1857 at Hillsdale College. This is the first issue of a literary journal published by the society. Contributions were anonymous.
    • Souvenir

    • literary societies; Student organizations; publications
    • This is the first issue of a periodical published by the Ladies' Literary Society, Hillsdale College. Founded in 1859, the Ladies' Literary Society had a motto "Beauty of Mind Endures Forever" The literary societies at Hillsdale College served...
    • Amphictyon Literary Society  1910

    • students;
    • This postcard shows the Amphictyon Literary Society. The literary societies had been an important part of a student's life during the 19th century but by the 20th century, had fallen out of favor with students. An note on the back of this card...
    • Andrew Buck Letter 1864

    • students; Civil War; soldiers; literary societies
    • Andrew Buck was a member of the Amphictyon Literary Society while a student at Hillsdale College. He wrote several letters to the Amphictyons while he was serving with the 1st Michigan. He was a first a student in 1859 and returned to Hillsdale...
    • Eunomian Society Catalogue 1856

    • literary societies; Student organizations;
    • The Eunomian Society was one of two literary societies established when Michigan Central College was established in Spring Arbor, Michigan. The Eunomian Society relocated to Hillsdale with the transfer of the College. It was unusual in its...
    • Andrew Buck Letter 1865

    • literary societies; Civil War; students; soldiers
    • Andrew Buck was a member of the Amphictyon Literary Society while a student at Hillsdale College. He wrote several letters to the Amphictyons while he was serving with the 1st Michigan. He was a first a student in 1859 and returned to Hillsdale...
    • Amateur, Vol. 3, no. 1 June 1860

    • literary societies; Student works; Students;
    • The Amateur was a product of the male student literary societies called The Amphictyon Society. This issue is dated June 1860 but the issue number, Vol. 3 #1, is later than the August 1860 issue of Vol. 2, #1
    • Great Rebellion of 1866

    • Students; Student movements; Literary Societies
    • In 1866, the administration ordered that all outsiders attending literary society meeting must be on a list approved by the president. Almost half the students were expelled before the protests ended. This photograph is labeled as "In the...
    • Souvenir, 1862

    • Literature; Student works;
    • The Souvenir was published by the Ladies Literary Union, one of the women's literary society of the 19th century at Hillsdale College.
    • Alpha Kappa Phi Hall

    • literary societies; Buildings;
    • As the main social activity of students in the 19th century, members of the societies took great pride in their meeting room. The room was provided by the college but the literary society undertook the furnishing of the room themselves, often...
    • Germanae Sodales Hall

    • literary societies; buildings
    • As the main social activity of students in the 19th century, members of the societies took great pride in their meeting room. The room was provided by the college but the literary society undertook the furnishing of the room themselves, often...
    • L.A. Campbell Letter 1863

    • literary societies; students; soldiers; Civil War
    • This letter is from L.A. Campbell announcing to the Amphictyon Literary Society, the death of his brother, one of its members. Edwin D. Campbell has enlisted in Co I. 42nd Illinois Infantry on 14 August 1861 and died on 1 November 1863 of disease....
    • Campbell, Edwin D.

    • students; soldiers; Civil War
    • This is an 1861 photograph of Edwin D. Campbell. He left Hillsdale College to enlist in the 42nd Illinois Infantry on 14 August 1861. Just over two years later, he would die of chronic diarrhea in a military hospital in Chattanooga, Tennessee. ...
    • Knowlton Hall Fire of 1910

    • Knowlton Hall; fires
    • A notation on the back of this postcard is "Museum and Theadelphic Hall". The Theadelphic Society was one of the literary societies on Hillsdale's campus. It was on an upper floor and when the floor collapsed, the debris was sent into the...

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