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Belles Lettres Club records,

Title
Belles Lettres Club records, 1798-1806.
Author
Belles Lettres Club (New York, N.Y.)

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Description
.4 linear foot (3 v.)
Subjects
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • Mott, Howard S.
Biography (note)
  • The Belles Lettres Club was a debating society in New York City.
Processing Action (note)
  • Surveyed
  • Cataloging updated
Call Number
MssCol 255
Author
Belles Lettres Club (New York, N.Y.)
Title
Belles Lettres Club records, 1798-1806.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Collection consists of minutes of debates, texts of arguments, addresses of members on their election to the presidency of the club, reports of the committee on criticism regarding essays previously read before the club, and other records and papers. Members included John Anthon, George Brinckerhoff, Samuel Cowdrey, Joseph D. Fay, Philip Hone, John Treat Irving, Washington Irving, and Theodore Sedgwick.
Biography
The Belles Lettres Club was a debating society in New York City.
Added Author
Anthon, John, 1784-1863.
Brinckerhoff, George.
Cowdrey, Samuel.
Fay, Joseph D.
Hone, Philip, 1780-1851.
Irving, John T. (John Treat), 1778-1838.
Irving, Washington, 1783-1859.
Sedgwick, Theodore, 1780-1839.
LCCN
ms 73000670
Research Call Number
MssCol 255
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