Literary Circle.  Minutes and Starlight Messenger, 1888-1916.

GACA Collection 42



Literary Circle.  Minutes and Starlight Messenger, 1888-1916.  GACA Collection 42.  
1 Records Center Carton and 1 Hollinger.


ABSTRACT:

The Literary Circle collection consists of this organization’s minutes and publication, the Starlight Messenger.  The Literary Circle was active at Gustavus Adolphus College from at least the late 1880s until sometime prior to the 1920s.  Materials for this coeducational group date inclusively from March 1888 through January 1916.  Writings concerning the college along with the student body and faculty are found in these volumes and are generally witty and humorous although sometimes serious.  The collection is arranged both alphabetically and chronologically.


RESTRICTIONS:

There are no restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.


COLLECTION CITATION:

Literary Circle.  Minutes and Starlight Messenger, 1888-1916. GACA Collection 42.  Gustavus Adolphus College Archives, St. Peter, Minnesota.


PROCESSED BY:

Jeff A. Jenson processed this collection and developed the finding aid during April 2008.


RELATED COLLECTIONS IN THE ARCHIVES:

Lincoln Debating Society.  Lincoln Memorial, 1902-1906.  GACA Collection 37.  Gustavus Adolphus College Archives, St. Peter, Minnesota.


SUBJECT HEADINGS:

Gustavus Adolphus College--Literary Circle.
Gustavus Adolphus College--Student organizations.
College students’ writings, American--Minnesota--St. Peter--Periodicals.

 

GACA Collection 42

Box

Folder

Meeting Announcement, 1891

1

1

Minutes, 1913 January – 1915 November

1

2

Annual Messenger, 1891

2

5

Starlight Messenger, 1888 March 8 – 1889 February 22

1

3

Starlight Messenger, 1889 March 29 – 1890

1

4

Starlight Messenger, 1893 April 28 - 1894 September 21

2

3

Starlight Messenger, 1894 October 12 - 1896 October 23

2

4

Starlight Messenger, 1897 January 15 – 1898 March 4

1

5

Starlight Messenger, 1898 March 18 – 1899 January 6

1

6

Starlight Messenger, 1899 – 1899 November 10

1

7

Starlight Messenger, 1900 October 29 – 1901 May 4

1

8

Starlight Messenger, 1901 September 21 – 1902 January 27

1

9

Starlight Messenger, 1902 September (?) – 1903 March

1

10

Starlight Messenger, 1903 – 1904 February 1

1

11

Starlight Messenger, 1904 February 29 – 1905 February 18

1

12

Starlight Messenger, 1905 February 27 – 1905 October 7

1

13

Starlight Messenger, 1905 October 13 – 1906 January 13

1

14

Starlight Messenger, 1906 March 17 – 1909 November 13

2

1

Starlight Messenger, 1910 January 15 – 1911 October 21

2

2

Starlight Messenger, 1911 November 25 – 1916 January 29

1

15