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A Guide to the Florida Agricultural College Forum Society Minutes

Finding aid prepared by Dept. Staff

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
March 2005


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Forum Society (Florida Agricultural College)
Title: Florida Agricultural College Forum Society Minutes
Dates: 1900-1903
Abstract: Minutes of the society including roll calls, debate topics, judges verdicts, entertainment provided, and speeches given at each meeting.
Extent: 0.03 Linear feet. 1 volume.
Identification: Ms Coll. 74
Language(s): English

Biographical/Historical Note

The Forum Society was a student debating society at the Florida Agricultural College, Lake City. In addition to debates between fellow Forum members, the society held debates with its rival, the Bema Society.


Scope and Content

The minutes of the society contain roll calls, debate topics, judges' verdicts, entertainment provided, and speeches given at each meeting. Pages 43-44 of the minute book are missing.


Access or Use Restrictions

Access

The collection is open for research.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Florida Agricultural College Forum Society Minutes, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.


Selected Subjects and Access Terms

Debates and debating -- Florida -- History -- Sources.
Florida Agricultural College (Lake City, Fla.) -- Students -- Archives.



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