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Marion County Teachers' Lyceum constitution and bylaws

 Collection — Folder: S2673
Identifier: S2673

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a transcription of the preamble, constitution and bylaws of the Marion County Teachers' Lyceum that was printed in a February 1847 edition of The School Friend, an educational periodical published by W.B. Smith and Company of Cincinnati, Ohio. The five page typewritten copy was made by John D. Bennedict of Muskogee, Oklahoma, a native of Clermont, Indiana, in circa 1939.


  • circa 1939

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical / Historical

The Marion County Teachers' Lyceum was founded in January 1847. The society’s motto “Union, Interest, and Duty” expressed its oneness of purpose, devotion of interest and sense of duty to the physical, moral and intellectual development of youth. The Lyceum encouraged members’ personal preparation of mind and heart through lectures by members and invited guests, literary essays, and reports regarding the education system.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from John D. Benedict on 1939/07/13.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2019/09/12 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2019/09/12 by Laura Eliason.
Marion County Teachers' Lyceum constitution and bylaws
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.