Difference between revisions of "Secret societies"

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*''[http://swem.wm.edu/beta/flathat/ The Flat Hat]''  
 
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*[http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=8033 David Holmes Papers], includes some material related to the Bishop James Madison Society.
 
*[http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=8033 David Holmes Papers], includes some material related to the Bishop James Madison Society.
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*[http://scrc.swem.wm.edu University Archives Artifact Collection]
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*[http://scrc.swem.wm.edu University Archives Oral History Collection]
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*Search for additional material in the [http://scrc.swem.wm.edu SCRC Collections Database]
 
*[http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/index.php?p=core/search&creatorid=3 Office of the President] - this would require a bit of searching.  
 
*[http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/index.php?p=core/search&creatorid=3 Office of the President] - this would require a bit of searching.  
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*[http://dspace.swem.wm.edu/dspace/handle/10288/864 Katherine (Katie) Elisabeth Shields Oral History conducted on 03/23/05], this interview is available online.
  
  

Revision as of 17:47, 5 March 2009

There have been a number of secret societies at the College of William and Mary during its history. Currently active groups include the FHC Society, 7 Society, Bishop James Madison Society, Thirteen, W Society, and others. The FHC was the first collegiate secret society in the United States. It was founded on November 11, 1750, and faded away in the 1770s and was revived in the 1920s.

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