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The Relations of the Educated Man with American Nationality, Address of Alexander H. Bullock, Before the Literary Societies of Williams College, August 1, 1864. Williamstown, MA: Adelphic Union, 1864.
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The libraries of the Philologian and Philotechnian Societies are now located in Archives and Special Collections in Stetson Hall. Medals from the Adelphic Union Societies may be found in the College Archives artifact collection. The Williams Athenaeum usually reported on the Literary Societies in every issue. Such reports included debate, dispute, and essay topics as well as other relevant news items.

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