Webster Debating Society (University of Michigan) minute books: 1868-1916
Summary Information
Title: Webster Debating Society (University of Michigan) minute books
Creator: University of Michigan. Webster Debating Society.
Dates: 1868-1916
Extent: 1 linear foot (6 volumes)
Minutes, 1868-1881, 1895-1899, and 1905-1916, of the Webster Debating Society of the University of Michigan, a law school student organization.
Call number: 87353 Bimu M6 2
Language: The material is in English
Repository: Bentley Historical Library
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e-mail: bentley.ref@umich.edu
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Finding aid created by Bentley Historical Library Staff

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

The records were received from donor no. 343.

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The collection is entirely in the public domain.

Preferred Citation:

[item], folder, box, Webster Debating Society (University of Michigan) Minute Books, Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan


The Webster Debating Society was a student organization of the University of Michigan law school.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection comprises six volumes of minutes.

Subject Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the finding aid database and catalog of The Bentley Historical Library/University of Michigan. Researchers desiring additional information about related topics should search the catalog using these headings.

  • Debates and debating -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor.
  • University of Michigan -- Law School.
  • University of Michigan -- Students -- Societies, etc.
  • University of Michigan. Webster Debating Society.
Contents List
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Container / Location Title
Minutes [series]
Box   1  
October 1868-February 1873
October 1873-March 1881
October 1895-December 1899
January 1905-February 1908
March 1908-March 1915
October 1915-January 1916