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Acton Park Assembly Circular
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Processed by: Lucinda Barnhart, December 2004

Organizational History:

The Acton Park Assembly was part of the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle.  The Acton Park Assembly was an annual gathering for members in southern Indiana.  At the Assembly, well known Indiana authors presented their work and instructed students on proper writing techniques.  Also at the Assembly, students in the “Pansy Class of 1887” were awarded diplomas and recognized for outstanding achievement.  The Assembly began on July 27, 1887 and ended on August 17, 1887.

The Acton Park Assembly was held at the Acton Park Campground, approximately 11 miles southeast of Indianapolis.  

 Scope and Content Note:

The collection contains a circular inviting members of the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle to the Acton Park Assembly in Acton, Indiana.

Item Listing:

 1887.  Acton Park Assembly circular.

Collection Information:

Size of Collection: 1 folder
Collection Dates: 1887
Provenance: Unknown
Restrictions: None
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.
Alternate formats: None
Related Holdings: None
Notes: None

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