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College Historical Society (Trinity College, Dublin) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1366 words)
The College Historical Society (commonly known as The Hist) was founded in Trinity College in 1770 and traces its creation to the historical society founded by the philosopher Edmund Burke in Dublin in 1747.
Tension between the society and the college flourished in the early nineteenth century.
The Society continued successfully after that with many lively debates, including the motion on June 10, 1857 'That the Reform Bill of Lord Grey was not framed in accordance with the wants of the country', proposed by Isaac Butt and opposed by Edward Gibson.
PHS - 1930's through 1960's (794 words)
In 1951 the Society was represented at a Regional meting of the Illinois historical societies in Kankakee where ways and means for starting a museum were discussed.
The Society assisted the State of Illinois in studying and approving a plan for the restoration of Jubilee College in 1953.
In cooperation with the Illinois State Historical Society, The Peoria Historical Society acted as co-sponsor of the Annual Meeting of the Illinois Student Historians (Central Region) on April 3, 1965.
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