In fact most of our knowledge of the founder of the atheneum comes more from memories and traditions than from exact data.
Doubtless this served to swell the crowd when the convention met at night in the atheneum.
The trustees finally took the lead in the establishment of a public library into which the collection of the atheneum was merged.
The strange experiences of his visit in October 1879 are duly recorded in the atheneum of the following January.
Here at the atheneum they have the very sign-board that attracted the traveler to "Putnam's Hotel."
1727, from Latinized form of Greek Athenaion "(the temple of) Athene," in ancient Athens, in which professors taught and actors or poets rehearsed. Meaning "literary club-room or reading room" is from 1799; "literary or scientific club" is from 1864.