Eta Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa records, A1142
Scope and Contents
The Eta Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa records includes constitutions and by-laws, membership lists, initiation and convocation programs, handbooks, group photographs, texts of addresses given before the chapter, correspondence regarding honorary members and guest speakers, treasurer's reports, and reports from national conferences.
- Creation: 1878-1978
- Phi Beta Kappa. Eta chapter (Colgate University) (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Phi Beta Kappa is an undergraduate honor society recognizing high academic achievement. The Eta Chapter of Colgate University was established in 1878. The chapter elected both undergraduate members and honorary alumni members. Phi Society was a related freshman honorary society.
Phi Beta Kappa Constitution and By-Laws, June 1932, A1142, Phi Beta Kappa records, Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries. Phi Beta Kappa history booklet, A1142, Phi Beta Kappa records, Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries.
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Language of Materials
- Guide to the Eta Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa records
- Allyson Smally and Frances Holmes
- November 5, 2015
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