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Eta Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa records, A1142

 Collection
Identifier: 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.

Dates

  • 1878-1978

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research; however, special restrictions may apply to portions of this collection in accordance with the Colgate University Archives policy on restricted records. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives for further information.

Historical note

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.

Extent

2.2 Cubic Feet

Title
Guide to the Eta Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa records
Status
Completed
Author
Allyson Smally and Frances Holmes
Date
November 5, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries Repository

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