Northwestern

Phi Delta Kappa, Upsilon Chapter Membership Records Edit

Summary

Identifier
31/6/31

Dates

  • 1917-1952 (Creation)

Extents

  • 5.00 Boxes (Whole)

Names

Subjects

Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    The records are contained in four and one-half archival boxes dating from 1917 to 1952. The series is comprised of applications for membership to the Upsilon chapter. Information cards listing the year of initiation and/or transfer of the applicant to the chapter are commonly found where applications are missing. Information in each application includes personal data such as: name, birthdate, ancestry, marital status, and other related information. The applications contain additional information as well: date of initiation and transfer to or from the Upsilon chapter, and the individual's educational and professional background. Personal photographs are included with a small portion of the applications.

  • Abstract

    Phi Delta Kappa is a professional fraternity for graduates in the field of education. The records are contained in four and one-half archival boxes dating from 1917 to 1952. The series is comprised of applications for membership to the Upsilon chapter. Information cards listing the year of initiation and/or transfer of the applicant to the chapter are commonly found where applications are missing.

  • Arrangement Note

    The membership records are arranged numerically according to the roll number assigned to each applicant. The roll number corresponds to the date the applicant became a member of the Upsilon chapter of Phi Delta Kappa. When more than one applicant became a member on the same date, the roll numbers were assigned roughly in alphabetical order by surname.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    None.

  • Method of Acquisition

    The series was transferred to the University Archives from Paula Olszewski, School of Education, on September 20, 1983 and accessioned as #82-139.

  • Existence and Location of Originals

    unspecified

  • Related Materials

    unspecified

  • Processing Information

    Stephen Brown; November 8, 1989.

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