Northwestern

Phi Beta, Alpha Chapter of, Records of The Edit

Summary

Identifier
31/6/36

Dates

  • 1912-1980, n.d. (Creation)

Extents

  • 3.00 Boxes (Whole)

Names

Subjects

Notes

  • Abstract

    The series is made up of the surviving records of the Alpha Chapter of Phi Beta fraternity. Most of the records date from the period 1960-1973. Included are budgetary and financial records; rosters of fraternity chapters and of Alpha Chapter officers; procedural guides and handbooks; clippings; a few copies of constitutions and bylaws; a small amount of correspondence; materials relating to chapter-sponsored projects, musical revues and performances; and records pertaining to chapter patrons.

  • Scope and Contents

    The series is made up of the surviving records of the Alpha Chapter of Phi Beta fraternity. Most of the records date from the period 1960-1973. Included are budgetary and financial records; rosters of fraternity chapters and of Alpha Chapter officers; procedural guides and handbooks; clippings; a few copies of constitutions and bylaws; a small amount of correspondence; materials relating to chapter-sponsored projects, musical revues and performances; and records pertaining to chapter patrons.

    Chapter membership records form the bulk of the series. Cards listing each member's name and, occasionally, school and home addresses, date of birth, name and address of parent or guardian, dates of fraternity pledging and initiation, and information on educational background or interests. Membership record cards are arranged in folders alphabetically according to members' surnames.

  • Arrangement Note

    Records are arranged in folders according to topic. Within folders materials are chronologically arranged.

  • Method of Acquisition

    Judith Hayes of the Northwestern University School of Music donated these records to the University Archives on April 4, 1988 (Accession #88-71).

  • Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is stored off-site and requires 48 hours advance notice for retrieval. Please contact us at archives@northwestern.edu or 847-491-3136 to schedule an appointment to view the collection.

  • Separated Materials

    Three Linear feet of publications were transferred to the University Library's Gifts and Exchange Department. Three audio tapes and one photograph have been separated to the University Archives' audio collection (AT 1667) and photograph collection.

  • Related Materials

    unspecified

  • Processing Information

    Arllyn Freeman; March 5, 1990.

  • Existence and Location of Originals

    unspecified

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