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Records of the Alpha Chapter of Phi Beta

 Collection
Identifier: 31/6/36

  • Staff Only
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.

Dates

  • 1912-1980, n.d.

Creator

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.

Extent

3.00 Boxes

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.

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).

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.

Processing Information

Arllyn Freeman; March 5, 1990.
Title
Guide to the Records of the Alpha Chapter of Phi Beta
Author
Arllyn Freeman
Date
05/03/1990
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Contact:
Deering Library, Room 110
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US
847-491-3354