Records of the Phi Epsilon Chapter of Phi Sigma Iota
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Scope and Contents
This series, filling one box, is comprised primarily of the records of the Society's corresponding secretary, Professor Alphonse Roche. The records span the years 1938-1956, with the bulk of the material between 1938 and 1952. Included is the constitution, by-laws, rituals, correspondence, a ledger, membership lists and cards, national newsletters with articles about members from Northwestern University, and a small amount of minutes, reports, and programs. There are also programs from conventions of the Association of College Honor Societies, of which Phi Sigma Iota was a member. The correspondence between Alphonse Roche and Anthony Corbiere, Phi Sigma Iota's historian, primarily pertains to the names and addresses of initiates and graduates, information about the chapters and its members for the national newsletter, and the programs of the chapter meetings. The correspondence is often in French.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is stored off-site and requires two business days advance notice for retrieval. Please contact the McCormick Library at firstname.lastname@example.org or 847-491-3635 for more information or to schedule an appointment to view the collection.
Language of Materials
This series, filling one box, is comprised primarily of the records of the Society's corresponding secretary, Professor Alphonse Roche. The records span the years 1938-1956, with the bulk of the material between 1938 and 1952.
Material in each folder is arranged chronologically by date, with the undated materials at the back of the folder.
Method of Acquisition
These records were separated from the Department of French and Italian Records - Exams, Quizzes, and Worksheets, 1956-1976 (Accession 96-111) as Accession 97-13. They were transferred to the University Archives by Janine Spencer of the French and Italian Department on August 24, 1996.
A small amount of duplicate and extraneous material was discarded.
Michele Whisenhunt, March 1997.
- Guide to the Records of The Phi Epsilon Chapter of The Phi Sigma Iota
- Michele Whisenhunt
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