Beta Alpha Psi Membership Records
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Scope and Contents
The Beta Alpha Psi membership cards fill two boxes and spans the years 1921-1980. During 1980, the 3″ × 5″ cards were replaced by data forms used to create a computer database of members. A sample data form is included in the collection. The membership cards list information about one member including: name, college address, permanent address, chapter (Gamma at Northwestern University), date of initiation, date of graduation, chapter president's signature, employers' addresses, dates employed, positions held, advanced degrees, CPA status, and whether the member was faculty, honorary, or active.
The addition to the Beta Alpha Psi fraternity (Gamma Chapter) records consists of one volume of membership records for the years 1921 to 1934. These records contain the member's address, high school attended, colleges attended, and membership in other clubs and associations.
- Beta Alpha Psi. Gamma Chapter (Northwestern University) (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
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Language of Materials
Beta Alpha Psi, the national accounting fraternity, organized on February 12, 1919 at the University of Illinois. The Gamma chapter at Northwestern University was established in 1921. This collection of Beta Alpha Psi membership cards fills two boxes and spans the years 1921-1980. Each membership card lists information about one member.
The Beta Alpha Psi membership cards are arranged alphabetically by surname. The records in the addiional volume are listed in reverse chronological order.
Method of Acquisition
The University Archives received the series from Carol Cahill, Kellogg Graduate School of Management on September 15, 1988 (Accession #88-215). The University Archives received the addition to the records from Carol Cahill, Kellogg Graduate School of Management on July 17, 1990 (Accession #90-83).
Tyler O. Walters and Victor Thompson, November 17, 1988. Additions processed by Tyler O. Walters: July 18, 1990.
- Guide to the Beta Alpha Psi Membership Records
- Tyler O. Walters and Victor Thompson
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