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Phi Sigma Kappa papers

 Collection
Identifier: 249

Scope and Content

The collection contains copies of articles and correspondence regarding the founding of the Beta Deuteron chapter at the University of Minnesota (1910-1912), chapter by-laws, copies of Signet, the official publication of Phi Sigma Kappa, and ephemera.

Dates

  • 1910-1912
  • 1972-2004

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Use of Materials

Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only.

Copyright

Requests for permission to quote from the Phi Sigma Kappa papers should be arranged with the University of Minnesota Archives head.

Historical Note

Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity was founded in 1873 at the Massachusetts Agricultural College in Amherst, now the University of Massachusetts, by six students who wished to form a "society to promote morality, learning and social culture." The Beta Deuteron chapter was established at the University of Minnesota in 1910.

Extent

2 boxes (2.6 linear feet)

Abstract

Collection contains the papers of the Beta Deuteron chapter of Phi Sigma Kappa at the University of Minnesota.

Source of acquisition

The collection was originally deposited in University Archives on January 26, 1988 with subsequent donations made to the collection since this time.

Processing Information

Collection has not been processed.
Title
Phi Sigma Kappa papers, 1910-1912, 1972-2004
Author
Karen Spilman
Date
July 2005
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Collecting Area Details

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