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Sigma Alpha Mu records

 Collection
Identifier: umja0182

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of receipts, financial documents, correspondence, memorandom, publicity brochures, song books, and rule books.

Dates

  • 1947-1956

Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

Copyright

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Sigma Alpha Mu (ΣΑΜ) was founded at the City College of New York in 1909 as a Jewish fraternal organization. The University of Minnesota chapter (the Kappa chapter) began in 1915 and still has a presence on the University of Minnesota campus. The fraternity was founded as a Jewish organization, but in 1953 became open to men of all faiths.

Extent

0.25 Cubic Feet (1 half hollinger)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection consists of administrative materials of the University of Minnesota chapter of Sigma Alpha Mu, a historically Jewish college fraternity.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Barbara Wolkoff in May 2022 in honor of her father Stanton Wolkoff, who was a member.

Title
Sigma Alpha Mu records, 1947-1956
Status
Completed
Author
Kate Dietrick
Date
July 2022
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Upper Midwest Jewish Archives Collecting Area

Contact:

612-625-0192