Sigma Alpha Mu records
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of receipts, financial documents, correspondence, memorandom, publicity brochures, song books, and rule books.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.
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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.
0.25 Cubic Feet (1 half hollinger)
Language of Materials
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.
- Fraternal organizations Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Fraternity Brothers Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Greek letter societies Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Jewish men Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Jews, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- University of Minnesota Subject Source: Local sources
- Sigma Alpha Mu records, 1947-1956
- Kate Dietrick
- July 2022
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Upper Midwest Jewish Archives Collecting Area