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Greek letter societies -- Indiana -- West Lafayette

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Class of 1915 photo album

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 260
Scope and Contents The Class of 1915 photo album (1912-1915; 0.10 cubic feet) documents class activities and Greek events of the Class of 1915, including the Tank Scrap and Greek house parties. Photographs of campus scenery and buildings are included (Fowler Hall, Physics Building). Of particular interest may be the documentation of the 1913 flood in the Lafayette area. Some of the photographs identify class members through hand-written notes on photographs and captions. The album is believed to have been...

Collection of Sigma Chi Fraternity Court Case materials

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 37
Scope and Contents Documents, newspaper clippings, and photocopies of materials pertaining to the Delta Delta chapter of Sigma Chi, the first fraternity formed at Purdue University in 1875. After Purdue University President Emerson White abolished Greek societies on campus, a member of Sigma Chi sued the University. This collection documents the legal dispute and is sometimes referred to as the Purdue case or Sigma Chi case.

Ed and Sara Morgan cords and pledge boards

 Unprocessed — Box 1 box
Identifier: 20151116

Fraternities materials, Purdue University

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 48, Placement: 12
Identifier: MSK 5
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous materials relating to Purdue University fraternities and Greek organizations. Includes: "Memoirs of a Pledge" booklet, written and published for the Phi Kappa Tau Pledge Dance (1947); 3 photographs of a Phi Kappa Tau-Kappa Delta Rho fraternity mud fight (circa 1950); a "Mid-semester Report of Unsatisfactory Work" for Howard Art Haberkost (1948); a Purdue University Registrar's Office slip to accompany a transcript; one issue of "The Lambdanite" newsletter of the Purdue Chapter of...

Lambdanite newsletters

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 48, Placement: 13
Identifier: MSK 6
Scope and Contents Three newsletters, the Lambdanite, published by the Purdue University Chapter of Phi Kappa Tau: Volume 29, No. 3, October 1950 Volume 30, No. 1, November 1951 Volume 31, No. 1, May 1952

Panhellenic Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 163
Scope and Contents The Panhellenic Association records includes materials documenting the activities of both the Interfraternity Council and Panhellenic Association, particularly as it relates to their membership. Records include scrapbooks, awards, minutes, correspondence, pamphlets, brochures, news articles, RUSH and Fraternity Life guides, and more. Topics of particular interest include alcohol policies, racial issues, community involvement, housing, and black fraternities.

Lynne Ann Phillips scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSA 343
Scope and Contents The Lynne Ann Phillips scrapbook was compiled by Lynne Bruce as a student at Purdue University from 1957 to 1962. It contains information related to Purdue Bands, Tau Beta Sigma, cooperative housing, and student activities. Formats of materials include booklets, photographs, news clippings, dance cards, and small artifacts.

Purdue University Archives & Special Collections Artifacts collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSR 4
Scope and Contents The Purdue Artifact collection (1880-2000, 8 cubic feet) documents different historical aspects of Purdue University. Each artifact has been given a unique number and then organized by size, and sometimes format, in boxes. The items are of various sizes in various formats, but all have a Purdue connection. Some examples are a salt and pepper shaker set, handkerchief, window decals, and silver tea spoons. Many items demonstrate the evolution of Purdue iconography such as the griffin seal or...

Purdue University Fraternities and Sororities album

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 26
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Fraternities and Sororities Album (1886-1921; 0.3 cubic feet) contains the original petition letters for terms of recognition submitted by Purdue University fraternities, sororities and other student organizations. The album is believed to have been assembled by President James Smart during his tenure as President of Purdue University. The first recognition documents are from Sigma Chi, the first Purdue University fraternity. It is followed by the petition letter for Sigma...

Douglass Shortridge collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 213
Scope and Contents The Douglass Shortridge collection contains artifacts from Shortridge's student years at Purdue, historical newspapers from the end of World War II, a newspaper obituary of Abram C. Shortridge, and other documents accumulated during Shortridge's career.

Vernon T. Hitchcock collection

 Unprocessed — Box 01
Identifier: 20190522.3