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Purdue University Fraternities and Sororities album

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Purdue University Fraternities and Sororities album, 1886-1921 | Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

By Mary Sego and Sammie Morris, 2009; Nolan Eller

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Title: Purdue University Fraternities and Sororities album, 1886-1921Add to your cart.

Extent: 0.3 Cubic feet. More info below.

Arrangement: Chronological

Date Acquired: 05/19/2009

Subjects: Greek letter societies--Indiana--West Lafayette, Purdue University--History, Student activities--United States

Forms of Material: Records (documents)

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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 Nu. The following documents are in the order they were submitted.

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Greek letter societies--Indiana--West Lafayette
Purdue University--History
Student activities--United States

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Repository: Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

Alternate Extent Statement: 1 legal size mss. box

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

Physical Access Note: Pages from the album are in fragile condition. Extra care should be used when viewing this item.

Acquisition Source: Dean of Students Office

Acquisition Method: Transfer from Dean of Students Office.

Preferred Citation: MSP 26, Purdue University Fraternities and Sororities album, Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries

Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid revised September 16, 2009, December 16, 2009, and April 2, 2013 .

Other URL: http://collections.lib.purdue.edu/fa/pdf/fraternities_album.pdf


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