By Mary Sego and Sammie Morris, 2009; Nolan Eller
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.
Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
Alternate Extent Statement:
1 legal size mss. box
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.
Dean of Students Office
Transfer from Dean of Students Office.
Purdue University Fraternities and Sororities collection
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 .
Box and Folder Listing Browse by Box:
[Box 1: 1886-1921