RG/RG12. Student Organizations
This Record Group contains materials that pertain to student organizations on campus. There are nearly three hundred groups ranging from the historic and earliest organizations such as Philanthropic and Eumenean Societies to the Ugly Club to fraternities, Black Professional Development Working Group, to Mental Health Ambassadors, and Young Americans for Freedom. Examples of records are constitutions and bylaws, agendas, photographs, and promotional materials.
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. Records, 1992
Scope and Contents The collection contains printed information from 1992 about the establishment of the fraternity.
Alpha Tau Omega. Records, 1950-1983
Scope and Contents The collection contains the original letter granting authority to organize an ATO Club, the petition from the A.T.O. to the national chapter of ATO, copies of by-laws and revisions, and materials related to the 1951 installation. The minutes date from 1950 to 1968, with a gap between 1960 and 1966. The membership records provide biographical data and student activity lists for each member from 1951 to 1959. The Financial materials cover only two years and reflect basic budget activities. ...
Found in: College Archives / Alpha Tau Omega. Records, 1950-1983
Beta Theta Pi Fraternity. Records, 1858-1994
Scope and Contents The collection contains historical information, including a copy of the fraternity history from the 1897 Quips and Cranks and the manuscript "Milestones Backward Run," a detailed history of the fraternity to 1940. There are copies of the constitution, including a copy of the original constitution written by Robert Hall Morrison Jr. in 1858. This notebook also contains Morrison's notes for Dr. McPhail's "Lectures on Logic" course. There is also a notebook containing the ritual of initiation as...
Campus Club. Records, 1948-1952
Scope and Contents The collection contains a copy of the constitution of the group, newsletters from 1952, rush publications from 1951, and invitations and programs from 1948-1952. There is also a letter to Davidson College Treasurer Grier Martin about renovating Eumenean Hall and a scrapbook with photographs, programs and newsclippings from 1947 to 1953.
Found in: College Archives / Campus Club. Records, 1948-1952
Chi Phi Fraternity. Records, 1908-1954
Scope and Contents The collection contains a brief history of the group, plus names of members and a letter to Miss Cornelia Shaw.
Kappa Alpha Fraternity. Records, 1880-2001
Scope and Contents The collection contains some historical information about the chapter. There are minutes from 1880-1930; these are oversized and are housed separately. There is a report to the national headquarters describing the founding of the chapter and a Kappa Alpha Magazine from 1884 with several mentions of the Davidson chapter's activities. There is correspondence from 1958, 1980-1988. The printed material contains general information about the group, and there are also chapter publications from...
Kappa Sigma Fraternity. Records, 1890-1993
Scope and Contents The collection contains a detailed history of the chapter, compiled by Bill Carroll (D.C. 1990). There are minutes from 1890-1955. Some minutes from 1921-1955 are oversize and are housed separately. Correspondence dates from 1918-1993. There is information about the early members of the group, as well as information from 1952, and there are lists of members from the 1988 rechartering efforts. The 1987 Petition runs to over 90 pages with information abou the history and future goals of...
Phi Delta Theta Fraternity. Records, 1931-1989
Scope and Contents The collection contains meeting minutes from 1973-1977 and 1982-1984. There are newsletters from 1975-1978. The printed material consists of "The Javelin," (1931-1968) published by the fraternity and also known as the "Phi News." The May, 1948 issue is oversized and is housed separately. There are also rush publicationsfrom 1953-1969. In addition, there are party invitations and articles about the fraternity form various sources in the general file.
Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity. Records, 1913-1998
Scope and Contents The collection contains historical information, which includes brief historical sketches of the fraternity and information about its recolonization. There is information about the Bachelor's Club, including a list of the original officers and information concerning its joining Phi Gamma Delta. There are copies of the constitution and bylaws. The meeting minutes date from 1924-1925, 1947-1948, 1963-1964, 1973-1979, and 1985-1988 and discuss pledges, initiation, ceremonies, election of...
Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity. Records, 1922-1992
Scope and Contents The collection contains a small amount of historical information. There is a small amount of correspondence from 1922-1924, 1957, 1976, and 1989. There are alumni directories from 1963-1965. The printed material contains general information about the group, a pledge manual, plus copies of the Altar and Skull" from 1935-1964 and 1976-1989. There are rush publications from 1948-1963, and party invitations. Oversize material includes a 1984 desk calendar and the June 1, 1953 copy of Altar...