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Beta Theta Pi Fraternity. Records, 1858-1994

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Identifier: RG12-12
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...
Dates: 1858
Found in: College Archives

President. Smith, Henry Louis. Records, 1901-1912, 1943

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Identifier: RG02-10
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of correspondence from the years 1911 and 1912, with only a few items from the 1907 to 1910 period. Some of the correspondence from the president's office is signed by Miss Cornelia Shaw, who acted as the president's assistant. Topics covered in these records include advertising for the college, athletics, fraternities, the code of honor system, hazing, apple orchards, the Davidson Cemetery, honorary degrees, faculty housing, the College's 75 anniversary the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1901 - 1943
Found in: College Archives