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Davidson College -- Fraternities -- Academic

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Delta Phi Alpha. Records, 1937-1953

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-54
Scope and Contents

The files contain several copies of the Delta Phi Alpha Bulletin from 1937-38, 1952 ,1953, and 1967-68. There also is a copy of the minutes of the fraternity from 1937-38.

Dates: 1937
Found in: College Archives

Frank Lee Jackson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: DC049
Scope and Contents The collection contains biographical information, correspondence, literary materials, printed materials, photographs, memorabilia, and restricted information. The biographical information includes information about his years at Davidson, general biographical information and biographical sketches, obituaries and memorials, and information about his family. The correspondence is from 1929-1975 and includes letters from former presidents of Davidson College and also correspondence related to...
Dates: 1906 - 1971

Gamma Sigma Epsilon. Records, 1925-1940

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-43
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of correspondence. There is also membership information, financial records, minutes, the constitution and by-laws of the society, and printed material. The correspondence is from 1925-1940. The majority of the correspondence (1935-1939) is with Dr. John F. Conn, Grand Visor for the fraternity. There is correspondence (1936-1939) with D.H. Howard, a Davidson professor and also Grand Recorder for the fraternity. There is correspondence with the Davidson...
Dates: 1925
Found in: College Archives

Hugh Hollingsworth Smith Scrapbook and Papers

 Collection
Identifier: DC0191s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence (1919-1985), Pi Kappa Alpha files(1921-1922), class reports (1918-1923), and printed materials (1918-1923). The correspondence from 1919 to 1923 primarily relates to Smith's activities as student, while the letters dating 1942-1985 relate to Smith's career and family. The Pi Kappa Alpha materials include notes, invitations, and photographs, the class records include reports from the McCallie School in Chattanooga, Tennessee and Davidson College. The...
Dates: 1918 - 1985

James Wilson Kerr Papers

 Collection
Identifier: DC057
Scope and Contents The folders labeled "Committees -" contains information on the International Association of Fire Chiefs (Kerr was Chairman), the National Academy of Science, and the Department of Commerce. Kerr did research on fire and fire equipment for each of these offices. The correspondence files contain mostly letters associated with various places where Kerr was invited to speak. The file folder marked "Explorers Club" contains information regarding Kerr's membership in this Club from 1969-1989 and...
Dates: 1940 - 1989

Omega Phi Alpha Philosophy Fraternity. Minutes, 1925-1931

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-25
Scope and Contents

The records consist of minutes from 1925-1931.

Dates: 1925
Found in: College Archives

Omicron Delta Epsilon - Beta Chapter. Records, 1965-

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-39
Scope and Contents

The collection consists a of copy of the original constitution and various correspondence from 1963-1966. The Programs file 1966-1996 contains programs for the annual initiation and banquet from those individual years. The speech ODE and the Davidson Student was given by Dr. Louise Nelson at the ODE dinner in 1997 and gives the history of the establishment of the Davidson chapter.

Dates: 1965
Found in: College Archives

Omicron Delta Kappa. Records, 1921-

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-06
Scope and Contents The collection contains a copy of the original charter and bylaws of the group. There is information about the Gryphon Society, including a copy of the constitution and minutes of early meetings, 1911-1920. There are minutes of Omicron Delta Kappa from 1921-1969. There is a small amount of correspondence from 1927 and from 1959-1969 and 1983-1990. There is membership information, including lists of members, lists of members who were involved in World War II, and membership certificates and...
Dates: 1921
Found in: College Archives

Phi Beta Delta. Records, 1996-

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-38
Dates: 1996
Found in: College Archives

Phi Beta Kappa. Records, 1915-

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-05
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of copies of by-laws and proposed revisions, membership lists, correspondence concerning chapter meetings and the 50th anniversary celebration in 1973, and publicity materials. The collection also contains all programs printed and used between 1962 and 1994. Copies of Speeches made at Phi Beta Kappa meetings by Dr. O.C. Carmichael, Robert F. Davidson, Barnaby C. Keeney, W. Brown Patterson and Ralph W. Pfouts are also found here.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1915 - 2024
Found in: College Archives

Phi Eta Sigma Fraternity. Records, 1976-1975

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-56
Scope and Contents

The file contains the charter certificate from 1962, a news release concerning new initiates into the fraternity in 1973 and a copy of the initiation program brochure from 1975.

Dates: 1976
Found in: College Archives

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia. Records, 1940-1962

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-46
Scope and Contents The records consist of the original petition booklet; the charter certificate; correspondence, 1954-1969; membership rosters, 1954-1957; a pledge manual, 1961, programs from events sponsored by Phi Mu Alpha, 1940-1962,and printed material including copies from the national fraternity journal and news clippings. There also is information on the Interfraternity Sing from 1955-1959 that was sponsored by the fraternity. The correspondence includes letters written by Donald Plott during his...
Dates: 1940
Found in: College Archives

Sigma Pi Sigma Physics Honor Fraternity. Records, 1921-2014

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-24
Scope and Contents The records include minutes, records relating to the 25th and 75th anniversary celebrations and printed materials. The minute book contains minutes from 1921 to1952, membership information from 1921-1947, and financial records, 1950-1952. The materials for the 25th Anniversary include letters from former fraternity members, a financial report, and a program while the 75th anniversary materials include a program and printed history of Sigma Pi Sigma. The printed material includes...
Dates: 1921
Found in: College Archives

Sigma Upsilon Literary Honor Society. Records, 1915-1970

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-20
Scope and Contents The collection contains only a very brief sketch of the national fraternity. There are minutes from meetings for 1915-1930 and 1936-1951. The minutes are quite lighthearted and some are written in poetic form. The Faculty Supper file documents the faculty contributions for an annual dinner and includes their recipe for hamburgers. There are many "continuous" stories (stories in which each chapter was written by a different member). There is one epic poem about Peter Stuart Ney. There...
Dates: 1915
Found in: College Archives

Theatre Department. Records, bulk: 1920 - 2017

 Series
Identifier: RG03-05-19
Scope and Contents The collection contains programs and bulletins for theatre productions, correspondence, reports, production notebooks, files on special projects, and scrapbooks. The 1920's program folder contains the original Wildcat Minstrels" program. Information on the Converse Comediennes can be found in the folder Programs, 1927. The playbill contained in folder Programs, 1950-1951, has signatures of all the actors and actresses from the play, "Command Decision." Information on the Alpha Psi Omega...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1920 - 2017