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Fraternities - Social

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. Records, 1992

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-26
Scope and Contents

The collection contains printed information from 1992 about the establishment of the fraternity.

Dates: 1992
Found in: College Archives

Alpha Tau Omega. Records, 1950-1983

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-11
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....
Dates: 1950
Found in: College Archives

Beta Theta Pi Fraternity. Records, 1858-1994

 Sub-Group
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...
Dates: 1858
Found in: College Archives

Campus Club. Records, 1948-1952

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-29
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.

Dates: 1948
Found in: College Archives

Chi Phi Fraternity. Records, 1908-1954

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-28
Scope and Contents

The collection contains a brief history of the group, plus names of members and a letter to Miss Cornelia Shaw.

Dates: 1908
Found in: College Archives

Kappa Alpha Fraternity. Records, 1880-2001

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-16
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...
Dates: 1880
Found in: College Archives

Kappa Sigma Fraternity. Records, 1890-1993

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-15
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...
Dates: 1890
Found in: College Archives

Phi Delta Theta Fraternity. Records, 1931-1989

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-13
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.

Dates: 1931
Found in: College Archives

Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity. Records, 1913-1998

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-14
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...
Dates: 1913
Found in: College Archives

Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity. Records, 1922-1992

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-21
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...
Dates: 1922
Found in: College Archives

Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity. Records, 1912-1969, 2014

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-17
Scope and Contents The collection contains membership information (1912-1967), which includes information about its founding members in 1912 and the final group of pledges in 1967. There is information about the group's house mother, Miss Johnsie Shelton, most of which is printed material from the celebration of her 10 years of service to the fraternity. The printed material includes certificates of scholastic merit and a copy of the White Diamond, the fraternity's pledge manual. There are a few copies of...
Dates: 1912
Found in: College Archives

President. Dr. Samuel Reid Spencer. Records

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG02-15
Scope and Contents Please note that Presidential records are closed fifty years prior to the current year.The files from President Spencer's office consist primarily of correspondence and reports. These files cover all aspects of his administration including information on coeducation, minority students, self-selection for fraternities, the college's relationship with the Presbyterian Church, integration, student unrest and the Vietnam War, the changing role of athletics, College Bowl competitions,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1968-1983, 2010
Found in: College Archives

Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity. Records, 1883-1994

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-19
Scope and Contents The collection contains historical sketches of the fraternity. There is a copy of the original constitution from 1883 and also a revision from 1989. The minutes date from 1883-1888 and 1957-1967. There is correspondence from 1981-1992. There are addresses to the society from 1988-1991, which include toasts to the society. Membership information from 1986-1994 includes the names and hometowns of pledges as well as providing a photo of each pledge. There is information about the activities...
Dates: 1883
Found in: College Archives

Sigma Chi Fraternity. Records, 1948-1972

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-22
Scope and Contents The records contain a brief historical sketch of Sigma Chi fraternity. [For more historical information see the 1947 scrapbook.] There is a copy of the 1969 constitution. There are meeting minutes from 1950-1953. There are two copies of the 1971 annual report, which lists general information about the fraternity, including members and officers. There is an undated list of members. The printed material includes articles about the fraternity from various sources (1948-1971), chapter...
Dates: 1947
Found in: College Archives

Sigma Nu Fraternity. Records, 1957-1971

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-18
Scope and Contents The collection contains historical information which includes historical sketches about the national organization as well as the Davidson chapter. There is information about the formation of the chapter, including copies of the petition to the national organization, letters of recommendation, and letters of congratulations. The information about the government contains copies of the constitution, by-laws, and amendments, copies of the house rules, and information about the duties of the...
Dates: 1957
Found in: College Archives

Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity. Records, 1930-

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-23
Scope and Contents The collection contains historical information, which includes a copy of the petition to the national fraternity. There is a small amount of correspondence from 1958-1984, and there are newsletters from 1969-1991. There is a membership directory from 1971-1972. The printed material contains general information about the fraternity from various sources (1962-1993), copies of the "Sig Epigram" and "SPEctator" (1936-1976), The "Sig Epistle" (1991-1994), Social Handbooks (1973-1981), Rush...
Dates: 1930
Found in: College Archives

Theta Upsilon Omega Fraternity. Records, 1923-1924

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG12-27
Scope and Contents

The collection contains a copy of information from the 1923 and 1924 Quips and Cranks related to the group.

Dates: 1923
Found in: College Archives

Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA). Commission on Social Patterns Box 4, 1969

 Sub-Series
Identifier: RG03-01-02-020
Scope and Contents

The files contain minutes from the meetings, results from the Educational Testing Service College and University Environment Scales survey, the 1969 Report of the Commission, and the Minority report Dissenting from Anti-Fraternity Section. Both of the reports cover the differing role of fraternities on campus and coeducational issues.

Dates: 1969

Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA). Faculty Committee on Alleged Intolerance Box 26, 1992

 Sub-Series
Identifier: RG03-01-02-033
Scope and Contents

The file contains the report of the Select Committee, a statement of Dean Will Terry regarding the Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity, a faculty proposal regarding necessary punishment and a newsrelease.

Dates: 1992

Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA). Faculty Committee on Fraternities Box 30, 1951 - 1971

 Sub-Series
Identifier: RG3-1-2-043
Scope and Contents The first file contains information on the American Commons Club, a fraternity founded nationally in 1921 and which sparked the Davidsonian version, Campus Club. Correspondence file 1956 contains information on dancing at Davidson. Correspondence file 1958 contains information on faculty regulations of fraternities. Information on sophomore rush and after-dark regulations are found in correspondence files 1960-1961. The proposals made by the 12 presidents of the Davidson College...
Dates: 1951 - 1971

Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA). Fraternity Evaluation Committee Box 38, 1960 - 1966

 Sub-Series
Identifier: RG03-01-02-060
Scope and Contents

The files contain the final report of the committee as well as reports written by individual fraternities to the committee and responses to the reports. Included in the Reports and Responses folder are chapel talks from 1960 and 1964. For more information, see also "Faculty Committee on Fraternities, Clubs and Social Life."

Dates: 1960 - 1966

Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA). Social Life Evaluating Committee Box 50, 1965 - 1966

 Sub-Series
Identifier: RG03-01-02-087
Scope and Contents

The files contain the correspondence and minutes with/of the committee. One designated file contains the final report of the committee. Each of the existing fraternities also provides its own individual report concerning their role on campus. The Statements folder contains materials gathered for the committee, memos, and a typescript of a meeting held with the committee and fraternity representatives.

Dates: 1965 - 1966

Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA). Student Life Committee, Box 52 , 1965 - 1975

 Sub-Series
Identifier: RG03-01-02-090
Scope and Contents The files contain minutes, correspondence, and reports of the committee and minutes of the Code Revision Subcommittee. Also included are files on the Code of Responsibility in 1968 and the Constitution of the Residence Hall Association for 1967 and 1968. Specific topics covered in files include eating clubs, Fraternities and rushing , the Campus Club, married student housing, and the report of the Committee of Eighteen, marijuana on campus, firearms and explosives on campus and police...
Dates: 1965 - 1975

Vice President for Student Life. Dean of Students. Records, 1926-

 Sub-Group
Identifier: RG06-01
Scope and Contents The collection consists of administrative files from the Vice President's office which include annual reports from divisions, committee files, planning files for orientation and hall counselor training, and files on student organizations and programs. The file on the 1984 Presidential search contains photographs of the announcement of the selection of Dr. John Kuykendall. Audiotapes of the 1994 Baccalaureate Ceremony and the 1984 announcement and acceptance speech of Dr. Kuykendall from the...
Dates: 1926
Found in: College Archives