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Tau Beta Pi

Abstract

Title:
Tau Beta Pi
Author/Creator:
Tau Beta Pi
Collection number:
92-67
Size:
7.50 linear feet
Bulk dates:
1940-1980
Inclusive dates:
1929-2002
Collection Area:
University of Maryland
Repository:
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email: askhornbake@umd.edu
Abstract:

The University of Maryland chapter of Tau Beta Pi, a national honorary engineering society, was established in 1929. The records of Tau Beta Pi span from its founding to 2002 and include minutes of meetings, both local and national; pledge papers; information on chapter activities; membership records; financial records; and information on chapter history. The collection also includes a series of photographs documenting Tau Beta Pi activities.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

Yes, some files in this collection are restricted. Please contact the Archives and Manuscripts Department for more information.

Preferred citation:

Tau Beta Pi, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1903.1/1674
Publication rights:

Photocopies of original materials may be provided for a fee and at the discretion of the curator. Please see our Duplication of Materials policy for more information. Queries regarding publication rights and copyright status of materials within this collection should be directed to the appropriate curator.

Status:

This collection is PROCESSED.

Historical Note

Tau Beta Pi is a national honorary engineering society founded in 1885 to recognize engineering students of high scholarship, leadership, and personal integrity. It was a considerable struggle for the local engineering honorary society, Phi Mu, established in 1923, to gain acceptance into the national Tau Beta Pi. At the beginning of this effort, Tau Beta Pi officials refused to accept Phi Mu because of the relatively small size of the engineering program at the University of Maryland. For six years, the dedicated members of Phi Mu conducted a steady correspondence, describing the merits and high standards of the engineering program with the national office, providing evidence that the program was both growing and of superior quality, if modest in size. After a six-year battle, Phi Mu was formally inducted into Tau Beta Pi in 1929.

Tau Beta Pi has very high standards for induction. An engineering student must be in the top fifth of his or her class, usually with a grade point average above 3.0, and must be involved in extracurricular activities. Potential members of Tau Beta Pi are also judged on their character and personal integrity. Initiates often may be required to write an essay, obtain letters of recommendation, and/or pass a test in order to be accepted. Until 1969, the membership was exclusively male. However, Tau Beta Pi originally recognized the accomplishments of women engineering students with a special badge, even though it did not induct them officially into the society. The question of women members was argued at every national convention from 1903 to 1968. In 1968, the national convention delegates voted unanimously to allow women into Tau Beta Pi. On 9 May 1969, the University of Maryland Chapter of Tau Beta Pi initiated its first female members.

Maryland's Beta Chapter of Tau Beta Pi is very active and has been recognized by the national society with numerous awards, including the R. C. Matthews Outstanding Chapter Award. It has also successfully bid to host the national convention three times since its induction in 1929: in 1965, 1972, and 1986.

Activities of the University of Maryland's chapter of Tau Beta Pi are many and varied. Their programs include such service activities as blood drives, free tutoring, and sponsoring events with Boy Scouts and veterans. The chapter also constructed a Telesight device, a closed circuit television system to aid the visually handicapped. Other activities of the chapter include sponsoring the Engineering Olympics on campus, publishing the Maryland College of Engineering Newsletter, and awarding scholarships to engineering students.

The Maryland Beta Chapter of Tau Beta Pi continues to be active at the University of Maryland in 2003.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The records of Tau Beta Pi date from 1923 to 2002 with the bulk of the material covering the years from 1940 through 1980. The collection includes minutes of meetings, both local and national; pledge papers; information on chapter activities; membership records; financial records; and information on chapter history. The collection also includes a series of photographs documenting Tau Beta Pi activities.

Custodial History and Acquisition Information

The records of Tau Beta Pi were donated to the University of Maryland Libraries by the Maryland Beta Chapter of the Tau Beta Pi Engineering Association in 1991. The 2001-2002 chapter survey was donated by Joseph Stecher in 2002.

Processing Information

Processed by:

Brooke S. Hinrichs, November 1999. Addendum incorporated by: Anne Turkos, January 2003.

Processing note:

The records of Tau Beta Pi have been placed into acid-free folders, envelopes, and boxes. Materials documenting the chapter's time under the name of Phi Mu have been transferred to the Phi Mu record group. Metallic clips and other fastenings have been removed and replaced with plastic clips over strips of acid-free paper. University publications were transferred to the university publications collection, and duplicate copies of documents have been discarded. Obviously misfiled items were moved to their proper place. The refiling of other documents and photographs was recorded on separation sheets to document original order. A sample copy of the original treasurer's documents from 1931 to 1932 was retained; other treasurer's records were discarded, as the information therein was duplicated elsewhere. Photographs mounted on paper backings were removed from the backing when possible. Acid-free paper was placed between the images for protection. Photographs were transferred to the photograph collection.

Encoded by:

EAD markup created using EAD database in Microsoft Access. Markup completed by Dan Schwartz, May 2006. Edited by Malissa Ruffner, December 2008.

Detailed Description of the Collection

Series 1: Chapter Information and Activities, 1922-2002 and undated (4.50 linear feet)

This series contains correspondence, publications, reports, manuals, and forms. The topics covered include the national organization of Tau Beta Pi and its rituals, as well as general chapter history. There is also more specific information on chapter projects and events, such as the chapter installation, a blood drive, and the Telesight device. The chapter surveys document the chapter�s activities, committees, administration, and awards on a yearly basis. The surveys from 1930 to 1951 consist of only one-to three-page questionnaires, while from 1964 to 1990, the surveys are extensive with lengthy reports. This series is arranged alphabetically by document type/subject.

Note: Some files are restricted due to privacy issues related to student or personnel records for a period of seventy-five years or until the death of the individual concerned.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Awards, undated series 1box 1folder 1
Blood Drive, 1990 series 1box 1folder 2
Chapter Installation, 1922-1930 series 1box 1folder 3
Chapter By-laws, 1955-1984 series 1box 1folder 4
Chapter History, 1929-1973 series 1box 1folder 5
Chapter History, 1929-1973 series 1box 1folder 6
Chapter Surveys, 1930-1967 series 1box 1folder 7
Chapter Surveys, 1967-1968 series 1box 1folder 8
Chapter Surveys, 1968-1969 [Restricted] series 1box 1folder 9
Chapter Surveys, 1968-1969 [Restricted] series 1box 2folder 1
Chapter Surveys, 1969-1970 [Restricted] series 1box 2folder 2
Chapter Surveys, 1969-1970 [Restricted] series 1box 2folder 3
Chapter Surveys, 1969-1970 [Restricted] series 1box 2folder 4
Chapter Surveys, 1970-1971 [Restricted] series 1box 2folder 5
Chapter Surveys, 1970-1971 [Restricted] series 1box 2folder 6
Chapter Surveys, 1970-1971 [Restricted] series 1box 2folder 7
Chapter Surveys, 1971-1972 series 1box 3folder 1
Chapter Surveys, 1971-1972 series 1box 3folder 2
Chapter Surveys, 1971-1972 series 1box 3folder 3
Chapter Surveys, 1971-1972 series 1box 3folder 4
Chapter Surveys, 1972-1973 series 1box 3folder 5
Chapter Surveys, 1972-1973 series 1box 4folder 1
Chapter Surveys, 1972-1973 (appendix) series 1box 4folder 2
Chapter Surveys, 1975-1976 series 1box 4folder 3
Chapter Surveys, 1976-1977 series 1box 4folder 4
Chapter Surveys, 1977-1978 series 1box 4folder 5
Chapter Surveys, 1978-1979 series 1box 4folder 6
Chapter Surveys, 1978-1979 series 1box 4folder 7
Chapter Surveys, 1980-1981 series 1box 4folder 8
Chapter Surveys, 1981-1982 series 1box 5folder 1
Chapter Surveys, 1982-1983 series 1box 5folder 2
Chapter Surveys, 1983-1984 series 1box 6folder 1
Chapter Surveys, 1984-1985 series 1box 6folder 2
Chapter Surveys, 1984-1985 series 1box 7folder 1
Chapter Surveys, 1985-1986 series 1box 7folder 2
Chapter Surveys, 1985-1986 series 1box 7folder 3
Chapter Surveys, 1985-1986 series 1box 7folder 4
Chapter Surveys, 1986-1987 series 1box 7folder 5
Chapter Surveys, 1987-1988 series 1box 7folder 6
Chapter Surveys, 1987-1988 series 1box 7folder 7
Chapter Surveys, 1987-1988 series 1box 7folder 8
Chapter Surveys, 1988-1989 series 1box 8folder 1
Chapter Surveys, 1989-1990 series 1box 8folder 2
Chapter Surveys, 1989-1990 series 1box 9folder 1
Chapter Surveys, 2001-2002 series 1box 9folder 2
Convention Hosting Plans, 1986 series 1box 9folder 3
Petition for Establishment, 1929 series 1box 9folder 4
Rituals of Tau Beta Pi, [undated] [Restricted] series 1box 9folder 5
Tau Beta Pi Information Pamphlet, 1985 series 1box 9folder 6
Telesight Project Information, 1972-1974 and undated series 1box 9folder 7
Telesight Reading Aid Manual, c. 1972 series 1box 9folder 8
University Honor Society Information, [undated] series 1box 9folder 9

Series 2: Tau Beta Pi National Archives, 1949-1990 (0.25 linear feet)

This series consists of manuals from the national office of Tau Beta Pi designed to inform chapters of activities across the nation and to serve as a source for project ideas for chapters. The project listings are organized by project types and, within that, listed by chapter. This series is arranged chronologically.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Chapter Project Manual, January 1949 series 2box 1folder 1
Chapter Project Manual, January 1950 series 2box 1folder 2
Chapter Project Manual, October 1950 series 2box 1folder 3
Chapter Project Manual, September 1951 series 2box 1folder 4
Project Catalog, September 1959 series 2box 1folder 5
Project Subject File Index, 1974 series 2box 1folder 6
Project Subject File Index, 1974-1980 series 2box 1folder 7
Chapter Project Index, 1990 series 2box 1folder 8

Series 3: Minutes, 1929-1987 (1.00 linear foot)

This series contains minutes of the Maryland Beta chapter meetings and the annual national conventions. The chapter minutes include information on elections of officers, committee reports, and activity plans. The convention minutes chronicle attendance records, proceedings, resolutions, and expenses. This series is arranged by document type, then chronologically.

Note: Some files are restricted due to privacy issues related to student or personnel records for a period of seventy-five years or until the death of the individual concerned.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Meeting Minutes, Fall 1929- Spring 1939 [Restricted] series 3box 1folder 1
Meeting Minutes, Fall 1939- Spring 1949 [Restricted] series 3box 1folder 2
Meeting Minutes, Fall 1949- Spring 1959 [Restricted] series 3box 1folder 3
Meeting Minutes, Fall 1959- Spring 1969 series 3box 1folder 4
Meeting Minutes, Fall 1969- Spring 1979 [Restricted] series 3box 1folder 5
Convention Minutes, 1929-1939 series 3box 1folder 6
Convention Minutes, 1940-1949 series 3box 2folder 1
Convention Minutes, 1950-1959 series 3box 2folder 2
Convention Minutes, 1950-1959 series 3box 2folder 3
Convention Minutes, 1960-1969 series 3box 2folder 4
Convention Minutes, 1960-1969 series 3box 2folder 5
Convention Minutes, 1960-1969 series 3box 2folder 6
Convention Minutes, 1970-1979 series 3box 2folder 7
Convention Minutes, 1970-1979 series 3box 2folder 8
Convention Minutes, 1987 series 3box 2folder 9

Series 4: Membership Records, 1929-1990 and undated (0.75 linear feet)

This series contains correspondence, forms, applications, and lists of potential and active members. These membership records consist of correspondence concerning grades of students to be considered for membership, comments and votes on candidates, and abbreviated lists of candidates who became members of Tau Beta Pi. Also included are professors� resumes, membership information forms, short essays of introduction by candidates, and letters of recommendation. The overall membership roll lists all members initiated into Tau Beta Pi at the University of Maryland. This series is arranged by document type, then chronologically.

Note: Some files are restricted due to privacy issues related to student or personnel records for a period of seventy-five years or until the death of the individual concerned.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Membership records, 1929-1939 [Restricted] series 4box 1folder 1
Membership records, 1939-1949 [Restricted] series 4box 1folder 2
Membership records, 1949-1959 [Restricted] series 4box 1folder 3
Membership records, 1959-1969 [Restricted] series 4box 1folder 4
Membership records, 1959-1969 [Restricted] series 4box 1folder 5
Membership records, 1969-1979 [Restricted] series 4box 1folder 6
Membership information and forms (professors and students), 1976-1977 [Restricted] series 4box 1folder 7
Membership Applications, 1989-1990 series 4box 2folder 1
Membership rolls, 1956 and undated series 4box 2folder 2

Series 5: Financial Records, 1929-1972 (0.25 linear feet)

This series consists of the financial records of the chapter. The files include correspondence regarding accounts, treasurers' reports, and the account book, which documents spending, dues collection, and other financial activity. A sample of the original Treasurer�s records from 1931 to 1932 has been preserved and includes deposit slips, orders, bank statements, and canceled checks; this information is duplicated in the account book. This series is arranged by document type, then chronologically.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Sample of original Treasurer�s records, 1931-1932 series 5box 1folder 1
Treasurer�s records, 1929-1942 series 5box 1folder 2
Treasurer�s records, 1929-1942 series 5box 1folder 3
Treasurer�s report, 1942-1972 series 5box 1folder 4
Account Book, 1929-1942 series 5box 1folder 5

Series 6: Pledge Papers, 1947-1960 and undated (0.75 linear feet)

This series contains theses written by members as a requirement for initiation. These pledge papers cover a wide range of topics, from engineering-specific, such as �Engineering Principles,� to general, like �Stamp Collecting� and �Jazz.� A number of the papers focus on two topics, civic duties of engineering and engineering education. This series is arranged alphabetically by author�s last name.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Abert, Charles -- A Telephone Call, 4 April 1951 series 6box 1folder 1
Anderson, Stuart C. -- Non-Technical Responsibilities for the Engineer., undated series 6box 1folder 2
Anthis, William -- A Problem that Must Be Solved., undated series 6box 1folder 3
Baldwin, John -- Some Thought on Engineering Education, 1 December 1951 series 6box 1folder 4
Bank, Burton L. -- The Rocket Engine, 9 April 1947 series 6box 1folder 5
Bates, John A. -- Responsibilities of an Engineer, undated series 6box 1folder 6
Berezniak, Michael Pemous -- Dishonest Propaganda, undated series 6box 1folder 7
Berman, D. A. -- Engineering Principles, undated series 6box 1folder 8
Bissell, Robert B. -- Lighting the Stage, 15 December 1950 series 6box 1folder 9
Bobart, George -- Stamp Collecting, 11 April 1951 series 6box 1folder 10
Bredall, Charles H. -- Analysis of a Directional Coupler with Broad-Band Directivity, 31 March 1949 series 6box 1folder 11
Brodsky, Michael T. -- Economy in Engineering., undated series 6box 1folder 12
Brown, B. T. -- Essay on Nothing., undated series 6box 1folder 13
Bucher, William P. -- [Untitled], undated series 6box 1folder 14
Buckley, John -- The Shadow of Epilepsy, December 1948 series 6box 1folder 15
Carpenter, Robert T. -- The Relationship between Science and the Scriptures, 15 December 1950 series 6box 1folder 16
Casson, John E. -- The Effect of TVA on Agriculture, 17 December 1949 series 6box 1folder 17
Cooke, Henry B., Jr. -- The Origin of Rime, 14 April 1951 series 6box 1folder 18
Coulbourne, Calvin Carl -- The Beginnings of the Negro in American Theater, 14 April 1951 series 6box 1folder 19
Cramer, Stephen D. -- A Case for the Engineering Student, undated series 6box 1folder 20
Dammann, Carl L. -- The Engineering Manpower Shortage, 1959 series 6box 1folder 21
Davis, Albert E. -- Spotwelding of Aluminum Alloys, undated series 6box 1folder 22
Devereaux, John Paul -- The Engineer and the Community in which He Lives, undated series 6box 1folder 23
Dillon, Charles R. -- Laying a Marble Floor, 26 March 1951 series 6box 1folder 24
Eaton, M. E., Jr -- The Layout of a Typical Small Broadcasting Station, WBCC, undated series 6box 1folder 25
Ehrlich, Louis W. -- Being a Treatise on the Latest Theory of the Creation of the Universe, 3 December 1949 series 6box 1folder 26
Fullarton, D. C. -- The Crisis of 1960, undated series 6box 1folder 27
Garber, Daniel L. -- Should the Engineering Curriculum be Lengthened, 26 April 1952 series 6box 1folder 28
Gettell, Raymond -- Ethics, 7 December 1959 series 6box 1folder 29
Goeller, Jack E. -- Problems of Engineering, undated series 6box 1folder 30
Gouge, James R., Jr. -- Television�A Curse or a Blessing, 11 December 1954 series 6box 1folder 31
Gray, Donald L. -- The Fallibility of Science, 11 December 1954 series 6box 1folder 32
Hanley, Dennis Patrick -- Trends in Engineering, 26 April 1955 series 6box 1folder 33
Harrison, John R. -- The Horsepower Race, 16 April 1956 series 6box 1folder 34
Hendel, R.Walter -- Chess: the Art of the Intellect, undated series 6box 1folder 35
Hoffman, Charles W. -- The Confidence Game, 9 April 1948 series 6box 1folder 36
Hogan, Earl V. -- The World�s Best Rat Trap, 9 April 1948 series 6box 1folder 37
Holliday, Terrell L. -- The Civic Responsibilities of the Engineer, undated series 6box 1folder 38
Howard, Kenneth M. -- An Electrical Engineering Career and Its Opportunities, 14 April 1955 series 6box 1folder 39
Hughes, Harry E. -- A Glimpse into Horology, undated series 6box 1folder 40
Jackson, Robert B. -- The Engineer�s Responsibility to Society, 19 April 1960 series 6box 1folder 41
Longanecker, Gerald W. -- Personal and Ethical Relations, 24 March 1953 series 6box 1folder 42
Luber, Joseph L. -- Modern Aids to Low-Cost Housing, 2 December 1948 series 6box 1folder 43
Ludtke, William P. -- Cortes Conquers Mexico, 1 December 1951 series 6box 1folder 44
Magruder, Chester H. -- Differentiating Characteristics of the Surface Feeding Ducks of the Chesapeake Bay Region, undated series 6box 1folder 45
Mallones, Robert E. -- The Surveyor and You, 11 December 1954 series 6box 1folder 46
Mannion, J. W. -- J. Willard Gibbs, 9 April 1948 series 6box 1folder 47
Mannon, Roy D. -- On Heat and Interest, 22 April 1957 series 6box 1folder 48
Mattingly, George -- Engineering Research, undated series 6box 1folder 49
May, Charles -- The Evolution of a Phonograph, 3 December 1949 series 6box 1folder 50
McClelland, Clement W. -- Dog Training, 14 April 1951 series 6box 1folder 51
Miller, Irvin M. -- Comic Strip Culture, 17 December 1949 series 6box 1folder 52
Morris, Robert L. -- A Comparison of Two Universities: the University of Zurich and the University of Maryland from a Student�s Viewpoint, 10 April 1948 series 6box 1folder 53
Nelka, John J. -- Draft Laws and the Technical Graduate, undated series 6box 1folder 54
Nemethy, John J. -- The Significance of Nothing, undated series 6box 1folder 55
Nesline, Frederick W. -- The Value of an Engineering Education, 19 December 1949 series 6box 1folder 56
North, William R., III -- Me and Paul (the Story of the Dean Brothers), 14 April 1951 series 6box 1folder 57
O�Neill, Lawrence A. -- Thoughts on a Profession, undated series 6box 1folder 58
Pearson, Leo Ward -- The Civic Responsibilities of Engineers, 16 April 1956 series 6box 1folder 59
Popenoe, C. H. -- Untapped Energy from the Sun, undated series 6box 1folder 60
Portaro, Sam A. -- Inapparent Fortunes, undated series 6box 1folder 61
Queen, James L. -- An Examination of the Mental Capacity of the Chicken, 3 December 1947 series 6box 1folder 62
Reed, Lloyd A. -- The Engineer as a Social Being, undated series 6box 1folder 63
Reitz, Richard G. -- The Trouble with the American Education System, undated series 6box 1folder 64
Robinson, James H., Jr. -- The Engineer and the Man, 1959 series 6box 1folder 65
Robinson, Norman O. -- The Moral, Political, and Social Obligations of a Professional Person, 11 April 1955 series 6box 1folder 66
Rohrback, Robert L. -- Ladies� Day at the Ball Park or Nightmare at Three in the Afternoon, 9 April 1948 series 6box 1folder 67
Rosenfeld, Sidney -- On Traveling, undated series 6box 1folder 68
Sampson, Harley G. -- I Want to be an Engineer, undated series 6box 1folder 69
Schlimm, G. H. -- Civic Responsibilities of an Engineer, undated series 6box 1folder 70
Scott, Thomas M. -- The Role of the Honor Society, 1952 series 6box 1folder 71
Sennewald, Perry F. -- What Standing in the AP Poll, 1 December 1951 series 6box 1folder 72
Shirey, David C. -- You and Your School, undated series 6box 1folder 73
Shook, James F. -- Portable Military Pipelines, 2 December 1948 series 6box 1folder 74
Siegel, Raymond H. -- Sitting Bull: the Great Sioux Chief and Medicine Man, 14 April 1951 series 6box 1folder 75
Siegrist, Ronald Arthur -- Jazz, 10 April 1951 series 6box 1folder 76
Soper, William L. -- Why Engineers Make Good Family Men, undated series 6box 1folder 77
Steele, John M., Jr. -- Civic Obligations of the Engineer, 12 December 1953 series 6box 1folder 78
Stewart, Walter B. -- Design to Lower Repair Costs, undated series 6box 1folder 79
Strucko, Richard -- The Humanities and their Relationship to Engineering, undated series 6box 1folder 80
Talcott, John W., Jr. -- Good Engineer, Good Citizen, 17 April 1956 series 6box 1folder 81
Thompson, Clifford Frank -- Reflections on an Engineering Education, 7 December 1959 series 6box 1folder 82
Thorson, John R. -- Microscopes and Gearteeth, 14 April 1951 series 6box 1folder 83
Tomasello, John C. -- Our Draft Boards are Robbing Us., undated series 6box 1folder 84
Volz, C. J. A. -- Magnesium from Sea Water, 1 December 1948 series 6box 2folder 1
Volz, J. Henry -- Diving Ducks of the Chesapeake Bay Area, 13 April 1949 series 6box 2folder 2
Wakefield, David John -- Obligations of an Engineer, 23 April 1960 series 6box 2folder 3
Weber, Charles M., Jr. -- Hypnotism in Medicine, 10 April 1949 series 6box 2folder 4
Weckesser, Louis B., Jr. -- Soil Conservation, 4 April 1951 series 6box 2folder 5
Wett, John F., Jr. -- Morals of Politicians, undated series 6box 2folder 6
White, Donald R. J. -- The Versatile Automobile, 9 April 1948 series 6box 2folder 7
Williams, Paul Lyle -- Leonardo Da Vinci�s Lost Works, 1 December 1951 series 6box 2folder 8
Wilson, William R. -- The Automobile Menace, 2 December 1948 series 6box 2folder 9
Woodin, Elmer A. -- Advice from a College Junior, 6 December 1952 series 6box 2folder 10
Woppman, George H. -- On Taxing Vice, 11 December 1951 series 6box 2folder 11
Workman, Joseph B. -- The Impact of Automation on Society, 12 December 1953 series 6box 2folder 12
Wray, William N. -- Early History and Development of Music, 1 December 1952 series 6box 2folder 13
Wybenga, Fred A. -- Nuclear Energy: Its Possibilities and Problems, 12 April 1955 series 6box 2folder 14

Series 7: Photographs and Slides, c.1960-1990 (1.50 linear feet)

This series contains 1141 photographs and 283 slides documenting the activities of Tau Beta Pi. The bulk of the images are from the mid to late 1980s. Activities documented include conventions, athletics, blood drives, social events, initiations and other ceremonies, and classroom demonstrations. There are also a significant number of photographs of individual members and some images of campus buildings. Some of the photographs were transferred to Series VII from other series in the collection. All of these materials have been transferred to the photograph collection.

The box inventory for this series is not currently available online. Please refer to the series description above for a broad description of the materials or contact the department for more information.

Related Material

Materials related to this collection may be found in the records of Phi Mu. The Phi Mu collection consists of pledge papers, financial papers, membership records, and the original constitution.

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