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University of Chicago Library

Guide to the University of Chicago Nu Pi Sigma Records 1896-1972

© 2006 University of Chicago Library

Descriptive Summary

Title:

University of Chicago. Nu Pi Sigma. Records

Dates:

1896-1972

Size:

0.25 linear ft. (1 box)

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

The Nu Pi Sigma records consist of two volumes containing the constitution, bylaws, rituals, and membership lists (1896-1972). The collection also includes one memorandum to the members of Nu Pi Sigma from Enid Rieser (1971) and several sketches of unicorns (n.d.).

Information on Use

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Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: University of Chicago. Nu Pi Sigma. Records, [Box #, Folder #], Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Historical Note

Nu Pi Sigma was founded 1896 as an honor society for women. Its goals were "social enlightenment and the promotion of friendly relations among the women's societies of the University of Chicago."

Scope Note

The Nu Pi Sigma records consist of two volumes containing the constitution, bylaws, rituals, and membership lists (1896-1972). The collection also includes one memorandum to the members of Nu Pi Sigma from Enid Rieser (1971) and several sketches of unicorns (n.d.).

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Box 1   Folder 1

Record Books, 1896-1972

Box 1   Folder 2

Memo and Sketches, 1971