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University of Chicago Library

Guide to the University of Chicago Phi Eta Records 1915-1917

© 2006 University of Chicago Library

Descriptive Summary

Title:

University of Chicago. Phi Eta. Records

Dates:

1915-1917

Size:

.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 Phi Eta Records consist of the fraternity's record book, which includes the constitution, bylaws, and rituals of the group. The collection also includes correspondence, membership lists, and membership

Information on Use

Access

No restrictions.

Citation

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

Historical Note

The delta chapter of the national fraternity Phi Eta was established May 28, 1915 at the University of Chicago, as the successor to the Psi Xi fraternity. Graduate students with high academic standing were eligible for membership in the fraternity. Phi Eta suspended activities in November of 1917, in response to the United States entry into World War I.

Scope Note

The Phi Eta Records consist of the fraternity's record book, which includes the constitution, bylaws, and rituals of the group. The collection also includes correspondence, membership lists, and membership cards.

Related Resources

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Box 1   Folder 1

Record book, 1916-1917

Box 1   Folder 2

Correspondence, membership list and membership cards, 1916-1917