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University of Chicago Library

Guide to the University of Chicago, Phi Sigma Delta, Mu Chapter Records 1957

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

University of Chicago. Phi Sigma Delta, Mu Chapter. Records

Dates:

1957

Size:

0.5 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 Sigma Delta, Mu Chapter Records contain a small fraternity paddle.

Information on Use

Access

The collection is open for research.

Citation

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

Historical Note

Phi Sigma Delta was founded at Columbia University on November 10, 1909. It was organized to foster and nurture the comradeship of its founders. The fraternity then merged with Phi Alpha on April 6, 1959. Phi Sigma Delta disappeared as a national fraternity in 1969 when it merged with Zeta Beta Tau, Its total membership, as of May of 1967, was 19,500, including forty-nine active and twenty-two inactive chapters. The Mu chapter was based in Chicago.

Scope Note

The small paddle in the collection announces a pledge party in the autumn of 1957.

Related Resources

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Box 1

Small fraternity paddle, 1957