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Phi Beta Kappa records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 117

Scope and Contents

This collections contains detailed records on the founding of Phi Beta Kappa at Beloit College. With numerous minute-books and records of meetings throughout the years, the collection encompasses a wide range of history while staying very thorough. Also included are financial records, personal information on initiates, bylaw and other system and procedure pamphlets, a thorough list on visiting scholars and correspondences from various members (notable college figures including John Pitt Deane, Eaton, G.K. Richardson, Ralph Waldo Emerson. Secretary’s materials are also in this collection with detailed minutes.

Dates

  • 1900-2000

Access to Collection

This collection is open for research; however, certain materials are fragile and require Archives staff for handling, or use may be restricted altogether.

Extent

4.97 linear feet (9 boxes, letter drawer, outside folders, trinkets; further additions are expected)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

This collections contains detailed records on the founding of Phi Beta Kappa at Beloit College. With numerous minute-books and records of meetings throughout the years, the collection encompasses a wide range of history while staying very thorough. Also included are financial records, personal information on initiates, bylaw and other system and procedure pamphlets, a thorough list on visiting scholars and correspondences from various members (notable college figures including John Pitt Deane, Eaton, G.K. Richardson, Ralph Waldo Emerson. Secretary’s materials are also in this collection with detailed minutes.

Physical Location

Shelved at 2/5/4-5

Processing Information

This collection has been compiled over the years through separate accessions of various sizes from various offices and individuals, none of which has any accompanying documentation. The original order of the documents is unknown. The arrangement order presented here has been imposed by the College Archives staff.
Title
Phi Beta Kappa records
Status
Completed
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Beloit College Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
700 College St.
Beloit WI 53511 USA
608-363-2485