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Records of Kappa Epsilon at the University of Florida

Finding aid prepared by Carl Van Ness.

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
March 2004

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Kappa Epsilon. University of Florida Chapter.
Title: Records of Kappa Epsilon at the University of Florida
Dates: circa 1940-1963
Bulk dates: 1954-1963
Abstract: Membership records, correspondence, ledgers, minutes and constitutions of the Kappa Epsilon chapter at the University of Florida.
Extent: 0.05 Linear feet. 10 folders.
Identification: Ms Coll. 114
Language(s): English

Biographical/Historical Note

Kappa Epsilon was organized in 1921 as a national professional society for women pharmacy students. The University of Florida chapter was organized in the fall of 1936 and received its charter in 1939. It was the first recognized women's student organization on campus. The local chapter is no longer in existence.

Scope and Content

Ms Coll. 114 contains membership records, correspondence, ledgers, minutes and constitutions. The bulk of the material falls between the years 1954 and 1963. There is also a brief explanation of the organization of the group.

This collection forms part of the University Archives Small Collections.

Access or Use Restrictions


The collection is open for research.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Records of Kappa Epsilon at the University of Florida, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Selected Subjects and Access Terms

Pharmacy--Societies, etc.
Women in pharmacy

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