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A Guide to the Phi Kappa Phi Membership List

Finding aid created by Joyce Dewsbury

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
June 2010

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Phi Kappa Phi. University of Florida Chapter.
Title: Phi Kappa Phi Membership List
Dates: 1911-1948
Abstract: A roll of members or chapter list that was begun when the Phi Kappa Phi honor society was founded at the University of Florida.
Extent: 0.4 Linear feet. 1 box.
Identification: Ms Coll. 131
Language(s): English

Biographical/Historical Note

Kappa Phi, a national honor society, was founded in 1897. Mr. A. Edwin Philips, an alumnus of the Tennessee chapter and Dr. C.H. Gordon on the faculty at the University of Tennessee installed the chapter at the University of Florida on April 13, 1912 with a ceremony held at the Masonic Temple in Gainesville, Florida.

Scope and Content

The Phi Kappa Phi roll of membership from 1911/1912 to 1948 is included in this bound ledger book. The names are typed on sheets which were affixed to the pages in the book.

Access or Use Restrictions


The collection is open for research.

Related or Separated Material

The University Archives also holds records of Phi Kappa Phi (Manuscript Collection 18), and two file folders in the Vertical Subject File may be of interest. The folder titles are: "Phi Kappa Phi" and "Phi Kappa Phi - By-Laws, Constitution and By-Laws, Newsletter."

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Phi Kappa Phi Membership List, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Acquisition Information

The membership roll was a catalogued item housed in the Education Library. It was transferred to the University Archives.

For further information, please contact: Special Collections Access Services.

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