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A Guide to the Sigma Tau, Upsilon Chapter Records

Finding aid prepared by Dept. Staff

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
March 2005

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Sigma Tau Fraternity. Upsilon Chapter (University of Florida)
Title: Sigma Tau, Upsilon Chapter Records
Dates: 1923-1974
Abstract: Copies of the fraternity's constitution and by-laws, correspondence with the National Council, minutes, and membership books.
Extent: 2.2 Linear feet. 5 boxes; 6 volumes.
Identification: Ms Coll. 44
Language(s): English

Biographical/Historical Note

Sigma Tau was a national honorary fraternity for students of engineering. The Upsilon Chapter of the University of Florida was founded in 1923. In 1979, Sigma Tau merged with Tau Beta Pi.

Scope and Content

This collection includes copies of the fraternity's constitution and by-laws, and correspondence with the National Council. Boxes 2-4 contain annual file folders of chapter records. Each folder contains minutes, correspondence, and other relevant material. Also included in the collection are the fraternity's membership books for 1923 through 1974.

Access or Use Restrictions


The collection is open for research.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Sigma Tau, Upsilon Chapter Records, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Contents List

1 Charter petition
1 Constitution, by-laws, and revisions
1 Historian duties
1 Pledge materials
1 Requirements for admission
2 Records. 1923-1940
3 Records. 1940-1961
4 Records. 1961-67; 1972-74
5 Correspondence with national office. 1953-1971
1 Membership book
2 Membership book
3 Membership book
4 Membership book
5 Membership book
6 Membership book

Selected Subjects and Access Terms

University of Florida. College of Engineering -- History.

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