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A Guide to the Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Chapter of Florida Records

Finding aid prepared by Dept. Staff

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


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Phi Beta Kappa. University of Florida Chapter.
Title: Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Chapter of Florida Records
Dates: 1931-1976
Abstract: Minutes for the first thirty years, the secretary's correspondence, the constitution, and membership lists. Also includes records of the Phi Beta Kappa Association of Gainesville created in 1931 to further the establishment of the local chapter.
Extent: 1.3 Linear feet. 3 Boxes.
Identification: Ms Coll. 96
Language(s): English

Scope and Content

Records of the University of Florida chapter of the honorary organization, Phi Beta Kappa, chartered in 1938. The collection includes the minutes for the first thirty years, the secretary's correspondence, the constitution, membership lists, and other records. Also included in the collection are records of the Phi Beta Kappa Association of Gainesville created in 1931 to further the establishment of the local chapter.


Access or Use Restrictions

Access

The collection is open for research.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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


Contents List

Box
1 Constitution, by-laws, drafts. 1937-1966
1 Addresses
1 Alumni citations
1 American Scholar
1 Brochures. 1938-1974
1 Committees - General. 1954-1956
1 Committees - Membership. 1950-1957
1 Correspondence. 1937-1939
2 Correspondence. 1940-1969
3 Correspondence. 1970-1976
3 Initiation ritual
3 Membership book. 1969
3 Minutes. 1938-1968
3 Miscellany
3 Phi Beta Kappa Assoc. of Gainesville. 1931-1938
3 Reports to United Chapters - Annual reports. 1943-1959
3 Reports to United Chapters - Qualification report. 1934

Selected Subjects and Access Terms

Florida -- Intellectual life.



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