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Phi Beta Kappa Records II [DOC REC 6]

 Collection
Identifier: DOC REC 6
This collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, notes, etc. connected with the University's generation of reports to the national Phi Beta Kappa organization, also here in the Reports series, and with the planning of the 1968 installation ceremony and subsequent initiations.  The material has been heavily weeded by the processing archivist but the original arrangement into folders has been maintained.

Dates

  • 1941-1965

Creator

Extent

1.00 Linear Feet

551 items other_unmapped

Overview

This material chronicles the attempts by Saint Louis University to secure a chapter of the national honor society, Phi Beta Kappa.  The first mention of the University's intention appears in the minutes of the Board of Trustees under the date May 10, 1938.  Reports on the University were sent to the national organization in 1941, 1953, and 1965.  Success finally came in 1967, and the chapter was installed in January, 1968. The collection is organized into four series:  1. Applications; 2. Correspondence and Miscellaneous; 3. Installation and Initiations; 4. Reports.
Title
Phi Beta Kappa Records II [DOC REC 6]DOC REC 6
Language of description
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Saint Louis University Archives Repository

Contact:
Pius XII Memorial Library
3650 Lindell Blvd.
St. Louis Missouri 63108 United States