Guide to the Alpha Kappa Psi, Beta Eta Chapter Records, 1929 - 1963
The Beta Eta chapter of the Alpha Kappa Psi business fraternity was established at Duke University in 1929; the chapter dissolved sometime after 1963. Records contain correspondence, bylaws, membership records, constitution, handbook, reports, certificates, and a brief history of the Beta Eta chapter of Alpha Kappa Psi. English.
- Record Group
- Alpha Kappa Psi, Beta Eta Chapter records
- 1929 - 1963
- Alpha Kappa Psi. Beta Eta Chapter (Duke University)
- 0.25 Linear Feet, 300 Items
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Contains correspondence, bylaws, membership records, a constitution, a handbook, reports, certificates, and a brief historic profile pertaining to the Beta Eta chapter of the Alpha Kappa Psi business fraternity at Duke University. Materials range in date from 1929 to 1963.
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Alpha Kappa Psi was the first professional business fraternity in the United States. The fraternity was founded October 5, 1904 at New York University and is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Alpha Kappa Psi's objectives are to further the individual welfare of its members, foster scientific research in the fields of commerce, accounts, and finance, to educate the public, and to promote courses leading to degrees in business administration.
The Beta Eta chapter at Duke University was chartered on December 7, 1929 in the School of Business Administration. There were 20 original members. Carroll Cunnin was the first president. Semi-monthly meetings were held on campus in the Union Ballroom. They included discussions of current topics in business and featured local businesspeople as speakers. Members of the fraternity also visited industrial organizations, assisted professors with business-related presentations, and corresponded with large organizations on business questions. The fraternity dissolved sometime after 1963.
[Identification of item], Alpha Kappa Psi, Beta Eta Chapter Records, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.
The Alpha Kappa Psi, Beta Eta Chapter Records was received by the University Archives as a transfer in 1966 and 1981.
Processed by Emily Glenn
Completed January 2003
Updated by Kimberly Sims, February 2013
Encoded by Jill Katte, February 2005