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Guide to the Eta Sigma Phi, Beta Rho Chapter (Duke University) Records, 1942-1967

Abstract

Eta Sigma Phi is the national honorary collegiate society for students of Classical Studies.

The collection includes financial records, correspondence, membership lists, ritual documents, constitution, and printed matter. The material ranges in date from 1942-1967.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
University Archives, Duke University
Creator
Eta Sigma Phi. Beta Rho Chapter (Duke University).
Title
Eta Sigma Phi, Beta Rho Chapter (Duke University) records 1942-1967
Language of Material
English
Extent
0.5 Linear Feet, approx. 100 Items
Location
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Collection Overview

The collection includes financial records, correspondence, membership lists, ritual documents, constitution, and printed matter. The material ranges in date from 1942-1967.

Administrative Information

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Collection is open for research.

warning Use Restrictions

Copyright for Official University records is held by Duke University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Contents of the Collection

Financial Records, 1942-1966
Box 1
Ritual, Constitution, Latin Christmas Carols, undated
Box 1
Membership lists, local chapter newsletters, miscellaneous materials, 1963-1967
Box 1
Correspondence, 1963-1967
Box 1
Material on advising, applications, scholarships, copies of national newsletter, 1964-1967
Box 1

Historical Note

The purpose of Eta Sigma Phi is to further the spirit of cooperation and goodwill among members of classical departments, to stimulate interest in the study of the classics, and to increase one's knowledge of the art and literature of ancient Greece and Rome. The Beta Rho Chapter was established at Duke around 1942.

Subject Headings

Related Material

  • Classical Club Records (Duke University Archives)
  • Parthenon Club Records (Duke University Archives)
  • Dept. of Classical Studies Records (Duke University Archives)

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Eta Sigma Phi, Beta Rho Chapter (Duke University) Records, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Eta Sigma Phi, Beta Rho Chapter (Duke University) Records were received by the University Archives as a transfer in 1980.

Processing Information

Processed by Kimberly Sims, February 2007

Encoded by Kimberly Sims, January 2008

Accession A80-213 is described in this finding aid.

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and our local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.