Guide to the Theta Chi Records, 1968-2002 and undated


The Theta Chi Records are a collection of photographs and papers created by the Duke University chapter of the fraternal organization Theta Chi.

Collection Details

Record Group
Theta Chi records
1968-2002 and undated
Theta Chi. Gamma Sigma Chapter (Duke University)
4 Linear Feet
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Materials in English

Collection Overview

The collection includes pledge paddlebooks, notebooks, rush materials, and composite photographs of members of the fraternity.

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How to Cite

[Identification of item], Theta Chi Records, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Journal, circa 2000
Box 1
Journal, circa 2001
Box 1
Paddle Book, undated
Box 1
Notebook, circa 1993-1994
Box 1
Paddle Book, circa 2001
Box 1
IFC, 1997-1998
Box 1
Rush Workshop, 1997
Box 1
Ledger, 1976 and undated
Box 2
Composite Photographs, 1968-1977
Oversize-folder 1
Box 2
Composite Photographs, 1976-1999
Box 2
Composite Photograph, 1983
Oversize-folder 1
Composite Photograph, 1984
Oversize-folder 2
Composite Photograph, 1985
Oversize-folder 3
Composite Photograph, 1986
Oversize-folder 4
Composite Photograph, 1987
Oversize-folder 5
Composite Photograph, 1988
Oversize-folder 6
Composite Photograph, 1989-1990
Oversize-folder 7
Composite Photograph, 1990-1991
Oversize-folder 8
Composite Photograph, 1992-1993
Oversize-folder 9
Composite Photograph, 1993-1994
Oversize-folder 10
Composite Photograph, 1994-1995
Oversize-folder 11
Composite Photograph, 1995-1996
Oversize-folder 12
Composite Photograph, 1996-1997
Oversize-folder 13
Composite Photograph, 1997-1998
Oversize-folder 14
Composite Photograph, 1998-1999
Oversize-folder 15
Composite Photograph, 1999-2000
Oversize-folder 16
Composite Photograph, 2000-2001
Oversize-folder 17
Composite Photograph, 2001-2002
Oversize-folder 18

Historical Note

The Gamma Sigma chapter of the Theta Chi fraternal organization was founded at Duke in 1949. The chapter disaffiliated with the national organization and moved off Duke's campus in 2006.

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The Theta Chi Records were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in May, 2014.

Processing Information

Processed by: Matthew Schaefer, May 2014.

Accessions described in this finding aid: UA2014-0032