Name and location of repository
Level of description
Beta Theta Pi, Gamma Epsilon chapter records
- 1985–1988 (Creation)
0.10 Linear Feet, 1.00 Box
Name of creator
Ruth Ann Von Elling was born 23 July 1941 at Fort Riley, Kansas, the daughter of Robert Leroy and Margaret Doretta (Have) Stillwagon.
Following her divorce from William Howard Von Elling, Ruth worked at a number of different businesses around Manhattan, Kansas, as either a cook or bookkeeper. She spent 4 years as the cook for the Beta Theta Pi fraternity.
She died 15 June 2016 at Manhattan, Kansas.
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Scope and content
These items include the following types of materials from the Beta Theta Pi, Gamma Epsilon chapter, fraternity at Kansas State University: photo of house mother and date (Amy DeLauro and Ray Crubel) in 1986, group photos of pledges in 1986 and 1988, composite photos from 1986 to 1988, and chapter publication, The Sphinx, from 1985 to 1988.
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Conditions governing access
No access restrictions: All materials are open for research.
Conditions governing reproduction
The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.
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Acquisition and appraisal elements
Materials received accession number 2016-17.041.
Immediate source of acquisition
Acqusition Source: Cindy Von Elling
Acqusition Method: Donation.
Acqusition Date: 20170203
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information
Materials align with the repository's collection development guidelines and help document a student organization.
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related archival materials
- Citation: Preferred Citation: [Item title], [item date], Beta Theta Pi, Gamma Epsilon chapter items, Box [number], Folder [number or title], Morse Department of Special Collections, Kansas State University Libraries.
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Rules or conventions
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Finding Aid Author: Cliff Hight
Processing Info: Cliff Hight, university archivist, processed collection in March 2017.
Publication Date: 2017-03-13