Name and location of repository
Level of description
Kansas Iota Chapter of Phi Kappa Theta records
- 1921 - 1996 (Record-keeping activity)
2 Cubic Feet
Name of creator
Content and structure elements
Scope and content
The Kansas Iota chapter of Phi Kappa Theta was founded in 1921 and continues to be a presence at the university. These records contain meeting minutes from 1921 to 1996, attendance records, operating statements, and general fraternity history and activity. This collection also contains petitions from other university chapters asking to be inducted into the national fraternity. Box 1 contains meeting minutes from 1921-199. Box 2 contains the general records for the organization.
System of arrangement
Collection is arrange by subject and then chronologically.
Conditions of access and use elements
Conditions governing access
All materials are open for research.
One or two of the ledgers contains mold and has been segregated from the collection. These ledgers have been cleaned and placed back in the collection. (12/15/2021)
One folder, expulsions, has been removed to consult with donor. (12/15/2021)
Conditions governing reproduction
The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.
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Language and script notes
Acquisition and appraisal elements
The records were created by members of Phi Kappa Theta and were kept in the houses of members until donated to the Morse Department of Special Collections.
Immediate source of acquisition
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information
Retain all records
Related materials elements
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related archival materials
- Citation: Citation: [Item title], [item date], Kansas Iota Chapter of Phi Kappa Theta, Box [number], Folder [number or title], Morse Department of Special Collections, Kansas State University Libraries.
Description control element
Rules or conventions
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Finding Aid Author: Audrey E. Swartz
Processing Info: Audrey E. Swartz in December 2021