Kansas Iota Chapter of Phi Kappa Theta records

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US US kmk 2020-21.03

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Kansas Iota Chapter of Phi Kappa Theta records


  • 1921 - 1996 (Record-keeping activity)


2 Cubic Feet

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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.

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Conditions governing access

All materials are open for research.

Physical access

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)

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Conditions governing reproduction

The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Languages of the material

  • English

Scripts of the material

  • Latin

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Custodial history

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.

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Retain all records


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Specialized notes

  • 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.

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Describing Archives: A Content Standard

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Archivist's note

Finding Aid Author: Audrey E. Swartz
Processing Info: Audrey E. Swartz in December 2021

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