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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Content

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Manuscripts

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Phi Alpha Theta:

An Inventory of Its Records, 1952-1991, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Phi Alpha Theta
Title: Phi Alpha Theta Records,
Dates: 1952-1991
Abstract: The collection the records of the Zeta Iota Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta at Texas Tech University.
Collection # U 139.1
Quantity: 3 Boxes (3.0 linear feet)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Phi Alpha Theta, the International Honor Society in History, was created in 1921 at the University of Arkansas. Seeking to bring together students, teachers, and writers of History, Phi Alpha Theta is a professional society whose purpose is to promote the study of history through good teaching, publication, research, and interactions among historians. Publications put out by the society include The Historian, a historical quarterly is which prints articles by members as well also numerous reviews of scholarly books and news of historical activities, and The News Letter, which is published three times per year and carries articles covering current activities and awards of the Society.

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Scope and Content

This collection documents the activities of the Zeta Iota Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta. Included are membership forms, correspondence, financial information, and newsletters.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for Research

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Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Organizations)
Phi Alpha Theta
Texas Tech University--Societies, etc.
Texas Tech University--Student--Social life and customs
Subjects (Places
Lubbock (Tex.)
Subjects
Education--Societies
Greek letter societies--Texas--Lubbock

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Related Material

Chester C. Jaynes oral history interview [sound recording], 1975

Ernest Wallace oral history interview - Phi Alpha Theta spring banquet [sound recording], 1975

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Phi Alpha Theta Records, 1952-1991, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Acquisition

Collection accession #(s):
1992-0068-B

Gifts, 1980-1992

Processed by

Kent Bowersock, October 2006 and Anup Tavkar, September 2009

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Collection Inventory

 

Manuscripts

box item
1 1 Admitted Students, Spring 1991
2 Anniversary Convention, 1985
3 Annual Banquet, 1989
4 Applications, 1975
5 Applications, 1990
6 Awards Banquet, 1986
7 Awards Banquet, 1987
8 Awards Banquet, 1988
9 Best Chapter Awards, 1974-1977
10 Book Sale, 1971-1976
11 Completed Membership Forms, 1984-1985
12 Completed Membership Forms, undated
13 Conference, 1970-1971 and undated
14 Constitutions, 1952-1970 and undated
15 Convention, 1970-1976
16 Correspondence, 1959-1975 and undated
17 Correspondence, 1963-1976
18 Correspondence: Book Sale, 1968-1976
19 Correspondence: Campus, 1984-1985
20 Correspondence: From University Offices, 1955-1977
21 Correspondence: Letters received from the national office, 1957-1976
22 Correspondence: National Convention, 1983-1988
23 Correspondence: National Headquarters, 1986-1987
24 Correspondence: Received from other chapters, 1960-1976
25 Correspondence: Sent to other chapters, 1960-1976
26 Correspondence: Sent to university offices, 1958-1974
27 Correspondence: With new Phi Alpha Theta chapters, 1957-1959
28 Departmental Mailing List, undated
29 Faculty Membership, 1972
30 Financial Material: Receipts, 1957-1973
31 Financial Material: Vouchers, 1970-1976
32 Financial Papers: Budget, 1988-1989
33 Financial Papers: Receipts and Vouchers, 1957-1970 and undated
34 Financial Papers: Student Association, 1985-1988
35 Financial Papers: Student Association, 1987-1989
36 Financial Papers: Student Associates, 1986-1987
37 General Organizational Information, undated
38 Holley Scholarship, 1973-1978
39 Information on Applications, 1987
40 Initiations and Rosters, 1957-1967 and undated
41 Initiations and meetings, 1986-1987
42 International Convention, 1968
43 International Convention, 1973-1975
44 Ledger Sheets, 1962-1972
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2 1 Membership Cards, 1974-1981
2 Membership Certificates and Cards, 1958-1974
3 Membership Dues, 1967
4 Membership Lists, 1962-1975
5 Membership Lists, 1971-1980 and undated
6 National Bulletins, Notices, Announcements, and Memorandums, 1957-1970 and undated
7 National Bulletins, Notices, Announcements, and Memorandums, 1971-1973
8 National Headquarters, 1986-1988
9 Newsletter, 1973-1975
10 Newsletter, 1973-1975
11 Newsletters, 1984
12 Newsletter, February, 1985
13 Officer’s Handbook (4 copies), 1954-1970
14 Outstanding Undergraduate, Graduate, and Faculty Awards, 1972-1976
15 Part Time Instructors and Teaching Assistants Membership in Phi Alpha Theta, 1972-1975
16 Personal Membership Record Cards, 1957-1967
17 Personal Membership Record Cards, 1957-1973
18 Petition for new Chapter, 19675-1979
19 Petitions for New Chapters (folder 1 of 2), 1959-1975 and undated
20 Petitions for New Chapters (folder 2 of 2), 1959-1975 and undated
21 Phi Alpha Theta regional Meeting, 1970 and undated
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3 1 Recent Member Information, 1986-1989
2 Regional Conferences and History Meetings, 1972 and undated
3 Regional Conference, 1973
4 Regional Conference, 1974 and undated
5 Regional Conference, 1974-1975 and undated
6 Regional Conference, 1975-1976 and undated
7 Regional Conferences, 1985-1986
8 Scholarships, 1985
9 Scrapbook Material, 1956-1976 and undated
10 Speaker Banquet, 1981
11 Special Funds Voucher Forms, 1963
12 Sponsored Events, 1984-1986
13 Student Organization Handbooks, 1987-1988
14 University Bulletins, Notices, Announcements, and Memorandums, 1958-1971 and undated
15 The Wallace Scholarship, 1974-1981
16 The Wallace Scholarship, 1987
17 Westerners Mailing List, undated
18 The West Texas Historian, Folder 1 of 2, 1970-1973
19 The West Texas Historian, Folder 2 of 2, 1970-1973
20 Scholarship Application, undated
21 Zeta Iota Chapter, 1955-1957 and undated

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