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Descriptive Summary

Historical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Separated Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the UT Sigma Gamma Epsilon Records, 1903, 1920-1971



Descriptive Summary

Creator: University of Texas at Austin. Sigma Gamma Epsilon.
Title: UT Sigma Gamma Epsilon, records
Dates: 1903, 1920-1971
Abstract: The UT Sigma Gamma Epsilon Chapter Records contain minutes, correspondence, photographs, printed material, and membership and financial records that relate to the society’s activities at the University of Texas. The bulk of the materials are from 1920 to 1969.
Accession No.: 87-14; 87-25
OCLC No.: 856660442
Extent: 3 ft., 4 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

Sigma Gamma Epsilon is a national scholastic honorary fraternity for geology and earth sciences founded at the University of Kansas in 1915. The Zeta chapter at the University of Texas at Austin was established on April 30, 1920. The society’s objective is to promote the "scholastic, scientific, and professional advancement of its members" while fostering relationships among colleges and universities with concentrations in earth sciences.

Source:

"About Us." The Society of Sigma Gamma Epsilon. Last modified May 29, 2013. Accessed July 24, 2013. http://www.sigmagammaepsilon.com/index_files/Page375.htm.

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Scope and Contents

The UT Sigma Gamma Epsilon Chapter Records contain minutes, correspondence, photographs, printed material, and membership and financial records that relate to the society’s activities at the University of Texas. The bulk of the materials are from 1920 to 1969.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

These records are stored remotely. Advance notice required for retrieval. Contact repository for retrieval.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Organizations)
Sigma Gamma Epsilon.
University of Texas at Austin. Sigma Gamma Epsilon -- Archives.
University of Texas at Austin -- Societies, etc.
University of Texas at Austin -- Students.
Subjects
Earth sciences -- Societies, etc.
Societies -- Texas.
Universities and colleges -- Societies, etc.
Places
Austin (Tex.)

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Related Material

See also the Fred M. Bullard Papers, 1922-1987.

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Separated Material

Some material has been separated to the Artifact Collection.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

UT Sigma Gamma Epsilon Records, 1903, 1920-1971, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Andrew J. Damico, July 1994.

Subsequent revisions were made by Vanessa Attia, July 2013.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2.325/B114 (5225744) Checkbooks, receipts, membership cards
Photographs
Minutes, 1950-1962
Awards
Article 1, 1965
Grand Council, 1963-1965
Correspondence, 1959-1965
Fall 1965
Prospective members, pre-1950
History
Correspondence, 1957-1960
Correspondence, 1940s
Miscellaneous ledger books
Minutes, 1926, 1934, 1945
Money receipt book, 1960-1962
Rituals
Photographs, Bedlam, 1969
Archives
Pledge special projects (some photographs)
Boy Scout Committee
Pledge Committee
Chapter records, 1928-1934
National Conventions, 1953-1955
Chapter records, 1955
Petitions for new chapters
Later records, 1958-1962
Miscellaneous printed material
Banquet Committee, 1951-1955
Correspondence, 1947-1957
Robert McLelland Adams
50th Anniversary Banquet
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2.325/B115 (5225697) Booster file, 1938
Booster file, 1933-1934
Booster file (some photographs), 1920-1934
History and minutes of Geology Honor Society, Sigma Gamma Epsilon, 1921-1950
Constitution of the Sigma Gamma Epsilon Fraternity, miscellaneous printed material, 1926-1933
Miscellaneous printed material, published material, "Shingles," membership cards, etc., 1951-1967
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2.325/B116 (5225755) Miscellaneous printed material, 1967-1968
Minutes and correspondence, 1968-1969
Individual Alumni/Chapter records, correspondence, miscellaneous articles, 1903-1971
Correspondence, articles, 1924-1940
Pocket Constitutions, "Shingles," 1958-1969
Money receipt books, annual dues cards, petitions, 1922, 1953-1957
box
Artifact Collection Membership pins from the Eleventh National Convention, Sigma Gamma Epsilon, Austin, Texas, December 1937

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