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Phi Delta Kappa records

 Collection
Identifier: RG-14-120
Phi Delta Kappa was both a social and a professional fraternity, focusing on education. The fraternity was most active during the 1940s, although it continued into the 1970s. The records of Phi Delta Kappa, Alpha Rho Chapter, are quite sparse, covering only the years 1944 to 1947, and 1971. The records are mostly in the form of newsletters, although a few circular letters and one candidates' list have survived.

Dates

  • 1944-1947, 1971
  • Majority of material found within 1944 - 1947

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

All student organization records received prior to 2017 are closed for 25 years from the date of creation to everyone except current members of the student organization, after which they are publicly available for access. Materials intended for public dissemination, such as publications, newsletters, and event flyers, are publicly available for access immediately once processed. If you are a member of this student organization and have questions about our access policy, please contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

0.19 Cubic Feet (1 letter half-size document box)

Biographical / Historical

Phi Delta Kappa was both a social and a professional fraternity, focusing on education. The group sponsored speakers, such as Thomas G. Pullen, Jr., State Superintendent of Public Instruction. They also went on field trips to educational institutions, conducted panel discussions and staged inter-chapter banquets. The fraternity was most active during the 1940s, although it continued into the 1970s.

Scope and Contents

The records of Phi Delta Kappa, Alpha Rho Chapter, are quite sparse, covering only the years 1944 to 1947, and 1971. The records are mostly in the form of newsletters, although a few circular letters and one candidates' list have survived. These records do, however, provide a glimpse of the purpose and functions of the fraternity.

Arrangement

The record group is arranged in one series.

Processing Information

Processed by Sean DiGiovanna and Wendell O'Brien.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA