Order of the Sceptre Records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0550

Scope and Contents

The Order of the Sceptre Records consist of letters to a prospective initiate, the November 2009 "Apathy Is Dead" newsletter, a printout of the group's Nevada WIKI page, a printout of its Nevada WIKI page, and a screenshot of its Web homepage.

Dates

  • 2007-2009

Creator

Restrictions

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Administrative History

On June 15, 2005, a group of undergraduate University of Nevada, Reno students met and formed a secret society called The Order of the Sceptre. It is an honor society for exceptional men and women students, seeking a diverse membership representing many different perspectives. Its primary purpose is to serve the interests of undergraduate students at the university. It focuses on the sceptre as a symbol of protection for institutes of higher education and persons who are members of the communities within those institutions. The group distributed a newsletter called "Apathy is Dead" in November 2009.

Extent

0.25 Cubic Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

On June 15, 2005, a group of undergraduate University of Nevada, Reno students met and formed a secret society called The Order of the Sceptre. It is an honor society for exceptional men and women students, seeking a diverse membership representing many different perspectives. Its primary purpose is to serve the interests of undergraduate students at the university. The Order of the Sceptre Records consist of letters to a prospective initiate, the November 2009 "Apathy Is Dead" newsletter, a printout of the group's Nevada WIKI page, a printout of its Nevada WIKI page, and a screenshot of its Web homepage.

Arrangement

Unarranged.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donation from anonymous student.

Creator

Title
A Guide to the Order of the Sceptre Records
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. University Archives Repository

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
1664 N. Virginia St.
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno NV 89557-0322 USA
775-682-5665
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