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

Conditions Governing Access

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.

Biographical / Historical

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

0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

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 different perspectives. Its primary purpose is to serve the interests of undergraduate students at the university. The collection consists 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

Arranged without hierarchy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by an anonymous student.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Order of the Sceptre Records
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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
775-682-5724 (Fax)