University of Nevada, Reno, Cap and Scroll Records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0392

Scope and Contents

The Cap and Scroll Records consists of a small binder containing typed copies of the constitution, by-laws, initiation procedures of the organization, and member signatures. Also included are a Cap and Scroll pin, with the Greek letters AOH, Alpha Theta Eta, and the book Dreams by Olive Schreiner.

Dates

  • 1923-1997

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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

Administrative History

Cap and Scroll, the University of Nevada, Reno's Women's Honor Society, began in 1922. The purpose of the quasi-secret organization is to recognize a student's college spirit as demonstrated through activities and scholarship. Membership is limited to senior women with high-grade point averages who are leaders in campus activities. The 1924 Artemisia listed the organization as "Athenades".

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Cap and Scroll, the University of Nevada, Reno's Women's Honor Society, began in 1922. The purpose of the quasi-secret organization is to recognize a student's college spirit as demonstrated through activities and scholarship. The collections consists of a small binder that has typed copies of the constitution, by-laws, and initiation procedures of the organization.

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred by Lorraine Solaegui in 1997. An additional accrual was received in 2010.

Processing Information

For preservation reasons, the binder was removed and placed into a separate envelope.
Title
Guide to the Records of the University of Nevada, Reno Cap and Scroll
Status
Completed
Author
Betty Glass
Date
April 23, 2010
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
775-682-5724 (Fax)