Greek letter societies -- Nevada -- Reno
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AC 0283
Abstract The Nevada chapter of Alpha Zeta, an honorary student agricultural fraternity, was established at the University of Nevada, Reno, on April 27, 1963. Scrapbook includes chapter guidebooks, photographs, news clippings, constitution and by-laws.
Identifier: AC 0238
Overview The Lambda Chi Alpha. Epsilon Iota Chapter Records contains materials from both Kappa Lambda, 1923-1926, and the Epsilon Iota chapter of Lambda Chi Alpha, 1928 to the present. Materials include the fraternity's oath, pledge, motto, petition for charter, constitution, statutory code, member rolls, newspaper clippings, minutes, and trophies. Artifacts include the fraternity pin of Dr. Fred Anderson, who served on the Nevada Board of Regents, along with wooden paddles bearing plaques of initiates'...
Identifier: AC 0369
Overview Dr. John O. Moseley (1893-1955) was appointed president of the University of Nevada in 1945, and served in that capacity until he resigned in 1949. After his resignation, he became a national officer for the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. The collection consists of general correspondence with the faculty of the university, personal correspondence, correspondence with the national Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity concerning Greek life, scripts from movies produced during that period on the...
Identifier: AC 0358
Abstract The Panhellenic Council (Panhellenic is of Greek origin and means "all Greek") began on the University of Nevada campus in the fall of 1916 and consist of representatives from the university sororities. Among the duties is governing rush and pledging, and coordinating sorority activities. This collection consists of two books of hand-written Minutes, covering the period of May 1917-February 1927, and September 1948-January 13, 1955.
Identifier: AC 0367
Abstract Edme Peterson attended the university during the 1926/27 school year, and pledged the Alpha Gamma Chapter, Gamma Phi Delta sorority. The scrapbook documents the year and the various social activities sponsored by the sorority, as well as other student social events. Next to many of the items in the scrapbook are written comments. Scrapbook contains ephemera and realia of university and sorority activities, including homecoming, dances, and banquets; dance programs and favors; and newspaper...
Identifier: AC 0521
Abstract Six students organized the Phi Delta Theta fraternity at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, on December 26,1848. The fraternity's General Headquarters building is in Oxford, Ohio. Pledges are called Phikeias until they are initiated into full membership. The charter class of the Nevada Alpha chapter of Phi Delta Theta, consisting of 25 men, was initiated on April 21, 1972. The University's Alpha chapter observed its fortieth anniversary on April 21, 2012. The Phi Delta Theta Fraternity...
Identifier: AC 0322
Abstract Nevada chapter established May 4, 1912, at the University of Nevada (Reno), as a college and alumni society composed of all departments. Charter members were selected from department heads with rank of professor. Induction proceedings, student record cards, minutes, bylaws, and general correspondence of Phi Kappa Phi, national honor society, Nevada chapter.
Identifier: AC 0073
Abstract Sigma Gamma Epsilon, an honorary mining engineering fraternity, was founded at the University of Kansas in 1914, and the University of Nevada Pi Chapter was founded December 19, 1924, after being originally established in 1923 as Kappa Zeta. J. Claude Jones, professor in the Mackay School of Mines, was active in both the local and national fraternity, serving as grand vice-president of the western province. He served in this capacity until his death in 1932. Collection contains local chapter...
Identifier: AC 0320
Overview Organized at the University of Nevada as Links and Shield in 1921, the fraternity was installed as the Theta Chapter of Sigma Phi Sigma in 1922. The collection contains scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, newsletters, invitations, announcements, programs and other ephemera, photographs, and miscellaneous material related to the fraternity's activities and university social and athletic events.
Identifier: AC 0560
Abstract The Margaret Hill Stedman Collection consists of two scrapbooks from her years as a University of Nevada student in the 1920s, along with newspaper clippings and photographs. Also included is correspondence of her father, Professor Albert E. Hill, who served as head of the English Department at the University of Nevada. Of particular interest is the large amount of Greek fraternity and sorority and non-Greek club memorabilia in the scrapbooks, including dance cards, invitations,and programs...