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Finding aid for the Phi Alpha Theta, Xi Chapter, records

2010

Summary Information

Repository
USC Libraries Special Collections
Creator
Phi Alpha Theta. Xi Chapter (University of Southern California).
Title
Phi Alpha Theta, Xi Chapter, records
Collection no.
0338
Date [inclusive]
1932-2000
Extent
4.0 linear ft., 4 boxes
Language
English
Abstract
This collection contains evidence of the Phi Alpha Theta, USC Xi Chapter's activities from its founding in 1932 through 2000.

Preferred Citation

[Box/folder# or item name], Phi Alpha Theta, Xi Chapter, records, Collection no. 0338, University Archives, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

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Historical note

Phi Alpha Theta is the National Honor Society in History, founded at the University of Arkansas on March 17, 1921. It's mission is "to promote the study of history through the encouragement of research, good teaching, publication and the exchange of learning and ideas among historians. We seek to bring students, teachers and writers of history together for intellectual and social exchanges, which promote and assist historical research and publication by our members in a variety of ways." USC's chapter, Xi, was founded in 1932.

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Scope and Content

Phi Alpha Theta, Xi Chapter, records contain correspondence, flyers, postcards, memorandums, programs, financial and legal documents, notes, and printed ephemera, 1932-2000, documenting the founding and activities of USC's chapter of the National History Honor Society.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

USC Libraries Special Collections
2010
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, California, 90089-0189
213-740-5900
specol@usc.edu

Revision Description

 Finding aid edited and encoded by Sue Luftschein, 2010 November

Conditions Governing Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Phi Alpha Theta. Xi Chapter (University of Southern California). -- Archives

Genre(s)

  • Correspondence
  • Legal documents
  • Memorandums
  • Notebooks
  • Notes
  • Photographs
  • Printed ephemera
  • Programs (documents)

Subject(s)

  • History--Societies, etc.--Archival resources
  • Learned institutions and societies--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources
  • Societies--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

 Notice of Meetings 1932   Postcards.

1 1

 President's File - Misc. notes for meetings 1932-1934   Correspondence, memoranda, membership lists, clipping, program.

1 2

 ADI Petition to PAT 1931   Petition (copy).

1 3

 Phi Alpha Theta Constitution 1932, 1944   Constitution, drafts.

1 4

 Correspondence, 1932-33 1932-33   Correspondence.

1 5

 Key pin prices 1934   Correspondence.

1 6

 Journal of the Membership Committee… 1933   Journal.

1 7

 Installation, May 20, 1932 1932   Correspondence.

1 8

 Miscellaneous, May 20 1933   Correspondence, agendas.

1 9

 Alpha Delta Iota 1931   Lists, correspondence, constitution, blank forms.

1 10

 Candidate records 1931, 1932   Notes.

1 11

 Members' information undated   Note cards.

1 12

 Phi Alpha Theta - Treas. 1967-69   Correspondence, notes, lists, invoices.

2 1

 Round Table program 1952   Programs.

2 2

 Phi Alpha Theta 1958-60   Correspondence, event announcements, check stubs.

2 3

 Phi Alpha Theta national meeting 1956-63   Correspondence, programs.

2 4

 Organization Handbook for Faculty Advisors and Student Officers undated   Handbook.

2 5

 Phi Alpha Theta… 1932   Correspondence, reports, minutes.

2 6

 Charles W. Johnson III 1963   Correspondence.

2 7

 Phi Alpha Theta regional meeting 1957, 1958   Correspondence, memos, programs, blank forms.

2 8

 Hoffman Correspondence 1958-60   Correspondence.

2 9

 Queller Correspondence 1959   Correspondence.

2 10

 Dinner Meetings 1962, 1963   Invitations.

2 11

 P.A.T. Secretary's Misc. Folder on initiations 1960   Correspondence, forms.

2 12

 Letters for Information Cards 1962   Forms.

2 13

 Regional Meeting 1963   Invitations, notes.

2 14

 Bulletins 1963   Bulletins.

2 15

 Phi Alpha Theta meeting and membership 1947-1963   Correspondence, programs, lists.

2 16

 Charles W. Johnson III 1963   Correspondence.

2 17

 Personal Record Card undated   Blank forms.

2 18

 Key Pin Information undated   Sale brochure.

2 19

 Student List (eligible) 1959-1962   Lists.

2 20

 National convention 1954   Program.

2 21

 Programs 1962, 1963   Programs.

2 22

 Miscellaneous - P.A.T. 1956, 1960   Correspondence.

2 23

 Phi Alpha Theta, Coy 1937-1948   Correspondence.

2 24

 Regional Meeting Info 1954-1969   Programs, correspondence.

2 25

 Phi Alpha Theta regional meetings 1954-1961   Correspondence, memos.

2 26

 Phi Alpha Theta Archives, 1951 (March 8 - May 13) 1951   Correspondence.

2 27

 Phi Alpha Theta Archives, 1951 (January 1 - March 7, 1951) 1951   Correspondence, bulletins.

2 28

 Phi Alpha Theta 1960-1962   Correspondence, notes.

2 29

 Meeting minutes 1948-1953   Notebook of minutes.

2 30

 Memberships 1953-1993   Correspondence, notes, bulletins.

2 31

 PAT Convention Information 1954   Correspondence, notes.

2 32

 Membership, programming, and speakers 1953-1954   Correspondence, bulletins.

2 33

 Membership Committee Reports, Alpha Delta Iota, 1929-1932 1930-1932   Reports, petition, Correspondence.

2 34

 Charter awards 1987, 1993   Bulletins, announcments.

2 35

 Accounts 1930-1938   Ledger pages, statements, abstracts, Correspondence, bank statements.

2 36

 Phi Alpha Theta, 1954 (includes Nat'l Convention), (U.S.C. - Xi Chapter - Host) 1953-1954   Correspondence, petition, notes, report.

2 37

 Phi Alpha Theta Archives, 1949 (October 18 - December 31) 1949   Correspondence, notes, forms.

2 38

 Phi Alpha Theta Archives, 1951 (May 13 - August 31) 1951   Correspondence, petition.

2 39

 Booklet: This is Phi Alpha Theta and others 1993, undated   Booklets.

3 1

 Regional conference, invitation for membership 1994   Schedule, invitation blank, list.

3 2

 PAT Announcements 1987   Flyers, memo.

3 3

 PAT Announcements 1997   Flyers, memo, booklet.

3 4

 PAT Announcements 1998   Memo, constitution, program.

3 5

 PAT Announcements 1996   Flyers, memo, booklet.

3 6

 Phi Alpha Theta Archives, 1950 (May 2 - August 31) 1950   Correspondence.

3 7

 Phi Alpha Theta Archives… on meeting and dues 1950   Correspondence, receipts, forms.

3 8

 Application 1986   Application, brochure.

3 9

 Round Table Program 1952   Program, brochure, application.

3 10

 Receipts 1959-1962   Ledger.

3 11

 Phi Alpha Theta 1960   Booklets.

3 12

 Phi Alpha Theta 1977, 1982-1988   Correspondence, bulletins, memos, reports.

3 13

 Faculty advisor mailing 1994   Cover sheet, fact sheet, flyers.

3 14

 Phi Alpha Theta 1985-1986, 1993, 1995   Applications, bylaws, booklet.

3 15

 Phi Alpha Theta, 95-96 School Year 1994-1996   Informational packets, DT article, Trojan History Club packet, applications, statements, correspondence.

3 16

 Phi Alpha Theta masters for printing 2000, undated   Program, initiation packet.

3 17

 Phi Alpha Theta 1929-1994   Yearbooks, programs, directory, check stubs, guest book, ritual.

3 18

 The Fraternity Monthly (tribute to PAT) June 1950   Magazine.

3 19

 The Balford Blue Book 1936   Catalog.

3 20

 Regional conference 1994   Lists, application, progrram.

3 21

 Initiations 1931-1932, 1972-1975, undated   Correspondence, invitation.

3 22

 Executive meetings 1930   Minutes.

3 23

 Phi Alpha Theta Certificates 1977, 1984, 1985   Membership certificates, cards.

3 24

 Applications 1978   Applications.

3 25

 Membership lists 1976, undated   Lists.

3 26

 Phi Alpha Theta 1963   Correspondence.

3 27

 Photos undated   Negatives.

3 28

 Phi Alpha Theta 1934-1995   Bulletins, Correspondence, programs, record cards, booklets, invitations.

3 29

 Checks 1960   Checks with stubs.

3 30

 Membership undated   Note cards.

3 31

 Treasurer's Reports 1930-1936   Notebook.

3 32

 Members' Ledger 1930-1944   Notebook.

3 33

 For Terri Watts 1932-1934, 1976, 1977   Correspondence, reports, notes, membership lists, applications.

4 1

 Initiates undated   Lists.

4 2

 Membership certificate 1977   Certificate, card.

4 3

 Active membership 1975-1977   Lists.

4 4

 Phi Alpha Theta Applications 1979   Applications.

4 5

 Memberships 1979   Correspondence, application, note.

4 6

 P.A.T. 1960-1963   Agenda, correspondence, reports.

4 7

 Proposed Revisions of the Constitution… undated   Proposal, applications.

4 8

 Initiation 1930, 1976   Lists, correspondence.

4 9

 Biennial Convention 1999   Information packet.

4 10

 Membership Committee Working Papers… 1931-1933   Notes, correspondence, report.

4 11

 Applications undated   Application, information bulletin.

4 12

 Meeting reports 1933   Reports.

4 13

 Correspondence 1956-1957   Correspondence.

4 14

 Phi Alpha Theta Regional Meeting: 1958 1958   Programs, correspondence.

4 15

 Phi Alpha Theta Archives, 1950 (February 19 - April 21) 1950   Correspondence, clippings, petitions.

4 16

 Phi Alpha Theta 1956, 1959-1960, 1961, 1964   Correspondence, minutes, history papers.

4 17

 Phi Alpha Theta 1951-1952   Correspondence, applications, bulletins.

4 18

 Phi Alpha Theta Archives, 1950 (September 1 - December 31, 1950) 1950   Correspondence, booklet, membership list.

4 19

 Phi Alpha Theta, 1955-1956 1955-1956   DT, petition, correspondence.

4 20

 Phi Alpha Theta, 1951-1952-1953 1951-1953   Correspondence, petitions.

4 21

 Phi Alpha Theta, pre 1950 and 1950 1947-1950   Correspondence, minutes, membership list, bulletins.

4 22

 Phi Alpha Theta, 1957-1958 1957-1958   Programs, minutes, correspondence, bulletins.

4 23

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