Finding Aid

Graduate School of Education. Professional Fraternities and Societies

UPB 4.8

Access to collections is granted in accordance with the Protocols for the University Archives and Records Center.

Summary Information

Prepared by
Kaiyi Chen
Date [inclusive]
1916-1959
Extent
5.2 Cubic feet

SCOPE AND CONTENT

The Phi Delta Kappa Records document the operation of the national honorary fraternity for men in education as well as the activities of the Tau Chapter at Penn from 1916, the year the Chapter was established, to 1959.

Major features of this series are the agenda publication entitled Notebook issued by the National Council of the Phi Delta Kappa, the journal of the national fraternity entitled Phi Delta Kappan from 1940 to 1957, correspondence of the Tau Chapter from 1940 to 1957, membership dues receipts from 1949 to 1955, reports and papers presented by new members from 1929 to 1946, and the Tau Chapter newsletter from 1935 to 1957.

Inventory

 

Inventory 

Box

Folder

Alpha Eta Chapter, Directory, 1952 

1

1

Beta Mu Chapter, University of Wyoming, Report on Membership Principles and Practices, 1953 

1

2

Beta Mu Chapter, University of Wyoming, Questionnaire on membership procedures, 1951 

1

3

Beta Phi Chapter (University of Connecticut), Initiation and Installation, 1951 

1

4

Biennium budget adopted by Council, 1952-1954 

1

5

Commission for the study of the problems of integration in education, 1954 

1

6

Constitution and By-laws, 1950 

1

7

Correspondence, 1955 

1

8

District Six, Newsletter, 1951-1952 

1

9

Handbook additions, 1954 

1

10

Joint Commission on the Emergency in Education (National Education Association), “Evaluating the School Program,” 1933 

1

11

National Council Notebook, 1949 

1

(bound)

National Council Notebook, 1951 

1

(bound)

National Council Notebook, 1955 

1

12

National Council Notebook, 1957 

1

13

Twenty-second, highlights by Daniel S. Jacoby, [before 1956] 

1

14

National Education Association, newsletter “Future Teachers of America,” 1949-1950 

1

15

Newsletter, 1957 

1

16

Non-resident nominees procedure and various forms, 1947 

1

17

Phi Delta Kappa Commission on Support of Public Education (University of California), Circular, 1949 

1

18

Report on the Twenty-second National Council of Phi Delta Kappa, 1950 

1

19

Ritual of the Phi Delta Kappa Fraternity, 1927-1955 

1

20

Tau Chapter, Admission notifications to new members, 1940 

1

21

Tau Chapter, Auditing Committee report, 1951-1953 

1

22

Tau Chapter, Badge for the Twenty-second National Council, 1949 

1

23

Tau Chapter, Bank statements and cashed checks, 1950-1958 

1

24

Tau Chapter, Building Fund contributions, report, 1955-1958 

1

25

Tau Chapter, Business Meeting and Social Meeting, minutes, 1938-1939 

1

26

Tau Chapter, Cash receipts, 1950-1952 

1

27

Tau Chapter, Cash receipts, 1953-1954 

1

28

Tau Chapter, Check stubs, 1943-1950 

1

29

Tau Chapter, Check stubs, 1950-1953 

1

30

Tau Chapter, Clippings, 1950-1956 

1

31

Tau Chapter, Correspondence, 1940-1957 

1

32

Tau Chapter, Correspondence, 1949-1950 

1

33

Tau Chapter, Correspondence, 1949-1958 

1

34

Tau Chapter, Correspondence, 1950-1957 

1

35

Tau Chapter, Correspondence, 1950-1957 

1

36

Tau Chapter, Correspondence, membership, 1950-1951 

1

37

Tau Chapter, Disbursement record, and misc., 1949-1953 

1

38

Tau Chapter, Ditson’s Community Song Sheet, n.d. 

1

39

Tau Chapter, Dues notice and post cards, 1941-1950 

1

40

Tau Chapter, “Duties of Officers, “ n.d. 

1

41

Tau Chapter, Emeritus membership application, 1952 

1

42

Tau Chapter, Fraternity membership dues, remittance report, 1949-1950 

1

43

Tau Chapter, Fraternity membership dues, remittance report, 1950-1951 

1

44

Tau Chapter, Fraternity membership dues, remittance report, 1951-1953 

2

1

Tau Chapter, Fraternity membership dues, remittance report, 1953-1956 

2

2

Tau Chapter, Fraternity membership dues, remittance report, 1954-1955 

2

3

Tau Chapter, History, 1945-1947 

2

4

Tau Chapter, Initiation ceremony procedure, n.d. 

2

5

Tau Chapter, Initiation, 1945 

2

6

Tau Chapter, Invoices and receipts, miscellaneous, 1950-1951 

2

7

Tau Chapter, Ledger, receipt of membership dues, arranged alphabetically by name, [1922-1946] 

2

(bound)

Tau Chapter, Memos, 1947-1950 

2

8

Tau Chapter, Nomination, 1941 

2

9

Tau Chapter, Nominees for membership of Phi Delta Kappa, 1950 

2

10

Tau Chapter, Non-resident nominee for membership in Phi Delta Kappa, 1952 

2

11

Tau Chapter, Official membership cards, 1956 

2

12

Tau Chapter, Official membership cards, 1957 

2

13

Tau Chapter, Photo negatives, two, n.d. 

2

14

Tau Chapter, Programs, Installation of the Pennsylvania Chapter and the First Annual Banquet, 1916-1917 

2

15

Tau Chapter, Questionnaire from a member (Robert E. Eaverly), [1956] 

2

16

Tau Chapter, Receipts and disbursements, 1947-1950 

2

17

Tau Chapter, Referendum ballot report, 1956-1958 

2

18

Tau Chapter, Report of Chapter Officers, 1953 

2

19

Tau Chapter, Report of the delegate to the 50th anniversary of Phi Delta Kappa, 1955 

2

20

Tau Chapter, Report of the Historian for Tau Chapter, 1939-1940 

2

21

Tau Chapter, Reports and papers by members, 1929-1930 

2

22

Tau Chapter, Reports and papers by members, 1931 

2

23

Tau Chapter, Reports and papers by members, 1935-1936 (I) 

2

24

Tau Chapter, Reports and papers by members, 1935-1936 (II) 

2

25

Tau Chapter, Reports and papers by members, 1937-1938 

2

26

Tau Chapter, Reports and papers by members, 1939 

2

27

Tau Chapter, Reports and papers by members, 1939-1940 

2

28

Tau Chapter, Reports and papers by members, 1940 

2

29

Tau Chapter, Reports and papers by members, 1941 

2

30

Tau Chapter, Reports and papers by members, 1941-1942 

2

31

Tau Chapter, Reports and papers by members, 1943-1944 (I) 

2

32

Tau Chapter, Reports and papers by members, 1943-1944 (II) 

2

33

Tau Chapter, Reports and papers by members, 1945-1946 (I) 

2

34

Tau Chapter, Reports and papers by members, 1945-1946 (II) 

2

35

Tau Chapter, Reports and papers by members, 1947 (I) 

3

1

Tau Chapter, Reports and papers by members, 1947 (II) 

3

2

Tau Chapter, Reports and papers by members, 1948 

3

3

Tau Chapter, Reports and papers by members, 1949 (I) 

3

4

Tau Chapter, Reports and papers by members, 1949 (II) 

3

5

Tau Chapter, Reports and papers by members, 1949-1952 

3

6

Tau Chapter, Reports and papers by members, 1950 

3

7

Tau Chapter, Reports and papers by members, 1951 

3

8

Tau Chapter, Reports and papers by members, 1952 

3

9

Tau Chapter, Reports and papers by members, 1953 

3

10

Tau Chapter, Reports and papers by members, 1953-1954 

3

11

Tau Chapter, Reports and papers by members, 1954-1955 

3

12

Tau Chapter, Reports and papers by members, 1956 

3

13

Tau Chapter, Reports and papers by members, 1957 

3

14

Tau Chapter, Reports and papers by members, 1958 

3

15

Tau Chapter, Reports and papers by members, 1958-1959 

3

16

Tau Chapter, Reports and papers by members, n.d. (I) 

3

17

Tau Chapter, Reports and papers by members, n.d. (II) 

3

18

Tau Chapter, Reports and papers by members, n.d. (III) 

4

1

Tau Chapter, Reports and papers by members, n.d. (IV) 

4

2

Tau Chapter, Reports and papers by members, n.d. (V) 

4

3

Tau Chapter, Reports and papers by members, n.d. (VI) 

4

4

Tau Chapter, Reports and papers by members, n.d. (VII) 

4

5

Tau Chapter, Reports and papers by members, n.d. (VIII) 

4

6

Tau Chapter, Reports and papers by members, n.d. (IX) 

4

7

Tau Chapter, Reports of initiates, 1951-1952 

4

8

Tau Chapter, Tau Chapter News, 1935-1936 

4

9

Tau Chapter, Tau Chapter News, 1937-1938 

4

10

Tau Chapter, Tau Chapter News, 1939-1940 

4

11

Tau Chapter, Tau Chapter News, 1941-1942 

4

12

Tau Chapter, Tau Chapter News, 1943-1944 

4

13

Tau Chapter, Tau Chapter News, 1945-1946 

4

14

Tau Chapter, Tau Chapter News, 1947-1948 

4

15

Tau Chapter, Tau Chapter News, 1949-1950 

4

16

Tau Chapter, Tau Chapter News, 1950-1952 

4

17

Tau Chapter, Tau Chapter News, 1953-1955 

4

18

Tau Chapter, Tau Chapter News, 1956-1958 

4

19

Tau Chapter, Third and Fourth Hundred Group, list, n.d. 

4

20

The Phi Delta Kappan, Vol. 23, 1940-1941 

4

(bound)

The Phi Delta Kappan, Vol. 24, 1941-1942 

4

(bound)

The Phi Delta Kappan, Vol. 25, incomplete, 1942 Sept.-1943 May 

4

21

The Phi Delta Kappan, Vol. 30, 1948-1949 

5

(bound)

The Phi Delta Kappan, Vol. 31, 1949-1950 

5

(bound)

The Phi Delta Kappan, Vol. 32, 1950-1951 

5

(bound)

The Phi Delta Kappan, Vol. 32, No. 2, 3, 4, 1950 Oct.-Dec. 

5

1

The Phi Delta Kappan, Vol. 32, incomplete, 1951 

5

2

The Phi Delta Kappan, Vol. 33, incomplete, 1951-1952 

5

3

The Phi Delta Kappan, Vol. 33, 1951-1952 

5

(bound)

The Phi Delta Kappan, Vol. 34, incomplete, 1952 

5

4

The Phi Delta Kappan, Vol. 34, 1952-1953 

5

(bound)

The Phi Delta Kappan, Vol. 34, incomplete, 1953 

5

5

The Phi Delta Kappan, Vol. 35, incomplete, 1953 

5

6

The Phi Delta Kappan, Vol. 35, incomplete, 1954 

5

7

The Phi Delta Kappan, Vol. 36, 1954-1955 

5

(bound)

The Phi Delta Kappan, Vol. 36, incomplete, 1955 Feb.-Mar. 

5

8

The Phi Delta Kappan, Vol. 37, 1955-1956 

5

(bound)

The Phi Delta Kappan, Vol. 37, incomplete, 1955 Oct.-1956 Mar. 

6

1

The Phi Delta Kappan, Vol. 38, 1956-1957 

6

(bound)

The Phi Delta Kappan, Vol. 38, incomplete, 1956-1957 

6

2

“What is Phi Delta Kappa?” by Executive Secretary, n.d. 

6

3

Zeta Chapter, group photo, taken in Chicago, n.d. 

6

(Map file H4-5)