Finding Aid

Sigma Tau Fraternity. Gamma Chapter Records

UPS 43.35

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Summary Information

Preparation date
1990
Date [inclusive]
1913-1971
Extent
2.0 Cubic feet

PROVENANCE

Transferred to the University of Pennsylvania Archives, April 27, 1989 from Mr. Kevin Judd of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. (Accession 89:13)

*Additional materials received from Mr. Judd on May 4, 1989 (89:20)

ARRANGEMENT

HISTORICAL NOTE

The Gamma Chapter of the Sigma Tau Fraternity was granted its charter at the University of Pennsylvania on February 22, 1911. The fraternity was an honor society dedicated to the recognition of scholarship and promise of attainment in the field of Engineering.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
University of Pennsylvania. School of Engineering and Applied Science.
University of Pennsylvania. — General subdivision–Societies, etc.;
Subject(s)
Engineering–Study and teaching.
Greek letter societies–Pennsylvania–Philadelphia.

Inventory

 

General file 

Box

Folder

Operations Manual 

1

1

Constitutions and by laws 

1

2

Loose minutes, 1915, 1952 1970 

1

3

Correspondence 

1913-1914 

1

4

1926 -1940 

1

5

1951-1952 

1

6

1956 

1

7

1958 

1

8

1959 

1

9

1960 

1

10

1961 

1

11

1962 

1

12

1963 

1

13

1964 

1

14

1965-1966 

1

15

1967 

1

16

1968-1970, n.d. 

1

17

Conclaves 

1930 

1

18

1952 

1

19

1954 

1

20

1956 

1

21

1958 

1

22

1962-1964 

1

23

1967 

1

24

1969 

1

25

n.d. 

1

26

Chapter(s) Advisory lists/directories 

1

27

Members Gamma Chapter 

1

28

Officers 

1

29

Pledges 

Requirements 

1

30

Exams 

1

31

Exam answers 

1

32

Qualigying students 

1

33

Applications 

1

34

Lists 

1

35

Initiates 

1

36

Papers/Reports 

1

37

Social functions 

Sigma Tau-Tau Beta Pi dinners 

1

38

Smokers/miscellaneous 

1

39

Financial 

Bills/Receipts 

1

40

Treasure’s notebook, 1914 1970 

1

41

Savings Account, 1963 1964 

1

42

Statements 

1948-1950 

1

43

1951-1952 

1

44

1953-1955 

1

45

1956-1958 

1

46

1963-1964 

1

47

1969-1971 

1

48

Deposit slips, 1968-1970 

1

49

Canceled checks, 1963-1970 

1

50

Lists – Student activities, abbreviations and acronyms 

1

51

Miscellaneous/*Insurance information 

1

52

Printed Materials 

Charter (facsimile) 

1

53

Membership certificates 

1

54

“Sigma Tau Award” certificates (for Freshman student) 

1

55

Sigma Tsu Sophomore Award application 

1

56

Pledge Award certificates (Juniors and Seniors) 

1

57

Application for Graduate fellowship 

1

58

Annual Chapter report form 

1

59

Information forms for members 

1

60

Programs/Menus 

1

61

Newsletter (Interfraternity Research and Advisory Council) 

1

62

Clippings 

1

63

Membership Record Book, 1920 1972 

1

64

 

Loose volumes 

Box

Folder

Roll book, 1913-1941 

 2

 

Record Book 

1962-1963 

 2

 

n.d. 

 2

 

Minute book, 1911-1916 (book begins with Constitution and minutes of the Thirteen Club, 1910) 

 2

 

Minute books 

1912-1915 

 2

 

1916-1927 

 2

 

1950-1957 

 2

 

Index card file on members 

 2