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Phi Beta Kappa, Zeta of Illinois Chapter records

Identifier: MSS 268


Phi Beta Kappa is the oldest academic honors society in the United States. The organization granted Augustana College a chapter in 1949. The first Phi Beta Kappa scholars at Augustana were selected in 1950. Phi Beta Kappa recognizes graduating seniors who achieve academic excellence. Materials in this collection include membership records, reports, a constitution, by-laws, newsletters, pamphlets, honorary membership materials, financial records, manuals, a roll book, correspondence, and acceptance letters.


  • Circa 1938-2017


Conditions Governing Access

This is an unprocessed collection. A detailed description of its contents is currently unavailable. For information about accessing this collection, please contact Special Collections well in advance of any planned research visit. Be advised that preparing unprocessed collections for research may take up to six months.


6.5 Cubic Feet (/ 20 boxes and 2 oversize folders)

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Part of the Augustana College Special Collections Repository

639 38th Street
Thomas Tredway Library
Rock Island Illinois 61201 United States