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Beta Omega Sigma records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 274

Scope and Contents

The Beta Omega Sigma records, 1929-2018, contains fraternity meeting minutes, information about fraternity events, photographs, a fraternity newsletter, an Augustana Observer article about a fraternity member, and pledge materials.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1929-1999, 2018

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Restricted to active members and alumni of the Beta Omega Sigma fraternity.

Conditions Governing Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from Augustana College Special Collections and the copyright holder.

Historical Note

The Beta Omega Sigma social club (fraternity) was founded at Augustana College 10 December 1929. The organization is known as the “BOS." The fraternity's purpose is to promote fellowship and to foster a friendly spirit deeper and more lasting than that which can be obtained through academics or other school activities.

Extent

0.2 Cubic Feet (/ 1 box and 1 oversize folder)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Beta Omega Sigma social club (fraternity) was founded at Augustana College 10 December 1929. The organization is known as the “BOS." The Beta Omega Sigma records include fraternity meeting minutes, information about fraternity events, photographs, a fraternity newsletter, and an Augustana Observer article about a fraternity member.

Custodial History

The Beta Omega Sigma Minutes were collected by Fred Rolf and donated to Special Collections by Robert Maurus in 1989. Maurus may also have donated the newest items in the Events series. Photographs were donated by Hugh Johnson and Michael Piff in 2009. Pledge materials were donated by Chad Populorum in May 2018. A pledge paddle (originally belonging to Curtis C. Roseman) was donated by Elizabeth Roseman in 2022.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Robert Maurus, 1989, Hugh Johnson and Michael Piff, 2009, Chad Populorum, 2018, and Elizabeth Roseman, 2022.

Processing Information

Processed by Eric Castle, 2008. Revised by Eric Castle, 2010, and Atticus Garrison, November 2015.

Title
Beta Omega Sigma records, 1929-2018.
Status
Completed
Author
Atticus Garrison
Date
November 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Augustana College Special Collections Repository

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