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Theta Xi Fraternity Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA-TXGB013

Scope and Contents

Materials from Series 1 Delta Delta Tau 1967-1973, includes administrative and membership records, awards, plaques, articles, memorabilia such as t-shirts and mugs, and an oversized scrapbook with detailed records of the fraternity. In the same series are items created or used for commemorative activities such as reunions; these include reprinted photographs, invitations and programs, a banner, and other ephemera. Some items from this series are on permanent display. Materials from the Gamma Beta Chapter of Theta Xi, 1973-c.2001, include administrative records, membership records, and awards including wooden plaques.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1967 - 2013

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research; some items with PII (Personally Identifiable Information) may be restricted to the general public.

Conditions Governing Use

Photocopies, photographs, and scans of items in this collection may be made by users or by library staff on behalf of users for the following purposes: personal, research, scholarly, educational, and other nonprofit use. It is the responsibility of the user to abide by any and all applicable copyright laws in their use of material from the Harry P. Weber University Archives. Florida Tech is not responsible for any copyright infringement resulting from improper use of research copies or scans created by or provided to users.

Biographical / Historical

Delta Delta Tau emerged as a local fraternity in the 1960s (The History of Greek Life at Florida Tech). In 1972, the fraternity affiliated with the Theta Xi National Fraternity, a professional social fraternity founded during the Civil War, and became the Gamma Beta Chapter of Theta Xi. Delta Delta Tau reunions were held over the years, including in 2003, 2008, and 2013.

Extent

3.5 Cubic Feet (Includes 4 over-sized items measuring 36" x 24" x 3"; 34" x 28" x 2"; 42" x 34" x 2"; and 23" x 27" x 1".)

Overview

The Theta Xi Fraternity Collection includes the records of Delta Delta Tau (1967-1973) and their reunion events (2003-2013), and some material from the Gamma Beta Chapter of Theta Xi (1973-c.2001). In 1972, Delta Delta Tau affiliated with the Theta Xi National Fraternity and became the Gamma Beta Chapter. The collection includes records of the fraternity through the years (including later reunion events) such as administrative records, memorabilia, membership, activity records, and awards. The collection is roughly 3.5 cubic feet plus three oversized items.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically and alphabetically to the file unit and in some cases to the item level.

The arrangement outline is as follows: Series 1: Delta Delta Tau, 1967-1973, 2003-2013 Sub-Series 1: Administrative Records/Membership, 1970-1971, 2013 Sub-Series 2: Awards, 1969-1970 Sub-Series 3: Commemorative Activities, 2003-2013 Sub-Series 4: Memorabilia, n.d., c.1973 Sub-Series 5: Scrapbook, c.1967-c.1973 Series 2: Gamma Beta Chapter, 1973-c.2001 Sub-Series 1: Administrative Records/Membership, 1973-1992 Sub-Series 2: Awards, 1995-2001

Accruals

Further accruals are expected.

Related Materials

Ad Astra Yearbooks, Historic Photo Collection
Title
Finding Aid for the Theta Xi Fraternity Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Kathy Turner
Date
12/18/2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Harry P. Weber University Archives Repository

Contact:
Evans Library
Florida Institute of Technology
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Melbourne FL 32901-6975 USA
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