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Mortar Board, San Diego State University Chapter Records, 1937-1999 | Special Collections & University Archives

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Collection Overview

Title: Mortar Board, San Diego State University Chapter Records, 1937-1999Add to your cart.

Primary Creator: Mortar Board, San Diego State University Chapter (1965-)

Extent: 4.45 Linear Feet

Subjects: Greek letter societies--California--San Diego, San Diego State University--Students--Societies, etc, Women college students--California--San Diego--Societies, etc

Forms of Material: Organizational Records

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, membership lists, agendas, minutes, photographs, clippings, project information, manuals of operation, and orientation packets for the national chapter.

Biographical Note

Founded in 1918, Mortar Board is a national collegiate membership group dedicated to scholarship, leadership and service. The purpose of each of its 191 campus chapters is to facilitate cooperation among senior honor societies, emphasize the advancement of the status of women, and recognize and encourage leadership. Members must be juniors with a B grade point average and in the upper 35% of their class. Members must  have demonstrated leadership abilities and must have established a record of service to their university and / or community. Chapters grant scholarships. The MB Forum is published quarterly by the national organization.

Subject/Index Terms

Greek letter societies--California--San Diego
San Diego State University--Students--Societies, etc
Women college students--California--San Diego--Societies, etc

Administrative Information

Repository: Special Collections & University Archives

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine.  Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.

Preferred Citation: Identification of item, folder title, box number, Mortar Board, San Diego State University Chapter Records, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.

Box and Folder Listing

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[Box 1],
[Box 2],
[Box 3],
[Box 4],
[Flat File 1: Oversize Posters],

Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Lost membersAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: A petition submitted to the Chapters of Mortar Board by Cap and Gown, San Diego State College [for active membership in National Board], 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Two telegrams of congratulation for Chapter approval, 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Flyer for Old Globe Theatre Mortar Board Benefit play ("The Subject was Roses"), 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 5: General files, 1963-1969Add to your cart.
Folder 6: General files, 1970-1974Add to your cart.
Folder 7: General files, 1975-1978Add to your cart.
Folder 8: General files, 1979-1982Add to your cart.
Folder 9: General files, 1983/1984Add to your cart.
Folder 10: General files, 1984/1985Add to your cart.
Folder 11: General files, 1985-1986Add to your cart.
Folder 12: General files, 1986/1987Add to your cart.
Folder 13: National Mortar Board: historical information, manual, orientation packet, 1985-1992Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Annual Emeritus Faculty, Staff and Administrators Outstanding Service Awards Ceremony, 1988, 1991, 1993, 1999, 2000Add to your cart.
Folder 15: "The Mortar Board Forum" newsletter (incomplete), 1977-1985Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Former members mailing responses, 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Alum Club, circa 1976-1979Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Miscellaneous, circa 1968-1979Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Mortar Board Constitution booklet, 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Community sponsors, circa 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Mortar Board constitution booklet, 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Initiation material and information, circa 1964-1978Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Report to National Council, 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Advisor Handbook, circa 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Gap & Gown SongAdd to your cart.
Folder 26: PublicityAdd to your cart.
Folder 27: Leadership Certificates (Blank)Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Patterns for Name-Tags, etc., circa 1959-1961Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Mortar Board Minutes, circa 1965-1979Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Cap and Gown Constitution, circa 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Mortar Board Scholarship, circa 1971-1978Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Budget Material, circa 1955-1969Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Tapping, circa 1966-1969Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Financial Information, circa 1967-1977Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Alumnae Newsletter, circa 1938-1970Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Membership Selection, circa 1963-1972Add to your cart.
Folder 37: Mortar Board Convention Report, 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 38: Installation, circa 1964-1965, 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 39: Gap & Gown Leadership School, circa 1961-1972Add to your cart.
Folder 40: Cultural Projects, circa 1963-1964Add to your cart.
Folder 41: Mortar Board/Cap & Gown Membership Lists, circa 1969-1978Add to your cart.
Folder 42: Mortar Board Receipts, circa 1972-1979Add to your cart.
Folder 43: Alumnae Banquet, circa 1963-1992Add to your cart.
Folder 44: A.S. Council Forms, circa 1977-1978Add to your cart.
Folder 45: Hand written checking account ledgers, circa 1969-1978Add to your cart.
Folder 46: Pin Orders, circa 1971-1978Add to your cart.
Folder 47: Check statements - Crocker Bank, circa 1977-1978Add to your cart.
Folder 48: Check statements - The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Pre-Authorized Check (PAC) Bank, circa 1978-1980Add to your cart.
Folder 49: Mortar Board San Diego Alumni Chapter Membership Directory, 1991-presentAdd to your cart.
Folder 50: Mortar Board Trienniel Conference, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 51: Correspondence, circa 1964-1978Add to your cart.
Folder 52: Initiation ceremony, 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 53: Mortar Board School Calendars, 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 54: Mortar Board Tree Ceremony (see Biographical Files of Hal Brown and Marjorie Campbell), 2000, 2001Add to your cart.

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