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Phi Sigma Nu Collection, 1925-1976 | Special Collections & University Archives

By Jennifer Hollander

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Collection Overview

Title: Phi Sigma Nu Collection, 1925-1976Add to your cart.

Extent: 4.42 Linear Feet

Subjects: Greek letter societies--California--San Diego--History--20th century--Sources, Phi Sigma Nu Society (San Diego State University)--Archives, San Diego State University--Students--Social life and customs--Sources, Scrapbooks--Specimens, Women college students--California--San Diego--Societies and clubs

Forms of Material: Organizational Records, Photographs

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Phi Sigma Nu Collection documents the activities, events, and people associated with the sorority on San Diego State's campus, primarily through scrapbooks.  The collection dates from 1925-1976, with most of the materials dating to 1941.

The scrapbooks in this collection are dated 1925-1976, 1928-1945, January 1946-February 1948, October 1947-Summer 1949, and 1972-1997.  Included in these books are newspaper clippings of events, event flyers, photographs of members, engagement and birth announcements, postcards, correspondence, and thank you notes.  Also included are copies of Phi Sigma Nu's constitution and by-laws, initiation ritual, pledging ritual, installation, and a book of members' signatures.

Subject/Index Terms

Greek letter societies--California--San Diego--History--20th century--Sources
Phi Sigma Nu Society (San Diego State University)--Archives
San Diego State University--Students--Social life and customs--Sources
Women college students--California--San Diego--Societies and clubs

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, Phi Sigma Nu Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.

Box and Folder Listing

Browse by Box:

[Box 1],
[Box 2],
[Box 3],
[Box 4],

Box 1Add to your cart.
Item 1: Scrapbook, 1925Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Item 2: Scrapbook, 1938-1945Add to your cart.
Item 4: Scrapbook, October 1947 - Summer 1949Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Item 3: Scrapbook, January 1946 - February 1948Add to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Item 5: Scrapbook, 1972-1997Add to your cart.
Item 6: Constitution and By-LawsAdd to your cart.
Item 7: Initiation Ritual, Pledging Ritual, Installation, Signatures of Members, 1943-1949Add to your cart.

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