Phi Alpha Theta, Xi Chapter, records Edit


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  • 1932-2000 (Creation)


  • 4 Linear Feet (Whole)
    4 boxes

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  • Abstract

    This collection contains evidence of the Phi Alpha Theta, USC Xi Chapter's activities from its founding in 1932 through 2000.

  • Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder# or item name], Phi Alpha Theta, Xi Chapter, records, Collection no. 0338, University Archives, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

  • Conditions Governing Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

  • Historical note

    Phi Alpha Theta is the National Honor Society in History, founded at the University of Arkansas on March 17, 1921. It's mission is "to promote the study of history through the encouragement of research, good teaching, publication and the exchange of learning and ideas among historians. We seek to bring students, teachers and writers of history together for intellectual and social exchanges, which promote and assist historical research and publication by our members in a variety of ways." USC's chapter, Xi, was founded in 1932.

  • Scope and Content

    Phi Alpha Theta, Xi Chapter, records contain correspondence, flyers, postcards, memorandums, programs, financial and legal documents, notes, and printed ephemera, 1932-2000, documenting the founding and activities of USC's chapter of the National History Honor Society.