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Phi Alpha Theta, Xi Chapter, records

Identifier: 0338

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.


  • 1932-2000


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.


4 Linear Feet (4 boxes)

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

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Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Special Collections Repository

Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles California 90089-0189 United States