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Honor Societies Collection

Identifier: LU-RG06-011
This collection consists of materials documenting honor societies at Lawrence, dating from 1912 to 2009. Files document local societies, such as Mace, as well as chapters of national honor societies, including Mortar Board, Lambda Sigma, and Phi Beta Kappa. Materials include articles, minutes, correspondence, photographs, and scrapbooks.


  • 1912-2009


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Some materials may contain personal information such as student grade information - these are restricted for 75 years after date of creation. Contact the Archives for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Property rights and copyright reside with Lawrence University. For uses beyond those allowed for fair use under U. S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.), please contact the University Archivist.


4.60 Linear Feet (9 boxes)

Arrangement Note

Materials are arranged alphabetically by name of honor society.

Method of Acquisition

Campus Activities file on Mortar Board transferred from filing cabinets in basement of Memorial Union to Archives 2007-08-09. Lambda Sigma scrapbooks donated by Linda Fuerst, advisor to Lambda Sigma, July 2008. Phi Sigma Society records transferred to the Archives, 2019-06-26. The sources, dates, and methods of acquisition for the remainder of materials in this collection are unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Erin Dix, 2015.
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Repository Details

Part of the Lawrence University Archives Repository

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