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Fraternities and Sororities Collection

Identifier: LU-RG06-010
This collection consists of records documenting social fraternities and sororities at Lawrence, dating from 1903 to the present. General files, records from the Interfraternity and Panhellenic councils, and records documenting individual chapters of fraternities and sororities are included. Materials include minutes, administrative documents, photographs, scrapbooks, ephemera, and correspondence from presidents of the college pertaining to fraternities and sororities.


  • 1903-2016


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Some materials may contain personal 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.


13.00 Linear Feet (34 boxes)

Method of Acquisition

Pi Beta Phi records transferred from Colman Hall to the Archives by Jan Quinlan, Alumni Relations, December 11, 1997. Phi Kappa Tau chapter members donated materials upon the loss of their house in the fall of 2003, including scrapbooks and assorted framed photographs and certificates. Phi Delta Theta records were transferred from the basement of 300 S. Meade upon the dissolution of the chapter in June, 2012. Sigma Alpha Iota scrapbooks were donated to the Archives by chapter members in 2015. The sources, dates, and methods of acquisition for the remainder of materials in this collection are unknown.

Related Materials

Presidents' correspondence pertaining to fraternities and sororities in general is filed with Presidents' Correspondence, LU-RG03-012.

Processing Information

Processed by Erin Dix, 2014.
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Revision Statements

  • 2016-12: Box numbers revised

Repository Details

Part of the Lawrence University Archives Repository

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