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SFHL/SCA/stu. Student Groups and Activities

 Record Group Term
Identifier: SFHL/SCA/stu

Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:

Kappa Alpha Theta, Alpha Beta Chapter (Swarthmore College) Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-Q013
Abstract

This collection consists of primarily published materials, 1891-1933, relating to Kappa Alpha Theta, Alpha Beta Chapter, the first sorority to maintain a chapter at Swarthmore College. The Chapter was established in 1891 and laid down in 1933 when the College abolished sororities. Included are national publications of the fraternity, directories of Swarthmore chapter alumnae; an initiation certificate; and a photograph album.

Dates: 1890-1985

Kappa Sigma Pi Records

 Collection — Othertype RG6-Q017
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-Q017
Abstract

Kappa Sigma Pi was the Pi Chapter of the national fraternity Kappa Sigma until 1962 when it was suspended on charges of "attempting to involve other chapters in organizing to defy some of the Kappa Sigma basic principles." The local folded in 1971 due to low membership and financial debt. This small collection contains material pertaining to its last years.

Dates: 1958-1971

KWINK Minutes

 Collection — Othertype RG6-Q022
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-Q022
Abstract

The Society of KWINK was an organization of the managers of the men’s athletic teams at Swarthmore College. The collection contains one folder of the minutes of the Society of KWINK, 1951-1960.

Dates: 1951-1960

Little Theater Club (Swarthmore College) Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-Q004
Abstract The Little Theater Club was established at Swarthmore College about 1922 to create a stable foundation for theatrical projects and coordinate productions on campus. No course credit was given for participation. After Swarthmore created a Drama Department in 1968/69, the Little Theater Club became inactive. The collection contains the records of the Little Theater Club of Swarthmore College, 1924-1969, including programs, scripts, clippings, financial records, and related materials. Also...
Dates: 1924-1970; 1946-1969 (bulk)

Swarthmore Living Wage and Democracy Campaign records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-P006
Abstract The Swarthmore Living Wage and Democracy Campaign (SLW&DC), composed primarily of students with participation of staff and faculty, lobbiyed for a comprehensive living wage on campus and for greater transparency in the College's decision-making. SLW&DC formed in 2000 wound down in 2004 after the Board of Managers passed a proposal that met most of their demands. This collection was assembled by Kae Kalwaic, a staff member in the Education Department at Swarthmore from 1993-2017, who...
Dates: 1970 - 2016

Phi Beta Kappa. Epsilon of Pennsylvania (Swarthmore College)

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-Q008
Abstract

The collection contains the records of the Swarthmore College Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa from its founding in 1893 until 1942, with gaps in some series.

Dates: 1893-1942

Phi Psi (Swarthmore College) Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-Q009
Abstract

Contains the records of Phi Kappa Psi, Phi Omicron Psi, and Phi Psi from 1889 to 1967, with gaps in some series. Now a local fraternity at Swarthmore College, Phi Psi began as Pennsylvania Kappa, a chapter of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. Pennsylvania Kappa was established in 1889 and was a chapter of Phi Kappa Psi until 1963.

Dates: 1889-1986

Phi Sigma Kappa, Phi Chapter Records

 Collection — Othertype RG6-Q010
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-Q010
Abstract

The Phi Chapter of Phi Sigma Kappa was established at Swarthmore College in 1906. By 1991, it was abolished, a victim of mounting debt and student disinterest. The collection includes correspondence, 1956-1957, concerning the Chapter's pledging of an African American, the first at the College; other correspondence mostly concerning the mounting debt; and agreements and leases.

Dates: 1921-1991

Swarthmore Phoenix Records

 Collection — Othertype RG6-Q020
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-Q020
Abstract

The Swarthmore Phoenix, Swarthmore College's newspaper, began as a monthly publication in 1881. This small collection contains an account book, 1884-1899, and some miscellaneous papers, including letters to the editor concerning the abolishment of women's fraternities in 1933 and a scrapbook about a 1953 prank article that asserted Adlai Stevenson had accepted the position of Swarthmore College President.

Dates: 1884 - 1953

Pi Beta Phi, Pennsylvania Alpha Chapter (Swarthmore College) song books

 Collection — Othertype RG6-Q035
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-Q035
Abstract

This collection consists of two song books used by Pi Beta Phi, Pennsylvania Alpha Chapter. Pi Beta Phi was the second sorority to maintain a chapter at Swarthmore College (est. 1892) and the largest sorority on campus in 1932, just before the college abolished sororities in 1933.

Dates: 1923 and 1929