University of Kansas Student Organizations Records 1886-


University of Kansas Student Organizations Records 1886-

The University of Kansas sponsors hundreds of student organizations; the records of many of them are included in this collection, in the form of artificial records and news releases, as well as official proceedings and documentation.

256 linear feet [498 boxes], 3 books, 1 binder, 5 card file boxes, 22 oversize boxes, 102 scrapbooks



SNAC Resource ID: 6355698

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Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.) (corporateBody)

Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) is a radical student group that descended from the Intercollegiate Socialist Society (ISS) which was founded in 1905. The ISS changed its name in 1921 to the League for Industrial Democracy (LID), a social-democratic educational and organizational group. Its student branch, the Student League for Industrial Democracy (SLID), merged with National Student League in 1935 to form American Student Union (ASU) but soon split over ASUs alleged communist affiliati...

Peace Corps (U.S.) (corporateBody)

The Peace Corps was established by Executive Order 10924, issued by President John F. Kennedy on March 1, 1961, announced by televised broadcast March 2, 1961, and authorized by Congress on September 22, 1961, with passage of the Peace Corps Act (Public Law 87-293). Since 1961, over 200,000 Americans have joined the Peace Corps and have served in 139 countries. From the guide to the Brown University Peace Corps files, 1965-1967, (John Hay Library Special Collections) The Pea...

American Association of University Women (corporateBody)

According to the The American Association of University Women's website, the AAUW is a nationwide network for the advancement of equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. From the guide to the The American Association of University Women, 1937-1994, (Utah State University. Special Collections and Archives) Based in Washington, D.C. From the description of American Association of University Women records, 1935-1955. (Unkno...

YMCA (corporateBody)

K.U. Circle K Club (corporateBody)

Baha'i Fellowship (corporateBody)

Kappa Kappa Psi (corporateBody)

Alpha Kappa Alpha (corporateBody)

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Committee on Racial Equality. (corporateBody)

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Alternative Breaks (corporateBody)

Vacation Literary Society (corporateBody)

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Order of the Coif (corporateBody)

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Phi Kappa Theta (corporateBody)

Beta Sigma Phi (corporateBody)

Women's social, service, and cultural society. From the guide to the Beta Sigma Phi, Kappa Theta Chapter (Pensacola, Fla.) Records, 1969-1974, (University of West Florida Libraries) Lovelock, Nev., branch of a national women's sorority for self-improvement and community service. The three local chapters were Nu Chapter, Alpha Epsilon Chapter, and Xi Eta Chapter. From the description of Beta Sigma Phi scrapbooks, 1939-1977. (University of Nevada, Reno). WorldCat r...

Delta Sigma Phi (corporateBody)

KU Coordinating Committee (corporateBody)

K.U. Chess Club (corporateBody)

Sigma Xi (corporateBody)

People-to-People (Organization) (corporateBody)

Paul Endacott (person)

Omicron Delta Kappa (Sachem Circle) (corporateBody)

Zeta Tau Alpha (corporateBody)

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Hawk Club (corporateBody)

Alpha Phi (corporateBody)

Alpha Phi Alpha (corporateBody)

Sigma Lambda Gamma (corporateBody)

Faculty Club (corporateBody)

Good Government Club. (corporateBody)

YWCA (corporateBody)

Phi Gamma Delta (corporateBody)

Jay Janes (corporateBody)

Witan (corporateBody)

KU Mountaineering Association (corporateBody)

Women in Law (corporateBody)

Westminster Fellowship of Presbyterian Students (corporateBody)

Environs (corporateBody)

Tansey Publishers (corporateBody)

African Student Association (corporateBody)

Red Peppers (corporateBody)

Acropolis Society (corporateBody)

Center for Community Outreach (corporateBody)

Vietnam veterans against the war (corporateBody)

The founders were former servicemen and servicewomen who served in Vietnam and who opposed the United States government's policy during the Vietnamese Conflict, sometimes in the face of public apathy, indifference and even hostility and harassment. They testified in the 1971 Winter Soldier Investigation as to the extent of atrocities against Viet Cong prisoners, civilians, and illegal border incursions into noncombatant countries. From the description of Collection, 1967-[ongoing]. (...

Pi Beta Phi (corporateBody)

Pi Beta Sigma (corporateBody)

Frisbee Club (corporateBody)

Science Club (corporateBody)

Folk Dance Club (corporateBody)

KU Dames (corporateBody)

Scarab (corporateBody)

Alpha Delta Sigma (corporateBody)

Economic Outlook Conference (corporateBody)

Bob Swan (person)

Sigma Gamma Epsilon (corporateBody)

Student geology society at Cornell University, founded originally as the Society of Cornell Geologists. From the description of Sigma Gamma Epsilon records, 1886-1952. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63934899 ...

Alpha Chi Sigma (corporateBody)

Rifle Team and Club (corporateBody)

Boston Society of Civil Engineers (corporateBody)

Malaysian Students Association (corporateBody)

Volunteer Clearing House (corporateBody)

Orphillian Literary Society (corporateBody)

Phi Kappa Psi (corporateBody)

Phi Kappa Psi was formed in 1892 when five members of the Alpha Club, Smith's first literary society, decided to form their own group. In 1934, the Alpha Society and Phi Kappa Psi merged to form a society known as the Alpha Phi Kappa Psi. From the description of Phi Kappa Psi society records, 1892-1939. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 52253677 ...

Sigma Alpha Iota (corporateBody)

The Talking Club (corporateBody)

Sigma Eta Chi (corporateBody)

National Congregational sorority based on college campuses. From the description of Records, 1935-1957. (American Congregational Association). WorldCat record id: 70954310 ...

MECHA (corporateBody)

Tau Kappa Epsilon (corporateBody)

Solar Energy Club (corporateBody)

La Kanza Book Club (corporateBody)

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Engineering Council (corporateBody)

Pi Alpha Theta (corporateBody)

Historic Mount Oread Fund (corporateBody)

Delta Chi (corporateBody)

Indians of North America (corporateBody)

Phi Kappa Phi (corporateBody)

Phi Kappa Phi was "established to provide an honor society dedicated to the Unity and Democracy of Education, and open to honor students from all departments of American universities and colleges. Its prime object is to emphasize scholarship and character in the thought of college students, to foster the significant purposes for which institutions of higher learning have been founded, and to stimulate mental achievement by recognition through election to membership." Marcus I. Urann, a student i...

Pi Kappa Lambda (corporateBody)

Engineering Society (corporateBody)

Ricker (Lenora) House (corporateBody)

Omicron Nu (corporateBody)

Old and New Club (corporateBody)

Triangle (corporateBody)

Hispanic American Leadership Organizations (corporateBody)

Graduate Student Council (also GradEx and GPA) (corporateBody)

Associated Women Students (corporateBody)

Associated Women Students (AWS), formerly called the Women's League, was formed between 1953 and 1954 at the University of Maryland. A self-governing body of women students, the association's purposes were establishing and enforcing standards of conduct for women students; sponsoring cultural and social activities; coordinating women's activities on campus; and promoting the development of leadership, good scholarship, and self-responsibility among the co-eds. Every woma...

Delta Gamma (corporateBody)

Delta Phi Delta (corporateBody)

Acacia (corporateBody)

Theta Tau (corporateBody)

Ski Club (corporateBody)

Republican Party (corporateBody)

Students Concerned with Disabilities (corporateBody)

K Men (corporateBody)

Inter Collegiate Association of Women Students (corporateBody)

American chemical society (corporateBody)

Phi Beta Pi (corporateBody)

Gamma Phi Beta (corporateBody)

Gamma Phi Beta sorority started as Sigma Theta sorority in 1908 at Fargo College. When Fargo College closed in 1922, two graduates from the sorority enrolled at North Dakota Agricultural College (NDAC) and transferred the organization there. The group grew, and within 21 years had initiated 155 girls into sisterhood. In 1929 they petitioned for membership to the Gamma Phi Beta national sorority. In 1930 they were initiated into the Gamma Phi Beta national organization. The alumnae chapter was ma...

Jayhawk Sports Car Club (corporateBody)

Kansas University Dames (corporateBody)

Consumer Protection Association (corporateBody)

Alpha Omicron Pi (corporateBody)

Civil Rights Council (corporateBody)

Zeta Phi Beta (corporateBody)

Christian Fellowship (corporateBody)

Williston Club (corporateBody)

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Phi Beta Delta (corporateBody)

Phi Beta Delta is an honor society for international education. It was founded in February 1986 at California State University at Long Beach. The Auburn chapter formed in 1988. From the description of Records, 1988-1996. (Auburn University). WorldCat record id: 43801465 The fraternity Phi Beta Delta was founded at Columbia University in 1903, the University of Chicago Chapter was chartered in 1921. From the guide to the University of Chicago. Phi Beta Delta. Reco...

Lawrence Growth Center (corporateBody)

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Pi Tau Sigma (corporateBody)

Catholic Student Center (St. Lawrence) (corporateBody)

El Ateneo (corporateBody)

Jay Sisters; Cwens; Lambda Sigma (corporateBody)

Phi Delta Phi (corporateBody)

University of Virginia Legal Fraternity. From the description of Annual Law School "Libel" show script [manuscript] 1950. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647957690 ...

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (corporateBody)

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics was formed in 1963 by the merger of the Institute of Aerospace Sciences and the American Rocket Society. These records constitute the historical aeronautical archives of the Institute of Aerospace Sciences. From the description of Institute of Aerospace Sciences archives, 1783-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71065827 ...

Alpha Omega Alpha (corporateBody)

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society was founded in 1902 by William Webster Root and five other medical students at the College of Physicians and Surgeons in Chicago. Root viewed the society as a protest against "a condition which associated the name medical student with rowdyism, boorishness, immorality, and low educational ideals." Root and his fellow medical students met to form a society that would foster honesty and formulate higher ideals of scholastic achievement. From the ...

Board of Class Officers (corporateBody)

Jayhawk Audobon Society (corporateBody)

Broadside Press (corporateBody)

The Broadside Press is one of America's oldest African American-owned presses, having published more that 200 poets and writers in broadsides, individual collections, anthologies, phonograph records, and videotapes. In 1985 ownership of the Broadside Press was acquired by Don and Hilda Vest, and restructured as a non-profit organization. Hilda Vest served as editor/publisher, using her skills as an educator in the Detroit Public School System, while and Don Vest, formerly a corporate recruiter, ...

Kappa Eta Kappa (corporateBody)

Mu Phi Epsilon (corporateBody)

Mu Phi Epsilon, a national music sorority promoting musicianship and friendship among women undergraduates in the U.S. was founded at the Metropolitan College of Music in Cincinnati, Ohio in November 1903. New England Conservatory's Beta chapter was founded soon after but dissolved quickly. The Beta Chapter was reinstated at NEC in 1909 and apparently remained active until the late 1960s or early 1970s. Today, Mu Phi Epsilon is an International Professional Music Fraternity, composed of Collegia...

Latin American Solidarity Committee (corporateBody)

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Theta Sigma Phi (corporateBody)

Roberts, Derek F. (person)

Pi Sigma Alpha (corporateBody)

Phi Kappa Sigma (corporateBody)

Sigma Alpha Epsilon (corporateBody)

From the guide to the Records of Sigma Alpha Epsilon, 1976, null, (University of Maryland) ...

Sigma Delta Tau (corporateBody)

Committee to End the War in Vietnam (corporateBody)

Independent Student Association (corporateBody)

Delta Omicron (corporateBody)

Chi Omega (corporateBody)

Alpha Epsilon Rho (corporateBody)

Asian American Student Union (corporateBody)

Kappa Tau Alpha. (corporateBody)

University Dance Company (corporateBody)

Tau Sigma (corporateBody)

Chemical Engineering Society (corporateBody)

Cosmopolitan Club (University of Kansas) (corporateBody)

Astronomy Associates (corporateBody)

Pachacamac (corporateBody)

Delta Force (corporateBody)

Society of Women Engineers (corporateBody)

Early organization of SWE began with student groups at Drexel Institute of Technology in Philadelphia and Cooper Union and City College of New York in New York City in the late 1940s. World War II provided greater opportunity for women to pursue engineering careers. Early pioneers in this area were: Dr. Lillian Gilbreth, Alice Goff and Hilda Counts Edgecomb. In 1950, the first national convention was held at Cooper Union in New Jersey. Dr. Beatrice A. Hicks was elected p...

Alpha Phi Omega (corporateBody)

Alpha Phi Omega is a national service fraternity, composed of college and university men who are or have been previously affiliated with the Boy Scouts. From the guide to the Alpha Phi Omega records, 1952-1965, (Ohio University) From the guide to the Alpha Phi Omega, Records of, 1947-2011, 1962-2011, (University of Maryland) ...

KU Democratic Club (corporateBody)

Youth Educational Services (corporateBody)

Kansas Free Press (corporateBody)

Interfraternity Council. (corporateBody)

Sigma Psi (corporateBody)

Delta Upsilon (corporateBody)

Kappa Alpha Psi (corporateBody)

Petroleum Engineering Club (corporateBody)

Mount Oread Bicycle Club (corporateBody)

The Golden Key (corporateBody)

Women in Communications, inc. (corporateBody)

Theta Sigma Phi was a professional society for women in journalism started in 1909 by Georgina McDougall. The Alpha Zeta chapter affiliated with Washington State College was established in 1925, replacing the Scribbler's Club, a local group that also encouraged high standards in journalism for women. In 1972 the name of Theta Sigma Phi was changed to Women in Communications, Inc. (WICI) and at the same time the organization began accepting men into its membership. During the 1970s t...

Eccumenical Christian Ministries (corporateBody)

Cottonwood Review (corporateBody)

Lambda Chi Alpha (corporateBody)

The Lambda Chi Alpha (LCA) fraternity chapter at Ohio University (OU) was initiated by four men in 1916. The original name, Phi Kappa Epsilon, as replaced by Alpha Tau Epsilon one year later to avoid confusion with another fraternity. ATE was incorporated by national LCA in 1918. LCA was forced to give up its charter in 1937 due to financial difficulties. It later reappeared on OU campus as Lambda Chi Delta. In 1968 the charter was revoked due to discriminatory acts. LCA appeared again in 1972. ...

Mathematics Club (corporateBody)

Pi Lambda Theta (corporateBody)

Pi Lambda Theta is an honor society for educators which was founded in 1910 by the Dean of Education at the University of Missouri, Dr. W.W. Charters. As a member of Phi Beta Kappa, an honor society who admitted only men at the time, Dr. Charters sought to create a similar honor and professional society for women educators. Six other Midwestern institutions had joined the University of Missouri in creating local charters by 1916. In 1917, the society increased its regional scope to ...

Sigma Pi Sigma (corporateBody)

University of Kansas. Libraries. University Archives. (corporateBody)

Student Legislative Awareness Board (corporateBody)

Janis Hutchison (person)

Tau Beta Pi (corporateBody)

Tau Beta Pi, engineering honors society, was founded in Lehigh University in 1885 by Prof. Edward H. Williams. From the description of Tau Beta Pi constitution and by-laws roll book 1898-1960. 1898-1960. (Lehigh University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 681958784 Tau Beta Pi is a national honorary engineering society founded in 1885 to recognize engineering students of high scholarship, leadership, and personal integrity. It was a considerable struggle for the ...

Iranian Student Association (corporateBody)

Brazilian-Portuguese Organization (corporateBody)

Legal Services for Students (corporateBody)

Kappa Kappa Gamma (corporateBody)

University Lutheran Church (corporateBody)

Phil McKnight (person)

Kappa Phi Club (corporateBody)

Discussion Club (corporateBody)

Sigma Nu (corporateBody)

Hang Gliding Club (corporateBody)

University Women's Club (corporateBody)

Math Wives (corporateBody)

Debate (corporateBody)

Kappa Alpha Theta (corporateBody)

Unclassified Women's Advisory Unit (corporateBody)

National Education Association of the University of Kansas (corporateBody)

Association of Collegiate Entrepreneure (corporateBody)

Pi Mu Epsilon (corporateBody)

Pi Mu Epsilon (PME) promotes mathematics and recognizes successful mathematics students. The organization was founded in 1914 at Syracuse University. Professor Edward Drake Roe, Jr., served as its first director. PME now consists of 354 members and has chapters in 46 states and Washington, D.C. From the description of Pi Mu Epsilon records, 1922-2010 (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 720298713 ...

Amateur Radio Club (corporateBody)

Pi Kappa Alpha (corporateBody)

Delta Tau Delta (corporateBody)

Alpha Tau Omega (corporateBody)

Alpha Kappa Lambda (corporateBody)

Black Faculty and Staff Council (corporateBody)

Ceramic Club (corporateBody)

Model United Nations (corporateBody)

Sigma Kappa (corporateBody)

Oread Society (corporateBody)

Young Americans for freedom (corporateBody)

Biographical/Historical Note American conservative student and youth organization. From the guide to the Young Americans for Freedom records, 1960-2010, (Hoover Institution Archives) ...

Delta Delta Delta (corporateBody)

Organizations of Arab Students (corporateBody)

Owl Society (corporateBody)

HeadquARTers (corporateBody)

Women's Student Union (corporateBody)

Sailing Club (corporateBody)

Alpha Chi Omega (corporateBody)

Alpha Chi Omega was founded at De Pauw University in 1885. The Alpha Delta Chapter was installed at the University of Cincinnati in 1918. From the guide to the Alpha Chi Omega, Alpha Delta Chapter Memorabilia, 1940-2001, (University of Cincinnati, Archives and Rare Books Library) ...

American Federation of Teachers (corporateBody)

Joyce Wheeler was a member of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), a national teachers' labor union founded in 1900. She was particularly active in the United Action Caucus (UAC), a rank and file organization within the AFT. The UAC took stands on various issues within the American educational system, supported progressive politics in general, and campaigned for internal democracy within the AFT. Members of the Communist Party USA are thought to have played an important role in the UAC. Wh...

Law Wives (corporateBody)

Gamma Alpha Chi (corporateBody)

Medieval Society (corporateBody)

Memorabilia Club (corporateBody)

Delta Phi Sigma (corporateBody)

Frosh Hawks (corporateBody)

Alpha Xi Delta (corporateBody)

Moslem Student Association (corporateBody)

William Mitchell (person)

Students' International Meditation Society (corporateBody)

Phi Mu Alpha (corporateBody)

Pi Chi Theta (corporateBody)

Quack Club (corporateBody)

India Club (corporateBody)

Quill Club (corporateBody)

Sigma-tau (Organization) (corporateBody)

Orienteering (corporateBody)

German Club/Allemania (corporateBody)

Sigma Gamma Rho (corporateBody)

Sigma Delta Chi (corporateBody)

The Awgwan started publication in 1913 as a humour magazine for the University of Nebraska campus. The publication included articles and cartoons, poetry, short quips, quotations on students, football, homecoming, professors, classes, alumni, and society. Each issue included an editorial. The Awgwan was published first by a small group of students, who later called themselves the Helmet and Quill Society. With the publication of Volume 5, Sigma Delta Chi, the local chapter of a professional jour...

K Club (corporateBody)

Women's Coalition (corporateBody)

Sigma Delta Pi (corporateBody)

Organized in 1906 at the Teachers College of Indianapolis as a professional sorority for teachers. In 1923 it became a national organization and continues today to promote and elevate teaching as a profession. From the description of Records, 1930-1982. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 35553213 ...

Phi Delta Kappa (corporateBody)

Alpha Gamma Delta (corporateBody)

Chemistry Club (corporateBody)

KU KU Club (corporateBody)

Faculty Women's Club (corporateBody)

The Faculty Women's Club formed during the 1950-1951 academic year at Pueblo Junior College (PJC) and continued its activities for over forty years until the club's dissolution in March of 1994. Membership was open to female faculty and staff, as well as wives of male faculty and staff Club during its forty-four year existence. In that time, the club transcended several institutional name changes from PJC, to Southern Colorado State College (SCSC), and ultimately the University of S...

Singing Jayhawk (corporateBody)

Black 'tects (corporateBody)

Phi Delta Theta (corporateBody)

Phi beta kappa (corporateBody)

Collegiate scholastic honor society founded in 1776 at the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va. From the description of Phi Beta Kappa records, 1776-2006 (bulk 1900-2000). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983375 The national Phi Beta Kappa Society, America's oldest and most prestigious honor society, was founded in 1776 at the College of William and Mary in Virginia. Membership in the national society is a significant achievement, which honors excellen...

Korean Student Organization (corporateBody)

Japanese Club (corporateBody)

Tau Sigma Delta (corporateBody)

Jayhawk Singers (corporateBody)

Sigma Pi (corporateBody)

Credit Union (corporateBody)

Sasnak Club (corporateBody)

Friends of the Farmworkers (corporateBody)

Phi Lambda Upsilon (corporateBody)

Honorary chemistry society founded at University of Illinois in 1899. From the description of Records, 1909-1974. (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign). WorldCat record id: 28412556 ...

Blacks in Communcation (corporateBody)

B'Nai B'Rith Hillel Foundation (corporateBody)

Architectural Society (corporateBody)

KU Independent Faculty (corporateBody)

Zeta Beta Tau Chapter Excellence Award Application (corporateBody)

Black Student Union (corporateBody)

Beta Gamma Sigma (corporateBody)

A national scholastic fraternity for commerce and business. It selects from the senior class those "who show promise of graduating in the upper ten per cent of the class, and from the highest three per cent of the junior class." From the guide to the Beta Gamma Sigma records MSS. 0146., 1929-1944, (W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, The University of Alabama) Beta Gamma Sigma is the international honor society serving business programs accredited by The Association to A...

Black Panhellenic Council (corporateBody)

Alpha Rho Gamma (corporateBody)

Alpha Delta Pi (corporateBody)

Vietnamese Student Association (corporateBody)

Mortar Board (corporateBody)

Glee Club (corporateBody)

Sigma Gamma Tau (corporateBody)

Women's Student Government Association (corporateBody)

Progressive Student Government League (corporateBody)

Douglas County Legal Aid (corporateBody)

AAUP (corporateBody)

Aerohawk Flying Club (corporateBody)

Young Democrats (corporateBody)

Archaelogical Institute (corporateBody)

Alpha Epsilon Pi (corporateBody)

Sigma Chi (corporateBody)

Women's League (corporateBody)

February Sisters (corporateBody)

Theta Chi (corporateBody)

Engineerettes (corporateBody)

Delta Sigma Rho (corporateBody)

Science Fiction Club (corporateBody)

Fortnightly Club (corporateBody)

Beta Theta Pi (corporateBody)

Retirees' Club (corporateBody)

Black Alumni Committee (corporateBody)

Delta Sigma Theta (corporateBody)