Nu Sigma Nu, Alpha Chapter. (University of Michigan) records 1882-1999


Nu Sigma Nu, Alpha Chapter. (University of Michigan) records 1882-1999

The Nu Sigma Nu Fraternity was founded at the University of Michigan in 1882 and is the oldest medical fraternity in the United States. It was created to promote cooperation and fellowship among medical men and to raise medical education and scholarship to a higher level. These records document the creation of the Nu Sigma Nu fraternity and the history of the Alpha Chapter from its inception in 1882 to its termination in 2008.

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