North Carolina State University, Student and Other Organizations, Eta Kappa Nu, Beta Eta Chapter Records 1938-2005

Size
0.75 linear feet
Location

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Call number
UA 021.455

The records of Eta Kappa Nu, Beta Eta Chapter (North Carolina State University's chapter) contain the petition to form the chapter, membership rosters, meeting minutes, roll calls, and a history of the chapter. Materials range in date from 1938 to 2005. Eta Kappa Nu is a national honorary society for electrical engineers.

The faculty of the electrial engineering department at NC State met in 1937 to discuss the possibility of establishing a chapter of Eta Kappa Nu, which they applied for and were granted in the following year (1938). As of 2011, NC State's chapter remained active.

Biographical/historical note

The first chapter of Eta Kappa Nu, a national honorary society for electrical engineers, was formed at the University of Illinois in 1904. The faculty of the electrial engineering department at NC State met in 1937 to discuss the possibility of establishing a chapter of the organization, which they applied for and were granted in the following year (1938). NC State's chapter of Eta Kappa Nu is officially known as the Beta Eta Chapter. Members are recognized and selected to join the chapter based on their outstanding scholarship in the fields of both electrical and computer engineering. As of 2008, NC State's chapter remained active.

Scope/content

The records of Eta Kappa Nu, Beta Eta Chapter (North Carolina State University's chapter) contain the petition to form the chapter, membership rosters, meeting minutes, roll calls, and a history of the chapter. Materials range in date from 1938 to 2005.

Physical description

1 archival box, 1 archival half box

Arrangement

Materials are arranged alphabetically by topic.

Use of these materials

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The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], North Carolina State University, Student and Other Organizations, Eta Kappa Nu, Beta Eta Chapter Records, UA 021.455, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Related material

Source of acquisition

Transferred by Eta Kappa Nu, Beta Eta Chapter

Processing information

Processed by Cate Putirskis, 2008 July

Encoded by Cate Putirskis, 2008 July

Constitution and By-Laws and Signatures of Members 1938-1965 (Accession 2011.0258)
Box 1, Folder 4
Constitution and By-Laws and Signatures of Members 1965-2005 (Accession 2011.0258)
Box 1, Folder 5
General Informtion 1942-1977
Box 1, Folder 1
History of Chapter 1986
Box 1, Folder 2
Petition for a Chapter of Eta Kappa Nu Association Mar. 1938
Box 1, Folder 3
Roll calls and meeting minutes 1938-1948, 1957-1958 (Accession 2011.0258)
Box 1, Folder 6
Roll calls and meeting minutes 1949-1956 (Accession 2011.0258)
Box 1, Folder 7
Roll calls and meeting minutes 1958-1965 (Accession 2011.0258)
Half box 2, Folder 1

Access to the collection

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Mailing address:
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], North Carolina State University, Student and Other Organizations, Eta Kappa Nu, Beta Eta Chapter Records, UA 021.455, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.