North Carolina State University, Student and Other Organizations, Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, North Carolina State University Chapter Records 1922-2013

Size
14.2 linear feet
Location

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Call number
UA 021.485

The records of the North Carolina State University Chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi contain information on NC State's chapter, as well as information produced or distributed by the national office of Phi Kappa Phi. NC State's chapter records contain their constitution and bylaws, correspondence, meeting minutes, membership lists, financial information, information on officers, awards, activities, chapter history, and other general records of the chapter. The records from the National Office of Phi Kappa Phi are comprised mostly of publications, and also include official handbooks, constitution and bylaws, brochures, and other literature produced by the national office for distribution to all chapters; as well as some materials on conference gatherings, the history of Phi Kappa Phi, and NC State emeritus professor Wendell H. McKenzie's tenure as national president. The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi was founded in 1897 at the University of Maine to act as an honorary society recognizing academic excellence across all disciplines.

A chapter of Phi Kappa Phi was established at North Carolina State College (University) in 1923, largely under the direction of W. A. Withers, head of the Department of Chemistry. NC State's chapter was the 33rd to be established.

Biographical/historical note

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi was founded in 1897 at the University of Maine to act as an honorary society recognizing academic excellence across all disciplines. A chapter of Phi Kappa Phi was established at North Carolina State College (University) in 1923, largely under the direction of W. A. Withers, head of the Department of Chemistry. NC State's chapter was the 33rd to be established.

Scope/content

The records of the North Carolina State University Chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi contain information on NC State's chapter, as well as information produced or distributed by the national office of Phi Kappa Phi. NC State's chapter records contain their constitution and bylaws, correspondence, meeting minutes, membership lists, financial information, information on officers, awards, activities, chapter history, and other general records of the chapter. The records from the National Office of Phi Kappa Phi are comprised mostly of publications, and also include official handbooks, constitution and bylaws, brochures, and other literature produced by the national office for distribution to all chapters; as well as some materials on conference gatherings, the history of Phi Kappa Phi, and NC State emeritus professor Wendell H. McKenzie's tenure as national president. Materials range in date from 1922 to 2013.

Physical description

16 archival boxes, 3 cartons, 1 archival half box, 1 flat box, 1 flatfolder

Arrangement

Materials are arranged in two series: North Carolina State University Chapter, and National Office. Unprocessed Records exist at the end of the collection.

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.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], North Carolina State University, Student and Other Organizations, Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, North Carolina State University Chapter Records, UA 021.485, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Related material

Source of acquisition

Transferred by the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, North Carolina State University Chapter; Wendell H. McKenzie (Accession no. 2008.0216); Kathy Brown (Accession no. 2013.0174).

Processing information

Processed by Dani Nation and Cate Putirskis, 2008 September

Encoded by Cate Putirskis, 2008 September

Finding aid updated by Cate Putirskis and Todd Kosmerick, 2008-2009, 2013

The collection is organized into three principal series:

North Carolina State University Chapter 1922-2013 (Series 1)

This series contains items produced by the NC State chapter of Phi Kappa Phi, documenting the local activities of the chapter.

Alumni and honorary members 1948-1963
Box 1, Folder 1
Annual Banquet / Induction Ceremony programs 1964-2001
Box 1, Folder 2
Annual Initiation / Banquet programs 1988, 2000-2008 (Accession no. 2008-0216)
Box 16, Folder 1
Annual reports 1924-1960
Box 1, Folder 3
Banquet addresses 1959-1977
Box 1, Folder 4
Banquet programs 1937-1988
Box 1, Folder 5
Beginnings of Phi Kappa Phi at North Carolina State University , by Alvin M. Fountain undated
Box 1, Folder 7
Building Representatives 1982-1983
Half box 17, Folder 8
Calendar 1983-1988
Box 1, Folder 8
Calendar and lists of officers and committees 1923-1971
Box 1, Folder 9
Certificate of Congratulations and Best Wishes on 50th Anniversary 1973 (Accession 2013.0162)
Chapter activities 1939-1943
Box 1, Folder 10
Chapter information and history 1952-1971
Box 2, Folder 1
Chapter meetings 1954-1984
Box 2, Folder 2
Chapter officers 1983-1989
Box 2, Folder 3
Chapter scholarship fund 1983-1984
Box 2, Folder 4
Charter 10 Dec. 1923
Flat box 18
Committee bylaws and rules of procedure 1950
Box 3, Folder 5
Committee memos and paperwork (1 of 4) 1983-1987
Box 2, Folder 5
Committee memos and paperwork (2 of 4) 1983-1987
Box 2, Folder 6
Committee memos and paperwork (3 of 4) 1983-1987
Box 3, Folder 1
Committee memos and paperwork (4 of 4) 1983-1987
Box 3, Folder 2
Constitution and bylaws 1924-1950
Box 3, Folder 3
Constitution and bylaws 1948-1973
Box 3, Folder 4
Constitution and bylaws 1951-1969
Box 3, Folder 6
Constitution and bylaws with amendments 1954-1975
Box 4, Folder 1
Constitution and bylaws 1993
Box 4, Folder 2
Correspondence 1922-1924
Box 4, Folder 3
Correspondence 1924-1927
Box 4, Folder 4
Correspondence 1927-1930
Box 4, Folder 5
Correspondence 1930-1933
Box 5, Folder 1
Correspondence 1933-1939
Box 5, Folder 2
Correspondence 1939-1947
Box 5, Folder 2
Correspondence 1947-1956
Box 5, Folder 4
Correspondence and financial statements 1949-1977
Box 5, Folder 5
Correspondence 1956-1974
Box 6, Folder 1
Correspondence: Joseph G. Knapp 1966-1967
Box 6, Folder 2
Correspondence 1982-1985
Box 6, Folder 3
Correspondence 1997-2000
Box 6, Folder 4
Correspondence 1982
Half box 17, Folder 7
Emeritus members 1987
Box 6, Folder 5
Essay contest 1987-1989
Box 6, Folder 6
Essay contest 1991-1993
Box 6, Folder 7
Faculty distribution by building 1973-1984
Box 6, Folder 8
Fellowship information 1955-1975
Box 6, Folder 9
Financial records 1947-1976
Box 7, Folder 1
Financial records 1961-1978
Box 7, Folder 2
Framed award, recognition of 75th anniversary of NC State chapter 11 Aug. 2001
Flat box 18
Freshman database information 1984-1985
Box 7, Folder 3
General information 1984-1991
Box 7, Folder 4
General information (1 of 2) 1993
Box 7, Folder 5
General information (2 of 2) 1993
Box 7, Folder 6
Graduate fellowship 1981-1988
Box 7, Folder 7
Honor Society 1982-1983
Half box 17, Box 5
Induction Ceremony program (2 copies) 14 Oct. 2008
Half box 17, Folder 1
Induction Ceremony program, 94th (2 copies) 24 Mar. 2009
Half box 17, Folder 2
Induction Ceremony, 96th 2011
Half box 17, Folder 3
Induction Ceremony, 97th (2 copies) 2012 Mar. 27 (Accession 2012.0086)
Half box 17, Folder 4
Induction Ceremony, 98th (2 copies) 2013 Apr. 2 (Accession 2013.0075)
Half box 17, Folder 9
Information booklets 1950-1952
Box 7, Folder 8
Initiation arrangement 1993
Box 7, Folder 9
Initiation and banquet 1981-1988
Box 8, Folder 1
Initiation ceremony 1963-1978
Box 8, Folder 2
Induction Ceremony programs 2004-2007
Box 8, Folder 3
Meeting notices and agendas 1985-1988
Box 8, Folder 4
Meeting records 1991-1993
Box 8, Folder 5
Membership list 1924-1956
Box 8, Folder 6
Membership list 1941-1972
Box 8, Folder 7
Membership lists and committees (1 of 2) 1956-1972
Box 9, Folder 1
Membership lists and committees (2 of 2) 1956-1972
Box 9, Folder 2
Memos and correspondence about membership (1 of 2) 1970-1976
Box 9, Folder 3
Memos and correspondence about membership (2 of 2) 1970-1976
Box 9, Folder 4
Memos 1970-1978
Box 9, Folder 5
Memos 1976
Box 9, Folder 6
Memos and administrative records 1993-1995
Box 10, Folder 1
Minutes (1 of 3) 1923-1962
Box 10, Folder 2
Minutes (2 of 3) 1923-1962
Box 10, Folder 3
Minutes (3 of 3) 1923-1962
Box 10, Folder 4
Minutes 1965-1972
Box 10, Folder 5
National Scholarship Award 1988-1989
Box 10, Folder 6
Newsletters and memos (1 of 2) 1954-1987
Box 11, Folder 1
Newsletters and memos (2 of 2) 1954-1987
Box 11, Folder 2
Nominations and selection 1974-1978
Box 11, Folder 3
Photograph of members 2001
Flat box 18
Photograph of members undated
Box 11, Folder 4
Programs 1986-1989
Box 11, Folder 5
The Pursuit and Recognition of Excellence: Phi Kappa Phi, North Carolina State University , by Robert M. Fearn Feb. 2001
Box 11, Folder 6
Regional / National meetings 1970-1979
Box 11, Folder 7
Regional Vice President 1988
Box 11, Folder 8
Revision of Initiation Ceremony 1952-1959
Box 11, Folder 9
Scholarships and fellowships 1936-1962
Box 11, Folder 10
Scholastic Honor Award 1937-1964
Box 12, Folder 1
Secretary's duties and schedules 1968-1975
Box 12, Folder 2
Selection of faculty members 1938-1969
Box 12, Folder 3
Selection of graduate students 1939-1967
Box 12, Folder 4
Selection for undergraduate student candidates 1941-1969
Box 12, Folder 5
Speeches and Presentations 2006-2007 (Accession no. 2008-0216)
Box 16, Folder 2
Tax records 1961-1978
Box 12, Folder 6
Treasurer's report 1986
Box 12, Folder 7
Treasurer's report 1982
Half box 17, Folder 6
National Office 1933-2007 (Series 2)

This series contains items produced and distributed by the national office of Phi Kappa Phi, including publications, conference materials, and procedural information. This series also contains the records kept by NC State emeritus professor Wendell H. McKenzie during his tenure as national president of Phi Kappa Phi.

Association of College Honor Societies: Booklet of Information 1955
Box 12, Folder 8
Brochures 1955-1974
Box 12, Folder 9
Bylaws of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi Aug. 1986
Box 12, Folder 10
Chapter Officer Communication newsletters 1983-1988
Box 12, Folder 11
Constitution of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi 1948-1969
Box 13, Folder 1
Correspondence 1988
Box 13, Folder 2
Eastern Regional Meeting 1985
Box 13, Folder 3
Handbooks 1955-1970
Box 13, Folder 4
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, Bulletin No. 2: Manual of Instruction for Officers, and Ritual booklet Jan. 1933
Box 13, Folder 5
...In Pursuit of Excellence: The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, 1987-1971 , by Edward Schriver 1971
Box 15, Folder 4
Literature and Papers 1975
Box 13, Folder 6
Making Heroes of Scholars: The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, 1971-1983 , by Neal O'Steen 1985
Box 13, Folder 7
National Handbook undated
Box 13, Folder 8
Northeastern Region / Southeastern Region Midtriennial Conference packet 29-31 Jul. 1997 (Accession no. 2008-0216)
Box 16, Folder 3
Phi Kappa Phi Focus 2002-2004 (Accession no. 2008-0216)
Box 16, Folder 4
Phi Kappa Phi Forum Summer 2007 (Accession no. 2008-0216)
Box 16, Folder 5
Phi Kappa Phi Newsletter 2001-2002 (Accession no. 2008-0216)
Box 16, Folder 6
Phi Kappa Phi Journal 1952-1966
Box 13, Folder 9
Phi Kappa Phi Journal 1967-1968
Box 14, Folder 1
Phi Kappa Phi Journal 1968-1969
Box 14, Folder 2
Phi Kappa Phi Journal 1970
Box 14, Folder 3
Phi Kappa Phi Journal 1971-1972
Box 14, Folder 4
Phi Kappa Phi Journal 1972-1973
Box 14, Folder 5
Phi Kappa Phi Journal 1973-1975
Box 15, Folder 1
Phi Kappa Phi Journal 1975-1979
Box 15, Folder 2
Phi Kappa Phi Newsletter 1969-2001
Box 15, Folder 3
President's Convention files (Wendell H. McKenzie) 2004 (Accession no. 2008-0216)

Compact Disc with digital files

Box 16, Folder 8
President's file (Wendell H. McKenzie) 2001-2007 (Accession no. 2008-0216)
Box 16, Folder 7
Southeastern Region Midtriennial Conference packet 12-14 Aug. 1993 (Accession no. 2008-0216)
Box 16, Folder 9
Triennial Conference 1980-1990
Box 15, Folder 5
Triennial Conference reports 1983-1988
Box 15, Folder 6
Triennial Conference 1992
Box 15, Folder 7
Triennial Convention packet 9-11 Aug. 2007 (Accession no. 2008-0216)
Box 16, Folder 10
Unprocessed Records
Files on inductions, working files on executive committee and board, reports 1998-2013 (Accession 2013.0174)
Carton 19
Working files on bylaws and awards 2002-2013 (Accession 2013.0174)
Carton 20
Chapter handbook, Pursuit of Recognition of Excellence, photographs, CDs, DVDs 1999-2008 (Accession 2013.0174)
Carton 21
Flyers for Essay Contests 1988, 1993
Flat folder 1

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], North Carolina State University, Student and Other Organizations, Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, North Carolina State University Chapter Records, UA 021.485, 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.