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Student Organizations And Publications. Phi Beta Kappa. Delta Of Maine (University of Maine) Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0009-012

Scope and Contents

The records contain textual information created and curated by the University of Maine chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, a national scholastic honor society. Included are: charter for the Delta Chapter of Maine, correspondence, minutes of meetings, histories of the chapter, membership lists, candidate lists, clippings, publications, constitution, and by-laws.


  • Creation: 1922-1981

Restrictions on Access

Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical / Historical

The Delta of Maine chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, a national scholastic honor society, received its charter at the University of Maine in Orono in 1922. The purpose of the honorary society is to recognize and encourage scholarship, friendship, and cultural interests.


1 box

1 folio folder

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The material is physically arranged by subject. Material was rehoused into archival quality storage.

Box number has changed:

  1. Old Box #219 (New Box #1)
  2. Old Folio Folder #790 (New Folio Folder #1)


The processing archivist appraised the records and destroyed duplicate copies of items. Also, material not considered appropriate for permanent retention in Fogler Library’s Special Collections were destroyed, including: financial statements, bills, receipts, invoices.


Accruals from Phi Beta Kappa are anticipated.

Related Materials

There is material on Phi Beta Kappa in the record groups Office of the President, UA RG 0003 and the Clarence E. Bennett Academic Papers, SpC MS 0048.

Publications About Described Materials

Publications: Turner, Percie Hopkins. Phi Beta Kappa : the Delta of Maine, 1923-1973. [Orono, 1972].


Formerly SpC MS 0402.

Processing Information

Processed by Matthew Revitt, December 2018, Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Department. Processing involved a collection survey and the creation of this finding aid. Some file names were changed to make them more meaningful and to correct errors and dates were added.

University Of Maine. Phi Beta Kappa. Delta Of Maine Records
Matthew Revitt
December 21, 2018
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Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library University Archives Repository

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States