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University of Northern Colorado, Honorary Student Organizations collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG010-S006

Collection Scope and Contents

This collection consists of news clippings and other information on various honorary societies at the University of Northern Colorado. It includes extensive administrative files and membership records for Phi Delta Kappa (1926-1984); scrapbooks, newsletters and minutes for SPURS National Honor Society; photo albums and scrapbooks for Mortar Board; and scrapbooks for the Orchesis and Golden Key organizations. The framed 1920 charter for Kappa Delta Pi is also found in this collection.


  • 1920 - 2012


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply. User is responsible for all copyright compliance. Please contact the Archives and Special Collections Department for further information.


34 Linear Feet (28 boxes)

Language of Materials



This collection consists of news clippings for various honorary societies at the University of Northern Colorado as well as administrative files and scrapbooks for several of the organizations.

Acquisition Information

Acquisition information for most of the materials in this collection is unknown. The Mortar Board scrapbooks were transferred from Academic Support and Advising by Jennifer Griffin in 2006 and 2013. Two framed items, a photo of William C. Bagley and the charter for the Kappa Delta Pi Fraternity, were transferred to Archives by Jim Gall of Educational Technology on April 23, 2012.

Minimally Processed
Shirley Soenksen, updated by Shan Watkins
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Edition statement
Finding aid created in 1993 with updates in 1994, 1995, and 1999. Inventories prepared in 2015 and updated in 2017. Updated to conform to DACS in 2018.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Northern Colorado Repository

University Libraries
James A. Michener Library L119
Campus Box 48
Greeley CO 80639