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Academic Honor Societies Collection

Identifier: EUA048


This collection includes materials that relate to various local and national academic honor societies at Elon University. The materials date back to 1929, and continue to present day. The honor societies represent what currently exists at Elon, and what existed in the past (and may no longer be active on campus). Examples of items included in the collection are budgets, programs, newspaper clippings, announcements, constitutions, correspondences, and much more. Listed below are the names and definitions of the academic honor societies included in this collection. Alpha Epsilon Rho--The National Broadcasting Society,Alpha Kappa Psi--Professional Business Fraternity,Alpha Psi Omega--National Theater Honor Society,Beta Beta Beta (Tri-Beta)--National Biological Honor Society,Gamma Theta Epsilon--International Geographic Honor Society,Kappa Delta Pi--International Honor Society in Education,Kappa Mu Epsilon--Mathematics Honor Society,Lambda Pi Eta--National Communication Association,Nu Lambda,Omicron Delta Epsilon--International Economics Honor Society,Omicron Delta Kappa--National Leadership Honor Society,Phi Alpha Theta--National History Honor Society,Phi Eta Sigma--American Freshman Honor Society,hi Kappa Phi--Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi (recognizes and encourages superior scholarship without restriction as to area of study and to promote the unity and democracy of education),Pi Delta Phi--National French Honor Society,Pi Gamma Mu--International Honor Society in Social Sciences,Pi Sigma Alpha--National Political Science Honor Society,Psi Chi--International Honor Society in Psychology,Sigma Delta Chi--Society of Professional Journalists,Sigma Delta Pi--National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society,Theta Alpha Kappa--National Honor Society for Religious Studies and Theology.


  • 1929 - ongoing

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The nature of the Archives and Special Collections of Belk Library means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The Archives and Special Collections of Belk Library claims only physical ownership of most materials. The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to the 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 of otherwise should be fully credited with the source.


1 Linear Feet (1 archival box)

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The collection is arranged alphabetically by the name of the academic honor society. Within the grouping of each academic honor society, the folders are arranged chronologically, then alphabetically by type of material.

Physical Location

The collection is located in the Carol Grotnes Belk Library Archives and Special Collections at Elon University. Please contact the Archivist and Special Collections Librarian for further details about the location.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Unknown. Materials collected and assembled over many years to form collection.

Related Materials

There are no related materials to this collection at this time.

Processing Information

Processed by Katie Nash, November, 2011

Encoded by Katie Nash, December, 2011
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Repository Details

Part of the Belk Library Archives & Special Collections Repository

100 Campus Drive
2550 Campus Box
Elon North Carolina 27244 USA