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Finding aid for the Phi Alpha Theta, Xi Chapter, records 0338
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  • Preferred Citation
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Historical note
  • Scope and Content

  • Title: Phi Alpha Theta, Xi Chapter, records
    Collection number: 0338
    Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 4.0 linear ft. 4 boxes
    Date (inclusive): 1932-2000
    Abstract: This collection contains evidence of the Phi Alpha Theta, USC Xi Chapter's activities from its founding in 1932 through 2000.
    creator: Phi Alpha Theta. Xi Chapter (University of Southern California).

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder# or item name], Phi Alpha Theta, Xi Chapter, records, Collection no. 0338, University Archives, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

    Conditions Governing Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.

    Conditions Governing Use

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Historical note

    Phi Alpha Theta is the National Honor Society in History, founded at the University of Arkansas on March 17, 1921. It's mission is "to promote the study of history through the encouragement of research, good teaching, publication and the exchange of learning and ideas among historians. We seek to bring students, teachers and writers of history together for intellectual and social exchanges, which promote and assist historical research and publication by our members in a variety of ways." USC's chapter, Xi, was founded in 1932.

    Scope and Content

    Phi Alpha Theta, Xi Chapter, records contain correspondence, flyers, postcards, memorandums, programs, financial and legal documents, notes, and printed ephemera, 1932-2000, documenting the founding and activities of USC's chapter of the National History Honor Society.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Phi Alpha Theta. Xi Chapter (University of Southern California). -- Archives
    University of Southern California. -- Archives
    University of Southern California. -- Students
    History--Societies, etc.--Archival resources
    Learned institutions and societies--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources
    Legal documents
    Printed ephemera
    Programs (documents)
    Societies--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources