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UA 021.439 Guide to the North Carolina State University, Student and Other Organizations, Chi Epsilon Honor Fraternity, North Carolina State University Chapter Records, 1948-1978

Materials are divided into two series. The first series, Chapter Records, contains materials created by NCSU's chapter; items are arranged alphabetically and then chronologically therein. The second series, The Transit , contains issues of the national Chi Epsilon newsletter; items are arranged chronologically.
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This series contains materials created by NC State's chapter, and primarily reflect the administrative functions of the chapter.
[Box 1, Folder 1] Chapter Newsletter, 1950-1958
[Box 1, Folder 2] Chapter Organizational Guide, undated
[Box 1, Folder 3] Clippings, 1950-1961
[Box 1, Folder 4] Correspondence, 1948-1960
[Box 1, Folder 5] Correspondence, 1949-1969
[Box 1, Folder 6] Correspondence, 1965-1966
[Box 1, Folder 7] Correspondence, 1966-1967
[Box 1, Folder 8] Correspondence with National Secretary/Treasurer, 1947-1953
[Box 1, Folder 9] Eleventh National Conclave (Held at North Carolina State College), 23-25 Feb. 1950
[Box 1, Folder 10] Formation of the Chapter, 1948
[Box 1, Folder 11] Honorary Members, 1957-1965
[Box 1, Folder 12] General Information, 1950-1978
[Box 2, Folder 1] Meeting Minutes, 1948-1975
[Box 2, Folder 6] Petition to Form Chapter, 1 Mar. 1948
[Box 2, Folder 2] Photographs, 1951-1958
[Box 2, Folder 3] "Procedure Examination" Committee Report, May 1969
[Box 2, Folder 4] Richard Craig Death, 1976
[Box 2, Folder 5] Submissions for The Transit Newsletter, 1949-1963
This series contains issues of the national Fraternity's publication; articles on activities at NC State's chapter can be found in these issues.
[Box 2, Folder 7] The Transit Vol. 22, No. 2, Fall 1950
[Box 2, Folder 8] The Transit Vol. 23, No. 1-2, Spring-Fall 1951
[Box 2, Folder 9] The Transit Vol. 25, No. 2, Fall 1953
[Box 2, Folder 10] The Transit Vol. 26, No. 1-2, Spring-Fall 1954
[Box 2, Folder 11] The Transit Vol. 32, 1960
[Box 2, Folder 12] The Transit Vol. 35, No. 1, Spring 1963
[Box 2, Folder 13] The Transit Vol. 36, No. 1-2, Spring-Fall 1964
[Box 2, Folder 14] The Transit Vol. 38, No. 2, Fall 1966
[Box 2, Folder 15] The Transit Vol. 39, No. 2, Fall 1967
[Box 2, Folder 16] The Transit Vol. 40, No. 2, Fall 1968
[Box 2, Folder 17] The Transit Vol. 43, No. 1, Spring 1971
[Half Box 3, Folder 1] The Transit Vol. 44, 1972
[Half Box 3, Folder 2] The Transit Vol. 46, No. 1, Spring 1974
[Half Box 3, Folder 3] The Transit Vol. 47, No. 1, Spring 1975


1.25 Linear feet

General Physical Description note

2 archival boxes, 1 archival half box


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Scope and Content Note

The records of North Carolina State University's chapter of the Chi Epsilon Honor Fraternity include correspondence, meeting minutes, photographs, clippings, membership rosters, information on the formation of the chapter, and other general information. Some issues of the national Fraternity newsletter, The Transit are also included. Materials range in date from 1948 to 1978.

Historical Note

The Chi Epsilon National Honor Fraternity was established at the University of Illinois in 1923, to act as an honorary organization for students studying civil engineering. Students at NC State petitioned to form a chapter in 1948, a granted request designating them as the 23rd chapter of the national organization. Two years later (1950), NC State hosted the 11th national meeting (Conclave) of the organization, which took place in Withers Hall, the original engineering building on NC State's campus. The chapter remained active as of 2008.

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