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Sphinx Society Records, 1909-2006View associated digital content.

Predominant Dates: 1909-1967
The Sphinx Society Records consist of correspondence, an historical essay, membership lists and “yearbooks,” a large wooden plaque with metal plates emblazoned with members' names, photographs, and procedural information regarding initiation rituals into this honorary, and largely secretive, senior male students society. The Sphinx Society was founded in 1909, and dissolved in 1969.
ID: MSS Sphinx
Extent: 1.3 cubic feet
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Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation: Sphinx Society Records (MSS Sphinx), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.
Acquisition Note: The materials were received in three donations to the former University Archives from Pay Gregory, the daughter of G. Burton Wood (in 1998); Berlan Lemon, the son of E.B. Lemon (in 2007); and Gwil Evans (in 2008).
Acquired: 1998.
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