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Theta Sigma Phi Records, 1921-1980

Collection Overview

Title: Theta Sigma Phi Records, 1921-1980

ID: MSS ThetaSigmaPhi

Primary Creator: Theta Sigma Phi. Oregon State Chapter

Extent: 4.9 cubic feet. More info below.

Languages of Materials: English [eng]


The Theta Sigma Phi Records consist of materials - including a scrapbook - that document the Alpha Eta chapter of Theta Sigma Phi, a women's professional journalism society.

Scope and Content Notes

The collection includes minute books (1921-1955), financial and membership records, publications, newspaper clippings, annual banquet records (1944-1973), and photographs. Also included is a scrapbook of clippings (1927-1967) about Theta Sigma Phi activities and members.

Biographical / Historical Notes

Theta Sigma Phi began on the Oregon Agricultural College Campus in 1921 as the Scribe Club. In 1925 the organization was granted status as the Alpha Eta chapter of Theta Sigma Phi, a women's journalism professional society founded in 1909 at the University of Washington. In 1974 the organization became Women in Communications, Inc.

Administrative Information

More Extent Information: 6 boxes and 1 20x24 box

Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation: Theta Sigma Phi Records (MSS ThetaSigmaPhi), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.

Processing Information: This collection is not fully processed and a complete finding aid is not available at this time.

Other URL: A preliminary container list was created for this collection on or before November 14, 2014.


Theta Sigma Phi. Oregon State Chapter

People, Places, and Topics

Oregon Agricultural College. Department of Industrial Journalism
Oregon State College. Department of Journalism
Oregon State University. Department of Journalism
That Sigma Phi. Alpha Eta Chapter
University History

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