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Theta Alpha Phi

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1919-

Administrative History

The Theta Alpha Phi National Theatre Honors Fraternity (est. 1919) was founded at Oklahoma A∓M College in Stillwater, Oklahoma, and selects students for membership who have shown mastery in the theatre arts.

The Theta Alpha Phi National Theatre Honors Fraternity, founded in 1919, is the oldest theatre honor society in the world. Established at Oklahoma A&p; College in Stillwater, Oklahoma, Theta Alpha Phi is an American honors society which recognizes students who have achieved excellence in the theatre arts. Unlike other honors societies, Theta Alpha Phi expects only expertise in drama; academic prowess is not a requirement for membership. Undergraduate or graduate students who exhibit proficiency in theatre arts are welcome to join Theta Alpha Phi, provided that these students attend a college or university which has a chapter of the honor society.

Citation

Wikipedia, Jan. 23, 2013: (Theta Alpha Phi National Theatre Honors Fraternity, fuller form of name; founded 1919 at Oklahoma A&M College; oldest theatre honor society; recognizes students for excellence in drama; membership based on skill rather than academics; undergraduate and graduate students welcome to join chapters at their schools)

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Theta Alpha Phi records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1926
Scope and Contents Contains letters, membership records, applications, programs, announcements, and financial records. The materials relate to the finances and activities of the Theta Alpha Phi fraternity on the national level.
Dates: 1964-1976

Theta Alpha Phi records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2119
Scope and Contents Contains letters, membership records, programs, announcements, course catalogs, and lists of eligible faculty and students from various universities in the nation petitioning charter membership in Theta Alpha Phi.
Dates: 1972-1987

Theta Alpha Phi records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 854
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports, financial and membership records, magazines, and awards. The materials relate to the function, activities, and organization of the Theta Alpha Phi fraternity in the United States.
Dates: 1921-1972

Utah Beta Chapter photographs

 Collection — oversize: 1
Identifier: MSS 3865
Scope and Contents Contains scrapbooks and records of the Brigham Young University Utah Beta Chapter of the Theta Alpha Phi drama society including programs and snapshots of various productions.
Dates: 1958-1965

Utah Beta Chapter records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1820
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence, newsletters, play programs, minutes of meetings, and miscellaneous items. The materials relate to the function, activities, and organization of the Utah Beta Chapter fraternity at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.
Dates: 1956-1978

Utah Beta Chapter records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5613
Scope and Contents note Collection contains materials relating to the Utah Beta Chapter at Brigham Young University (BYU) ranging from 1924 to 2006. The materials deal with the Theta Alpha Phi Drama Society's Utah Beta Chapter at BYU. The materials include scrapbooks, production slides, attendance and financial records, minutes from Beta Chapter meetings, and programs from induction ceremonies.
Dates: 1924-2006