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Brigham Young University fraternity artifacts

 Collection — oversize: 1
Identifier: UA 858

Scope and Contents

Includes paddle used during Hansen's initiation into the Tausig (Tau Sigma) social unit at Brigham Young University. Contains several signatures of active members, gathered by Hansen as a pledge (prospective member). Also includes Hansen's Tausig membership certificate, 9 January 1848, and membership cards for Tau Sigma, Phi Alpha Theta, and Intercollegiate Knights. Also includes sew-on cloth emblem for Intercollegiate Knights. Cover letter, 14 June 1996, contains additional information about the Tausig paddle.

Dates

  • approximately 1948-1950

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Brigham Young University fraternity artifacts must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

3 folders (1.66 linear ft.)

Language

English

Custodial History

Some items originally cataloged under call number UA SC 51. Call number changed to UA 858, November 1999. Membership cards and cloth emblem added, January 2000.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Ralph W. Hansen; 1995.

Appraisal

University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).

Creator

Title
Register of Brigham Young University fraternity artifacts
Status
Completed
Author
Garrett Schroath
Date
2011 May 10
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States