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Beta Sigma Phi
Rushing party, Theta chapter, Beta Sigma Phi sorority, Calgary, Alberta, ca. 1945
M-9784-113-1

Beta Sigma Phi fonds

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Table of Contents

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Series 1 Beta Sigma Phi, Calgary, Alberta. -- 1942-2016
Series 2 Calgary Area City Council. -- 1996-2011
Series 3 Alpha Chapter. -- 1943-1960
Series 4 Alpha Kappa Chapter. -- 1974-1983
Series 5 Alpha Zeta Chapter. -- 1972-1993
Series 6 Delta Chapter. -- 1984-1987
Series 7 Eta Chapter. -- 1955-1984
Series 8 Iota Master Chapter. -- 1998-2011
Series 9 Laureate Beta Chapter. -- 2000-2001
Series 10 Laureate Chi Chapter. -- 2003-2013
Series 11 Laureate Iota Chapter. -- 1995-1996
Series 12 Laureate Omega Chapter. -- 2010-2011
Series 13 Laureate Zeta Chapter. -- 1993-1994
Series 14 Omicron Chapter. -- 1949-1972
Series 15 Preceptor Alpha Beta Chapter. -- 1992-2010
Series 16 Preceptor Beta Chapter. -- 1973-2007
Series 17 Preceptor Iota Chapter. -- 1987-1998
Series 18 Scanned Document Theta Chapter. -- 1945-1957
Series 19 Theta Master Chapter. -- 2001-2002
Series 20 Xi Beta Chapter. -- 1969-1988
Series 21 Xi Kappa Chapter. -- 1963-1964
Series 22 Xi Omicron Chapter. -- 1973-1974
Series 23 Xi Zeta Chapter. -- 1977-1991
Series 24 Zeta Master Chapter. -- 2003-2014

Inventory

Series 1 Beta Sigma Phi, Calgary, Alberta. -- 1942-2016. -- 80 cm of textual records. -- 1 Compact Disc (CD). -- 1 LP vinyl record. -- 1 VHS videocassette. -- The series includes chapter charters, chapter membership rosters, newsletters, convention scrapbooks, Beta Sigma Phi International literature, audiovisual and other material, all pertaining to all the chapters of Beta Sigma Phi in Calgary, Alberta.
M-9784-1Charters for Calgary chapters. -- 1942-2005. -- Consists of the charters for: Delta, November 1942; Theta, January 1946; Eta, November 1947; Pi, November 1949; Preceptor Delta, June 1965; Laureate Zeta, May 1979; Preceptor Alpha Beta, October 1993; Iota Master, March 1998; Laureate Omega, October 2005.
M-9784-2Charter for Alpha Kappa Chapter, Calgary. -- April 1975
M-9784-3Membership rosters, Calgary. -- 1944-1945, 1949-1950, 1955-1956, 1957-1960
M-9784-4Membership rosters, Calgary. -- 1960s
M-9784-5Membership rosters, Calgary. -- 1970-1974. -- 1971-1972 roster is missing.
M-9784-6Membership rosters, Calgary. -- 1975-1979
M-9784-7Membership rosters, Calgary. -- 1980-1984
M-9784-8Membership rosters, Calgary. -- 1985-1989
M-9784-9Membership rosters, Calgary. -- 1990-1994
M-9784-10Membership rosters, Calgary. -- 1995-1999
M-9784-11Membership rosters, Calgary. -- 2000-2004
M-9784-12Membership rosters, Calgary. -- 2005-2009
M-9784-13Membership rosters, Calgary. -- 2010-2016
M-9784-14Newsletters, Calgary. -- 1943-2016. -- Consists of newsletters: 1943-1944; The Flame, December 2002 and February 2003; The Yellow Rose, January 2007, April 2010, June 2014, April 2016.
M-9784-15Beta Sigma Phi Calgary Member Advisor Handbook. -- 1996. -- Compiled by the City Sponsor and the Member Advisors.
M-9784-16Beta Sigma Phi Calgary Chapter Resource Manual. -- 2015. -- Compiled by the City Sponsor and the Member Advisors.
M-9784-17Beta Sigma Phi discussion booklets. -- 1972-1978. -- From Beta Sigma Phi International. Consists of booklets written to facilitate discussions at meetings: Life/Learning/Friendship, 1972; Festival of Life, 1974; Heritage and the Woman, 1975; The Modern World, 1976; The Practice of Living, 1978; Reaching Out, 1978.
M-9784-18Booklet Beta Sigma Phi Complete Book of Ritual. -- 1994. -- From Beta Sigma Phi International.
M-9784-19Beta Sigma Phi Calgary Girls of the Year / Women of the Year. -- [ca. 1960s]-2016. -- Consists of photographs, newspaper clippings, and lists of the honorees.
M-9784-20Beta Sigma Phi Calgary Fashion Shows. -- 1974-1977, 1986. -- Consists of brochures, financial statements, and newspaper clippings.
M-9784-21Beta Sigma Phi Calgary Service awards. -- 1963, 1970, 1984, 2016. -- Consists of certificates of appreciation from: Canadian Red Cross, 1963; Canadian Mental Health Association, 1970; Calgary Women's Emergency Shelter Association, 1984; Canadian Transplant Association Alberta, 2016.
M-9784-22Beta Sigma Phi Northwest Regional Convention. -- June 22-24, 1973. -- Held in Calgary, Alberta; organized by Calgary Beta Sigma Phi.
M-9784-80Scrapbook, Beta Sigma Phi Alberta Provincial Convention. -- April 28-30, 1978. -- Held in Banff, Alberta; organized by Calgary Beta Sigma Phi.
M-9784-81 Binder, Beta Sigma Phi Northwest Regional Convention "Rocky Mountain High". -- June 8-10, 2001. -- Held in Calgary, Alberta; organized by Calgary Beta Sigma Phi; includes a compact disc (CD) recording of the music for the conference closing ceremonies.
M-9784-82 Binder "Beta Sigma Phi in Calgary from 1938 A Walk Down Memory Lane". -- 1938-2005. -- Consists of a scrapbook documenting the history of Beta Sigma Phi in Calgary; includes Book of Beta Sigma Phi, a chapter and pledge manual, 1982, and Invitation to Life, a pledge training outline booklet and history of Beta Sigma Phi International.
M-9784-83 VHS videocassette tape "Calgary Beta Sigma Phi Bio" [Biography]. -- June 1999
M-9784-84Vinyl LP record album The Right Way. -- 1969. -- From Beta Sigma Phi International, a record album of hymns and anthems selected by Beta Sigma Phi founder Walter W. Ross and recorded by Thomas L. Thomas.
M-9784-85 Photograph "Golden Pledges, Beta Sigma Phi, Calgary, Alberta". -- October 26, 1988
M-9784-86Beta Sigma Phi banner. -- 1979
Series 2 Calgary Area City Council. -- 1996-2011. -- 30 cm of textual records.
M-9784-23Executive binder. -- 1996
M-9784-24Executive binder. -- 1998-1999
M-9784-25Executive binder. -- 1999-2000
M-9784-26Executive binder. -- 2000-2001
M-9784-27Executive binder. -- 2001-2002
M-9784-28Executive binder. -- 2002-2003
M-9784-29Executive binder. -- 2003-2004
M-9784-30Executive binder. -- 2004-2005
M-9784-31Executive binder. -- 2005-2006
M-9784-32Executive binder. -- 2006-2007. -- Consists of minutes, etc. September - December 2006.
M-9784-33Executive binder. -- 2007-2008
M-9784-34Executive binder. -- 2008-2009
M-9784-35Executive binder. -- 2009-2010
M-9784-36Executive binder - Miscellaneous. -- 2009-2010
M-9784-37Executive binder. -- 2010-2011
M-9784-38Scrapbook, Selection Committee. -- 1989-1994, 1999. -- Tea honoring Mrs. Baker's five years as City Sponsor, 1999, and Selection Committee executive binder, 1989-1994.
Series 3 Alpha Chapter. -- 1943-1960. -- 20 cm of textual records.
M-9784-39Meeting minutes and rituals guidebook. -- 1943-1946 and n.d.
M-9784-87Scrapbook. -- 1948-1949. -- Includes photocopies of newspaper clippings and group photograph, October 1938.
M-9784-88Scrapbook. -- 1951-1958
M-9784-89Scrapbook. -- 1951-1960
Series 4 Alpha Kappa Chapter. -- 1974-1983. -- 20 cm of textual records.
M-9784-2Charter for Alpha Kappa Chapter. -- April 1975
M-9784-90Scrapbook. -- 1974-1975
M-9784-91Scrapbook. -- 1974-1983
M-9784-92Scrapbook. -- 1975-1976
Series 5 Alpha Zeta Chapter. -- 1972-1993. -- 10 cm of textual records.
M-9784-40Scrapbook. -- 1972-1973
M-9784-41Scrapbook. -- 1973-1974. -- Part 1 of the scrapbook.
M-9784-42Scrapbook. -- 1973-1974. -- Part 2 of the scrapbook.
M-9784-43Guestbook. -- 1990-1993
Series 6 Delta Chapter. -- 1984-1987. -- 10 cm of textual records.
M-9784-93Scrapbook. -- 1984-1987
Series 7 Eta Chapter. -- 1955-1984. -- 50 cm of textual records.
M-9784-44Scrapbook. -- 1955-1961
M-9784-45Scrapbook. -- 1961-1968
M-9784-94Scrapbook. -- 1968-1973
M-9784-95Scrapbook. -- 1974-1977
M-9784-96Scrapbook. -- 1977-1979
M-9784-97Scrapbook. -- 1983-1986
M-9784-46Scrapbook. -- 1983-1984. -- Consists of the scrapbook for Eta and Xi Beta chapters.
Series 8 Iota Master Chapter. -- 1998-2011. -- 20 cm of textual records.
M-9784-47Chapter by-laws and history. -- 1998-2009
M-9784-48Executive binder. -- 1998-2000
M-9784-49Executive binder. -- 2000-2002
M-9784-50Executive binder. -- 2003-2005
M-9784-51Executive binder. -- 2005-2007
M-9784-52Executive binder. -- 2007-2009
M-9784-53Executive binder. -- 2009-2011
M-9784-98Scrapbook. -- 2004-2005
Series 9 Laureate Beta Chapter. -- 2000-2001. -- 20 cm of textual records.
M-9784-99Scrapbook. -- 2000-2001
Series 10 Laureate Chi Chapter. -- 2003-2013. -- 10 cm of textual records.
M-9784-54Executive binder. -- 2003-2006
M-9784-55Executive binder. -- 2006-2008
M-9784-56Executive binder. -- 2008-2009
M-9784-57Executive binder. -- 2009-2010
M-9784-58Executive binder. -- 2010-2013
Series 11 Laureate Iota Chapter. -- 1995-1996. -- 20 cm of textual records.
M-9784-100Scrapbook. -- 1995-1996
Series 12 Laureate Omega Chapter. -- 2010-2011. -- 10 cm of textual records.
M-9784-59Scrapbook. -- 2010-2011
Series 13 Laureate Zeta Chapter. -- 1993-1994. -- 10 cm of textual records.
M-9784-101Scrapbook. -- 1993-1994
Series 14 Omicron Chapter. -- 1949-1972. -- 20 cm of textual records.
M-9784-102Scrapbook. -- 1949-1951
M-9784-103Scrapbook. -- 1955-1959
M-9784-104Scrapbook. -- 1965-1967
M-9784-105Scrapbook. -- 1967-1972
Series 15 Preceptor Alpha Beta Chapter. -- 1992-2010. -- 40 cm of textual records.
M-9784-60Executive binder. -- 1992-1994
M-9784-61Executive binder. -- 1994-1995
M-9784-62Executive binder. -- 1995-1996
M-9784-63Executive binder. -- 1996-1997
M-9784-64Executive binder. -- 1997-1998
M-9784-65Executive binder. -- 1998-1999
M-9784-66Executive binder. -- 1999-2000
M-9784-67Executive binder. -- 2000-2001
M-9784-68Executive binder. -- 2001-2002
M-9784-69Executive binder. -- 2002-2003
M-9784-70Executive binder. -- 2003-2004
M-9784-71Executive binder. -- 2004-2005
M-9784-72Executive binder. -- 2005-2006
M-9784-73Executive binder. -- 2006-2007
M-9784-74Executive binder. -- 2007-2008
M-9784-75Executive binder. -- 2008-2010
M-9784-761st Vice-President's binder. -- 1993-2009
M-9784-77Program hostess binder. -- 1992-1999
Series 16 Preceptor Beta Chapter. -- 1973-2007. -- 20 cm of textual records.
M-9784-106Photograph album. -- 1973-2007
M-9784-107Scrapbook. -- 1999-2000
Series 17 Preceptor Iota Chapter. -- 1987-1998. -- 50 cm of textual records.
M-9784-108Scrapbook. -- 1987-1988
M-9784-109Scrapbook. -- 1989-1990. -- Part 1 of the scrapbook.
M-9784-110Scrapbook. -- 1989-1990. -- Part 2 of the scrapbook.
M-9784-111Scrapbook. -- 1995-1996
M-9784-112Scrapbook. -- 1997-1998
Series 18 Theta Chapter. -- 1945-1957. -- 20 cm of textual records.
M-9784-113Scrapbook. -- 1945-1950. -- One of the photos in the scrapbook has been digitized.
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M-9784-114Scrapbook. -- 1950-1957
Series 19 Theta Master Chapter. -- 2001-2002. -- 5 cm of textual records.
M-9784-78Scrapbook. -- 2001-2002
Series 20 Xi Beta Chapter. -- 1969-1988. -- 20 cm of textual records.
M-9784-115Scrapbook. -- 1969-1970
M-9784-116Scrapbook. -- 1974-1977
M-9784-46Scrapbook. -- 1983-1984. -- Consists of the scrapbook for Eta and Xi Beta chapters.
M-9784-117Scrapbook. -- 1986-1987
M-9784-118Scrapbook. -- 1987-1988
Series 21 Xi Kappa Chapter. -- 1963-1964. -- 5 cm of textual records.
M-9784-79Scrapbook. -- 1963-1964
Series 22 Xi Omicron Chapter. -- 1973-1974. -- 10 cm of textual records.
M-9784-119Scrapbook. -- 1973-1974
Series 23 Xi Zeta Chapter. -- 1977-1991. -- 30 cm of textual records.
M-9784-120Yearbook. -- 1977-1978. -- Includes membership roster, budget, bylaws, executive, committees, courtesies, and programs.
M-9784-121Scrapbook. -- 1988-1989
M-9784-122Scrapbook. -- 1990-1991
Series 24 Zeta Master Chapter. -- 2003-2014. -- 10 cm of textual records.
M-9784-123Scrapbook. -- 2003-2014
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