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Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Georgia Beta Chapter meeting minutes

Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Georgia Beta Chapter meeting minutes

Descriptive Summary

Title: Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Georgia Beta Chapter meeting minutes
Creator: Sigma Alpha Epsilon
Inclusive Dates: 1866 May 5
Language: English
Extent: 1 Linear Feet (1 box)
Collection Number: UA16-002
Repository: University of Georgia Archives

Collection Description

Historical Note

Sigma Alpha Epsilon was founded at the University of Alabama on March 9, 1856 and is the only major national college fraternity that traces its origins to the Deep South. The Georgia Beta Chapter of the organization was founded on December 31, 1865 by three former Georgia Military Institute students, Samuel Spencer, George Goetchius and James McCleskey, returning from the Civil War. Upon its founding it became the first Greek letter society at the University of Georgia. Many emininent Georgians such as Richard B. Russell and Bobby Jones have been members of this chapter.

Scope and Content

The Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Georgia Beta Chapter meeting minutes contains one framed item. This item is the minutes from the May 5th, 1866 meeting of the chapter. It is handwritten and lists the officers of the organization.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Georgia Beta Chapter meeting minutes, UA16-002, University Archives, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

RG 6


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Fraternal organizations -- Georgia.
Greek letter societies -- Georgia -- Athens.
Greek letter societies -- Southern States.
Minutes (administrative records)
Sigma Alpha Epsilon
Universities and colleges -- Georgia -- Athens.
University of Georgia. History
University of Georgia. Students

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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1Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Georgia Beta Chapter framed minutes of meeting, 1866 May 5