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A Guide to the Beta Theta Pi, Gamma Xi Chapter Records

Finding aid prepared by Dept. Staff

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections

March 2005 (Updated June 2019)

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Beta Theta Pi. Gamma Xi Chapter (University of Florida).
Title: Beta Theta Pi, Gamma Xi Chapter Records
Dates: 1922-1958
Abstract: Miscellaneous records of the UF chapter of Beta Theta Pi including correspondence related to the fraternity house, the alumni group, the scholarship fund, and chapter activities.
Extent: 0.4 Linear feet. 1 Box.
Identification: Ms Coll. 098
Language(s): English

Scope and Content

Miscellaneous records concerning the University of Florida chapter of the social fraternity Beta Theta Pi. The collection includes correspondence related to the fraternity house, the alumni group, the scholarship fund, and chapter activities. The earliest records come from the files of Klein Graham, the university's business manager, who served as faculty advisor to the fraternity. These records concern the debts on the first Beta house. Subsequent correspondence comes from the files of George Baugham, Graham's successor in Business Affairs, who was also the faculty advisor to the fraternity as well as secretary-treasurer of the chapter's alumni association.

Access or Use Restrictions


The collection is open for research.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Beta Theta Pi, Gamma Xi Chapter Records, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Contents List

Box Folder
11 Alumni Association, alumni lists, letters, pamphlets. 1948-1957
12 Alumni Corporation, Miscellaneous, correspondence. 1947-1954
13 Alumni Corporation Reports and Minutes of Annual Meetings. 1945-1955
14 Correspondence, certificates, copies of letters. 1955-1958
15 Florida Beta Student Aid Fund Inc., financial information, correspondence. 1951-1956
16 Correspondence Concerning Littlehale Health Settlement on Fraternity House . 1932-1941
17 Miami Triad Scholarship Cup, correspondence, receipts. 1950-1954
18 New House Correspondence, notes, photograph. 1953-1955
19 New House Planning and Construction, correspondence, financial information. 1949-1955
110 Scholarships, GPA information, letters. 1955-1958
111 Publications, pamphlet, newspaper. 1934
112 Beta Theta Pi, photography book, records, pamphlets. 1922

Selected Subjects and Access Terms

Greek letter societies.

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