Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society Files

Collection number: UA 9/1/5
Size: 3 boxes (.66 cu.ft.)

About Beta of New Hampshire Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

The Beta of New Hampshire chapter of Phi Beta Kappa was installed on December 16, 1952. Members include UNH, UNH Manchester and the UNH School of Law faculty, staff, and administrators as well as students elected during their junior or senior year. Phi Beta Kappa is the oldest and most respected undergraduate honor society in the United States. The Society has pursued its mission of recognizing outstanding achievement in the liberal arts and sciences since 1776.

About the Beta of New Hampshire Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society Files

This series includes annual reports, meeting minutes, election of members, correspondence, newsletters, events, and relationship with the National Society. Additional records such as early meeting minutes and programs are available in the Chapter Logs housed with the Chapter Secretary.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open.

Copyright Notice

Copyright is retained by the University of New Hampshire.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Beta of New Hampshire Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society Files, 1952-2018, UA 9/1/5, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

The PBK records were transferred to the archives by the chapter secreatary, June, 2016.

Collection Arrangement

Arrangement of the collection was established by Linda Johnson, out-going secretary of PBK.

Collection Contents

Box 1
Box 1, Folder 11969-2003Chapter annual reports submitted to the National Society
Box 1, Folder 22004-2015Chapter annual reports submitted to the National Society
Box 1, Folder 31985-2014Officer, Executive Comm., General Business, & Election Meetings
Box 1, Folder 41989-2014General Correspondence
Box 1, Folder 51996-2002Member Newsletter
Box 1, Folder 61996-2018Financial Accounting, Budgets, Requests for Support
Box 1, Folder 71969-2014Bylaws & Constitutions
Box 1, Folder 81992-2014Election of Officers
Box 1, Folder 91970-2009National Stipulations for Membership Eligibility
Box 1, Folder 101981-1997Liberal Course Review
Box 1, Folder 112000-2011Liberal Course Review
Box 1, Folder 122012-2013GPA Adjustment Project
Box 1, Folder 131982-2010Election of Members-In-Course
Box 1, Folder 142011-2014Election of Members-In-Course
Box 2
Box 2, Folder 11991-2013Election Summary Reports
Box 2, Folder 21986-2016Student/Parent Correspondence
Box 2, Folder 31986-2008Initiation
Box 2, Folder 41952-2017Programs (some missing)
Box 2, Folder 51992-2013Award: Miller (Junior Student)
Box 2, Folder 62008-2013Award: PBK Key (Senior Student)
Box 2, Folder 71992-2014Award: Essay
Box 2, Folder 82008-2013Award: Undergraduate Research Conference (UROP)
Box 2, Folder 92008-2013Book Fund
Box 2, Folder 101952-2013Students Elected & Faculty/Staff Members
Box 2, Folder 111982-1996Membership By-Laws and letters
Box 2, Folder 122013UNH Honor Society Project
Box 2, Folder 132002Events
Box 2, Folder 141987-1997Visiting Scholar & Associates Lectureship
Box 3
Box 3, Folder 11998-2014Visiting Scholar & Associates Lectureship
Box 3, Folder 22009Triennial Council
Box 3, Folder 31984-2002New England District Survey & Correspondence
Box 3, Folder 41996-2012Promotion
Box 3, Folder 52000-2011Web Page
Box 3, Folder 61952-1953History
Box 3, Folder 72001-2007Miscellaneous - Correspondence, Women’s Commission
Box 3, Folder 8Aug. 2-4, 201845th Triennial Council
Box 3, Folder 92018Member Initiation Ceremony,
Box 3, Folder 102012Writing Internship,


Minutes & Reports
Newspapers & Publications
Photographs, Slides & Negatives