Interfraternity Council Records
UA.12.1.6

Summary Information

Repository
Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Title
Interfraternity Council records
ID
UA.12.1.6
Date [inclusive]
1941-2008
Extent
1.8 Cubic feet
Language
English

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: "Item title, Collection title, Collection Identifier, Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections, East Lansing,Michigan".

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Historical Note

The Interfraternity Council is composed of representatives of the different fraternities on campus. The council sets regulations on alcohol and hazing for the fraternities on campus and also acts as a liaison between the fraternities and the University. The council enforces a grade point average for the members of the fraternity and works to create service projects for the benefit of the community.

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Scope and Content

This collection contains assorted publications which pertain to the Interfraternity Council (IFC), minutes from a regional conference of the IFC, fraternity advisors association minutes, council minutes, and scrapbooks. The publications include issues of Delphi, the newsletter of the IFC, from 1962. Also included are several booklets published for prospective rushes, which outline the different fraternities on campus and the rushing process. There are two newsletters about Greek Week, from 1958 and 1985, outlining the different events that occurred. Also in the collection is a map from 1994-1995 giving the locations of the different fraternities in the area. The regional conference minutes contain the speeches of certain speakers that were invited to the meetings. In addition there are Fraternity Advisor Association Minutes which include information about the relationship between the fraternities and the university, activities, committees, and new fraternities. The Interfraternity Council Minutes contain information about fraternity activities as well as rush. The scrapbooks contain photographs, correspondence, and newsclippings. Topics include pledging and the state of fraternities on the campus, with special attention paid to the effect that the war has had on fraternity enrollment and what the GIs will do when they come home and re-enroll, interfraternity sports and activities.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824
517-355-2330
archives@msu.edu

Revision Description

  April 2007

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status note

Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Claya, John
  • Johnson, Eloise

Subject(s)

  • Greek letter societies -- Michigan -- East Lansing

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Collection Inventory

Papers 

Box Folder

Delphi 1962 

2145 1

The Greeks have a Word for You 1941-1942, 1951-1952 

2145 2

Greek Week May 9, 1958 

2145 3

Greek Week May 1985 

2145 4

An Introduction to Fraternity Life 1959, 1962 

2145 5

MSU Fraternities 1965-1966 

2145 6

Regional Interfraternity Conference, Minutes of the Third Annual Meeting Undated 

2145 7

Fraternity Advisors Association Minutes 

Box Folder

 1942-1943 

2145 8

 1943-1953 

2145 9

Council Minutes 

Box Folder

 1947-1948 

2145 10

 1949-1950 

2145 11

 1950-1951 

2145 12

 1953-1954 

2145 13

 1955-1956 

2145 14

 1956-1957 

2145 15

 1957-1958 

2145 16

 1958-1959 

2145 17

 1959-1960 

2145 18

 1960-1961 

2145 19

 1961-1962 

2145 20

 1962-1963 

2145 21

 1963-1964 

2145 22
Box Folder

Go Greek magazine 

2145 23

Greek Sing programs 1959, 1968, 1969, 1971, 1978 

2145 24
Box

Scrapbook 1940-1941 

2146H

Scrapbook 1941-1942 

2147H

Oversize 

Drawer

Map of Fraternities 1994-1995 

Oversize