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Gamma Alpha papers, 1920-1965

Summary Information
Title: Gamma Alpha papers
Dates: 1920-1965
Creator: Gamma Alpha. Minnesota Chapter
Extent: 1 box Extent: (0.5 linear feet)
Language: English
Collection Number: 473
Collection contains the papers of the Minnesota chapter of Gamma Alpha at the University of Minnesota.

Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries. University Archives

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

The collection was deposited in University Archives on July 17, 1973.

Access Restrictions:

Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only.


Requests for permission to quote from the Gamma Alpha papers should be arranged with the University of Minnesota Archives head.

Processing Information:

Collection has not been processed.

Preferred Citation:

Gamma Alpha papers, University of Minnesota Archives.

Historical Note

The Gamma Alpha Graduate Scientific Fraternity was established in 1899 at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. Its mission was "to unite and to promote good fellowship among men who are engaged in scientific work." In 1916, the Minnesota chapter of Gamma Alpha was installed at the University of Minnesota.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains copies of the Gamma Alpha Record , the national by-laws, and constitution, correspondence, membership rosters, meeting minutes and a certificate of incorporation for the Minnesota Chapter of Gamma Alpha (1920).

Subject Terms
Index Terms
  • This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Gamma Alpha. Minnesota Chapter -- Archives
  • Greek letter societies