Collection Number: 40141

Collection Title: Beta Chapter of Alpha Epsilon Delta of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1936-1939, 1969-1970

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Size 0.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 50 items)
Abstract The Beta Chapter of Alpha Epsilon Delta, the national pre-medical fraternity, was established at the University of North Carolina on 30 March 1936. The chapter's goals were to foster the scholastic and social life of prospective medical students. The chapter organized lectures and seminars throughout the academic year. The major event was the annual new members' banquet. Records consist of historical materials collected by and recollections of Dr. Joseph F. Patterson, who served as chapter president in 1937. The historical materials include clippings, photographs, and lists of members, 1936-1939. The recollections are found in a typescript of Patterson's talk at the new members' banquet in November 1969.
Creator Alpha Epsilon Delta. Beta Chapter (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Language English
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No restrictions. Open for research.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Beta Chapter of Alpha Epsilon Delta of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records #40141, University Archives, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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Periodic transfer from the offices that create these records.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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The Beta Chapter of Alpha Epsilon Delta, the national pre-medical fraternity, was established at the University of North Carolina on 30 March 1936. The chapter's goals were to foster the scholastic and social life of prospective medical students. The chapter organized lectures and seminars throughout the academic year. The major event was the annual new members' banquet.

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Records consist of historical materials collected by and recollections of Dr. Joseph F. Patterson, who served as chapter president in 1937. The historical materials include clippings, photographs, and lists of members, 1936-1939. The recollections are found in a typescript of Patterson's talk at the new members' banquet in November 1969. Also included is a list of early chapter members and what they were doing in 1970.

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Processing Information

Processed by: University Archives Staff, February 1984

Encoded by: ByteManagers Inc., 2008

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