Collection Number: 40149

Collection Title: Beta Chapter of Delta Kappa Epsilon of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1887-2017

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Size .5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 500 items)
Abstract On 19 March 1887, the Beta Chapter of the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity was reorganized, 21 years after it had been disbanded in 1866. The collection includes an account of the reorganization, biographical sketches of members, constitution, by-laws, minutes of meetings, and financial records, and other records of Beta Chapter of Delta Kappa Epsilon.
Creator Delta Kappa Epsilon. Beta Chapter (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Language English
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This collection contains additional materials that are not processed and are currently not available to researchers. For information about access to these materials, contact Research and Instructional Services staff. Please be advised that preparing unprocessed materials for access can be a lengthy process.
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Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Beta Chapter of Delta Kappa Epsilon of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records #40149, University Archives, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Hugh Hammond Du Bose Jr. in October 1973.
Additions recieved from Surry Roberts in June 2015 and April 2017 (RT 20170406.1 and 20150604.1).
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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On 19 March 1887, the Beta Chapter of the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity was reorganized, 21 years after it had been disbanded in 1866.

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The collection includes an account of the reorganization, biographical sketches of members, constitution, by-laws, minutes of meetings, and financial records, and other records of Beta Chapter of Delta Kappa Epsilon.

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Contents list

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Oversize Volume SV-40149/1

Account of reorganization and sketches of members, 1887-1926 #40149, Series: "Beta Chapter of Delta Kappa Epsilon of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1887-1967." SV-40149/1

Oversize Volume SV-40149/2

Financial ledger, initiation fees and dues, 1888-1895 #40149, Series: "Beta Chapter of Delta Kappa Epsilon of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1887-1967." SV-40149/2

Volume V-40149/3

Constitution, initiation ceremony, 1888-1958 #40149, Series: "Beta Chapter of Delta Kappa Epsilon of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1887-1967." V-40149/3

Oversize Volume SV-40149/4

Financial record, bills to members, 1915-1921 #40149, Series: "Beta Chapter of Delta Kappa Epsilon of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1887-1967." SV-40149/4

Oversize Volume SV-40149/5

Reports of assets and liabilities, 1916-1919 #40149, Series: "Beta Chapter of Delta Kappa Epsilon of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1887-1967." SV-40149/5

Oversize Volume SV-40149/6

Autobiographies of pledges, 1925-1951 #40149, Series: "Beta Chapter of Delta Kappa Epsilon of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1887-1967." SV-40149/6

Volume V-40149/7

Minutes, 1929-1939 #40149, Series: "Beta Chapter of Delta Kappa Epsilon of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1887-1967." V-40149/7

Volume V-40149/8

Bylaws, 1933 #40149, Series: "Beta Chapter of Delta Kappa Epsilon of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1887-1967." V-40149/8

Volume V-40149/9

Minutes, 1939-1948 #40149, Series: "Beta Chapter of Delta Kappa Epsilon of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1887-1967." V-40149/9

Volume V-40149/10

Financial ledger, accounts of members, 1962-1967 #40149, Series: "Beta Chapter of Delta Kappa Epsilon of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1887-1967." V-40149/10

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RT 20170406.1 and 20150604.1

Folder 1

Lion's Roar Newsletter, 1997-2017 #40149, Series: "Additional Records, circa 1918-2017 (Addition of April 2017)." Folder 1

Folder 2

Caldwell, Edwin Sr., memorial and funeral files #40149, Series: "Additional Records, circa 1918-2017 (Addition of April 2017)." Folder 2

Folder 3

Interviews with Caldwells, Sr. and Jr., 1995 #40149, Series: "Additional Records, circa 1918-2017 (Addition of April 2017)." Folder 3

Folder 4

"Beta Deke," June 1952 #40149, Series: "Additional Records, circa 1918-2017 (Addition of April 2017)." Folder 4

Folder 5

"One Hundred Years of Beta" #40149, Series: "Additional Records, circa 1918-2017 (Addition of April 2017)." Folder 5

Folder 6

Reports, minutes, correspondence, 1950s-1960s #40149, Series: "Additional Records, circa 1918-2017 (Addition of April 2017)." Folder 6

Folder 7

Class Lists, 1918-1983 #40149, Series: "Additional Records, circa 1918-2017 (Addition of April 2017)." Folder 7

Folder 8

DKE convention, correspondence, 1967-1971 #40149, Series: "Additional Records, circa 1918-2017 (Addition of April 2017)." Folder 8

Folder 9

Fraternity scholastic averages and rankings, 1971-1972 #40149, Series: "Additional Records, circa 1918-2017 (Addition of April 2017)." Folder 9

Folder 10

House reconstructions, correspondence, 1973-1975 #40149, Series: "Additional Records, circa 1918-2017 (Addition of April 2017)." Folder 10

Folder 11

"DKE...First Chapter on Campus," The Carolina Greek #40149, Series: "Additional Records, circa 1918-2017 (Addition of April 2017)." Folder 11

Folder 12

Correspondence and minutes, 1990s #40149, Series: "Additional Records, circa 1918-2017 (Addition of April 2017)." Folder 12

Folder 13

Finances, 1991-1996 #40149, Series: "Additional Records, circa 1918-2017 (Addition of April 2017)." Folder 13

Folder 14

Correspondence and finances, 1980-1989 #40149, Series: "Additional Records, circa 1918-2017 (Addition of April 2017)." Folder 14

Folder 15

Correspondence and clipping, 1970-1979 #40149, Series: "Additional Records, circa 1918-2017 (Addition of April 2017)." Folder 15

Folder 16

DKE House basement jukebox, T.White ('63), 1959-1963 #40149, Series: "Additional Records, circa 1918-2017 (Addition of April 2017)." Folder 16

Folder 17

Miscellaneous papers #40149, Series: "Additional Records, circa 1918-2017 (Addition of April 2017)." Folder 17

Folder 18

Fraternity and sorority Standards Review Board hearing, 2009 #40149, Series: "Additional Records, circa 1918-2017 (Addition of April 2017)." Folder 18

Folder 19

Edwin Caldwell Jr., miscellaneous papers #40149, Series: "Additional Records, circa 1918-2017 (Addition of April 2017)." Folder 19

Digital Folder DF-40149/1

"Eddie Caldwell Remembers" interview, 1990 #40149, Series: "Additional Records, circa 1918-2017 (Addition of April 2017)." DF-40149/1

Folder 20

Clippings, 1926-2007 #40149, Series: "Additional Records, circa 1918-2017 (Addition of April 2017)." Folder 20

Folder 21

Edwin Lee Caldwell memorial fund #40149, Series: "Additional Records, circa 1918-2017 (Addition of April 2017)." Folder 21

Folder 22

UNC Greek Foundation Bylaws, draft and correspondence #40149, Series: "Additional Records, circa 1918-2017 (Addition of April 2017)." Folder 22

Folder 23

Feasibility Study report and proposal, July 1999 #40149, Series: "Additional Records, circa 1918-2017 (Addition of April 2017)." Folder 23

Folder 24

Magazines and Quarterlies #40149, Series: "Additional Records, circa 1918-2017 (Addition of April 2017)." Folder 24

Folder 25

Membership Lists and Directories #40149, Series: "Additional Records, circa 1918-2017 (Addition of April 2017)." Folder 25

Folder 26

Correspondence, 2000-2009 #40149, Series: "Additional Records, circa 1918-2017 (Addition of April 2017)." Folder 26

Digital Folder DF-40149/2

DKE Class of 1962 and 1963 50th Reunion Photographs, September 2012 #40149, Series: "Additional Records, circa 1918-2017 (Addition of April 2017)." DF-40149/2

Digital Folder DF-40149/3

DKE Photographs, 1962 #40149, Series: "Additional Records, circa 1918-2017 (Addition of April 2017)." DF-40149/3

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Processing Information

Processed by: University Archives Staff, October 1973, January 1982, April 2017

Encoded by: ByteManagers Inc., 2008

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