Collection Number: 40334

Collection Title: North Carolina Xi of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Records, 1947-1959

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Abstract The North Carolina Xi chapter of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity was established at the University of North Carolina in 1857. It was the third chapter of the fraternity, which was founded at the University of Alabama in 1856. Records consist of two scrapbooks compiled by Dr. Benson R. Wilcox, who attended the University of North Carolina as an undergraduate and as a medical student from 1949 to 1957, and a membership register containing information on members from 1947 to 1959. The scrapbooks, compiled in 1951-1952 and 1954, include photographs of fraternity members and their dates along with news clippings and telegrams. The membership register includes members' biographical information, including names, home addresses, birth dates, high schools, and majors.
Creator Sigma Alpha Epsilon. North Carolina Xi.
Language English
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No restrictions. Open for research.
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Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the North Carolina Xi of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Records #40334, University Archives, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Gift of Benson R. Wilcox, March 2010 (Records transfer 20100324.1). Additional material donated to University Archives by Davis Fussell (Records Transfer 20160824.1).
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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The North Carolina Xi chapter of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity was established at the University of North Carolina in 1857. It was the third chapter of the fraternity, which was founded at the University of Alabama in 1856.

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Records consist of two scrapbooks compiled by Dr. Benson R. Wilcox, who attended the University of North Carolina as an undergraduate and as a medical student from 1949 to 1957, and a membership register containing information on members from 1947 to 1959. The scrapbooks, compiled in 1951-1952 and 1954, include photographs of fraternity members and their dates along with news clippings and telegrams. The membership register includes members' biographical information, including names, home addresses, birth dates, high schools, and majors.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Jennie Clements, June 2010; Jennifer Coggins, Septmeber 2016

Encoded by: Jennie Clements, June 2010

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