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Records of Phi Beta Kappa

Identifier: RU 27

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The records include correspondence, photographs, and other material documenting the formation and early years of TCU’s Phi Beta Kappa chapter. The records are divided into two series, those of the Phi Beta Kappa Association of Fort Worth and those of TCU’s Delta Chapter. The Delta Chapter records have been separated into president’s papers and general documents. The Phi Beta Kappa Association records and the president’s papers are arranged chronologically, the general documents are arranged alphabetically by type and chronologically within each type.


  • 1946-2007


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.


5.0 Linear feet


The records consist of correspondence, meeting minutes, photographs and other material documenting the activities of TCU's Phi Beta Kappa chapter.


Arranged in two series and one addition: Series I. Phi Beta Kappa Association of Fort Worth 1946-1969; Series II. Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Chapter, 1967-1988; Accession 2010-A-008, 1958-2007.

Physical Location

Vault ED 4 - ED 5

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from Phi Beta Kappa in 1971 and 2010.
Guide to the Records of Phi Beta Kappa
Compiled by Lisa Peña and Mike Strom
March 2011

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, Mary Couts Burnett Library Repository

TCU Box 298400
2800 S. University Drive
Fort Worth, Texas 76129-0001
Fort Worth Texas 76129
(817) 257-4566
(817) 257-7282 (Fax)