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Varsity Bachelor Club Records, 1904-1913, 1954, 1986

Collection Overview

Title: Varsity Bachelor Club Records, 1904-1913, 1954, 1986

ID: OGLMC/1052

Creator: Varsity Bachelor Club (1902-1913)

Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 03/00/1986

Languages: English [eng]

Abstract

The first fraternity on the UND campus, founded in 1902. Merged into Phi Delta Theta in 1913

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Varsity Bachelor Club Records date from 1904-1986, and contain copies of both the original and revised version of the Constitution and By-laws, as well as several histories of the Club. Also included are meeting minutes, correspondence, and financial records. An unsuccessful 1909 petition for acceptance into Phi Gamma Delta fraternity, and the successful petition for acceptance into Phi Delta Theta are included. The collection also contains a copy of the first edition of the Varsity Bachelor and three oral history audio cassette tapes. Participants included Joe Baker, Alan Gray, Al Hackenburg, Art Robertson, and Fred Thomson.

Two unidentified photographs were separated and placed in the Photograph File Cabinets.

Administrative Information

Accruals: Additional material was donated by Dan Wakefield, Devils Lake, North Dakota, and Tim Shea, Grand Forks, North Dakota, in May 1989 (Acc.89-1656), while material was transferred from University Publications in January 2006.

Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.

Acquisition Source: Dan Wakefield, Devils Lake, North Dakota, and Tim Shea, Grand Forks, North Dakota

Acquisition Method: Donation; Acc.86-1439

Related Materials: Phi Delta Theta Fraternity Records: OGLMC 1014

Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). Varsity Bachelor Club Records.  OGLMC 1052, Box #, Folder #.  Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.

Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid migrated to Archon in December 2014.

Other URL: http://library.und.edu/holdings.php?id=ODIN_ALEPH000773413


Box and Folder Listing

Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Constitution and By-laws (original and revised)Add to your cart.
Folder 2: "History of the VBC," 1904 Dacotah (UND Yearbook)Add to your cart.
Folder 3: "Varsity Bachelor Club," by Gudmundur GrimsonAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: "The Varsity Bachelor Club: A Model of Activism in the Generation of Pioneers' Sons and Daughters," by Daniel V. Wakefield, 1986Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Meeting Minutes: 1904-1907Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence: 1908-1913Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Correspondence: 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Financial Records: 1908-1910Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Petition to Phi Gamma Delta: 1909Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Petition to Phi Delta Theta: 1911-1913Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Publication, The Varsity Bachelor : June 1909Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Oral History Interview Audio Cassette TapesAdd to your cart.
Photographs :Add to your cart.
Separated and placed in the Photograph File Cabinets.
Photograph 1: Unidentified portraitAdd to your cart.
Photograph 2: Unidentified portraitAdd to your cart.