Kappa Delta Pi Records (2024)

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Collection Summary

Identifier

UA 35.20

Title

Student Organizations. Kappa Delta Pi Records

Creator

Kappa Delta Pi, Theta Mu Chapter, South Dakota State University

Dates

1984-1986, 2000

Extent

0.21 linear feet (1 small document case) moving image materials

Language

English

Repository

South Dakota State University Archives and Special Collections, Hilton M. Briggs Library, Brookings, South Dakota.

Access note

This collection is open to researchers without restrictions. The materials in the Archives do not circulate and may be used in-house only.

Preferred Citation

Name of item. Student Organizations. Kappa Delta Pi Records. UA 35.20. South Dakota State University Archives and Special Collections, Hilton M. Briggs Library, Brookings, South Dakota.

Abstract

Kappa Delta Pi is an international honor society in education. This collection is composed of a small assortment of records from the Theta Mu Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi at South Dakota State University.

Historical Note

Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education, was founded in 1911 and was one of the first discipline-specific honor societies. Its membership is limited to the top 20 percent of those entering the field of education. Its motto is "Knowledge, Duty, Power," and its mission is to sustain an honored community of diverse educators by promoting excellence and advancing scholarship, leadership, and service.

Theta Mu is the chapter at South Dakota State University.

Contents Note

This collection is composed of a small assortment of records from the Theta Mu Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi at South Dakota State University. Included is a handbook, a VHS video cassette, and files related to membership and banquets.

Key Words

Student activities

Students – Societies, etc.

Kappa Delta Pi. Theta Mu Chapter

Container List

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Kappa Delta Pi Records Container List. UA 35.20

Box Folder Description Date(s)
1 1 Ballot 1985
1 2 Banquet guest list 1984-1985
1 3 Club recognition form (SDSU Student Activities) 1984-1986
1 4 Correspondence - Membership undated
1 5 Counselor information 1984-1985
1 6 Society Handbook 2000
1 7 We Are Kappa Delta Pi (VHS video cassette 14:35) undated

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers without restrictions. The materials in the Archives do not circulate and may be used in-house only.

Researchers conducting extensive research are asked to make an advance appointment to access archival material. Please call or e-mail prior to visiting the collection and indicate as much detail as possible about a particular topic and intended use.

South Dakota State University supports access to the materials, published and unpublished, in its collections. Nonetheless, access to some items may be restricted as a result of their fragile condition or by contractual agreements with donors.

Copyright note

Copyright restrictions apply in different ways to different materials. Many of the documents and other historical materials in the Archives are in the public domain and may be reproduced and used in any way. There are other materials in the Archive carrying a copyright interest and must be used according to the provisions of Title 17 of the U.S. Code. The Archive issues a warning concerning copyright restrictions to every researcher who requests copies of documents. Although the copyright law is under constant redefinition in the courts, it is ultimately the responsibility of the researcher to properly use copyrighted material.

Arranged and Described by

Crystal J. Gamradt, Archivist, 2017 November 3.

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