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Accession 900

Inclusive Dates

1940-1984, 1996


Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

2.0 linear feet, 4,000 pieces



Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of six scrapbooks related to three Rock Hill, SC chapters of Beta Sigma Phi. Beta Sigma Phi is a non-academic social organization that was founded in 1931 “for the social, cultural, and civic enrichment of its members.” Rock Hill at one time has nine chapters: Phi Pi; Epsilon; Beta Upsilon; Delta Delta; Beta Theta; Xi Alpha Theta; Xi Alpha Xi; Xi Delta; Preceptor Zeta; The scrapbooks in this collection were made by the Epsilon Chapter that was organized on May 2, 1940, the Xi Delta Chapter which was charted on July 15, 1948, and the Preceptor Zeta Chapter. The scrapbooks consists of memorabilia, photographs, newspaper clippings, yearbooks, event programs, invitations, and flyers, member lists, correspondence, and other items related to the activities of the these three Rock Hill chapters of Beta Sigma Phi.


The Beta Sigma Phi Rock Chapters Scrapbook Collection was donated to the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections on May 21, 1996 by Patsy Ard.


For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Beta Sigma Phi Rock Hill Chapter Scrapbook Collection - Accession 900

LC Subject Headings

Beta Sigma Phi; Beta Sigma Phi. Epsilon Chapter (Rock Hill, S.C.); Beta Sigma Phi. Xi Delta Chapter (Rock Hill, S.C.); Beta Sigma Phi. Preceptor Zeta Chapter (Rock Hill, S.C.); Winthrop College, the South Carolina College for Women--Students--Societies, etc.; Winthrop College--Students--Societies, etc.; Winthrop University--Students--Societies, etc.; Greek letter societies--South Carolina--Rock Hill; Women--South Carolina--Rock Hill--Societies and clubs