Nu Upsilon Gamma.  Records of Nu Upsilon Gamma Fraternity, 1910-1981.

GACA Collection 99



Nu Upsilon Gamma.  Records of Nu Upsilon Gamma Fraternity, 1910-1981.  GACA Collection 99.  1 1/2 Hollinger boxes.


ABSTRACT:

The Nu Upsilon Gamma collection consists of minutes, constitutions, programs, clippings newsletters, lists of member names and a wood plaque.  In addition, there are records concerning a Washington, D.C. branch of this fraternity called the Bliss Electrical Chapter of Nu Upsilon Gamma.  The Gustavus Adolphus College branch began in November 1910 when students formed the Greys, a secret society.  Seeking official recognition from the college members reorganized during 1920 into the Gamma Alpha Chapter of Nu Upsilon Gamma.  The fraternity continued until the 1990s when it became inactive.  Students reorganized in 2001.  Most materials date from 1910 through the 1960s.


SCOPE AND CONTENT:

The collection is organized into two series: Gustavus Chapter, Nu Epsilon Gamma, 1910-1981 and Bliss Electrical Chapter, Nu Epsilon Gamma, 1924-1925.

  • Series One:  Materials concerning the Gustavus fraternity consist of meeting minutes, various constitutions, programs, newspaper clippings, newsletters, and lists of member names contained within the meeting minutes.  Folders are organized alphabetically.
  • Series Two: Documents concerning the Bliss Electrical Chapter of Nu Epsilon Gamma are made up of constitutions, a roster, and correspondence.  This material consists of one folder.


RESTRICTIONS:

There are no restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Researchers must use collection in accordance with the policies of the College Archives, the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library, and Gustavus Adolphus College.


COLLECTION CITATION:

Nu Upsilon Gamma.  Records of Nu Upsilon Gamma Fraternity, 1910-1981. GACA Collection 99.  Gustavus Adolphus College Archives, St. Peter, Minnesota.


PROCESSED BY:

Archives staff processed the collection during the 1980s. 
Jeff A. Jenson provided additional processing and developed the finding aid during March 2009.


SUBJECT HEADINGS:

Nu Upsilon Gamma.  Gamma Alpha Chapter (Gustavus Adolphus College).
Greek letter societies--Minnesota--St. Peter.
Men--Minnesota--St. Peter--Societies and clubs.
Gustavus Adolphus College--Student organizations.
Gustavus Adolphus College--Fraternities.
Nu Upsilon Gamma.  Bliss Electrical Chapter (Bliss Electrical School).

 

 

GACA Collection 99

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Folder

Gustavus Chapter, Nu Epsilon Gamma, 1910-1981

Constitution, Parts I and II, 4 November 1910

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1

Constitution, undated

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2

Constitution and Minutes, 14 February 1920-1 November 1932

1

3

Minutes, January 1922-December 1923, February 1924-May 1926, and September 1926-September 1929

1

4

Minutes, March 1933 and January 1935-February 1938

1

5

Minutes, February 1938-April 1941 and September 1941-January 1947

1

6

Minutes, February 1948-January 1952 and January 1952-May 1960

1

7

Minutes, September 1960-March 1964

1

8

Miscellaneous, Nu Upsilon Gamma Song by Francis Uhler, News clippings and Souvenir Tag, 1941-63 and undated

1

9

Newsletters, “The Grays Doings” and “The Bullet,” 1924-36

1

10

Pledge of Membership, 1929

1

11

Program for 1966 Banquet and President’s Speech Notes, February 1966

1

12

Programs, 1929, 1955, 1966, and 1981

1

13

Wood Plaque with an Eagle and Greek Letters, undated

2

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Bliss Electrical Chapter, Nu Epsilon Gamma, 1924-1925

Bliss Electrical Chapter V.A.W. of the Nu Epsilon Gamma Fraternity, Washington, D.C., Constitution, Roster, and Correspondence, 1924-25 (Located at Bliss Electrical School)

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