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Phi Alpha (Tau Chapter) Records

Identifier: UA 7.015

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

The collection includes one scrapbook containing newspaper clippings about the fraternity and its members, some correspondence, photographs of the fraternity house, and photographs of members, some of whom were in the movie "The Howards of Virginia." The collection also includes the certificate officially establishing the Tau Chapter at William & Mary.


  • 1927, 1933-1941


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Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from University Archives, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library

Historical Note:

Fraternity founded at George Washington University in 1914; William and Mary chapter established in 1927.

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0.66 Linear Feet

Acquisition Information:

Acc. 1983.080 received 11/14/1983.

Guide to the Phi Alpha (Tau Chapter) Records
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository