Records of Student Activities
Scope and Contents
The Records of Student Activities consists of documents dated 1886 to 1970, with the bulk falling from 1940 to 1950. The collection documents activities available to students at Colorado State University, including social and athletic clubs, fraternities and sororities, and academic clubs. Materials include constitutions and bylaws, booklets and handbooks, meeting and event information, membership information, correspondence, and photographs.
- Creation: 1886-1970
- Creation: Majority of material found within 1940-1950
- Colorado State University (Organization)
Restrictions on Access
There are no access restrictions on this collection.
Restrictions on Use
Not all of the material in the collection is in the public domain. Researchers are responsible for addressing copyright issues.
The first student group on campus of the Colorado Agricultural College (now Colorado State University) was the Philosophian Literary Society, a debate society founded in November 1879 for male students. Later, an equivalent group for women students, the Aesthesian Society, was founded. Over the years, students have been able to participate in various on-campus and off-campus groups and activities, including social and athletic clubs, academic groups, fraternities and sororities, and intramural sports.
3 linear feet (2 record cartons)
Language of Materials
Extra-curricular student activities on the campus of Colorado State University first began in November 1879 with the establishment of the Philosophian Literary Society. The Records of Student Activities documents various groups and activities pertaining to student life at CSU, including social clubs, fraternities and sororities, and academic clubs. Materials include constitutions and bylaws, membership information, correspondence, and photographs.
The collection consists of 1 series in 2 record cartons:
Series 1: Student activities, 1886-1970 and undated
The Records of Student Activities was deposited by various individuals from 1972 to 1989.
Processing was completed in August 2015. Materials were rehoused in acid-free boxes and folders.
- Guide to the Records of Student Activities
- Edited Full Draft
- Prepared by Jessy Morris and Karen Spilman
- Copyright 2015
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
Part of the CSU Libraries Archives & Special Collections Repository
Fort Collins Colorado 80523-1019 USA