Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority collection
04.AST

Summary Information

Repository
Eastern Michigan University Archives
Title
Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority Collection
ID
04.AST
Date [inclusive]
1986-1988
Extent
3.0 Linear feet
Language
English
Abstract
Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority was founded at Eastern Michigan University in 1899. It was originally founded as an educational organization, but is now regarded as a social sorority. The collection contains two oversized paddles, traditionally given to members by a "big sister".

Preferred Citation note

Please cite materials from the University Archives in the following manner: Item. Collection Title. Eastern Michigan University Archives.

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Biographical/Historical note

Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority is a National Sorority apart of the Panhellenic Council. It was founded at Eastern Michigan University when it was still known as Michigan State Normal College on November 4, 1899. Alpha Sigma Tau is dedicated to promoting ethical, cultural and social development of its members. The organization was originally founded as an educational organization.

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Scope and Contents note

The Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority collection contains two memorabila objects. The objects are two oversized paddles that are traditionally given within Greek letter societies.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Eastern Michigan University Archives 2012 October 8

Halle Library, Room 310
Ypsilanti, Michigan, 48197
734-487-0020

Conditions Governing Access note

Researchers are asked to request materials 24 hours prior to visiting the the University Archives.

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Alpha Sigma Tau
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Greek letter societies
  • Sororities, Greek letter

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Collection Inventory

Memorabilia 

Paddle-1 


    Oversize Object
Realia (32307024752876)   1 1

Paddle-2 


    Oversize Object
Realia (32307024752876)   1 2

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