Guide to the Epsilon Sigma Phi Records,
1927-2001

Collection Number: 21-24-1979

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library

Contact Information:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
2B Carl A. Kroch Library
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
(607) 255-3530
Fax: (607) 255-9524
rareref@cornell.edu
http://rmc.library.cornell.edu
Compiled by:
J. Parker
Date completed:
Sept. 2001
EAD encoding:
J.M. Nicholas, July 2003
Daniel W. Young, February 2010

© 2003 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Epsilon Sigma Phi records, 1927-2001.
Collection Number:
21-24-1979.
Creator:
Epsilon Sigma Phi. Lambda Chapter.
Quantity:
4.4 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Records, correspondence, lists, speeches, minutes, financial reports, photographs.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
Abstract:
Records of the Lambda Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Phi. Also, six volumes of the "Book of Annals," biographical sketches and photographs of Cornell extension and county extension staff.
Language:
Collection material in English


ORGANIZATIONAL HISTORY

Epsilon Sigma Phi is the National Honorary Extension Fraternity.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Includes constitution and bylaws, initiation material, a history of the fraternity, correspondence, awards, a speech, membership lists, minutes, financial reports, and other records of the Lambda Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Phi, including information concerning Cooperative Extension, New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Donald J. White, Russell C. Hodnett, and others. Also, six volumes of the "Book of Annals," biographical sketches and photographs of Cornell extension and county extension staff.

SUBJECTS

Names:
Epsilon Sigma Phi.
Hodnett, Russell C.
White, Donald J.
New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Subjects:
Agricultural extension work.

Form and Genre Terms:
Biographies.
Photographs.
Speeches.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Epsilon Sigma Phi records, #21-24-1979. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Date
Description
Container
Epsilon Sigma Phi, Lambda Chapter. Records, 1927-2003
1972-1976
New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Lambda Chapter, Active Members.
Box 1 Folder 1
Articles of Incorporation and By Laws, Epsilon Sigma Phi.
Box 1 Folder 2
1975
"Epsilon Sigma Phi History" by Luke M. Schruben
Box 1 Folder 3
1974-1975
Russell C. Hodnett
Box 1 Folder 4
1975-1976
Russell C. Hodnett
Box 1 Folder 5
1973
Miscellaneous Information and Letters
Box 1 Folder 6
1971-1976
Donald J. White Papers and Other Material
Box 1 Folder 7
1977
Donald J. White Papers and Other Material
Box 1 Folder 8
1972-1974
Annual Meetings
Box 1 Folder 9
1973
1973 Initiates
Box 1 Folder 10
1947-1977
Awards of Merit
Box 1 Folder 11
1973-1975
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 12
February 27, 1978
Talk by E. S. Philips, Annual Meeting
Box 1 Folder 13
National Council Meeting
Box 1 Folder 14
1975
1975 Annual Meeting in Texas
Box 1 Folder 15
1970-1971
Board and Committee Members
Box 1 Folder 16
1968-
Nominating Committee
Box 1 Folder 17
1972
Epsilon Sigma Phi - 1972
Box 1 Folder 18
1973
Epsilon Sigma Phi - 1973 (Part 1)
Box 1 Folder 19
1973
Epsilon Sigma Phi - 1973 (Part 2)
Box 1 Folder 20
1974
Epsilon Sigma Phi - 1974 (Part 1)
Box 1 Folder 21
1974
Epsilon Sigma Phi - 1974 (Part 2)
Box 1 Folder 22
1974
Epsilon Sigma Phi - 1974 (Part 3)
Box 1 Folder 23
1975
Epsilon Sigma Phi - 1975
Box 1 Folder 24
1976
Epsilon Sigma Phi - 1976
Box 1 Folder 25
1977
Epsilon Sigma Phi - 1977
Box 1 Folder 26
1978
Epsilon Sigma Phi - 1978
Box 1 Folder 27
1979
Epsilon Sigma Phi - 1979
Box 1 Folder 28
1962-1988
"The Lambda Briefs"
Box 2 Folder 1
1974-1977
National Council
Box 2 Folder 2
1974-1977
General Correspondence
Box 2 Folder 3
1973-1975
Retirement Committee, Files of C. A. Bratton
Box 2 Folder 4
1976-1980
Retirement Committee, Files of C. A. Bratton
Box 2 Folder 5
Minutes of the Annual Meeting of the Lambda Chapter
Box 2 Folder 6
North Eastern Region, New York, National Meeting
Box 2 Folder 7
Constitution and By Laws
Box 2 Folder 8
1973
Membership Files
Box 2 Folder 9
1974
Membership Files
Box 2 Folder 10
1975-1979
Membership Files
Box 2 Folder 11
1958, 1974-1975
Executive Committee and Membership Committee Chairmen Files
Box 2 Folder 12
1965
Financial Reports, Correspondence, Committee Meetings
Box 2 Folder 13
1960, 1967-1970
Board and Executive Committee Minutes
Box 2 Folder 14
1959-1969
Meetings, Budgets, Membership Lists, Correspondence
Box 2 Folder 15
1970-1973
Correspondence, Board Meeting Minutes, Nominations for the Distinguished Service Ruby Certificate Award
Box 2 Folder 16
1964-1965
Membership Lists, Correspondence, General Records
Box 2 Folder 17
1945-1955
Active Membership Lists, Member Dues and Fees Paid
Box 2 Folder 18
1964-1966
Budget Reports, Correspondence, Executive Committee Meeting Reports
Box 2 Folder 19
1935, 1943-1951
Officers' List, Initiation Ceremony Ritual, Constitution and By Laws, Minutes of Meetings, Other Reports
Box 2 Folder 20
1927-1956
"Historical" List of Officers, Members: Associate, Honorary, Reserve and Deceased
Box 2 Folder 21
1940-1954
Financial Records Including Checking and Savings Accounts
Box 2 Folder 22
1981-1988
Annual Meetings, Awards Breakfasts
Box 2 Folder 23
1980-1984
General Correspondence
Box 2 Folder 24
1985-1989
General Correspondence
Box 2 Folder 25
State Certificates of Recognition Awarded by National Council
Box 2 Folder 26
1981-1982
National Council Meetings and Directories
Box 2 Folder 27
1976-1989
National Newsletters
Box 2 Folder 28
Book of Annals (I)
Box 3 Folder 1
Book of Annals (II)
Box 3 Folder 2
Book of Annals (III)
Box 3 Folder 3
Book of Annals (IV)
Box 3 Folder 4
Book of Annals (V)
Box 3 Folder 5
Book of Annals (VI)
Box 3 Folder 6
Book of Annals (VII)
Box 3 Folder 7
1985-1995
"The Lambda Briefs"
Box 4 Folder 1
1996-1999
"The Lambda Briefs"
Box 4 Folder 2
1990
Annual Meetings
Box 4 Folder 3
1991
Annual Meetings
Box 4 Folder 4
1992
Annual Meetings
Box 4 Folder 5
1993
Annual Meetings
Box 4 Folder 6
1994
Annual Meetings
Box 4 Folder 7
1994
Annual Report
Box 4 Folder 8
1994-1995
Annual Report Material
Box 4 Folder 9
1995
Annual Meetings
Box 4 Folder 10
1996
Annual Meetings
Box 4 Folder 11
1997
Annual Meetings
Box 4 Folder 12
1998
Annual Meetings
Box 4 Folder 13
1999
Chapter Handbook
Box 4 Folder 14-15
2000
Annual Meetings
Box 4 Folder 16-17
2000
Chapter Handbook
Box 4 Folder 18-19
Photographs
Box 4 Folder 20
Extension Workers Creed (several copies)
Box 4
1982-1990
Meeting Minutes
Box 5 Folder 1
1947-1962
ESP Awards of Merit
Box 5 Folder 2
2003
Conference Celebrating 75 Years
Box 5 Folder 3
2001
Annual Report
Box 5 Folder 4
2003
Awards
Box 5 Folder 5
2001
National Conference
Box 5 Folder 6
1993
Annual Meeting and Awards
Box 5 Folder 7
1992
Recognition Banquet
Box 5 Folder 8
1991
Minutes for the Annual Dinner
Box 5 Folder 9
1990
Annual Meeting Materials
Box 5 Folder 10
1990
Awards Committee
Box 5 Folder 11
1989
Annual Meeting Minutes
Box 5 Folder 12
1988
Annual Meeting Minutes
Box 5 Folder 13
1987
Annual Meeting Minutes
Box 5 Folder 14
1986
Board of Directors
Box 5 Folder 15
1986
Annual Meeting Minutes
Box 5 Folder 16
1985
Annual Meeting Minutes
Box 5 Folder 17
1984
Awards
Box 5 Folder 18
1977
Awards Banquet
Box 5 Folder 19
1977-1993
Recipients of Awards
Box 5 Folder 20
1987-2000
Budget Summary
Box 5 Folder 21
1983-1998
Meeting Minutes, Agendas, etc.
Box 5 Folder 22
1990-1999
Membership Lists
Box 5 Folder 23
1983-1989
Membership Lists
Box 5 Folder 24
1988
Photographs
Box 5 Folder 25