Kappa Delta Rho, Beta Chapter Records,1913-1988

Collection Number: 37-4-2130

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Kappa Delta Rho, Beta Chapter records, 1913-1988.
Collection Number:
37-4-2130
Creator:
Fraternity of Kappa Delta Rho. Beta Chapter (Cornell University).
Quantity:
2.5 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Minutes, certificates, correspondence, photographs, pamphlets, and pledge meeting cards.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Minutes, certificates, correspondence, photographs, pamphlets, and pledge meeting cards of Kappa Delta Rho fraternity at Cornell University. Also includes correspondence of William I. Myers and files kept by Horace Shackelton, 1942-1988.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Minutes, certificates, correspondence, photographs, pamphlets, and pledge meeting cards of Kappa Delta Rho fraternity at Cornell University. Also includes correspondence of William I. Myers and files kept by Horace Shackelton, 1942-1988. KDR pin belonging to Robert R. Usher '21.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Fraternity of Kappa Delta Rho. Beta Chapter (Cornell University)
Myers, William Irving, 1891-1972.
Shackelton, Horace.
Cornell University--Societies, etc.
Cornell University--Students.

Subjects:
Greek letter societies.

Form and Genre Terms:
Photographs.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Kappa Delta Rho. Beta Chapter records, #37-4-2130. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
SERIES LIST

Series I. Early Correspondence, Alphabetical by Name
Box 1
Series II. Early Records: Individuals (with photos)
Box 1
Series III. Minutes/House Records
Box 1, 4
Series IV. Initiation Certificates
Box 1
Series V. Miscellaneous Fraternity Items
Box 1, 2, Mapcase Folder 1
Series VI. Bound Volumes
Box 2
Series VII. Photographs
Box 2
Series VIII. Files of Horace Shackelton
Box 3

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
1913-1921
Box 1 Folder 1
A
1913-1919
Box 1 Folder 2
B
1918-1919
Box 1 Folder 3
C
1917-1919
Box 1 Folder 4
D
1917-1920
Box 1 Folder 5
E, F
1917-1919
Box 1 Folder 6
G
1916-1919
Box 1 Folder 7
H
1917-1920
Box 1 Folder 8
I-L
1914-1920
Box 1 Folder 9
M
1916-1921
Box 1 Folder 10
N-Q
1917-1919
Box 1 Folder 11
R-S
1916-1921
Box 1 Folder 12
T
1917-1920
Box 1 Folder 13
U-Z
1917-1920
Box 1 Folder 14
Bonds, 1914 , and cancellations, 1918
1914-1918
1912-1940
Collection contains mostly names S-Z, only a few records of letters A-R.
Box 1 Folder 15
Individual Records, A-R
1912-1940
Box 1 Folder 16
Individual Records, S-V
1912-1940
Box 1 Folder 17
Individual Records, WA-WI
1912-1940
Box 1 Folder 18
Individual Records, WI-Z
1912-1940
1913-1980
Box 1 Folder 19
Minutes
May 1913-June 1915
Box 1 Folder 20
Minutes
September 1915-October 1922
Box 1 Folder 21
Minutes
January 1941-May 1953
Box 1 Folder 22
Minutes
1959
Box 1 Folder 23
Minutes
1960
Box 1 Folder 24
Minutes
1961
Box 1 Folder 25
Minutes
1962-1963
Box 1 Folder 26
Minutes
1963-1965
Box 1 Folder 27
Minutes
1966-1968
Box 1 Folder 28
Minutes
1968-1969
Box 1 Folder 29
Minutes
1969-1971
Box 1 Folder 30
Minutes
1972
Box 1 Folder 31
Minutes
1973
Box 1 Folder 32
Minutes
1974-1976
Box 1 Folder 33
Committees
1976-1980
Box 4 Folder 1
Minutes
1985-1989
Box 4 Folder 2
Minutes
1989-1992
Box 4 Folder 3
Minutes
1992-1994
Box 4 Folder 4
Propraetor Chapter Evaluation
1994
Box 4 Folder 5
Minutes
1994-1995
Box 4 Folder 6
Minutes
1995-1998
Box 4 Folder 7
Minutes
1998-2001
Box 4 Folder 8
Miscellaneous Files
1999
Box 4 Folder 9
Portico Repair Bids
2000
Box 4 Folder 10
Scholarship Applications
2000-2001
Box 4 Folder 11
Corporation Board Meeting
October 12, 2001
Box 4 Folder 12
New York State
2009
Certificate of Incorporation, other legal documents
Box 4 Folder 13
Bylaws
October 23, 2003
Box 4 Folder 14
IRS
2003
Tax-Exempt Status
Box 4 Folder 15
Budgets
2005-2007
Box 4 Folder 16
Board
August 2006
Box 4 Folder 17
Homecoming Board
2006
Box 4 Folder 18
Homecoming Annual
2006
Box 4 Folder 19
Board
May, 2006
Box 4 Folder 20
Board
February, 2007
Box 4 Folder 21
Board
May, 2007
Box 4 Folder 22
Board
August, 2007
Box 4 Folder 23
Homecoming Board
2007
Box 4 Folder 24
Homecoming Annual
2007
Box 4 Folder 25
Board Phone Conference
November, 2007
Box 4 Folder 26
Board Phone Conference
December, 2007
Box 4 Folder 27
Board
February, 2008
Box 4 Folder 28
Board
May, 2008
Box 4 Folder 29
Board
August, 2008
Box 4 Folder 30
Board
September, 2008
Box 4 Folder 31
Annual
2008
Box 4 Folder 32
Board
February, 2009
Box 4 Folder 33
Board
May, 2009
Box 4 Folder 34
Board
August, 2009
Box 4 Folder 35
Homecoming Board
2009
Box 4 Folder 36
Homecoming Annual
2009
Box 4 Folder 37
Board
February, 2010
Box 4 Folder 38
Board
May, 2010
Box 4 Folder 39
Board
August, 2010
Box 4 Folder 40
Homecoming Board
2010
Box 4 Folder 41
Homecoming Annual
2010
Box 4 Folder 42
Board
February, 2011
Box 4 Folder 43
Phone Conference
March, 2011
Box 4 Folder 44
Board
May, 2011
Box 4 Folder 45
Board
August, 2011
Box 4 Folder 46
Proxies
September 23, 2013
Box 4 Folder 47
Kappa Delta Rho USB Drive
May 11, 2012
Includes Digitized Files, 2005-2012 and a listing of the files.
1925-1980
Box 1 Folder 34
Initiation Certificates
1925-1929
Box 1 Folder 35
Initiation Certificates
1930-1935
Box 1 Folder 36
Initiation Certificates
1936-1939
Box 1 Folder 37
Initiation Certificates
1940-1942, 1950
Box 1 Folder 38
Initiation Certificates
1951-1953
Box 1 Folder 39
Initiation Certificates
1954-1955
Box 1 Folder 40
Initiation Certificates
1956-1957
Box 1 Folder 41
Initiation Certificates
1958-1959
Box 1 Folder 42
Initiation Certificates
1960-1962
Box 1 Folder 43
Initiation Certificates
1963-1964
Box 1 Folder 44
Initiation Certificates
1965-1967
Box 1 Folder 45
Initiation Certificates
1973-1974
Box 1 Folder 46
Initiation Certificates
1975-1976
Box 1 Folder 47
Initiation Certificates
1977-1980
Box 1 Folder 48
Alumni questionnaires
Box 1 Folder 49
Very Miscellaneous
Box 1 Folder 50
Handbooks, manuals, directories, songbook
Box 1 MU-1514
ΚΔΡ pin belonging to Robert R. Usher (class of 1921)
Mapcase Folder 1
Copy (1977) of original ( 1909 ) floor plans
1977
Mapcase Folder 1
Drawing: addition to House
1964
Mapcase Folder 1
Drawing-Alternative plans for addition to the house
1959-1960
1922-1959
Box 2
Minutes
Nov. 1922-May 1927
Box 2
Minutes
Oct. 1927-May 1931
Box 2
Minutes
Sept. 1931-Jan. 1941
Box 2
Minutes
Sept. 1953-May 1958
Box 2
Minutes
Sept. 1958-Jan. 1959
Box 2
History of Kappa Delta Rho
1956
Signed by Horace Shackelton
Box 2
Photographs
1910s
Box 2
Photographs
1920s
Box 2
Photographs
1930s
Box 2
Photographs
1940s
Box 2
Photographs
1960s
Box 2
Photographs
1970s
Box 2
Photographs
2000s
Box 3 1942-1988
Box 3 Folder 1
ΚΔΡ 75th Year Anniversary
September 17, 1988
Includes Speech by Horace Shackelton and Weekend Program
Box 3 Folder 2
ΚΔΡ Library Dedication
March 7, 1987
Includes Beta Briefs, brochure, minutes
Box 3 Folder 3
ΚΔΡ Miscellaneous Files
1960-1964
Includes Beta Briefs, Board of Directors minutes
Box 3 Folder 4
ΚΔΡ Financial Data, Letters, etc.
1966-1968
Box 3 Folder 5
ΚΔΡ Financial Data, Letters, etc.
1951-1953
Includes minutes, membership lists, Proposal for the Installation of an Automatic Fire Detection and Manual Alarm System, letters.
Box 3 Folder 6
ΚΔΡ Guest Book, Quill and Scroll, etc.
1913-1978
Includes Quill and Scroll, 1913-1922 Guest Book, Beta Briefs
Box 3 Folder 7
ΚΔΡ Minutes, Circular letters, Purchase Agreement, Finance Statement
1946-1948
Box 3 Folder 8
ΚΔΡ Miscellaneous Files
1948-1950
Letters, Beta Briefs, Programs, Minutes
Box 3 Folder 9
General Plans and Letters for Reactivating
1944-1949
See also: Plans of the original 312 Highland Road house before addition (Map Case)
Box 3 Folder 10
ΚΔΡ-H.E. Shackelton Papers
1948
Includes correspondence and financial records
Box 3 Folder 11
ΚΔΡ Scholarship
1966-1971
Includes correspondence, financial records, Beta Briefs
Box 3 Folder 12
ΚΔΡ Furnace Data- Amana
1983
Includes notes, correspondence, proposal
Box 3 Folder 13
ΚΔΡ Miscellaneous Files
1966-1971
Includes: Article "Mamalutes Colonize", financial records, correspondence, notes
Box 3 Folder 14
ΚΔΡ Miscellaneous Files
1959-1960
Includes: Correspondence, notes, Beta briefs. See also: alternative plans for the addition to the house (map case)
Box 3 Folder 15
ΚΔΡ Corporation Minutes
1982-1983
Box 3 Folder 16
ΚΔΡ Correspondence- Bronstein
1983
Box 3 Folder 17
H.E. Shackelton - KDR
1953
Includes: correspondence
Box 3 Folder 18
ΚΔΡ Miscellaneous Files
1952-1955
Includes: Notes, correspondence, Beta Briefs,
Box 3 Folder 19
ΚΔΡ Miscellaneous Files
1953-1954
Includes: Correspondence (Including letter from Norton Electric Company concerning McNiel-Mitchell Multiple Residence Law), Quill and Scroll, Beta Briefs, Invitations
Box 3 Folder 20
ΚΔΡ Miscellaneous Files
1956
Includes: Correspondence, Newsletter, Quill and Scroll
Box 3 Folder 21
ΚΔΡ Initiation Talk, plans, material
May 20, 1956
Box 3 Folder 22
For the Meeting
May 18th, 1946
Includes: Materials pertaining to the sale of the 306 Highland Road chapter house, etc.
Box 3 Folder 23
H.E. Shackelton - ΚΔΡ
1954
Includes Beta Briefs, correspondence
Box 3 Folder 24
H.E. Shackelton, ΚΔΡ Fraternity
1951
Includes: Minutes, Correspondence
Box 3 Folder 25
"Return to College" Returns
1945-1946
Includes: Responses to surveys, correspondence
Box 3 Folder 26
Shackleton- Kappa Delta Rho
1942-1945
Includes: Minutes, correspondence (in connection with the future of Beta Chapter due to World War 2)
Box 3 Folder 27
ΚΔΡ Insurance
1982-1984
Box 3 Folder 28
ΚΔP Correspondence- Issues with Delta Chapter
July-August 1985
Concerns about the reinstatement of Delta Chapter of Kappa Delta Rho
Box 3 Folder 29
ΚΔΡ- Blum
1983-1984
Correspondence with Steven B. Blum, Attorney at Law
Box 3 Folder 30
ΚΔΡ Miscellaneous Files
1971
Includes: Beta Briefs, Quill and Scroll, Minutes, Correspondence, etc.
Box 3 Folder 31
Scholastic Report and Letters
September, 1944
Box 3 Folder 32
Questionnaire- Replies and Our Replies
October, 1945