Mortar Board Honor Society Records,1936-1996.

Collection Number: 37-4-2199

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Mortar Board Honor Society records, 1936-1996.
Collection Number:
37-4-2199
Creator:
Mortar Board (Society). Hexenkreis Chapter (Cornell University)
Quantity:
2.4 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, a minute book, an audiotape, and other records.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Early records of the organization, a national senior honor society for women. Letter and tape recorded reminiscences of Lulu S. Howard and letter from Lois Osborn, both to Marjorie E. Lasko of Ohio State University for a Mortar Board history project, 1984.
Language:
Collection material in English


ORGANIZATIONAL HISTORY

Mortar Board is a national senior honor society for women.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Early records of the organization. Includes a copy of a letter from Caroline H. Swartout to Miss Osborn about the society and a typescript four-page history, 1938. Also a minute book, 1919-1930. Letter and tape recorded reminiscences of Lulu S. Howard and letter from Lois Osborn, both to Marjorie E. Lasko of Ohio State University for a Mortar Board history project, 1984.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Mortar Board (Society). Hexenkreis Chapter (Cornell University)
Cornell University--Societies, etc.

Subjects:
Women college students.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Mortar Board Honor Society records, #37-4-2199. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
General Mortar Board materials
1938-1982
Box 1 Folder 2
Membership; lists
1910-1984
Box 1 Folder 3
Membership; recruiting, initiating, tapping
1950-1984
Box 1 Folder 4
Meetings: minutes and agendas
1938-1983
Box 1 Folder 5
Secretary's Book
1936-1941
Box 1 Folder 6
Conventions: reports and minutes
1929-1964
Box 1 Folder 7
Letters and memos: to members and officers
1950-1983
Box 1 Folder 8
Miscellaneous correspondence
1938-1984
Box 1 Folder 9
Faculty citations
1976-1984
Box 1 Folder 10-11
The Mortar Board Forum newsletters
1971-1984
Box 1 Folder 12-16
Mortar Board Quarterly
1949-1969
Box 1 Folder 17
Cornell Alumni correspondence: profiles for directory
1974
Box 1 Folder 18
Correspondence, general (M.B. Alumni)
1940-1984
Box 1 Folder 19
Membership list (M.B. Alumni)
1940-1963
Box 1 Folder 20
Annual reports (M.B. Alumni)
1955-1965
Box 1 Folder 21
Financial material: reports and receipts
1938-1974
Box 1 Folder 22
Income tax returns (M.B. Alumni)
1949-1962
Box 1 Folder 23
Photographs of Mortar Board Graduates (4)
1941-1957
Box 1 Folder 24
Material samples and catalogues for gowns (graduation)
1954
Box 1 Folder 25-26
Cornell Alumni Info Cards: Mrs. Aaron-Mrs. Zucker
1975
Box 1 Folder 27
Mortar Board pin: from Roberta Friedman (1)
1964
Box 1 Folder 28-29
Computer list of Mortar Board Directory Prospects, letters A-T, pp. 1-139
1974
Box 2 Folder 1-3
Mortar Board
1979-1991
Box 2 Folder 4
Certificates
1987-1992
Box 2 Folder 5
Correspondence
1966-1990
Box 2 Folder 6
Membership booklet
1982-1993
Box 2 Folder 7-8
Red Key Society
1941-1991
Box 2 Folder 9-11
The Forum
1980-1992
Box 2 Folder 12
Databank Material
1975
Box 2 Folder 13
Mortar Board Membership
1894-1995
Box 2 Folder 14
Mortar Board 25th National Triennial Conference
1982
Box 2 Folder 15-18
Alumni Records
1974-1975
Box 2 Folder 19
Mortar Board
1994-1996
Box 2 Folder 20
Alumni survey
1996
Box 2 Folder 21
History of Der Hexenkreis
1996
Box 2 Folder 22
B. Chapin - M.B. Alumna
1996
Box 2 Folder 23
M. Fleming - M.B. Alumna
1996
Box 3 Folder 1
Mortar Board Extras
1981-1982
Box 3 Folder 2
Membership Booklets, M. B. Manual
1989-1990
Box 3 Folder 3
M. B. Blueprint for Leadership in the '90's
1991-1993
Box 3 Folder 4
M. B. Manual
1990-1991
Box 3 Folder 5
M. B., Inc. National Conference
1991
Box 3 Folder 6
Correspondence and Agendas (Doreen Robinson, President)
1991-1992
Box 3 Folder 7
Constitution, Membership List
1992-1993
Box 3 Folder 8
Planner, 75 Year Celebration
1993
Box 3 Folder 9
Alumni List
1995
Box 3 Folder 10
M. B. Agendas, Minutes, Miscellany
1995-1997
Box 3 Folder 11
M. B. General
1995-1997
Box 3 Folder 12
M. B. Manual, Resume Book
1996-1997
Box 3 Folder 13
Reports, Forms, Handbooks, Miscellany
1997
Box 3 Folder 14
Membership Lists
1997