Baird's Manual of American College Fraternities Volume 5

Baird's Manual of American College Fraternities Volume 5

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...are no honorary members. There are alumni clubs in New York, Philadelphia and Chicago., The first catalogue of the fraternity was issued in 1872, an octavo of 136 pages; the second was issued in 1882 of the same form, and consisted of 193 pages, and a third was issued in 1894, and contained 256 pages. It contained in addition to the chapter rolls a list of the conventions and a bibliography. All of these editions were published under the auspices of the Grand Chapter. A Phi Kappa Sigma Galop was published in 1872. In February, 1891, the publication of the Phi Kappa Sigma Quarterly was begun by George Gordon Battle. The first number was published in New York, but all subsequent numbers have been published in Philadelphia. Conventions of the fraternity have been held as follows: At Philadelphia, Pa., 1856, 1856, 1864, 1869, 1869, 187o, 1871, 1873, 1875, 1876, 1877, 1879, 1882, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1886, 1889, 1891, 1892, 1897; at Washington, D. C, 1858, 1894; New York, 186o,1865; Harrisburg, Pa., 1867; Baltimore, 1878; Richmond, Va., 1887, 1893; Norfolk, Va., 189o; Bellefonte, Pa., 1896, and Washington, Pa., 1898. The badge is a Maltese cross, surrounded with black enamel, and displaying the skull and crossed bones in the center. In the upper arm of the cross is a sixpointed star, and in the other arms are the letters "$K2." The colors are black and gold. The flag has a black ground displaying at the left of the field the skull and bones, and in the center the letters "$K2" in gold. Among the prominent alumni of this fraternity are: United States Senator Louis E. McComas; Congressmen Charles E. Haight, J. Horace Buckner, Charles C. Kibber, Charles P. Redmond, E. John Ellis, Alfred J. Lewis, J. Herbert Potts, H. T. Toulmin, ...show more

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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236585372
  • 9781236585370