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Mortar Board Adahi Chapter collection

Identifier: 00.MBAC

Scope and Contents

The Mortar Board Adahi Chapter collection includes two series. The Administration and History series includes annual reports, the constitution, guidelines for chapter officers, initiation information, membership, minutes, manuals and programming information. The Publicity and Outreach series includes brochues and flyers, correspondence, operations plans, and t-shirt designs. The collection also includes a scrapbook created by members. The scrapbook contains some photographs and new member signatures from their intiation.


  • 1972 - 1995
  • Majority of material found within 1991 - 1993

Conditions Governing Access

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

Biographical / Historical

Mortar Board is a national honor society that recognizes college seniors for their scholarship, leadership and service. Founded 1918, Mortar Board provides exclusive service and educational opportunities to its members. Nearly a quarter of a million members have been initiated at 230 chartered chapters nationwide. The Eastern Michigan University Mortar Board was known as the Adahi Chapter. While the chapter was active through the mid 1990s, it has since been disbanded.


2.4 Linear Feet (1 archives box, 1 oversized box)

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The Mortar Board Adahi Chapter collection documents operation and activites of the organization. Mortar Board is a national honor society that recognizes college seniors for their exemplary scholarship, leadership and service. The collection contains annual reports, manuals, intiation information, programming information and a scrapbook. The collection is arranged alphabetically. Records date from 1971-1995, with the bulk of the records from 1991-1993.

Mortar Board Adahi Chapter collection
Elizabeth Searls
2014 February 20
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Repository Details

Part of the Eastern Michigan University Archives Repository

Bruce T. Halle Library, Room 310
955 West Circle Drive
Ypsilanti Michigan 48197