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Sigma Chi records

 Collection 0227-UA

Sigma Chi, a University of Maryland social fraternity, was chartered on May 16, 1942. This collection contains a Sigma Chi scrapbook from the 1947-1948 academic year that includes photographs and clippings from the Diamondback and the yearbook, documenting the various organizational, athletic, and service commitments of the Sigma Chi brothers. Notable members from this era include Fred DeMarr, who later served as Assistant Dean of Men and Coordinator of Public Functions at the Student Union, and Jack Heise, known as "Mr. Mayland" and president of the Terrapin Club and M Club. A folder of loose clippings and photographs is located at the front of the scrapbook. In addition, a1955 composite of the Sigma Chi fraternity was received broken in several pieces.


  • 1947-1948, 1955
  • Majority of material found within 1947-1948

Use and Access to Collection

This collection is open for research.

Duplication and Copyright Information

Photocopies of original materials may be provided for a fee and at the discretion of the curator. Please see our Duplication of Materials policy for more information. Queries regarding publication rights and copyright status of materials within this collection should be directed to the appropriate curator.


1.50 Linear Feet

Guide to the Sigma Chi records
Minimally Processed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Library Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives

University of Maryland Libraries
Hornbake Library
4130 Campus Drive
College Park Maryland 20742