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Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life records

 Collection 0156-UA

The Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life oversees the Greek system at Maryland. Its mission is to "foster, promote and support the development of a community made up of values-based organizations." This collection documents Greek life on campus. Vision checklists and Greek Life Awards application packets chronicle Greek social activities, philanthropic acts, recruitment, and academics. The collection also contains copies of Greek house leases and amendments, covering the 1950s to the 1990s, publications, newspaper clippings, and reports regarding Greek Life and issues confronting fraternities and sororities. Also included are facilities records, such as financial records, work orders, newsletters, video footage, memorabilia, awards applications, correspondence, blueprints, photographs, and a proclamation declaring "College Park Greek Day" in 1968. Preliminary inventories are available.


  • circa 1950-2010
  • Majority of material found within circa 1980-1999

Use and Access to Collection

This collection is unprocessed and may require pre-screening. Materials from accession number 2005-142 will require pre-screening and some materials from accession number 2008-115 have been restricted.


24.00 Linear Feet

Guide to the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life records
Minimally Processed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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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