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Guide to the Mortar Board, San Diego State University Chapter Records
MS-0295  
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Description
The collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, membership lists, agendas, minutes, photographs, clippings, project information, manuals of operation, and orientation packets for the national chapter.
Background
Founded in 1918, Mortar Board is a national collegiate membership group dedicated to scholarship, leadership and service. The purpose of each of its 191 campus chapters is to facilitate cooperation among senior honor societies, emphasize the advancement of the status of women, and recognize and encourage leadership. Members must be juniors with a B grade point average and in the upper 35% of their class. Members must have demonstrated leadership abilities and must have established a record of service to their university and / or community. Chapters grant scholarships. The MB Forum is published quarterly by the national organization.
Extent
1.25 linear ft
Restrictions
The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine.  Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.
Availability
This collection is open for research.