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Porpoise Fraternity records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-12.2.5

Scope and Content

The records of the Porpoise Fraternity consist of one copy of the June 1948 Aquatic Yearbook. It includes lists of members and pledges, and statistics about the 1947-1948 season for varsity and junior varsity swimming and includes some diving. Also included is one folder of photographs of the Porpoise queens and her court, circa 1950s.


  • Creation: 1948, circa 1950s, 1954


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Historical Note

The Porpoise Fraternity at Michigan State College (now Michigan State University) was established in 1930. The Beta Chapter in the National Honorary Swimming Fraternity primarily sponsored and encouraged all swimming activities. It also sponsored the Water Carnival. All male students who showed superior ability and an active interest in swimming were eligible for membership.


0.1 Cubic Feet (, 2 folders)

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Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University.

Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Porpoise Fraternity Records
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US