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Interfraternity Council records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-12.1.6

Scope and Content

This collection contains publications which pertain to the Interfraternity Council (IFC), minutes from a regional conference of the IFC, fraternity advisors association minutes, council minutes, and scrapbooks. Publications include issues of Delphi, the newsletter of the IFC, from 1962. Also included are several booklets published for prospective rushes, which outline fraternities on campus and the rush process. There are two newsletters about Greek Week, from 1958 and 1985, outlining events. Also in the collection is a map from 1994-1995 giving the locations of the fraternities in the area. The regional conference minutes contain the speeches of speakers that were invited to the meetings. In addition, there are Fraternity Advisor Association minutes which include information about the relationship between the fraternities and the university, activities, committees, and new fraternities. The Interfraternity Council minutes contain information about fraternity activities as well as rush. The scrapbooks from the 1940s contain photographs, correspondence, and newsclippings. Topics include pledging, interfraternity sports and activities, and the state of fraternities on the campus, with special attention paid to the effect that the war has had on fraternity enrollment and what the GIs will do when they come home and re-enroll.


  • Creation: 1941 - 2008


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 Interfraternity Council is composed of representatives of the different fraternities on campus. The council sets regulations on alcohol and hazing for the fraternities on campus and also acts as a liaison between the fraternities and the university. The council enforces a grade point average for the members of the fraternity and works to create service projects for the benefit of the community.


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Legal Status

Donor(s) have transferred any applicable copyright to Michigan State University but the collection may contain third-party materials for which copyright was not transferred. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Interfraternity Council Records
4 Published And Cataloged
M. Louzon
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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