Baird's Manual of American College Fraternities, Volume 9, Part 1920

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G. Banta Company, 1920 - Greek letter societies

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Page 760 - ... used exclusively for carrying out thereupon one or more of such purposes, and the personal property of any such corporation shall be exempt from taxation.
Page 45 - ... (VI) In order to meet the necessary expenses of postage and printing, each fraternity participating in the Conference shall make an annual contribution of twenty-five dollars. Expenditures may be made by the Treasurer at any time on the authorization of the Chairman.
Page 760 - The real property of a corporation or Association organized exclusively for the moral or mental improvement of men or women or for religious, Bible, tract, charitable, benevolent, missionary, hospital, infirmary, educational, scientific, literary, library, patriotic, historical or cemetery purposes, or for the enforcement of laws relating to children or animals, or for two or more of such purposes...
Page 413 - ... local Pan-Hellenic or refuses to arbitrate its violation of any Pan-Hellenic contract or the "lifting" of a pledge, after the Grand President of the offending chapter has been duly informed by the chairman of the Executive Committee. Sec. 4. Chairman. The duties of the chairman shall be as follows: She shall keep the minutes. She shall send reports of the Congress. promptly to the members of the Congress and to all Grand Secretaries of the fraternities represented in the Congress for distribution...
Page 413 - She shall report all measures of inter-fraternity interest passed by any Grand Council or by any convention at once to the Congress. She shall send to each Grand Secretary voting blanks for all motions submitted to the fraternities by the Congress.
Page 43 - RESOLVED, that it is the sense of this conference that the college fraternities should sanction and participate in the formation of a permanent Inter-fraternity Conference, to meet each year for the purpose of discussing questions of mutual interest and of presenting to the fraternities represented such recommendations as the said conference may deem wise, it being understood that the functions of such conference shall be purely advisory.
Page 61 - Eells some of the details in the development of his carefully considered plan. The Fraternity was judiciously extended, the first chapters, being established either by the founders of the parent chapter, or those closely associated with them. It was the pioneer fraternity in eleven colleges and the second or third in eight others. As it sought students of decided literary tastes, it soon acquired a distinctive literary character. It may not be inappropriate to notice the extent of the fraternity...
Page 44 - Interfraternity Conference shall be the discussion of questions of mutual interest and the presenting to the fraternities represented, of such recommendations as the Conference shall deem wise, it being understood that the functions of such Conference shall be purely advisory.
Page 44 - Constitution. (I) The Inter-Fraternity Conference shall be composed of three delegates from each men's general college fraternity which has at least five chapters and signifies its intention of participating in the Conference. Delegates shall be chosen in such manner as their respective fraternities determine. On roll-call in Conference, each fraternity represented shall have one vote.
Page 4 - In December, 1779, it authorized the establishment of branches at Yale and Harvard, and the next year ceased its own operations from the confusion incident to the Revolutionary War, then raging in the vicinity of Williamsburg. The chapter at Yale was to have been called the "Zeta," but when it was actually established, November 13, 1780, it took the name of Alpha of Connecticut.

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