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Overview The Johns Hopkins Black Student Union (BSU) was founded in April of 1968, shortly after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the riots which followed in Baltimore City. The club sponsors social events and lectures, participates in community service activities such as tutoring disadvantaged children, works to promote unity among African Americans, and works to improve the overall climate for African American students at Hopkins. The records of the Black Student Union span the years...
Overview Gamma Alpha is a natural science fraternity for graduate students, the Hopkins chapter of which was active from the 1930s through the 1960s. The records of Gamma Alpha date from 1926 to 1967 and consist primarily of administrative records such as minutes, correspondence, financial records and membership lists, and records documenting social functions and initiation ceremonies.
Overview The Johns Hopkins chapter of Pi Lambda Theta was founded around 1926 by Florence Bamberger, the first woman promoted to the rank of full professor in the Department of Education at Hopkins. Although it began as a women's organization, Pi Lambda Theta began admitting men in 1974 following ratification of an amendment by the national organization's executive committee. Covering the period from 1925 to 1988, the records include membership and scholarship records, financial records, and minutes of...
Overview One of the first Hopkins student organizations, the Matriculate Society, was formed in 1883 to "foster the interests and promote the unity of the undergraduates." Since then, well over 150 student organizations have been established, most with similar goals; many have disbanded after a short period of time, while others have endured for as long as one hundred years. Types of records vary widely from organization to organization; many include membership lists, posters or announcements, while...
Overview Founded in 1929 as a forum for the study of social problems, the Johns Hopkins University Liberal Club became a controversial and prominent political group among universities. The records of the Liberal Club cover the period 1929 to 1932 and are contained in four bound volumes of the Intercollegiate Conferences, which include not only lists of those who attended, but also newspaper clippings about the Club.
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