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Overview Organized in 1920, the Student Activities Commission (SAC) was originally constituted to monitor the finances of non-athletic, extra-curricular groups and to award Varsity Seals for distinguished leadership. Today, the SAC is a standing committee of the Student Council, responsible for the allocation and expenditure of student activities funds and the well being of its nearly 40 member groups. The records of the SAC include constitutions and by-laws, minutes and agendas of SAC meetings,...
Overview Formed in 1911 at the suggestion of the Athletic Board, the Student Council at first tackled small problems such as the supervision of Freshman Class Elections and the securing of non-fraternity representation on the Cotillion Board. By the mid-1970s, the Student Council adopted its present form: equal representation for all classes, election of the Executive Board at large and the structure of the standing and independent committees. The record group includes minutes, correspondence,...
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...