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Innocents Society, Student Life Records

Title: Innocents Society, Student Life Records

Creator: Innocents Society, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Dates: 1903-1977

Quantity: 8 boxes (3 linear feet)

Collection Number: RG 38-04-56

Language: English

Restrictions: None

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Preferred Citation: Innocents Society, Student Life Records (RG 38-04-56). Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries.

Alternative Format: None

History:

The Innocents Society is the Chancellor's Senior Honorary society, first established at the university on April 24, 1903, is still active today. For information their mission, history, and traditions, visit the Innocents Society.

Scope and Content:

The majority of the materials deals with organization and activities of the Innocents Society and includes correspondence, meeting minutes, constitution and revisions, by-laws, and officer lists. The records document homecoming displays and events, programs, and participation in Innocents Society traditions, such as the sale of Freshman beanies or caps. There are several folders that relate to the activities of the Innocents Alumni Association. The majority of photgraphs are black and white prints of group photos or composites of individual photos. Artifacts include an engraved cigarette holder inscribed to Harry L. Weaver for his service as faculty advisor, a pin, a printing plate of the Innocents Society logo, and two ceremonial robes.

Subjects:

Students -- United States -- Societies, etc. -- History

College students -- United States -- Conduct of life

Students -- United States -- Societies, etc. -- History

Innocents Society, University of Nebraska

Container List: Box 1. Folder 1. Meeting minutes, 1903-1916 Box 1. Folder 2. Meeting minutes, 1916-1925 Box 1. Folder 3. Meeting minutes, 1925-1926 Box 1. Folder 4. Meeting minutes, 1931-1932 Box 1. Folder 5. Meeting minutes, 1932-1933 Box 1. Folder 6. Meeting minutes, 1935-1936 Box 1. Folder 7. Meeting minutes, 1936-1937 Box 1. Folder 8. Meeting minutes, 1939-1940 Box 1. Folder 9. Meeting minutes, 1940-1942 Box 1. Folder 10. Meeting minutes, 1942-1943 Box 1. Folder 11. Meeting minutes, 1943-1949 Box 1. Folder 12. Meeting minutes, 1949-1950 Box 1. Folder 13. Meeting minutes, 1950-1952 Box 2. Folder 1. Meeting minutes, 1952-1955 Box 2. Folder 2. Meeting minutes, 1954-1955 Box 2. Folder 3. Meeting minutes, 1956-1958 Box 2. Folder 4. Meeting minutes, 1958-1960 Box 2. Folder 5. Meeting minutes, 1963-1964, undated Box 2. Folder 6. Constitution, revisions, 1916-1977 Box 2. Folder 7. Initiations, rituals, undated Box 2. Folder 8. General correspondence, 1923-1954, undated Box 2. Folder 9. General correspondence, 1955-1976 Box 2. Folder 10. Committee reports and activities, treasurer's ledger, 1922-1950, 1950-1963 (see also oversize box 11) Box 2. Folder 11. Innocents, elections, undated Box 2. Folder 12. General materials, 1903-1968, undated Box 2. Folder 13. Subject files, Freshman hop, 1961-1964 Box 2. Folder 14. Subject files, freshman beanies (caps), 1951-1962 Box 3. Folder 1. Subject files, Homecoming proposals, 1958 Box 3. Folder 2. Subject files, Homecoming proposals, 1962 Box 3. Folder 3. Subject files, Homecoming proposals, 1963-1964 Box 3. Folder 4. Subject files, Homecoming decoration reports, 1948-1956 Box 3. Folder 5. Subject files, Homecoming displays, 1958 Box 3. Folder 6. Subject files, Homecoming displays, 1959 Box 3. Folder 7. Subject files, Homecoming displays, 1962 Box 3. Folder 8. Subject files, Homecoming displays, 1963 Box 3. Folder 9. Subject files, Homecoming displays, undated Box 3. Folder 10. Subject files, Ivy Day, 1960-1972 Box 3. Folder 11. Subject files, Junior-Senior prom, 1949 Box 3. Folder 12. Subject files, Master, program, membership, 1963-1970 Box 3. Folder 13. Subject files, Masters, program, membership, 1964 Box 3. Folder 14. Subject files, Masters, program, membership, 1967 Box 3. Folder 15. Subject files, Masters, program, membership, 1968 Box 3. Folder 16. Subject files, membership lists and directories, 1903-1977 Box 3. Folder 17. Subject files, men's activities, 1947-1948 Box 3. Folder 18. Subject files, new student week, 1961 Box 4. Folder 1. Subject files, officers and committees, 1963-1967 Box 4. Folder 2. Subject files, Parent's Day, 1953-1967 Box 4. Folder 3. Subject files, protege program, 1961-1966 Box 4. Folder 4. Subject files, safety program, 1963 Box 4. Folder 5. Subject files, Speaker's Bureau, 1962-1964 Box 4. Folder 6. Subject files, Yell squad, 1950-1976 Box 4. Folder 7. Alumni correspondence, memos, 1946-1954 Box 4. Folder 8. Alumni correspondence, memos, 1946-1954 Box 4. Folder 9. Alumni correspondence, memos, 1955-1959 Box 4. Folder 10. Photos, 1903, 1922-1923 Box 4. Folder 11. Photos, group, composite, 1903-1962 (see also oversize box 16 and 17) Box 4. Folder 12. Negatives Box 5. Folder 1. Scrapbook, photos, news clippings, 1977-1978 (see oversize box 11) Box 5. Folder 2. Scrapbook, news clippings, 1933-1934 Box 5. Folder 3. Scrapbook, news clippings, undated Box 5. Folder 4-5. General news clippings, undated Box 6-7. Artifacts, ceremonial robe, stole (2) Box 8. Artifacts, cigarette holder/lighter Box 8. Artifacts, Innocents Society pin Box 8. Artifacts, logo printing plate Box 8. Film, Parent's Day convocation, 1966



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