Collectie ASU0646 - Iron Arrow Honor Society records

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Iron Arrow Honor Society records


  • 1926-2013 (Vervaardig)


7 Boxes

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Institutionele geschiedenis

The Iron Arrow Honor Society, founded in 1926, is a highly selective honor society for students, faculty, staff, and alumni at the University of Miami. Historically, the Society was male-only, founded as the "The Highest Honor Attained by Men". After several years of social and legal pressure, the all-male membership voted to admit women in 1985. Criteria for membership include scholarship, leadership, character, humility, and love of alma mater. Membership in the Society is the highest honor bestowed by the University.

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The University of Miami Iron Arrow Honor Society collection contains the official records of the Society dating from 1926 to the present. Items in the collection include organizational records, photographs, clippings, and jackets worn by the members.  The collection was donated to the Archives and Special Collections in March 2004 by C. Rhea Warren, former Chief of the Iron Arrow Honor Society.


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There are no restrictions except in box 2 / folder 62, 65, and 88

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  • Engels

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C. Rhea Warren, former Chief of the Iron Arrow Honor Society, donated his collection of organizational records and scrapbooks to the Archives and Special Collections in Marh 2004.

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Related archival materials

Iron Arrow Society, Directory Bulletin (ASC Stacks 8D2); Iron Arrow: a history by Randlph H. Femmer, University of Miami, 1976.

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