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Alpha Tau Omega fraternity photographs

 Collection
Identifier: COU:339

Scope and Contents

The Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity Photographs contain four photographs of the Gamma Lambda chapter house at 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue in Boulder, Colorado as well as members of the fraternity posing on the house’s porch in 1926.

Dates

  • 1926

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for access.

Conditions Governing Use

Limited duplication of materials allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for all copyright compliance.

Biographical / Historical

Otis Allen Glazebrook founded Alpha Tau Omega (ATO) on September 11, 1865 in Richmond, Virginia at the Virginia Military Institute. The Gamma Lambda Chapter of the Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity was chartered at the University of Colorado on April 19, 1901. In 1926, the University of Colorado chapter of the fraternity moved into a house at 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue. ATO occupied the house until 1941, when they moved to another address on University Hill. The Gamma Lambda Chapter of ATO continued to operate at the new address until 2002, when the national organization revoked its charter.

Extent

.25 linear feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Gamma Lambda Chapter of the Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity was installed at the University of Colorado in 1901. The Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity Photographs contain four photographs, dated 1926, of members of the fraternity as well as the fraternity’s house at 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue in Boulder, Colorado.

Arrangement

Owing to the small number of photographs, original order has been maintained.
Author
Jenna McCampbell; ArchivesSpace entry by Jennifer Sanchez 2018
Date
2016 June
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries, Special Collections & Archives Repository

Contact:
1720 Pleasant Street
184 UCB
Boulder Colorado 80503 United States