Stanley P. Smith scrapbook: 1913-1917
Summary Information
Title: Stanley P. Smith scrapbook
Creator: Smith, Stanley Phillips
Inclusive dates: 1913-1917
Extent: 1 oversize volume
University of Michigan Class of 1917 graduate, member of the Druids, the University of Michigan honorary society, and of the Alpha Phi Chapter of Phi Gamma Delta. Scrapbook containing photographs, dance cards, and event programs.
Call number: 2017013 AC
Language: The material is in English
Repository: Bentley Historical Library
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Finding aid created by Olga Virakhovskaya in March 2017.

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Donated by Martha Fraser (donor no. 11157) in August 2014.

Access Restrictions:

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Preferred Citation:

[item], Stanley P. Smith scrapbook, Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan. [URL]


Stanley Phillips Smith received his A.B. from the University of Michigan in 1917. During his time at Michigan, Smith was a member of the Alpha Phi Chapter of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity (also known as "FIJI") and of the Druids, the University of Michigan student honorary society. He also spent time as an associate editor of the "Michiganensian," the University of Michigan yearbook. After graduating from the University of Michigan, Smith received his A.M. from the Columbia College (1920) and continued his law studies at George Washington University. Smith served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps in 1917-1919.

Collection Scope and Content Note

Scrapbook contains photographs of the Alpha Phi chapter house exterior and of its interiors, group portraits and photographs taken during social and sporting events, and chapter activities; also select chapter publications, dance cards, event programs, and other ephemera. The scrapbook also contains Smith's portrait and his U.S. Army Signal Corps enlistment papers.

Subject Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the finding aid database and catalog of The Bentley Historical Library/University of Michigan. Researchers desiring additional information about related topics should search the catalog using these headings.

  • Fraternities and sororities -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor.
  • Greek letter societies -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor.
  • Group portraits.
  • Hazing.
  • Interiors.
  • Parties.
  • Scrapbooks.
  • Druids (University of Michigan)
  • Phi Gamma Delta. Alpha Phi Chapter (University of Michigan)
  • Smith, Stanley Phillips.
  • University of Michigan -- Buildings.
  • University of Michigan -- Football.
  • University of Michigan -- Student housing.
  • University of Michigan -- Students -- Social life and customs -- 1911-1920.
  • University of Michigan -- Students -- Societies, etc.
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Container / Location Title
Oversize Box   1  
Scrapbook [series]