Month: April 2019

Antique Cabinet Photo of Young Woman

This antique cabinet photo of young woman shows off the style of the times for college students over a century ago, and the Honor Society Museum feels so privileged to get this glimpse into the past. he Honor Society Museum is dedicated to preserving the awards and accolades of the leaders of our past so that the leaders of tomorrow–our […]
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“Fifty Years of Phi Beta Kappa at Stanford,” 1891-1941

While there are texts that contain at least 300 years of information, Phi Beta Kappa also felt it would be easier to break down their history into segments for future generations to read about. This is best illustrated by this book, “Fifty Years of Phi Beta Kappa at Stanford,” covering the years 1891-1941. Phi Beta Kappa aims to promote and […]
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1936 Los Angeles Banks School Savings/Associate Honor Pupil Thrift Certificate

Aside from antique items, the Honor Society Museum also works to preserve very RARE items, like this 1936 Los Angeles Banks School Savings/Associate Honor Pupil Thrift Certificate. The Honor Society Museum believes in preserving the rich history, values, and traditions of honor societies from both the past and present. Many of the accolades and awards displayed in our Museum date […]
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Sophomore Class at Carleton College in 1947

It’s amazing to take a look back into time to see what the fearless leaders of our past looked like in their youth. Look at those big smiles on this panoramic class photo of the Sophomore Class at Carleton College in 1947. This is nearly an 80-year old photo, and yet you can clearly see the distinct features and emotions! […]
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Williamsburg Virginia Medal, 1976

The Honor Society Museum houses a large number of different pins and medals, ranging from the 1700’s to today. Here is a Williamsburg Virginia Medal from 1976. While this is relatively modern, don’t forget that 1976 was still 43 years ago! Many of the medals have been updated to reflect the look and feel of the times, which is why […]
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Vintage Phi Beta Kappa Society Chapter President Medals

While members of these societies often wore badges, the presidents of these chapters often received special pins to wear all at once, like these vintage Phi Beta Kappa Society Chapter President medals. Items like this and many others show how the members of yesterday, as well as today, show off their pride for their organization and ensure they are the […]
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