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Student Organizations. Rigel Society Records

Finding Aid & Inventory

The Rigel Society was an all-women social organization at Wake Forest University, 1975-1980, one of six female societies at the time. These materials belonged to the executives of the Rigel Society. Materials in this collection include meeting minutes, membership, rush notes and procedures, songs, event plans, and Inter-Society Council minutes.

Biographical and Historical Note

The Rigel Society was an all-women social organization at Wake Forest University, active 1975 to 1980. The group hosted parties to recruit new members, engaged with fraternities, and hosted fundraisers. They were one of six female societies at the time, and the groups met as an Inter-Society Council to alleviate issues and plan together.

Collection Overview

These materials belonged to Rigel Society leaders. Materials in this collection include meeting minutes, membership, rush notes and procedures, songs, event plans, and Inter-Society Council minutes. A decorated Rigel Society party-book includes party planning materials spanning 1977-1980.

Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Title
Student Organizations. Rigel Society Records
ID
RG8.7
Date [inclusive]
1975-1980
Extent
0.21 Linear Feet  1 half-document box

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Revision Description
 Revised by Kendall John 2020 February
Access Restrictions
This collection is open for researchers. 
Copyright Notice
The nature of the WFU Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The Archives and Special Collections of ZSR Library only claims physical ownership of most materials. The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to the U.S. Copright Law. The user must assume full responisbility for any use of the materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. 
Preferred Citation
Student Organizations. Rigel Society Records (RG8.7), Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA. 

Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Wake Forest University--Students

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