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Innocents Society, Student Life Records

Identifier: RG-38-04-56

Scope and Contents

The majority of the materials deals with organization and activities of the Innocents Society and includes correspondence, meeting minutes, constitution and revisions, by-laws, and officer lists. The records document homecoming displays and events, programs, and participation in Innocents Society traditions, such as the sale of Freshman beanies or caps. There are several folders that relate to the activities of the Innocents Alumni Association. The majority of photgraphs are black and white prints of group photos or composites of individual photos. Artifacts include an engraved cigarette holder inscribed to Harry L. Weaver for his service as faculty advisor, a pin, a printing plate of the Innocents Society logo, and two ceremonial robes.


  • 1903-1977


Conditions Governing Access

The records are open for research.

Biographical / Historical

The Innocents Society is the Chancellor's Senior Honorary society, first established at the university on April 24, 1903, is still active today. For information their mission, history, and traditions, visit the Innocents Society.


8.2 Linear Feet (9 boxes, 2 OS folders, microfilm reels)

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Repository Details

Part of the Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries Repository

Archives & Special Collections
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries
P.O. Box 884100
Lincoln NE 68588-4100 United States