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Phi Sigma Kappa. Omicron Chapter (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)



  • Existence: Founded 1902.

Historical Note

Phi Sigma Kappa was founded nationally in 1873. The Omicron Chapter at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology was founded in 1902. The Alumni Association of Omicron was founded in 1919 to secure permanent housing for the chapter which up until then had been renting a series of houses in Boston. On May 16, 1925, the alumni bought the townhouse at 487 Commonwealth Avenue which has been the chapter's home ever since. In 1982 the adjoining townhouse at 485 Commonwealth Avenue was added to the chapter.


Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Phi Sigma Kappa, Omicron Chapter records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: AC-0601
Abstract This collection was compiled by the Association of Independent Living Groups (AILG) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for the MIT 150th Anniversary Archives Project. It is composed of materials relating to the history of the Omicron Chapter of the Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and includes minutes, newsletters, the chapter's constitution and bylaws, a history of the chapter written in 1932, musical score of the chapter song, and an example...
Dates: 1902 - 2011