Alpha Mu Tau

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The group Alpha Mu Tau is referenced in the scrapbook of __ Lee (WHRA). The scrapbooks indicates that the student organization for women students at the College of William and Mary circa 1918-1920 was later known as The Royal Order of Blood. Members were given nicknames including Blue Blood, Loyal Blood, Red Blood, and True Blood. The group's motto was apparently loyality, kindness, and truth. Members included: Van F. Garrett, Jr., Elizabeth See, Suzanne Garrett, Peticolas See, Ree Garrett, Janet Coleman, Cynthia Coleman.

Material in the Special Collections Research Center

  • Review the Student Organizations Collection, University Archives Subject File Collection, and many other collections found in the SCRC Collections Database.
  • The Colonial Echo yearbook as well as The Flat Hat and other student newspapers and publications are also important sources.

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