Manufacturer: Wellsville China
User: Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity
Date of plate: 1940s
Notes: Phi Sigma Kappa (ΦΣK), colloquially known as Phi Sig, is a social fraternity devoted to three cardinal principles: the Promotion of Brotherhood, the Stimulation of Scholarship, and the Development of Character. It was founded on March 15, 1873 by Jabez William Clay, Frederick George Campbell, Joseph Franklin Barrett, Xenos Young Clark, William Penn Brooks, and Henry Hague at Massachusetts Agricultural College in Amherst (now the University of Massachusetts). Phi Sigma Kappa merged with Phi Sigma Epsilon in 1985.
White body with brown crest consisting of the Greek letters for Phi, Sigma, Kappa (ΦΣK) inside a pentagon surrounded by sunburst (2 hidden letter Ts in sunburst) atop a circle containing triple Ts; 1873 ribbon banner below. Brown accent bands.