Alpha Phi Omega Fraternity records
Scope and Contents
The collection Alpha Phi Omega Fraternity records contains banquet programs, clippings, constitution and by laws, minutes and agendas, photographs and memory books from the Alpha Phi Omega, a Service Fraternity on Eastern Michigan University campus. Records span from 1985 until 2011. The collection is arranged into ten series: Administrative Files, Alumni Relations, Banquet Programs, By laws, Constitution and History, Felix & Book of Babble, Press & Publications, Service Files, Photographs and Objects.
The Administrative Files series contains Address Lists, Campus Life Information, Event Fliers and Information, Correspondence, and Website Information. The Banquet Programs series are limited to 1997 until 2010. The Felix & Babble Book series is the fraternity’s memory books with daily thoughts from members. The Press & Publications series includes clippings, news, and Torch & Trefoil. The Service Files series only contains service files from 1994-2002 and service file directories from 1988-1992. The Photographs series documents the Fraternity in the late 1990s and early 2000s. A medal of service, five t-shirts, and a large fabric pedigree chart of the membership from 1956 to 1991 make up the Objects series.
- 1980 - 2011
Conditions Governing Access
Researchers are asked to request materials 24 hours prior to visiting the the University Archives.
Administrative History Note
Founded in 1925, Alpha Phi Omega is a national coed service fraternity. Alpha Phi Omega is the largest collegiate service organization in the United States. Alpha Phi Omega is founded on three principles: Leadership, Friendship, and Service. The Lamba Phi Chapter at Eastern Michigan University was established in 1969. In 1976, the Chaper was placed on probation for the 1976-1977 school year for the 'unauthorized removal of property.'
11.62 Linear Feet (4 record center cartons, 3 archive boxes, 1 diskette box, 1 oversized box, 13 objects)
Language of Materials
The Alpha Phi Omega Fraternity collection documents the activities of the Alpha Phi Omega, a Service Fraternity on Eastern Michigan University campus. Materials are arranged into ten series: Administrative Files including correspondence, address lists, and event fliers, Alumni Relations, Banquet Programs from 1997-2010, By laws, Constitution and History, Felix & Babble Book, Press & Publications, Service Files, Photographs and Objects. The collection is almost a complete record of the activities of Alpha Phi Omega; however, there are no service files from 1993 until the present.
- 1 2002 Banquet program. Multi copies.
- Alpha Phi Omega Fraternity records
- Courtney Dornburg, Brooke Boyst
- 2022 October 14
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