Omega Phi Alpha collection
04.OPA

Summary Information

Repository
Eastern Michigan University Archives
Title
Omega Phi Alpha collection
ID
04.OPA
Date [inclusive]
1992-2013
Extent
20.6 Linear feet 8 oversize boxes, 1 record center carton, 1 archives box, 1 framed item
Language
English
Abstract
The Omega Phi Alpha collection documents the history, administration and activities of the Gamma Chapter of Omega Phi Alpha at Eastern Michigan University. The collection is arranged in three series: Administration, History, Tradition and Ephemera, and Publicity and Outreach. The collection is arranged alphabetically. Records date from 1992-2013.

Preferred Citation note

Please cite materials from the University Archives in the following manner: Item. Collection Title. Eastern Michigan University Archives.

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Historical note

Omega Phi Alpha was founded at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio in 1967. It is a national service sorority, its brother organization being  Alpha Phi Omega. The Gamma Chapter of Omega Phi Alpha at Eastern Michigan University was one of the original chapters of the organization. Gamma Chapter was founded in 1967 and rechartered in 1992.

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Scope and Contents note

The Omega Phi Alpha collection is arranged into three series. 1.  Administration includes constitution and bylaws, contact lists, financial forms, minutes, and pledge journals and interviews. 2.  History, Tradition and Ephemera including photo albums, jacket, t-shirt, pin boxes, poems and songs, and scrapbooks. 3.  Publicity and Outreach contains event information, awards and certificates, newsletters and National Convention information. The collection is arranged alphabetically. Records date from 1992-2013.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Eastern Michigan University Archives 2014 February 24

Halle Library, Room 310
Ypsilanti, Michigan, 48197
734-487-2673
lib_archives@emich.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

Researchers are asked to request materials 24 hours prior to visiting the the University Archives.

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Greek letter societies
  • Omega Phi Alpha

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Collection Inventory

Administration 

Box Folder

Alumni Contact List 

1 1
FlatFile Object

Charter 1993 

C-4 1
Box Folder

Certificates 2009 

12 1

Colonization Guidebook 

1 2

Constitution and Bylaws 

Box Folder

Local 2007-2008 

1 3

National 2008-2010 

1 4
Box Folder

Demerits 2005-2006 

1 5

Family Tree Exercise 

12 2

Financial Forms 

1 6

Goals 2004-2005 

1 7

Mid-Year Report 2004 

1 8

Minutes 2008, 2011-2013 

1 9

National Convention, Salt Lake City 2012 

3 3

Officer List 2012-2013 

1 10

Oxfam Hunger Banquet undated 

12 4

Pledge Journals and Interviews 2012-2013 


    Box Folder
Text (32307024652860)   1 11
    Box Folder
Text (32307023283402)   12 5

Box Folder

Pledge Forms, Blank 

12 6

Survey 

1 12

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History, Tradition and Ephemera 

Box Folder

Album 

1 13
Box Object

Bag 

9 2

Banner 

11 5

Bowl 

10 2

Jacket 

9 1

Paddles 2009-2012 

6 7-8
Box Folder

Photographs 

1 14-16
Box Object

Picture Frames 

9 8-9

Pillow 

10 3

Pin Boxes 

9 10-11

Plaques 


    Box Object
Realia (32307024758683)   11 6
    Box Object
Realia (32307024653397)   10 4-5

Box Folder

Poems 

1 17
Box Object

Quilt Square 

11 7

Raggedy Ann Doll 

10 1

Scrapbooks 

Box Object

 1994-1995 

4 1

 1992-1994 

5 3

 1995-1996 

5 2

 1996-1997 

2 1

 1997-1998 

3 1

 1998 Fall 

4 3

 2001-2002 

4 4

 2002-2005 

5 4

 2005-2006 

4 2

 2006 Fall 

6 2

 2006-2007 

5 1

 2007 Winter 

8 2

 2007 Fall 

6 3

 2007-2008 

7 3

 2008 Fall 

8 1

 2008-2009 

6 5

 2009 Fall 

8 3

 2009-2010 

7 2
Box Folder

 2010 Winter 

1 18
Box Object

 2010-2011 

7 1
Box Folder

 2011 Winter 

1 19

 2011 Fall 

1 20
Box Object

 2011-2012 

8 4

 2012 

6 4

 2012 Fall 


    Box Object
Graphic materials (32307024758683)   11 1
    Box Object
Mixed materials (32307024653249)   6 1

 2013 Winter 


    Box Object
Mixed materials (32307024653249)   6 6
    Box Object
Graphic materials (32307024758683)   11 2

Box Object

 2013 Fall 

11 3
Box Folder

Undated 

1 21

Undated,Disassembled 

1 22
Box Folder

Songs 

1 23

T-shirts 

Box
9
Object
2-7
Box
11
Object
4

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Publicity and Outreach 

Box Folder

Awards and Certificates 2003-2012 

1 24

Correspondence 1992-1993, 2007, 2011-2013 

1 25

Events 2011 

1 26

National Convention 2006-2011 

1 27

Newsletters 1992-1993, 2007-2013 

1 28
Folder

Posters 2011 

1

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