Omega Psi Phi Fraternity collection
04.OPPF

 Theta Gamma chapter

Summary Information

Repository
Eastern Michigan University Archives
Title
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity collection
ID
04.OPPF
Date [bulk]
Bulk, 1980-2010
Date [inclusive]
1922-2010
Extent
0.4 Linear feet 1 archive box
Language
English
Abstract
The Omega Psi Phi Fraternity collection houses the materials of the Theta Gamma Chapter of the Fraternity at Eastern Michigan University. It contains Black Facts Tuesday Flyers, constitution and membership program literature, correspondence, Grand Conclave and regional conference information, flyers, programs, and event invitations, historical information, photographs, The Oracle, and miscellaneous papers of the Fraternity. The Theta Gamma chapter of Omega Psi Phi was founded at Eastern Michigan University in 1952. The Theta Gamma chapter hosted dances and monthly forums, discussing social problems in the early years of its existence at the University. The Theta Gamma chapter is still active on campus.

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 Psi Phi Fraternity was founded at Howard University on November 17, 1911 upon the principles of scholarship, manhood, perseverance, and uplift. A historically black fraternity, it was nationally incorporated on October 28, 1914 by its founding members Love, Cooper, and Coleman. The Theta Gamma chapter of Omega Psi Phi was founded at Eastern Michigan University in 1952. The Theta Gamma chapter hosted dances and monthly forums, discussing social problems in the early years of its existence at the University. The Theta Gamma chapter is still active on campus.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Eastern Michigan University Archives 2011 December 9

Halle Library, Room 310
Ypsilanti, Michigan, 48197
734-487-0020

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

Corporate Name(s)

  • Eastern Michigan University.
  • Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.

Subject(s)

  • College fraternities
  • Fraternities

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Collection Inventory

Black Facts Tuesday Flyers 


    Box Folder
Text (3230723991731)   1 1

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Clippings 1952-2000 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023991731)   1 2

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Constitution and Membership Program 1993-2006 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023991731)   1 3

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Correspondence 1952-2007 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023991731)   1 4

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Grand Conclave and Regional Conferences 2005-2008 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023991731)   1 5-6

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Grand Conclave: 75th, 2008/8/11-17 2008 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023991731)   1 7

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Event Flyers, Programs, Invitations 1971-2011 


    Box Folder
Text (Omega Psi Phi Events: Flyers, Programs, Invitations)   1 8

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History 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023991731)   1 9-10

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Miscellaneous 1994-2005 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023991731)   1 11

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Photographs 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023991731)   1 12

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The Oracle 1922-2007 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023991731)   1 13-14

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