Phi Kappa Phi Society collection
04.PKPS

Summary Information

Repository
Eastern Michigan University Archives
Title
Phi Kappa Phi Society collection
ID
04.PKPS
Date
2012
Extent
2.6 Linear feet 1 record center carton, 1 oversize tube
Language
English
Abstract
Phi Kappa Phi Society was founded in 1897 at the University of Maine. It is one of the nation's oldest, largest and most selective collegiate societies for academics. Phi Kappa Phi promotes and recognizes academic excellence in all fields of study of higher education. Phi Kappa Phi's 154th chapter was installed at Eastern Michigan University on September 18, 1973. The Phi Kappa Phi Society collection contains information on the Eastern Michigan University Chapter. The collection contains information on chapter history, chapter records, membership list, meeting minutes, clippings, correspondence, National Handbooks, and programs. The collection is arranged alphabetically and divided into two main series,  Administration and History, and  Publicity and Outreach. Records date from 1973 to 2006.

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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Administrative History

Phi Kappa Phi Society was founded in 1897 at the University of Maine. It is one of the nation's oldest, largest and most selective collegiate societies for academics. Since its founding Phi Kappa Phi Society has initiated over 1 million members. Phi Kappa Phi promotes and recognizes academic excellence in all fields of study of higher education. Juniors and seniors in undergraduate school may be initiated if they are in the top 7.5% or 10% of their classes respectively.

Phi Kappa Phi's 154th chapter was installed at Eastern Michigan University on September 18, 1973.

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Scope and Contents

The Phi Kappa Phi Society collection contains information on the Eastern Michigan University Chapter. The collection contains information on chapter history, chapter records, membership list, meeting minutes, clippings, correspondence, National Handbooks, and programs.

The collection is arranged alphabetically and divided into two main series, Administration and History, and  Publicity and Outreach. Administration and History series contains information on chapter history, chapter records, initiates list, invitations to membership, meeting minutes, and membership and elections. The chapter records are further divided up chronologically dating from 1973 to 1983. The meeting minutes are also further divided chronologically dating from 1973 to 1977, 1981 to 1993. The Publicity and Outreach series includes information on announcements, clippings, correspondence, member mailing lists, memorandums, National Handbooks, newsletters, petition, programs and releases.

Records date from 1973 to 2006.

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Arrangement of Materials

The collection is arranged into two series: 1. Administration and History which contains information on Phi Kappa Phi society's chapter history, chapter records, initiates list, invitations to membership, meeting minutes, membership and elections; 2. Publicity and Outreach contains information on announcements, clippings, correspondence, member mailing lists, memorandums, national handbooks, newsletters, petitions, programs and releases.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Eastern Michigan University Archives 2012 June 6

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

Subject(s)

  • Degrees, Academic
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Greek letter societies
  • Michigan State Normal School

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Collection Inventory

Administration and History 

Chapter History 1973 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023993950)   1 1

Chapter Records 1973-1983 

1973-1974 1973-1974 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023993950)   1 2

1974-1975 1974-1975 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023993950)   1 3

1975-1976 1975-1976 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023993950)   1 4

1976-1977 1976-1977 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023993950)   1 5

1977-1978 1977-1978 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023993950)   1 6

1978-1979 1978-1979 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023993950)   1 7

1979-1980 1979-1980 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023993950)   1 8

1980-1981 1980-1981 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023993950)   1 9

1981-1982 1981-1982 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023993950)   1 10

1982-1983 1982-1983 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023993950)   1 11

Initiates List 1974-1999 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023993950)   1 12

Invitations to Membership Lists 1967-1982 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023993950)   1 13

Meeting Minutes 

Box
1
Folder
14

1973-1977 1973-1977 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023993950)   1 14

1981-1993 1981-1993 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023993950)   1 15

Membership and Elections 1973-1985 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023993950)   1 16

Membership Pins 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023993950)   1 17

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Publicity and Outreach 

Annoucements 1974-1994 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023993950)   1 18

Banners 

Clippings 1973-2006 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023993950)   1 19

Correspondence 1972-1975 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023993950)   1 20-21

Flyers 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023993950)   1 22

Guest Speakers 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023993950)   1 23

Member Mailing Lists 1977-1999 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023993950)   1 24

Memorandums 1972-1974 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023993950)   1 25

National Handbooks 1983 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023993950)   1 26

Newsletter 1984-1989 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023993950)   1 27

Petition October 18, 1972 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023993950)   1 28

Photographs 1987 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023993950)   1 29

Programs 1973-2006 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023993950)   1 30

Releases 1973-2001 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023993950)   1 31

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Blue and Gold Banner 


    Oversize Object
Realia (32307024756703)   1 1-2

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