Pi Omega Pi Society collection
04.POPS

Summary Information

Repository
Eastern Michigan University Archives
Title
Pi Omega Pi Society collection
ID
04.POPS
Date [inclusive]
1949-1985
Extent
2.4 Linear feet 1 archive box, 1 oversize box
Language
English
Abstract
Pi Omega Pi Society was founded in on June 13, 1923 at Northeast Missouri State Teachers College in Kirksville, Missouri. The society exists to create, encourage, promote and extend interest in scholarship and to promote high ethical standards in business and professional life. The Beta Phi Chapter of Pi Omega Pi was established at Eastern Michigan University on June 4, 1949. This chapter became defunct in the late 1980s. The Pi Omega Pi Society collection contains information about constitution and history, meeting minutes, pledge books, newsletters, pamphlets and yearbooks. The collection is arranged alphabetically. The collection is divided into two series,  Administration and History, and  Publicity and Outreach. The records date from 1949 to 1985.

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

Pi Omega Pi Society was founded in on June 13, 1923 at Northeast Missouri State Teachers College in Kirksville, Missouri. The society exists to create, encourage, promote and extend interest in scholarship and to promote high ethical standards in business and professional life. They are affiliated with the National Business Teacher Education Honor Society. Members may be undergraduate or graduate business students.

The Beta Phi Chapter of Pi Omega Pi was established at Eastern Michigan University on June 4, 1949. This chapter became defunct in the late 1980s.

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Scope and Contents

The Pi Omega Pi Society collection contains information about constitution and history, meeting minutes, pledge books, newsletters, pamphlets and yearbooks. The collection is arranged alphabetically.

The collection is divided into two series. The first series Administration and History includes information on constitution and history, meeting minutes, membership lists, pledge books and scrapbook. The meeting minutes are further subdivided chronologically from 1949-1958 and 1959-1963. The second series includes information on  Publicity and Outreach. This series includes chapter newsletters, Here and There National Newsletters, pamphlets, and the Pi Omegan National Yearbook. The chapter newsletter series is further subdivided chronologically 1959-1967, 1968-1972, 1973-1979. The Here and There National Newsletter series is also further subdivided chronologically 1958-1965, and 1968-1979.

The records date from 1949 to 1985.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Eastern Michigan University Archives 2012 June 4

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)

  • Business education
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Greek letter societies
  • Michigan State Normal School

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Collection Inventory

Administration and History 

Box Folder

Constitution and History 1951-1976 

1 1

Meeting Minutes 

Box Folder

1949-1958 1949-1958 

1 2

1959-1963 1959-1963 

1 3
Box Folder

Membership Lists 1949-1979 

1 4

Pledge Books 1969-1978 

1 5
Box Object

Scrapbook 1949-1982 

2 1

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Publicity and Outreach 

Chapter Newsletters 1959-1985 

Box Folder

1959-1967 1959-1967 

1 6

1968-1972 1968-1972 

1 7

1973-1985 1973-1985 

1 8

Here and There National Newsletter 1958-1979 

Box Folder

1958-1965 1958-1965 

1 9

1968-1979 1968-1979 

1 10
Box Folder

Pamphlets 1967-1978 

1 11

Pi Omegan National Yearbook 1959-1973 

1 12

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