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Greek Letter Societies collection

Identifier: UA-0009-0010

Scope and Contents note

Materials related to thirteen fraternities and sororities on the West Georgia College campus. These items include: Pamphlets from various organizations, a letter written by a student containing historical information, correspondence, membership forms, a medal, attendance ledgers, meeting minutes, newsletters, newspaper clippings, rituals of initiation, membership directories, and a scrapbook containing photographs and newspaper clippings of the Lambda chapter of Zeta Sigma Pi.


  • 1934-1996

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to all users.

Conditions Governing Use note

As stipulated by U.S. copyright laws.

Biographical/Historical note

The Greek Letter Society collection contains bylaws, historical information, member information, constitution, and statement of purpose. They also contain information on the structure of their respective organizations and national governing officers. Two of the documents explicitly name these organizations as belonging to West Georgia College, providing a chronology of the emergence of Greek Life on campus. This collection is a mix of fraternity and sorority honor societies, a few being co-ed. There are currently only five operating on campus. Several of these organizations re-named or re-incorporated their local name with the national. ETA Sigma evolved is a chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha which is still exists on campus. Beta Epsilon re-incorporated with the national name of Alpha Phi Alpha. Phi Sigma Alpha evolved into Zeta Sigma Pi.


0.42 Linear feet (1 box)




The Greek Letter Society collection contains miscellaneous documents that provide guidelines and historical information about thirteen fraternities or sororities on the West Georgia College campus. It does not contain a comprehensive list of societies.

Arrangement note

By Association, alphabetically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Provenance unknown. Transferred to Special Collections at an unknown date.

Processing Information note

Processed by Allison Perrigo, May 2019.

Guide to the Greek Letter Societies Collection UA-0009-0010
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Language of description note
Description is in English

Repository Details

Part of the University of West Georgia Special Collections Repository

Special Collections, Ingram Library
University of West Georgia
1601 Maple Street
Carrollton GA 30118-2000 United States