Overview of the Collection
Special Collections & Archives
University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire
P.O. Box 4004
105 Garfield Ave.
Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004
Reference Code: USGZE AS544
Accession Number: 99-45, 00-07, 06-14, 21-002, 22-017
Collection Number: Archives Series 544
Creators: Alpha Phi Omega. Eta Lambda Chapter (University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire)
Title: Alpha Phi Omega. Eta Lambda Chapter (University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire) Records
Dates: 1949–2011, 2014–2016. Bulk: 1949–2000
Quantity: 6.9 linear feet (3 record cartons, 1 archives box, 1 flat box, 1 unboxed scrapbook)
Location of collection: D3/1d, D7/3f, A4/3g, A4/1h, D3/1d, D7/3g, A4/3g, A4/1h
Languages: Collection materials are in English.
Summary: Records and scrapbooks of a service fraternity.
Biographical / Historical Note
Alpha Phi Omega, a national coeducational service fraternity, was founded in Easton, Pennsylvania in 1925. The Eta Lambda Chapter was established at Eau Claire State Teachers College in 1949. The chapter engages in service activities to support organizations such as the American Red Cross, the Special Olympics, the Salvation Army, and the campus health center. The chapter also organizes dances, parties, and other social events.
Records include a charter, by-laws, membership lists, alumni files, meeting minutes, newsletters, pledge materials, anniversary materials, photographs, scrapbooks, and artifacts.
Acquisition Information: Transferred to the University Archives by Activities & Programs. Two cubic feet of additional material added in April 2022, donated by Preston Podolski.
Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public.
Use Restrictions: Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. Copyright owned by the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire.
Processing Note: Processed by Colleen McFarland in November 2007.
OCLC #: 34373987
University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire — Alpha Phi Omega.
University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire — Students — Societies and clubs.
Greek letter societies — Wisconsin–Eau Claire.
Detailed List of Contents
50th Anniversary Materials
1949–1979, 1983, 1988,
1985, 1989, 1993–1996
Sweatshirt — Short Sleeved, black base with white emblem and lettering on front “Alpha Phi Omega Eta Lambda”
Coffee mug — navy blue base with yellow Greek letters ΑΦΩ
Wood Plague, “Region 1X, Alpha Phi Omega”
President’s Binder (has corresponding flash drive with files, ca. 2009-2016)
Chapter Programming and Relations Officer Binder
Newspaper Articles, Donation/Service Recognition
Photographs — group shots/pledges