Alpha Gamma Pi Sorority.

Title:

Alpha Gamma Pi records

Identifier:

BMRC.CHM.ALPHAGAMMAPI.SURVEY

Repository:

Chicago History Museum

Extent:

1.5 Linear feet

Dates:

1963-1984

Historical note

Alpha Gamma Pi is an African American sorority organized to honor progressive women, serve as role models, and provide college scholarships. Women were recognized for their academic and social achievements, especially those from low-income backgrounds. Founded by Alberta Myers.

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence, meeting minutes, membership records, newspaper clippings, financial materials, photographs, event materials, by-laws, directories, resumes, treasurer reports, receipt books (4 v. 1964-1973), and checks issued to scholarship recipients. Newspaper clippings relate to sorority members and events.

Processing Information note

This collection was surveyed as part of the Black Metropolis Research Consortium's Survey Initiative on 2010 May 4 by Lisa Calahan and Andrew Steadham.

Subjects

INVENTORY