Epsilon Pi Alpha.  Records of Epsilon Pi Alpha, 1928-2008.

GACA Collection 95



Epsilon Pi Alpha.  Records of Epsilon Pi Alpha, 1928-2008.  GACA Collection 95.  2 Half Hollinger boxes.


ABSTRACT :

The Epsilon Pi Alpha collection consists of minutes, programs, member surveys, constitutions, correspondence, pledge and membership lists, event information, and a group history documenting the organization at Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minnesota.  Member surveys provide a wealth of information about active and former members including details about interests, careers, and pledge dates.  The Gustavus branch of this social fraternity formed during October 1928.  Folders are organized alphabetically.


HISTORICAL NOTE:

The Gustavus branch of Epsilon Pi Alpha formed on 10 October 1928.  Members known as “Eppies” took part in a number of activities.  In past years, the group prided itself on doing the following: beer busts, parties, an autumn pig roast and banquet, UNICEF collection, trips to North Stars games and the Shrine Circus with local kids, rush parties, spring canoe trips and steak frys, Campus Chest activities, participation in I.M.s, taking a summer canoe trip, and THETAS.  Epsilon Pi Alpha was recognized as Fraternity of the Year at Gustavus during the 2006-07 academic year.  The group remained active as of February 2009. 

Information obtained from the collection and the organization’s webpage at http://gustavus.edu/orgs/greeks/eppies/home.html.


RESTRICTIONS:

There are no restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.


COLLECTION CITATION:

Epsilon Pi Alpha.  Records of Epsilon Pi Alpha, 1928-2008. GACA Collection 95.  Gustavus Adolphus College Archives, St. Peter, Minnesota.


ACQUISITION:

Dean C. Wahlund transferred this collection during 1986.


PROCESSED BY:

Jeff A. Jenson processed this collection and developed the finding aid during February 2009.


SUBJECT HEADINGS:

Epsilon Pi Alpha Fraternity (Gustavus Adolphus College)
Gustavus Adolphus College--Fraternities.
Gustavus Adolphus College--Student organizations.


GACA Collection 95

Box

Folder

Annual Golf Tournament, 2003, 2005, 2008

2

6

Constitution and Revisions, March 1968 and undated

1

1

Correspondence, 1976-82

1

2

Golden Anniversary, 1977-78

2

8

History, 1929-60 (Handwritten)

2

1

Minutes and Membership Lists, 10 October 1928-8 February 1949

1

3

Minutes, 12 September 1960-7 February 1967

1

4

Miscellaneous, 1979 and undated

2

2

Newsletter, 2005

2

6

Pledge Lists and Rushing Information, c. 1961-65

1

5

President’s Handbook and Activity Notebook, 6 September 1973

1

6

Programs, 1949-89

2

3

Surveys, Sent to Members, Concerning reunion, 1977-78

2

4

Surveys, Sent to Past Members, Concerning reunion, 1977-78 (Includes Correspondence and Address Lists)

2

5

Website Information, 2001

2

7