Alpha Epsilon Phi collection
Scope and Contents
Collection consists of various materials including song sheets and songbooks, rush manuals, house contracts, scrapbook pages, and photographs.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.
This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.
Biographical / Historical
Alpha Epsilon Phi began in 1909 at Barnard College in New York and was founded by seven Jewish women. The Minnesota chapter, the Alpha Iota Chapter, began in 1938, closed in 1978, and then was reestablished in 2008.
[Taken from "A Brief History of Alpha Epsilon Phi" in Box 1, Folder 3, as well as aephimn.wordpress.com/about]
0.80 Cubic Feet (1 oversize box)
Language of Materials
This collection consists of administrative and rush materials related to the historically Jewish sorority Alpha Epsilon Phi at the University of Minnesota.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated in part by Donna Tilson in June 2021. Collection donated in part by Shirleymae Lane to the Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest. Collection donated in part by Muriel Caplan to the Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest.
- Greek letter societies Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Greek letter societies -- Minnesota Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Jews -- Minnesota Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- University of Minnesota Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Alpha Epsilon Phi collection, 1909-2004
- Kate Dietrick
- January 2022
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- December 2022: Revised to add newly found materials