American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) records
Collection contains bound correspondence pertaining to the local chapters of AHEPA for the period of 1922-1950 (Series 1). Additional organizational records including supreme convention minutes (1929-1980), convention summary minutes (1925-1981), yearbooks (1936-1981), the AHEPAN magazine (1927-1981), lists of officers, and death records were microfilmed. Selected microfilm reels were digitized in 2021 and are available under Subseries 1 of Series 2.
- Order of AHEPA. (Organization)
Language of Materials
English, some Greek
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A fraternal, cultural, and social organization, the Order of AHEPA (American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association) was founded in 1922 to fight discrimination and to help newly arrived Greeks adapt to American life. Today the Order has over 50,000 members with greater than 500 chapters in the United States, Canada, Australia, Greece, and Cyprus. Also part of the AHEPA Family are the Daughters of Penelope, and the junior orders, the Sons of Pericles, and the Maids of Athena, for young men and women respectively. The AHEPA Family encourages the dissemination of Hellenic ideals and culture, provides financial assistance to various charities, sponsors youth tours to Greece, provides college scholarships, and encourages the study of Greek language and culture. The mission of the AHEPA Family is to promote Hellenism, Education, Philanthropy, Civic Responsibility, and Family and Individual Excellence. For more information about the organization, please visit their Web site http://www.ahepa.org/ahepa/.
63 Linear Feet
79 microfilm rolls
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