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Panhellenic Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 163

Scope and Contents

The Panhellenic Association records includes materials documenting the activities of both the Interfraternity Council and Panhellenic Association, particularly as it relates to their membership. Records include scrapbooks, awards, minutes, correspondence, pamphlets, brochures, news articles, RUSH and Fraternity Life guides, and more. Topics of particular interest include alcohol policies, racial issues, community involvement, housing, and black fraternities.


  • 1956 - 2002


Language of Materials

Collection material is in English.

Access Information

The collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Majority of material copyrights held by Purdue University. Select material copyrights held by original creator, typically in the case of newspaper articles. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.

historical information

The Purdue Panhellenic Association is a long-standing organization at Purdue University that represents 21 women's fraternities and sororities. Panhellenic is a self-governing body, with representatives from each of the member organizations. The mission of the Panhellenic Association is to promote academic excellence and promote involvement in Greek life. To achieve these goals, Panhellennic works on chapter and leadership development, scholarship, philanthropy and community service, member education, alumni involvement, and public relations.


2.425 Cubic Feet (Two full-width letter-size manuscript boxes, three flat boxes)

Physical Access Information

Scrapbooks are extremely fragile and require assistance from archives staff.

Acquisition Information

Majority of materials donated in installments by the Office of the Dean of Students on August 14, 2000 and October 13, 2000. Some materials were located in the Purdue Archives and Special Collections vertical files.

Processing Information

Materials have been rehoused in acid-free containers. Original order, where present, has been maintained. Collection is unprocessed.
Panhellenic Association records
Archive Staff, Adelle Rogers
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Edition statement
Second edition. Date of initial description is unknown.

Revision Statements

  • 2019-11-01: Preliminary box list created and instances, agents, scope and content, and subjects updated by Katey Watson.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

504 Mitch Daniels Boulevard
West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States