Pi Kappa Alpha’s Archives Collection gathers together letters, ephemera, documents, clippings, sheet music and more from the fraternity’s history. Explore themes like leadership training and military service. Browse the history of individual chapters, prominent members of Pi Kappa Alpha, or fraternity presidents. View National Convention materials from the 1870s to the present day, and more.
Watch and listen to history firsthand in Pi Kappa Alpha's audio/visual collection. See videos of convention speeches and activities. Listen to audio recordings of Pi Kappa Alpha songs like PiKA Forever and How'd You Like to Be a PiKA?. Also, oral history interviews with prominent alumni can be found here.
Discover Pi Kappa Alpha’s history in its own words through this collection of history books published by the fraternity and handbooks developed to guide its members.
Pi Kappa Alpha’s image collection offers an expansive visual record of fraternity history. This collection ranges from nineteenth century portraits of Pi Kappa Alpha founders to chapter house photographs and from snapshots of chapter life and alumni activities to convention and province gatherings.
Mother Camper first visited Alpha Sigma Chapter at California-Berkeley in 1909 when the chapter was called the CalMedico Club. Her capacity was that of chaperone at a house dance. When the CalMedico Club became a Pike chapter, she became the housemother. Serving four decades, she watched the ceaseless turnover in her fraternity family. She was a quiet woman with a long memory, a stout loyalty, and a fierce devotion to her sons.
Browse Pi Kappa Alpha’s Object Collection, which includes a wide range of artifacts documenting fraternity history, chapter life, and the achievements of significant members. Discover convention souvenirs, member badges, chapter memorabilia, medals honoring Pi Kappa Alpha’s tradition of military service, and more.
Explore Pi Kappa Alpha’s collection of scrapbooks kept by former members and discover a rich record of memories and experiences. From photographs of Pi Kappa Alpha members and campus life to clippings describing campus events and milestone achievements in academics, athletics, and military service to event programs and banquet invitations, scrapbooks offer an unparalleled glimpse into life lived in Pi Kappa Alpha’s past.
Trace the evolution of Pi Kappa Alpha over the years through issues of its magazine The Shield and Diamond, first published in 1890 and still connecting members of the fraternity well over a century later. Search for or navigate to individual articles or select an issue to read through in its entirety.