Lambda Chi Alpha. Alpha Pi Chapter (University of Denver)
Local fraternity Phi Theta Kappa accepted as Lambda Chi Alpha at DU in January 16, 1917.
Sources “Denver’s Fraternities Have Fifty Year Histories,” The Denver Clarion, vol. 46, issue 1, September 10, 1941, pg. 3.
University contracts with four fraternities to construct houses along East Evans and South Gaylord in 1929. (Beta Theta Pi, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Lambda Chi Alpha, Kappa Sigma)
Breck, A.D. (1996). From the rockies to the world (pg.125); University of Denver. Special Collections and Archives; Card Catalog. Buildings- Fraternities. Beta Theta Pi; “The Fraternity Way,” 1951, U172._.0003, Orgs-Greeks folder; “The Greek Way,” 1956-57, U172._.0003, Orgs-Greeks folder. University of Denver. Special Collections and Archives. Card Catalog. Buildings- Fraternities. Kappa Sigma.
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Lambda Chi Alpha is a social fraternity organization in the United States started in the early 1900s. The Alpha Pi Zeta chapter of Lambda Chi Alpha is the University of Denver's local chapter, and this collection contains records and materials from the establishment of the chapter in 1917 to now. Materials in the collection include papers, photographs, scrapbooks, and bound minutes books.
Dates: 1917 - 2018
Overview Homecoming revisited. The Chancellor and Queen Fran – Queen Fran De Young was named queen and coronated by Chancellor Alter. Chloe! Where’s Chloe? – Herb Hoard peeks out of the HRM Victor television looking for Chloe in the production of “Suspense” at the Greek Talent Show. Goodbye, Cruel World – The DU football player flushed the Utah Aggie down the toilet, as the judges awarded Lambda Chi Alpha first place for their house decoration. There’s Method to Our Madness – The Phi Kappa Sigma’s prize...
Dates: 1955 November 15
Overview 1956 May Day “Showboat” Docks; Lambda Chi Alpha Wins Overall May Day Trophy. Pompous Ceremony – Margery Reed Cornerstone Laid Twenty-Eight Years Ago. ROTC Cadets Elect Queen At Annual Military Dance. May Days “Showboat” Termed Extravaganza. All School and Class Office Elections begin on May 10, 1956.
Dates: 1956 May 8
Overview Julius Caesar Satire Pleases Large Audience. Lambda Chi Overall Winner in Homecoming Competition. Dedication of Residence Halls Set for Sunday. Homecoming Activities Don’t All go Exactly as Original Plans Called for. Senate to Hear UFD Problems. Summer Tour Meeting.
Dates: 1958 November 18
Overview A.U.S.A. Elections Today – Student to Select 1960-61 DU Student Body Offers. May Days to Open May 5. Mayfair to Open Thursday Evening in DU Field House. Senior Honoraries to Tap Students at Twilight Sing. Lambda Chi Alpha Push Cart Races to be Held May 6. Gamma Phi Places First in Annual Speech Tournament. May 7, Date for May Days Prom.
Dates: 1960 May 3
Overview Radiators Might Flame, But Studies Must go on. Sports Editor Powell Chosen Tuesday to Edit ’65 K-Book. Boklund Surveys Hamlet’s Problems in Lecture “Judgement in Shakespeare”. Fine Arts Week Closes Tonight with Two Films. Lambda Chi’s Go Kidnapping for MSS.
Dates: 1964 May 15
Overview LBJ Swamps Barry by 5 3 Margin in Mock Presidential Election Tues. – 900 Cast Ballots Despite Protests of Y-R President. Printer’s Errors Cited as Fault in A and S Bulletin. Greek Week Goddess. Intramural Facilities – Senators Act on Improvements. Winter Carnival. Lambda Chi Pushcart Races Highlight Greek Week Events.
Dates: 1964 October 30
Overview Due process criticism unwarranted; procedure meets Supreme Court ruling. Lambda Chi-Delta Gamma win May Days first overall. Sit-iners explain their aims at public press conference. “LSD” liquid really water. 39 to appeal cases to Conduct Board. Physicist to speak on flares.
Dates: 1968 May 7