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The Louisville Sphinx

 Collection — Box: Non-UL periodicals 1
Identifier: 2021_038

Publication of the Alpha Lambda chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha. Includes news about the organization and its members, opinions, and other information for members. Beginning in 2013, the publication moved to a blog format.


  • Summer 2009 - Winter 2013


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This material is open to the public.

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Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Louisville; please consult a reference archivist for more information.


.1 linear feet (1 folder)

Biographical / Historical

Alpha Lambda chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha was established in 1911 as the first graduate chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. It grew out of an earlier organization, the University, Club which met at the Western Branch Library to discuss current topics of the day. The chapter was established by Richard Hill with the assistance of Jewel Jones. Early members included J.O. Blanton, A. S. Brock, W.T. Peyton, J. H. Hubert, W. Welch, F. Johnson, C.A. Powell, J.T. Clark, W. Ballard, and D. L. Lawson. [This information has been adapted from the Alpha Lambda chapter site:]

The Louisville Sphinx
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Part of the University of Louisville Archives and Special Collections Repository

Ekstrom Library, Lower Level Room 17
Louisville KY 40292
502 852-6752