Alpha Gamma

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Alpha Gamma
ΑΓ
Founded 1867[1]
Cumberland University
Lebanon, Tennessee
Type Social

Alpha Gamma (ΑΓ) was an American collegiate fraternity. It was founded at Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tennessee in 1867.[1] About 21 chapters developed, with prominent chapters at Washington & Jefferson College, Trinity University, Mercersburg College, Southwestern Presbyterian University, Cumberland University, and the West Virginia University.[1] The fraternity's badge consisted of a golden shield with a globe, six stars, and a pennant with "ΑΓ."[1]

The fraternity eventually disbanded.[1] The Trinity and West Virginia University chapters were disbanded because of the anti-fraternity laws.[1] The Washington & Jefferson College and Southwestern Presbyterian University chapters joined Alpha Tau Omega.[1] The remainder disbanded.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Baird, William Raimond (1905). "Alpha Gamma". Baird's Manual of American College Fraternities (6th ed.). The Alcolm Company. p. 433.