Sigma Alpha Iota Archives

Sigma Alpha IotaSigma Alpha Iota, an International Music Fraternity, was organized in 1903 “to form chapters of music students and musicians who shall by their influence and their musical interest uphold the highest ideals of a music education; to raise the standard of productive musical work among the women students of colleges, conservatories and universities.” As of December 2004, its membership included 211 active college chapters, 120 alumnae chapters, and one International Chapter.

 Sigma Alpha Iota in the Archives

The SLC Archives became the repository for Sigma Alpha Iota’s national records in 1997. Material includes scrapbooks and yearbooks from over 25 local chapters, convention materials, national office correspondence and subject files, photographs of prominent members and honorary members, national service projects, and Pan Pipes.

Please visit the Archives database for detailed information on the contents of the Sigma Alpha Iota Archives:


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