Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, Iota Chapter Records, Addendum

MC 575a

Special Collections
University of Arkansas Libraries

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Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701-4002
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Machine-readable finding aid encoded in EAD by Zachary Morgan, 2017.

Finding aid is written in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Creator
Delta Kappa Gamma Society International
Title
Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, Iota Chapter Records, Addendum
Inclusive Dates
1948-2001
Identification
MC 575a
Extent
.8 linear feet (2 containers)
Language
Materials are in English.
Repository
Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries

Access Information

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email specoll@uark.edu at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Use Information

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Acquisition Information

The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, Iota Chapter Records, Addendum was donated to the Special Collections Department by Martha M. Agee, President, Iota Chapter, Delta Kappa Gamma, Fayetteville, Arkansas, on May 1, 2001.

Processing Information

Processed by Vera Ekechukwu; completed in August 2001.

Preferred Form of Citation

Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, Iota Chapter Records, Addendum (MC 575a), Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.

Biographical Note

Delta Kappa Gamma Society was organized May 11, 1929. Twelve women, most of whom were Texans, visualized and organized a society for women teachers and the glorification of their profession. The Iota Chapter was organized in 1944 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Twenty-one members were initiated that evening. Louise Bell was the first president. Iota Chapter Founders were: Zilpha Battey, Louise Bell, Nieta Berry, Lena Cannon, Juanita Caudle, Lillie B. Cochran, Bessie Coventon, Jo Ellen Crouch, Genevieve Dennis, Margaret Discher, Ila Ellis, Stella Hall, Velma Hall, Stella Palmer Hotz, Kara Jordon, Laura MacDonald, Mary McCutchan, Mattie Cal Maxted, Juanita Prater, Elizabeth Richardson, Elizabeth Shipley, Margaret Simpson, and Beulah Whitcomb.

Scope and Content Note

The records comprise yearbooks, 1948-2001 (incomplete run); newsletters, Dec 1959-Winter 2000 (incomplete run); a 1973 Directory; and one folder with membership information.

Related Materials

Some of the yearbooks and newsletters missing from this addendum are found in the original Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, Iota Chapter Records, 1961-1984

Arrangement of the Papers

Materials are arranged by format and then chronologically.

Detailed Description of the Collection

The following contains a detailed list of the materials in the collection

Box 1

Box 1 Folder 1

Yearbooks, 1948-1958

Box 1 Folder 2

Yearbooks, 1959-1971

Box 1 Folder 3

Yearbooks, 1978-1994

Box 1 Folder 4

Yearbooks, 1994-2001

Box 1 Folder 5

Newsletters, Dec 1959-Apr 1961

Box 1 Folder 6

Newsletters, Oct 1961-Apr 1967

Box 2 Folder 1

Newsletters, Oct 1967-Mar 1973

Box 2 Folder 2

Newsletters, Feb 1985-Apr 1988

Box 2 Folder 3

Newsletters, Oct 1993-Winter 2000

Box 2 Folder 4

Directory, 1973

Box 2 Folder 5

Membership Information, n.d.

END OF COLLECTION

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