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MSS 012 Delta Kappa Gamma collection Edit

Summary

Identifier
MSS 012

Dates

  • 1939-1994 (Creation)

Extents

  • 8.69 Linear Feet (Whole)
    8 boxes

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Notes

  • Abstract

    Scrapbooks containing publications, photographs, and clippings related to the activities of the Gamma Chapter of Psi State, Delta Kappa Gamma International.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Margaret Schneider

  • Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required. Apply in the Heritage Room for access.

  • Preferred Citation

    Delta Kappa Gamma, MSS 012, Heritage Room, Athens Clarke-County Library

  • Biographical / Historical

    The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International was founded on May 11, 1929 by Annie Webb Blanton, a professor at the University of Texas at Austin and former state superintendent of education. The organization was intended to united women educators in efforts to enhance professionalization, recognize women’s work in the field of education, and provide scholarships. The Athens chapter was founded on December 10, 1939. Margaret Blair, one of the founders of Psi State, organized the chapter and served as its first president.

  • Scope and Contents

    Eleven scrapbooks detailing the events and accomplishments of the members of the Gamma Chapter of Psi State, Delta Kappa Gamma International, from its founding in 1939 through 1994. The scrapbooks include official publications, photographs, and clippings.

    The bound volume of the Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin includes the following issues: Volume VI Number 1 November, 1939; Volume VI Number 2 January, 1940; Volume VI Number 3 March, 1940; Volume VI Number 4 June, 1940; Volume VII Number 1 November, 1940; Volume VII Number 2 January, 1941; Volume VII Number 3 March, 1941; Volume VII Number 4 June, 1941; Volume VIII Number 1 November, 1941; Volume VIII Number 2 January, 1941; Volume VIII Number 3 March, 1942; Volume VIII Number 4 June, 1942; Volume IX Number 1 November, 1942; Volume IX Number 2 January, 1943; Volume IX Number 3 March, 1943; Volume IX Number 4 June, 1943.

  • Arrangement

    The collection is organized in two series: Series I. Scrapbooks; Series II. Bound volume of the Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin.

Instances

  • Type
    Mixed Materials
    Container 1 Type
    Box
    Container 1 Indicator
    1-8
    Container 2 Type
    Folder
    Container 2 Indicator
    1-34
    Container 3 Type
    Object
    Container 3 Indicator
    1-6

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