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Eta Chapter, Delta Kappa Gamma

 Collection
Identifier: AC-492

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of administrative records related to the Delta Kappa Gamma Society. The local Eta Chapter, Alpha State Region, and International Society are all represented. Materials consist of organizational records, administrative records, newsletters, yearbooks, rosters, programs, meetings, correspondence, photographs, by-laws, financial records, history, and programs related to the activities of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society between the late 1920s and the early 2000s.

Dates

  • 1929 - 2004

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions apply.

Conditions Governing Use

The Tyrrell Historical Library holds copyright. The researcher must secure permission to publish. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to the Tyrrell Historical Library. The researcher assumes full responsibility for complying with copyright, literary property rights, and libel laws.

Historical Note

The Delta Kappa Gamma Society is a professional society for women educators, founded on May 11, 1929 at the University of Texas in Austin, Texas. The organization is structured into three levels consisting of local chapters, state organizations, and international organizations. Annie Webb Blanton is credited with developing the idea for the society while working as a faculty member at the University of Texas. The mission of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society is "to promote professional and personal growth of women educators and excellence in education."

Extent

8 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Delta Kappa Gamma Society is a professional society for women educators, founded on May 11, 1929 at the University of Texas in Austin, Texas. The mission of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society is "to promote professional and personal growth of women educators and excellence in education." Materials consist of organizational records, administrative records, newsletters, yearbooks, rosters, programs, meetings, correspondence, photographs, by-laws, financial records, history, and programs related to the activities of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society between the late 1920s and the early 2000s. The local Eta Chapter, Alpha State Region, and International Society are all represented.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged into 7 series.

Series 1: Eta Chapter Records, 1929-2002

Series 2: Eta Chapter Yearbooks, 1935-2002

Series 3: Eta Chapter Photographs, 1980-1998

Series 4: Artifacts, undated

Series 5: Eta Chapter Newsletter, 1956-2003

Series 6: Greater Beaumont Chapters Program, 1950-2004

Series 7: Alpha State Records, 1929-2001

Series 8: International Society, 1929-2002

Title
Finding Aid for the Eta Chapter, Delta Kappa Gamma Records, 1929-2004
Author
Jennifer Perritt
Date
January 25, 2021
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Tyrrell Historical Library Archives Repository

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