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Delta Kappa Gamma Society, Psi State, Mu Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: LH-0103

Scope and Contents note

The collection consists of scrapbooks, which include programs, newspaper articles, and notes; and publications, the majority of which are biennial histories but also include broader histories and profiles of leaders of the organization.

Dates

  • 1947-1992

Creator

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to all users; no restrictions

Conditions Governing Use note

As stipulated by U.S. copyright laws

Biographical/Historical note

Delta Kappa Gamma Society was founded on May 11, 1929, by twelve women at the University of Texas in Austin. Its mission is to promote professional and personal growth of women educators and excellence in education (www.dkg.org).

Psi State, Georgia, was founded on November 28, 1936, and the first chapter was organized in 1938 ("History of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society Psi State, Georgia," Volume I, found in Box 7, Item 1).

The Mu Chapter was founded on October 18, 1947 and geographically covered Carroll, Coweta, Heard, and Troup counties. Records do not indicate the exact date of dissolution.

Past Mu Chapter presidents included: Katie Downs of Carrollton (1947-1948), Martha Sue Jorday of Newnan (1954), and Buvena Rooks of Carrollton (1956-1960).

Extent

7.62 Linear feet (3 ov boxes; 7 boxes; 2 ov flat boxes)

Language

English

Overview

This collection contains materials related to the history of Delta Kappa Gamma Socety,Psi State, Mu Chapter, from 1947 to 1992.

Arrangement note

Collection is organized in three series: scrapbooks, publications, and oversize

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Materials were transferred to the University of West Georgia's Special Collections by the Neva Lomason Memorial Library of the West Georgia Regional Library System in December 2017.

Processing Information note

Processed by Russ Lenox, 2018
Title
Guide to the Delta Kappa Gamma Society,Psi State, Mu Chapter Records LH-0103
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Russ Lenox
Date
2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the University of West Georgia Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Special Collections, Ingram Library
University of West Georgia
1601 Maple Street
Carrollton GA 30118-2000 United States