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Delta Kappa Gamma Society, Delta Chapter records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-079

Scope and Contents

This collection documents the long history of the Delta Kappa Gamma, Delta Chapter, Society. DKG is a professional organization of women educators. Members must have at least five years experience in education. The national society began in 1929 and the Delta Chapter was established at the Northland Hotel in Marquette in 1939. The officers include president, vice president, recording secretary, corresponding secretary, treasurer, and historian. The society works on legislation, education support, and scholarships.

The collection consists of scrapbooks that maintain meeting programs, news clippings, correspondence, and photographs of the Delta chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma society in Marquette, Michigan. Also included are a collection of bulletins from the state and national organizations. A second accession consists of correspondence, group meeting minutes, membership lists, Future Teacher Sponsorship (1956), Save the Children Foundation (George Thevaios and Leila Hamalainen) correspondence, Chapter Organization records (1939), membership transfer applications, newsletters, and various publications. The collection's materials date from 1938 to 2000.

Dates

  • 1938 - 2000

Creator

Conditions Governing Access note

No restrictions. Open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from the records of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society, Delta Chapter must be obtained from the University Archivist. The University Archivist may be reached by phone at 906-227-1225, or e-mail, mrobyns@nmu.edu. The University Archivist may also be reached in Room 126 of the Learning Resource Center, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI.

Historical Note

The Delta Kappa Gamma society is a professional organization of women educators. Members must have at least five years experience in education in order to join. The national society began in 1929 and the Delta Chapter was established at the Northland Hotel in Marquette in 1939. The officers include president, vice president, recording secretary, corresponding secretary, treasurer, and historian. The society works on legislation, education support, and scholarships at the local, state, and national levels.

Extent

2 Cubic Feet

Arrangement

This collection consists of 16 series arranged by subject. These series have a total of 37 files, original order has been maintained where possible, otherwise the material is chronological.
Title
Delta Kappa Gamma Society, Delta Chapter records
Status
Completed
Author
Marcus C. Robyns Glenda K. Ward
Date
5/21/2010
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives Repository

Contact:
Harden Learning Resources Center 126
1401 Presque Isle Ave
Marquette 49855 United States
906-227-1225
906-227-1333 (Fax)

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