ALPHA DELTA KAPPA

Manuscript MS-074

1972-1996

 

Source: Cynthia Estes, 1986; the Club, 1992 & 1996; Mary Beth Colley, 1999

Size: 5 Linear Feet

Shelving Units: 12 scrapbooks

Processing: PHW, November 2001

 

HISTORICAL NOTE

            Alpha Delta Kappa is an international sorority for women educators. The LaGrange chapter was chartered with 10 members on March 19, 1972, and was designated the   Beta Iota Chapter. The purpose of the organization is to recognize outstanding women educators, to develop a fellowship among them, to encourage high standards of education, and to promote educational and charitable projects and activities. Over the years, the sorority has been involved in numerous projects including holiday programs with the Royal Elaine Nursing Home (now Twin Fountains Nursing Home) and academic scholarships to local students entering the teaching profession. Members of the sorority frequently take part in local, regional, and international conferences.

 

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

             This collection is comprised of 12 scrapbooks. The scrapbooks contain photographs, membership list, minutes of meetings, news articles, event programs, and correspondence. The scrapbooks give insight into the type of activities and programs in which the sorority participates.

 

CONTAINER LIST

            Volume 1-12: 1972-1996

 

TRACINGS

Women – Societies & Clubs

Educational Associations