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Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Duluth Chapters records

 Collection
Identifier: S3710

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Kappa chapter minutes (1950-1986); Beta chapter minutes (1992, 2004-2011), state convention reports (1971-2003); membership directories for Tau State (1952-1986), Beta (1944, 1957-2004) and Kappa (1950-1982); Kappa scrapbooks (1950-1981).

Dates

  • 1939-2011

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Kathryn A. Martin Library, Archives and Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International is a professional honorary society of women educators founded by Annie Webb Blanton and 11 other women in 1929 in Austin, Texas which remains its headquarters. The Society promotes professional and personal growth of its members and excellence in education. Membership is by invitation and is extended to those women educators whose distinguished contributions and achievements in the field of education and to their communities are identified as outstanding.

The Minnesota chapter, Tau State, was founded in 1929. The Duluth Beta Chapter was formed in 1940, the Kappa Chapter in 1950.

Extent

3.50 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection consists of Kappa chapter minutes (1950-1986); Beta chapter minutes (1992, 2004-2011), state convention reports (1971-2003); membership directories for Tau State (1952-1986), Beta (1944, 1957-2004) and Kappa (1950-1982); Kappa scrapbooks (1950-1981).

Physical Location

This collection is located at the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives. For more information about this collection or to make an appointment, contact us at libarchives@d.umn.edu or 218-726-8526.

General

This collection is part of the Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections, which are housed in the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives at the Kathryn A. Martin Library, and are on permanent loan from the St. Louis County Historical Society.

Title
Guide to the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Duluth Chapters records
Author
Finding Aid Authors: P.Maus.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Collecting Area Details

Contact The University of Minnesota Duluth Archives and Special Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Kathryn A. Martin Library
University of Minnesota Duluth
416 Library Drive
Duluth MN 55812-3001
(218) 726-8526