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Delta Delta Delta (Delta Iota Chapter) Papers

Identifier: MC 551

Scope and Content Note

The papers consist primarily of minutes of the regular meetings of the Delta Iota Chapter, 1914-1959. Also included are Call Meeting, House Meeting and Officer Council Minutes as well as reports and rolls. In addition, the papers contain By-laws, a Petition to the Delta Delta Delta Fraternity for incorporation and correspondence.


  • 1914-1959


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Access Information

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Use Information

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

In 1910 Alpha Upsilon was organized as a local sorority with four members. In 1913 the sorority, now known as Delta Iota, was incorporated into the national sorority Delta Delta Delta; it had nineteen members. By 1932, when the Tri Delta house on Maple Street was completed, there were forty members. Prominent chapter alumnae have included Louise McPhetridge Thaden, aviatrix and winner of the Bendix Transcontinental Air Race 1936; Rosa Zagnoni Marinoni, poet laureate of Arkansas 1954; and Donna Axum, Miss America 1963.


1 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Arrangement of the Papers

Materials are arranged by subject, then chronologically.

Acquisition Information

The Delta Delta Delta (Delta Iota Chapter) Papers was donated to the Special Collections Department by Elizabeth Melton Phillips of Little Rock in 1985. Mrs. Phillips was Chapter Advisor of the Delta Iota Chapter. Items 11-13 of box 2 (commemorative clock materials and chapter history) were added to the collection on August 30, 1991.

Related Materials

For more information, see the finding aid for:

Glaphyra Wilkerson Stafford Scrapbook 1917-1926

Processing Information

Processed by Norma Ortiz-Karp; completed in November, 1988.



Delta Delta Delta (Delta Iota Chapter) Papers
Norma Ortiz-Karp
November 1988
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Department Repository

University of Arkansas Libraries
365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville AR 72701 United States
(479) 575-8444