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Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, Iota Chapter Records, Addendum

Identifier: MC 575a

Scope and Content Note

The records comprise yearbooks, 1948-2001 (incomplete run); newsletters, Dec 1959-Winter 2000 (incomplete run); a 1973 Directory; and one folder with membership information.


  • 1948-2001


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Access Information

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Use Information

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

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

Biographical Note

Delta Kappa Gamma Society was organized May 11, 1929. Twelve women, most of whom were Texans, visualized and organized a society for women teachers and the glorification of their profession. The Iota Chapter was organized in 1944 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Twenty-one members were initiated that evening. Louise Bell was the first president. Iota Chapter Founders were: Zilpha Battey, Louise Bell, Nieta Berry, Lena Cannon, Juanita Caudle, Lillie B. Cochran, Bessie Coventon, Jo Ellen Crouch, Genevieve Dennis, Margaret Discher, Ila Ellis, Stella Hall, Velma Hall, Stella Palmer Hotz, Kara Jordon, Laura MacDonald, Mary McCutchan, Mattie Cal Maxted, Juanita Prater, Elizabeth Richardson, Elizabeth Shipley, Margaret Simpson, and Beulah Whitcomb.


.8 Linear Feet (2 containers)

Arrangement of the Papers

Materials are arranged by format and then chronologically.

Acquisition Information

The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, Iota Chapter Records, Addendum was donated to the Special Collections Department by Martha M. Agee, President, Iota Chapter, Delta Kappa Gamma, Fayetteville, Arkansas, on May 1, 2001.

Related Materials

Some of the yearbooks and newsletters missing from this addendum are found in the original Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, Iota Chapter Records 1961-1984

Processing Information

Processed by Vera Ekechukwu; completed in August 2001.

Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, Iota Chapter Records, Addendum
Vera Ekechukwu
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Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Department Repository

University of Arkansas Libraries
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Fayetteville AR 72701 United States
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