This collection consists of materials generated and collected by members of the Alpha Kappa Chapter of the Kappa Delta Sorority. Primarily made up of scrapbooks, the papers document a variety of house events and ceremonies.
ID: MSS Kappadelt
Extent: 5.2 cubic feet
Scope and Content Notes
The scrapbooks contain a combination of photographs, newspaper clippings, greeting cards, letters, event programs, certificates, dance cards, invitations, member lists, menus, ribbons, receipts, plastic flowers, poems, ticket stubs, newsletters, and candy wrappers. The scrapbooks document events at the house such as Mom's and Dad's Weekend activities, dances, Halloween parties, and initiation ceremonies. Attendance of members at national Kappa Delta conventions is also reflected in some of the scrapbooks which include narrative descriptions about the travels to the meeting as well as the convention itself. There are also announcements and clippings about engagements/marriages among the members. Some of the scrapbooks contain pages decorated by individual members that serve as biographical profiles.
Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation: Kappa Delta Sorority Alpha Kappa Chapter Records (MSS Kappadelt), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.
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