The Virginia Marion Photographs depict the membership, activities and living quarters of Sigma Kappa sorority at Oregon State College in the mid-1940s. Virginia Marion was a Sigma Kappa member who attended OSC from 1943-1947, graduating with a degree in Home Economics.
ID: P 318
Extent: 0.02 cubic feet
Scope and Content Notes
The Virginia Marion Photographs consist of ten black and white images of Sigma Kappa sorority members, various sorority activities, and the Sigma Kappa house. Included in the photographs are scenes from a house dance, students wearing costumes for Sadie Hawkins Day, sorority pledges in formal dress on Initiation Day, and candid images of Sigma Kappa sisters riding bicycles, studying, and styling their hair. Likewise included are two photos of the Sigma Kappa chapter house in Corvallis, Oregon. Virginia Marion is identified in two of the photographs. All of the prints are annotated by Marion.
Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation: Virginia Marion Photographs (P 318), Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Oregon State University Libraries.
Acquisition Note: The photographs were donated by Virginia Marion to the Special Collections and Archives Research Center in 2016.
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