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Delta Kappa Gamma collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: MSS-012

Scope and Contents

Eleven scrapbooks detailing the events and accomplishments of the members of the Gamma Chapter of Psi State, Delta Kappa Gamma International, from its founding in 1939 through 1994. The scrapbooks include official publications, photographs, and clippings.

The bound volume of the Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin includes the following issues: Volume VI Number 1 November, 1939; Volume VI Number 2 January, 1940; Volume VI Number 3 March, 1940; Volume VI Number 4 June, 1940; Volume VII Number 1 November, 1940; Volume VII Number 2 January, 1941; Volume VII Number 3 March, 1941; Volume VII Number 4 June, 1941; Volume VIII Number 1 November, 1941; Volume VIII Number 2 January, 1941; Volume VIII Number 3 March, 1942; Volume VIII Number 4 June, 1942; Volume IX Number 1 November, 1942; Volume IX Number 2 January, 1943; Volume IX Number 3 March, 1943; Volume IX Number 4 June, 1943.


  • 1939-1994

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Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required. Apply in the Heritage Room for access.

Biographical / Historical

The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International was founded on May 11, 1929 by Annie Webb Blanton, a professor at the University of Texas at Austin and former state superintendent of education. The organization was intended to united women educators in efforts to enhance professionalization, recognize women’s work in the field of education, and provide scholarships. The Athens chapter was founded on December 10, 1939. Margaret Blair, one of the founders of Psi State, organized the chapter and served as its first president.


8.69 Linear Feet (One full legal document box, four boxes measuring 14.5 by 13 by 2.25, one box measuring 13.75 by 11.5 by 1.75, one box measuring 12.5 by 10.25 by 4, and one box measuring 14.5 by 12.5 by 4.)


Scrapbooks containing publications, photographs, and clippings related to the activities of the Gamma Chapter of Psi State, Delta Kappa Gamma International.


The collection is organized in two series: Series I. Scrapbooks; Series II. Bound volume of the Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Margaret Schneider

Delta Kappa Gamma collection MSS .012
Jennifer Sirotkin, Justin Kau
February 2016, revised January 2020
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Heritage Room, Athens-Clarke County Library Repository

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Athens GA 30606