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Collection TitleCL 148 Delta Kappa Gamma CollectionCreatorChemung County Historical Society
Processed ByRachel Dworkin
Date Completed:June 2014

These items were donated to the collection in 2009 by Delta Kappa Gamma-Alpha Rho Chapter.

Terms:Elmira (N.Y.); Women educators; Women-societies and clubs

Delta Kappa Gamma was founded in 1929 in Texas by Dr. Anne Webb Blanton.  The purpose behind the organization is to further the position of women in education and to facilitate individual professional development.  The first chapter in New York was formed in 1938.  The Alpha Rho Chapter, covering Chemung County, split from the larger Southern Tier Chapter in 1960. 


The Delta Kappa Gamma Collection contains the scrapbooks of the Alpha Rho Chapter from 1951 to 2008. 

Extent4 linear feet
Date Span1951-2008
AbstractThis collection contains scrapbooks from Delta Kappa Gamma – Alpha Rho Chapter.

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Delta Kappa Gamma-Alpha Rho Chapter scrapbook containing meeting minutes, event programs, member photos, ephemera, and newspaper clippings about club, members, and area teachers, 2006-08. ScrapbookH03
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