Sigma Delta Sorority.  Collection, 1914-1990.

GACA Collection 76



Sigma Delta Sorority. Collection, 1914-1990.  GACA Collection 76.  1 ½ Hollinger boxes.


ABSTRACT:

The Sigma Delta Sorority collection consists of the group’s records from 1914-1990.  Included are meeting minutes, the Tattler and other internal newsletters, program and event information, financial records, membership lists, a couple photographs, and miscellaneous materials.  The Sigma Delta Sorority was founded as a debating and literary organization named the Sémore Society in 1914 at Gustavus Adolphus College.  Members changed the name to the Sigma Delta Sorority about 1919.  Records for both organizations are contained within this collection.


HISTORICAL NOTE:

Females founded the Sémore Society, a debating and literary group, in 1914.  The organization was renamed Sigma Delta Sorority about 1919.  The sorority became inactive after 1992.*

*  Information obtained from the winter 2005-06 issue of the Gustavus Quarterly and the collection.


RESTRICTIONS:

There are no restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.


COLLECTION CITATION:

Sigma Delta Sorority.  Collection, 1914-1990. GACA Collection 76.  Gustavus Adolphus College Archives, St. Peter, Minnesota.


PROCESSED BY:

Jeff A. Jenson processed this collection and developed the finding aid during September 2008.

Archives staff processed portions of the collection during the 1980s.


SUBJECT HEADINGS:

Gustavus Adolphus College--Sigma Delta.
Gustavus Adolphus College--Semore Society.
Gustavus Adolphus College--Student organizations.
Gustavus Adolphus College--Sororities.
College students’ writings, American--Minnesota--St. Peter.



GACA Collection 76

Box

Folder

Executive Committee, 1914-90

Account Ledgers, 1945-50 and 1950-January 1962

1

5

Alumni Association, Secretary Book, 1927 and 1937

2

1

Correspondence, 1917-76

2

3

Membership and Executive Committee Members, 1987-89

2

4

Minutes, 1914-18 (Sémore Society – includes Constitution and By-Laws)

1

1

Minutes, 1923-35

1

2

Minutes, 1934-52 and 1952-60

1

3

Receipt Books, 1952-53 and 1987-90

1

6

Reinstatement, Documents from College, 1988

1

7

Rules and Regulations Regarding Social Functions, undated

2

7

Membership, 1916-89

Awards and Miscellaneous, 1985-89

2

2

Newsletters, Sig Newton and other Titles, 1986-89 and undated

2

5

Programs and Song (2 versions) by Ruth Nelson, 1919, 1934-65,     1985, and 1987

2

6

Tattler, 1916-25 and 1943-46 (Sémore Tattler, 1916-19)

1

4