Delta Phi Omega.  Collection of Delta Phi Omega Sorority, 1950-Ongoing.

GACA Collection 110



Delta Phi Omega.  Collection of Delta Phi Omega Sorority, 1950-Ongoing.  GACA Collection 110.  1 ½ Hollinger boxes and 3 flat boxes.


ABSTRACT:

The Delta Phi Omega Sorority collection consists of photographs, scrapbooks, administrative materials, CDs, a DVD, programs, and speech notes.  The speech was given by faculty member Chester Johnson.  Photographs and scrapbooks are from the 1950s-2000s.  There are also two small pins.  This social Greek sorority began during 1926 as Nu Delta Tau but became Delta Phi Omega in 1929.  Members are known as Deltas.


SCOPE AND CONTENT:

This collection is divided into three sections: Administrative Materials, Scrapbooks and Photographs, and Miscellaneous.  All sections are arranged chronologically.

  • Administrative Materials consists of meeting minutes, a newsletters, a pledging packet and an induction speech.
  • Scrapbooks and Photographs holds scrapbooks and photographs from the 1950s to the 2000s.
  • Miscellaneous has speech notes, banquet programs, certificates, audio and visual materials, and two pins.


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.

Researchers must use collection in accordance with the policies of the College Archives, the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library, and Gustavus Adolphus College.


COLLECTION CITATION:

Delta Phi Omega.  Collection of Delta Phi Omega Sorority, 1950-Ongoing. GACA Collection 110.  Gustavus Adolphus College Archives, St. Peter, Minnesota.


ACQUISITION:

Sandie Walker, sorority historian, transferred part of this collection during April 2010.


PROCESSED BY:

Adrianna Darden processed this collection and developed the finding aid during August 2010.


SUBJECT HEADINGS:

Gustavus Adolphus College.  Delta Phi Omega.
Gustavus Adolphus College--Sororities.
Gustavus Adolphus College--Student organizations.

 

GACA Collection 110

Box

Folder

Administrative Materials, 1971-72, 2004, and 2008

Meetings Minutes, 1971-72

1

3

Newsletter, Spring 2004

1

6

Pledging Packet and Induction Speech, Fall 2008

1

7

Scrapbooks and Photographs, 1951-2003 and undated

Scrapbook, 1951-52

3

-

Scrapbook, 1952-54

3

-

Scrapbook, 1955-56

4

-

Scrapbook, 1958-59

4

-

Photographs, 1980s-1990s

1

11

Scrapbook Pages, 1991-98

2

1

Scrapbook Pages, Fall 1997

5

1

Scrapbook, Family Picnic, 1998

1

10

Scrapbook, 1999

5

-

Photographs, 2000

1

12

Photographs, 2001-03

1

13

Scrapbook, 2001-03

5

-

Photographs, undated

1

14

Group photo, undated

5

-

Miscellaneous, 1950-2006 and undated

Speech Notes, 1950

1

1

Programs and Invitations, 1950, 1985 and undated

1

2

Fall Banquet Programs, 2000 and 2001

1

5

Certificates, 2002 and undated

1

4

Book containing notes saying goodbye to a member, 2003

1

9

Banquet Videos, 2003 and undated

1

16

Photo CDs and DVD, 2004-06

1

15

Drawings of Members, undated

1

8

Reel-to-Reel, undated

1

17

Wooden pin, undated

5

Small box

Small jeweled pin, undated

5

Small box