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RG009-13-11 Student Organizations - Delta Kappa Gamma Records: Home

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Murray State University
200 Pogue Library
Murray, Kentucky 42071

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(270) 809-6152
(270) 809-4295
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Student Organizations - Delta Kappa Gamma Records

Collection Title: Delta Kappa Gamma Records

Series Number: RG009-13-11

Department: Student Organizations

Processed and Cataloged by: Processed by Christie Leith in March 2013

Date Listed: March 27, 2013

Date Span: 1940-2000 (bulk, 1954-2000)

Size of Collection: 0.5 linear feet

Number of Boxes: 1 letter size document cases

Type of Material: Programs and records

Condition of Material: Good

Arrangement: Chronological arrangement

Historical Information: The Alpha Gamma chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society was established at Murray State Teachers College (presently Murray State University) on March 16, 1940. The mission of the Society is to unite, support and promote women educators. During the Second World War, the Society was declared inactive but was reactivated in 1947. Since then the Society has been active and still promotes women educators by offering grants and financial assistance to women students majoring in Teacher Education.

Scope and Content: Collection consists of the records of the Alpha Gamma chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society from 1940 to 2000. The bulk of the collection is annual programs listing members and officers of the national, state and local chapters, constitution and by-laws and events sponsored by the organization from 1954 to 2000.

Subject Headings / Descriptors:

Delta Kappa Gamma. Alpha Gamma (Murray, Ky.)

Women educators – Kentucky – Murray.

Women – Societies and clubs – Kentucky – Murray.

Murray State University – History.