Read – page by page – scrapbooks filled with photos, handwritten notes and newspaper clippings from Kappa chapters and alumnae associations.
This scrapbook documents the installation of Zeta Delta Chapter at the University of Vermont on October 18, 1980. It contains photographs and ephemera from the event, as well as cards and letters of congratulations from fraternity officers, alumnae associations, and collegiate chapters.
This scrapbook contains the business records kept by the Business Manager of The Key from 1886 to 1896, including payments made and received, as well as clippings from many fraternity publications responding to articles published in the Key.
"Kappas I Have Known" is a book created by Cleora Wheeler, published in 1912, and advertised to members of Kappa Kappa Gamma as a record book. This version is Wheeler's own copy and contains photographs, clippings, correspondence, and notes ranging from the 1880s to the 1960s. Wheeler collection materials relate to the history of Kappa Kappa Gamma and Chi Chapter, famous members, The Key covers, and the design of the coat of arms. Several loose items also accompany this scrapbook.
This scrapbook was created by Hilda Brodersen, a member of Beta Zeta Chapter at the University of Iowa from 1904-1908. It contains photographs of the campus and surrounding areas, chapter life, and her extracurricular activities, particularly in the drama club. There are also photographs of Brodersen's family and a trip to California.
This scrapbook, created by Agnes Guthrie Favrot, showcases material from the 1920, 1938, 1946, 1948, and 1952 National Conventions. It contains photographs, ephemera, and newsletters from these conventions, as well as a number of other fraternity events in which Favrot participated from 1904 through 1972. Her work as chairman of the Rose McGill Fund is also documented here in newspaper clippings. This is the first book in a set of four scrapbooks by Favrot.
This scrapbook was compiled by George Challoner, grand secretary from 1906-1908, to illustrate those colleges where Kappa Kappa Gamma has chapters. It features photographs and drawings of campus buildings and scenery from colleges and universities across the United States, arranged geographically from east to west, where there is an active Kappa chapter. A section at the back of the book includes schools with closed chapters. Most of the images are taken from magazines or postcards, although some are photographs.
This scrapbook, created by Mary Sheldon, documents campus life at Ohio State University in the first decade of the 20th century. The scrapbook contains a variety of items, including correspondence, clippings, images, event programs, dance cards, and postcards, as well as Sheldon's original drawings of dress and hat designs.
This scrapbook was created by Helen Read and features newspaper clippings and ephemera from her freshman year at Illinois Wesleyan University, including her initiation into Epsilon Chapter of Kappa Kappa Gamma and numerous social events. There are also several loose items, including photographs and dance cards, from the following years.
This scrapbook, created by Eloise Reid of Beta Theta chapter, documents her experiences as a student at the University of Oklahoma and as a volunteer at the Camp John Dick Aviation Concentration Center in Dallas, Texas, during World War I. It consists of photographs, ephemera related to student life, and newspaper clippings describing the war effort and activities at the camp.
This scrapbook documents the activities of the Washington, D.C. Alumnae Association and its members from 1918 through the 1960s. Arranged chronologically, it contains the association's yearbooks, clippings from The Key and other publications, and ephemera from alumnae events.
This scrapbook documents the senior year of Edna Weyrich (Estabrook), a student at Stivers High School in Dayton, Ohio. It contains photographs and ephemera from school events and activities of Vega and the Iodine Society, high school fraternities to which Weyrich belonged. Much of the book is taken up by handwritten notes from Weyrich's friends, classmates, and teachers. Several loose pieces of ephemera are also placed between the pages. Among this loose material is part of a letter on Kappa stationery addressed to Nancy (last name unknown) that explains that this scrapbook belonged to the author's mother. It is not clear whether Edna Weyrich was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma during her college years.