Clarke Historical Library
Central Michigan University

Finding aid for
Delta Kappa Gamma Society. Alpha Iota State (Mich.). Tau Chapter Organizational papers

Finding aid created by
Marian Matyn

Summary Information
Title: Organizational papers,
Creator: Delta Kappa Gamma Society. Alpha Iota State (Mich.). Tau Chapter
Inclusive dates: 1948-2002, and undated
Extent: 3.5 cubic feet (in 4 boxes, 2 Oversized volumes, 1 Oversized folder)
Abstract:
The collection includes meeting minutes, yearbooks, an interview, published materials, photographs, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous.

Call number: MSS.
Language: The material is in English
Repository: Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University
250 East Preston Street
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
Phone: 989-774-3352
Fax: 989-774-2160
Email: clarke@cmich.edu
Website: http://clarke.cmich.edu


Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Acc#2997, 74642

Access Restrictions:

Delta Kappa Gamma Society. Alpha Iota State (Mich.). Tau Chapter Organizational papers are open for research.

Copyright:

Copyright is unknown.

Preferred Citation:

Delta Kappa Gamma Society. Alpha Iota State (Mich.). Tau Chapter Organizational papers, Folder # , Box #, Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University


Arrangement

Arrangement is by format and size, alphabetical and then chronological.


History

Organizational History:

Consisting of nineteen members, the Tau Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, an international society of female educators, was founded on November 17, 1948, in Midland, Michigan. Today the chapter serves the Alma, Beal City, Chippewa Hills, Coleman, Mt. Pleasant, and Shepherd area, and seeks (1) to unite women educators in spiritual fellowship; (2) to honor women’s distinctive service in education; (3) to advance the professional interest and position of women in education; (4) to sponsor and support education legislation and legislation in the interest of women educators; (5) to endow scholarships and grant fellowships to women educators; (6) to stimulate personal and professional growth; and (7) to inform the membership of current economic, social, political, and educational issues.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The Tau Chapter Papers include minutes of meetings; yearbooks; a tape-recorded interview with chapter founders, Helen Johnson and Ann-Louise Welch; and printed materials published by and relating to the state and international Delta Kappa Gamma organizations.

A 2014 addition to the collection, 1948-2002, and undated, 1 cubic foot (Boxes #3-4) includes mostly scrapbooks, including two CDs of scanned scrapbooks, photographs, some meeting minutes, printed materials, and miscellaneous items related to the local, state or national organization.

Subject Terms

    Subjects:
    • Delta Kappa Gamma Society. Alpha Iota State (Mich.). Tau Chapter
    • Education--Societies, etc.--Michigan.
    • Women teachers--Michigan.
    • Women teachers--Michigan--Societies, etc.
    • Alma (Mich.)--Societies, etc.
    • Beal City (Mich.)--Societies, etc.
    • Mount Pleasant (Mich.)--Societies, etc.
    • Coleman (Mich.)--Societies, etc.
    • Shepherd (Mich.)--Societies, etc.
    Contents List
       Container / Location    Title
     
    Delta Kappa Gamma Society. Alpha Iota State (Mich.). Tau Chapter Organizational papers [series]:
    Box   1 F   1
    Meeting Minutes, 1948-1949
    Box   1 F   2
    Meeting Minutes, 1949-1950
    Box   1 F   3
    Meeting Minutes, 1950-1951
    Box   1 F   4
    Meeting Minutes, 1951-1952
    Box   1 F   5
    Meeting Minutes, 1952-1953
    Box   1 F   6
    Meeting Minutes, 1953-1954
    Box   1 F   7
    Meeting Minutes, 1960-1961
    Box   1 F   8
    Meeting Minutes, 1961-1962
    Box   1 F   9
    Meeting Minutes, 1962-1963
    Box   1 F   10
    Meeting Minutes, 1963-1964
    Box   1 F   11
    Meeting Minutes, 1964-1965
    Box   1 F   12
    Meeting Minutes, 1965-1966
    Box   1 F   13
    Meeting Minutes, 1966-1967
    Box   1 F   14
    Meeting Minutes, 1967-1968
    Box   1 F   15
    Meeting Minutes, 1968-1969
    Box   1 F   16
    Meeting Minutes, 1969-1970
    Box   1 F   17
    Meeting Minutes, 1970-1971
    Box   1 F   18
    Meeting Minutes, 1971-1972
    Box   1 F   19
    Meeting Minutes, 1972-1973
    Box   1 F   20
    Meeting Minutes, 1973-1974
    Box   1 F   21
    Meeting Minutes, 1974-1975
    Box   1 F   22
    Meeting Minutes, 1975-1976
    Box   1 F   23
    Meeting Minutes, 1976-1977
    Box   1 F   24
    Meeting Minutes, 1977-1978
    Box   1 F   25
    Meeting Minutes, 1978-1979
    Box   1 F   26
    Meeting Minutes, 1979-1980
    Box   1 F   27
    Meeting Minutes, 1980-1981
    Box   1 F   28
    Meeting Minutes, 1981-1982
    Box   1 F   29
    Meeting Minutes, 1982-1983
    Box   1 F   30
    Meeting Minutes, 1983-1984
    Box   1 F   31
    Bicentennial Project, Teachers' Institute, 1976
    Box   1 F   32
    Bicentennial Project, "School Ma'm", 1976
    Box   1 F   33
    Newsletter (Tau Tales), 1984-
    Box   1 F   34
    Yearbooks, 1955-1958
    Box   1 F   35
    Yearbooks, 1958-1961
    Box   1 F   36
    Yearbooks, 1961-1965
    Box   1 F   37
    Yearbooks, 1965-1970
    Box   1 F   38
    Yearbooks, 1970-1974
    Box   1 F   39
    Yearbooks, 1974-1982
    Box   1 F   40
    Yearbooks, 1984-1987
    Box   1 F   41
    Interview with Chapter Founders, Audio Cassette, undated
    Box   1 F   42
    Miscellaneous, undated
    Box   1 F   43
    Delta Kappa Gamma, Michigan, History, 1938-1945
    Box   1 F   44
    Delta Kappa Gamma, Michigan, History, 1938-1961
    Box   1 F   45
    Miscellaneous, Delta Kappa Gamma, Michigan, History, 1938-1978
    Box   1 F   46
    Delta Kappa Gamma, "Annie Webb Blanton" by Clara M. Parker, undated
    Box   1 F   47
    Delta Kappa Gamma, Biennium Reports, 1974-1984
    Box   1 F   48
    Delta Kappa Gamma, Brief History, undated
    Box   1 F   49
    Delta Kappa Gamma, Bulletin, 1976-1980 (Scattered)
    Box   1 F   50
    Delta Kappa Gamma, Circular of Information, undated
    Box   1 F   51
    Delta Kappa Gamma, Constitution, undated
    Box   1 F   52
    Delta Kappa Gamma, Golden Anniversary, 1929-1979
    Box   1 F   53
    Delta Kappa Gamma, Handbooks, 1958, 1963
    Box   1 F   54
    Delta Kappa Gamma, Handbooks, 1967-1968
    Box   1 F   55
    Delta Kappa Gamma, Handbook, 1970
    Box   2 F   1
    Histories, 1961, 1978
    Box   2 F   2
    History by Annie Webb Blanton, undated
    Box   2 F   3
    International Directories, 1979-1981
    Box   2 F   4
    International Directories, 1981-1982
    Box   2 F   5
    Miscellaneous, undated
    Box   2 F   6
    Newsletter (News), 1981-1986 (Scattered)
    Box   2 F   7
    Status of Women Program, Audio Cassette, undated
    Box   2 F   8
    Status of Women Program (Book 1 of 2), undated
    Box   2 F   9
    Status of Women Program (Book 2 of 2), undated
    Box   2 F   10
    Women Educators, Program Manual, 1979-1982
    Box   2 F   11
    Officers' Reports, 1951-1958
    Box   2 F   12
    Officers' Reports, 1959-1962
    Box   2 F   13
    Officers' Reports, 1963-1968
    Box   2 F   14
    Presidents' Book, 1948-1959
    Box   2 F   15
    State Presidency Process Papers for Helene Zimmerman (She was elected), 1986
    Box   3 F   1
    Ceremony for Installation of State Officers, undated
    Box   3 F   2
    Constitution, 1994
    Box   3 F   3
    DKGS International Badge, undated
    Box   3 F   4
    Dr. Helen Zimmerman article, 1983
    Box   3 F   5
    Gardner’s Handbook (Program), 2001-2002
    Box   3 F   6
    History of DKGS International, Michigan-Alpha Iota State, 1938-1988
    Box   3 F   7
    International Directory, 1987-1988
    Box   3 F   8
    International Headquarters- DKGS International, Austin, Texas, 1993
    Box   3 F   9
    Leadership Development Conference Materials, 1986-1987
    Box   3 F   10
    List of Officers, 1987-1988, Letter, 1989, 1987-1988; 1989
    Box   3 F   11
    List of State Presidents, Northeast Region, 1987-1989, Letter, 1987, 1987-1989; 1987
    Box   3 F   12
    Maximizing the Millennium, Ordinary Women Doing Extraordinary Things, Celebrating Members of 25 Years or More, 2001
    Box   3 F   13
    Meeting Minutes, 1988-1989, and Related Materials, 2001-2002, 1988-1989; 2001-2002
    Box   3 F   14
    Michigan Bylaws, 1988
    Box   3 F   15
    Obituary of Miss Jane E. O’Connor, member, 1989
    Box   3 F   16
    Photographs (15) with matching Negatives, undated
    Box   3 F   17
    Scrapbook (folder 1 of 3), 1988-2003
    Box   3 F   18
    Scrapbook (folder 2 of 3), 1988-2003
    Box   3 F   19
    Scrapbook (folder 3 of 3), 1988-2003
    Box   4 F   1
    Scrapbooks, v. 1 1948-1987, 1953-1966 (CD); v. 2 1948-1987, 1976 (CD), 1948-1987, 1953-1966; 1948-1987, 1976
    Box   4 F   2
    Society Pursuit (a DKGS game), Photographs (3), undated
    Box   4 F   3
    Standing Rules, 1986, 2002
    Box   4 F   4
    State Convention Speech of Ola B. Hiller, from the Muskegon Chronicle (copy), 1988
    Box   4 F   5
    Technology Committee Reports, Plan, 1996-2000
    Box   4 F   6
    Tribute to Northeast Regional DKG State Presidents, by Mrs. Elaine Van Tillburg, after 1985
    Box   4 F   7
    Yearbooks and Related Materials, 1986-1987
    Box   4 F   8
    Yearbooks and Related Materials, 1988
    Box   4 F   9
    Yearbooks and Related Materials, 1989
    Box   4 F   10
    Yearbooks and Related Materials, 1990-1996
    Box   4 F   11
    Wolverine, Michigan, v. 37 no. 3-v. 38 no.2, v. 39 no. 3, v. 40-no.1-2, 1987-1989
    F   1  
    Oversized Folder, Original Tau Chapter Charter, 1948
    F   2  
    Oversized Scrapbook, 1953-1956
    F   2  
    Oversized Scrapbook, Bicentennial Project, 1976