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Alpha Delta Journalistic Fraternity, Illinois Alpha Chapter Records

1933-1935 and undated

MSS 55
0.2 linear feet (1 box)



Name of Creator(s):

Alpha Delta Journalistic Fraternity. Illinois Alpha Chapter (Augustana College)

Languages:

English

Access:

There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.

Access points: Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.)--Students.
College students--Societies and clubs.
Greek letter societies.
Finding aid prepared by:

Allison James, 2007.
Updated by Leslie Nellis, 2011.

Repository:

Augustana College Special Collections
Thomas Tredway Library
639 38th Street
Rock Island, Illinois 61201
309-794-7643
specialcollections@augustana.edu




Custodial History
Administrative History/Biographical Sketch
Scope and Content
System of Arrangement
Related Materials
Container List



CUSTODIAL HISTORY
Provenance of materials unknown.
 
HISTORICAL SKETCH

The Alpha Delta Journalistic Fraternity was founded December 27, 1929 by members of the Augustana Observer. On March 8, 1930, the Illinois Alpha Chapter began at Augustana College. The group published a bi-annual magazine, Alpha Delt, and attended the National conventions in peoria, Illinois. Membership was based on involvement in the Observer.

 

SCOPE AND CONTENT

The Alpha Delta Journalistic Fraternity collection contains documents and minutes related to the Illinois Alpha chapter. It contains 2 series: Minutes and Membership.

The Minutes series (1933-1935) contains secretary's books from the local Augustana chapter as well as notes on the National Convention in Peoria.

The Membership series (1933-1933 and undated) contains an initiation diploma belonging to Grant Hanson,as well as an updated list of regulations for the new secretary in 1933, election forms, and a letter of invitation for membership into the fraternity.

 

SYSTEM OF ARRANGEMENT

Materials within each series are arranged chronologically.

 

RELATED MATERIALS
MSS 164 Bernard Wickstrom papers

 

CONTAINER LIST

Box 1
      Series I. Minutes
            Minutes from Secretary's Book, 1933-1935
            Minutes from Fourth Annual Session of the National Convention, May 6, 1933
      Series II. Membership
            Membership Diploma, 1933
            Regulations (Elections, Initiation, and Badges), 1933
            Petitions for Nomination and certification of election, undated
            Letter of invitation, undated    

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