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Kappa Alpha Theta, Beta Lambda Chapter Records, 1921-2005

Kappa Alpha Theta, Beta Lambda Chapter Records, 1921-2005
UA 7.018
3.7 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents

This collection includes items from the founding of sorority Kappa Alpha Theta, Beta Lambda in the 1920s at the College of William and Mary and material from the late 1940s to the present. Founding documents include a petition of the William and Mary chapter of Gamma Omega (a local fraternity) to become a chapter of Kappa Alpha Theta and a draft of a letter to Anne L. Miller, President, District VII, Kappa Alpha Theta, concerning the petition. The records from the 1930s to the present include newsletters from the 1940s-1950s, programs and fliers from the 1940s to 2005, meeting minutes and attendance sheets from the 1950s to the 1990s, slides of their various events in the 1980s and 1990s, scrapbooks from the 1930s-1950s & 1980s, photographs, and related material.

Acc. 2009.192 has not yet been fully arranged and described and is not reflected in the Box List below.

This collection is currently being arranged and described. Consult a staff member for assistance.
Beta Lambda Chapter
Pearson, Danella Hewitt
Vliet, Gordon Cheesman
Sororities--Social--Gamma Omega
Sororities--Social--Kappa Alpha Theta

Detailed Description

Full Finding Aid/Box List

Administrative Information

The collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Acquisition Note
 Source: Gift.
Acc. 1992.008 gift of K.C. Walsh 02/17/1992; Acc. 2009.192 received via Anne Arseneau, Office of Student Activities Associate Director of Greek Life & Leadership on 5/8/2009.
Related Materials
Additional information can be found in the William and Mary newspaper, <i>The Flat Hat</i> at http://swem.wm.edu/beta/flathat/beta; and at the Beta Gamma Chapter website, http://www.wm.edu/so/kat/
Preferred Citation
Kappa Alpha Theta, Beta Lambda Chapter Records, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
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