Alpha Chi Omega

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Alpha chapter was founded at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana on October 15, 1885.

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Interviews of the Founders, Video

Hear from our Founders about the beginning of our sisterhood at DePauw University. This recording was shared in celebration of Alpha Chi Omega's 125th year.

Katherine McReynolds Morrison Badge, 1887

This 1/2-inch badge belonged to Katherine McReynolds Morrison, a member of Alpha (DePauw University) chapter initiated in 1887. The badge is 10-karat gold and features 26 turquoise stones.

Katherine McReynolds Morrison Portrait Photograph

Leonard, Childe, Clark and Orndorff at Convention Photograph, June 26, 1935

Founders (left to right) Estelle Leonard (Alpha, DePauw University), Nellie Gamble Childe (Alpha, DePauw University) and Olive Burnett Clark (Alpha, DePauw University) pose with Ruth Orndorff Darragh (Gamma, Northwestern University) at DePauw University on Homecoming Day of the 1935 National Convention.

Life Loyal, Fall 2015

This page lists Alpha Chis who have joined the Life Loyal program between April 1 and June 30, 2015.

Local Music Instructor Announces Publication of Two Compositions Newspaper Clipping, October 27, 1942

This article provides biographical information on Alpha Chi Omega Founder Estelle Leonard (Alpha, DePauw University) and includes a photograph.

Mary Janet Wilson Portrait Photograph

Mary Janet Wilson (Alpha, DePauw University) served as national president from 1896-98. She was the first alumna to serve as president of Alpha Chi Omega.

McLachlan, Leonard and Clark with Felt-ogram Scenes at Convention Photograph, 1951

Lois Henderson McLachlan (Beta Zeta, Whitman College, center) poses with founders Estelle Leonard (Alpha, DePauw University, left) and Olive Burnett Clark (Alpha, DePauw University) in front of felt-ogram scenes of the founding that she made for the final banquet of the 1951 National Convention in Roanoke, Virginia.

Morrow, Boardman and Two Delta Theta Delta Alumnae Members Photograph