Gamma chapter was founded at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois on November 14, 1890.
Technically this was the 9th Convention, but at this point in our history Alpha Chi Omega had not yet established a naming convention for events, therefore the labels differ. This program includes a chapter roll, a list of the Grand Council, a full program of events, banquet menu, banquet toast list, musicale program and the lyrics to several Alpha Chi songs.
Fifty-year members pose together at the 1972 National Convention. Each woman is individually identified on the back of the photograph.
Members of the newly established Alpha Chi Omega Foundation Board of Trustees sit together around a conference table. They are (left to right) Karen Aunan Miley (Alpha Lambda, University of Minnesota), Jessie Fanyo Payne (Upsilon, Millikin University), Dorothy Thompson Chambers (Alpha Omega, Birmingham-Southern College), Harriet Thwing Holden (Alpha Lambda, University of Minnesota), Barbara Deady Horton (Gamma, Northwestern University), Marian McKee Smith (Alpha Nu, University of Missouri) and Helen Benson Reckord (Alpha Rho, University of Idaho). This photograph is featured on pages 8 and 9 of the spring 1979 issue of The Lyre.
The program, which features a golf theme, includes a list of the day's events, a menu for the luncheon and a list of the committee chairmen.
This newsletter includes articles about the National Housing Corporation, TEAM Discovery weekends and alcohol programming.
Barbara Deady Horton (Gamma, Northwestern University) writes to Elizabeth Hays Kirby (Alpha Psi, UCLA), president of the Epsilon (University of Southern California) House Corporation, to provide advice about renting out chapter houses for the 1984 Olympics.
Founder Bessie Grooms Keenan (Alpha, DePauw University) writes to Mabel Siller Nafis (Gamma, Northwestern University), author of the 1916 edition of The History of Alpha Chi Omega, about the founding of Alpha Chi Omega and details of her family.
This Second Century Campaign update newsletter lists campaign donors and includes an article about Mu (Simpson College) chapter alumnae supporting the restoration of a piano at Simpson College.
Miss Carla Oleck was a famous Broadway performer, graduated from Northwestern University in 1972. This was a rare opportunity to see her perform live when she came back in 1976 for a visit.