This newsletter includes articles about the National Housing Corporation, TEAM Discovery weekends and alcohol programming.
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.
This 3/4-inch badge belonged to Elizabeth Stine Casper, a charter member of the Gamma (Northwestern University) chapter initiated in 1890. The badge is 14-karat gold and features three pearls and 22 green glass stones. The badge also features a green glass and pearl stick pin with a Gamma chapter guard.
This gold badge is set with 21 round cabochon-cut turquoise stones and three round seed pearls, originally belonging to Mary Walker Fields (Gamma, Northwestern University), who was initiated in 1890. It is worn by the president of the Alpha Chi Omega National Housing Corporation during her term of office.
This program is for a musicale held at the home of Ella Young (Gamma, Northwestern University) during the 1894 National Convention in Evanston, Illinois.
This program includes the banquet program and menu, as well as a list of the initiates.
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.
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.
Journalist Georgie Anne Geyer (Gamma, Northwestern University) won the Award of Achievement in 1968.
Fifty-year members pose together at the 1972 National Convention. Each woman is individually identified on the back of the photograph.
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.
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.
Elthea Snider Turner (Gamma, Northwestern University), 1966 Award of Achievement winner and composer of "Long Have I Cherished," poses at a piano with part of the convention choir following her concert at the 1966 National Convention in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Each woman is individually identified on page 23 of the fall 1966 issue of The Lyre, where this photograph is featured.
This report consists of a summary of affirmative votes at each Board of Trustees meeting and a list of fellowship and scholarship recipients.
This report lists each chapter and its altruistic activities for Hera Day. Many of the activities center around children or senior citizens.
Gamma (Northwestern University) chapter members pose for a formal group photograph outside of their chapter house.
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.
Ruth Orndorff Darragh (Gamma, Northwestern University) suggests using Celia McClure's (Delta, Allegheny College) "My Symphony" during recruitment.
Phyllis Doud Kent (Beta Eta, Florida State University) updates Ellen Little Vanden Brink (Alpha, DePauw University) about plans for the initiation of members of the Villanova prospective chapter.
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.