Alpha Chi Omega

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Alpha Chapter Formal Living Room Photograph, October 2018

Alpha Chapter Formal Living Room Photograph, October 2018

Olive Clark Telling Founding Story at Convention Photograph, June 1953

Olive Clark Telling Founding Story at Convention Photograph, June 1953

Founder Olive Burnett Clark (Alpha, DePauw University) poses by a chair as she tells the story of the founding of Alpha Chi Omega at the 1953 National Convention in Banff, Alberta, Canada.

Olive Clark and Jean Sorenson at Convention Photograph, July 1953

Olive Clark and Jean Sorenson at Convention Photograph, July 1953

Founder Olive Burnett Clark (Alpha, DePauw University) poses with Jean Sorenson Daiker (Alpha Rho, University of Idaho), who served as a page at the 1953 National Convention in Banff, Alberta, Canada.

Founders with 50th Birthday Cake at Convention Photograph, June 1935

Founders with 50th Birthday Cake at Convention Photograph, June 1935

Founders (left to right) Bertha Deniston Cunningham (Alpha, DePauw University), Estelle Leonard (Alpha, DePauw University), Nellie Gamble Childe (Alpha, DePauw University) and Olive Burnett Clark (Alpha, DePauw University) pose with a birthday cake to celebrate Alpha Chi Omega's 50th birthday at the Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. during the 1935 National Convention. Behind them are National Editor Ted Maltbie Collins (Rho, University of Washington) and National President Ethel Meade Van Auken (Lambda, Syracuse University).

Founding Pageant Cast Taking Curtain Call at Convention Photograph, June 29, 1960

Founding Pageant Cast Taking Curtain Call at Convention Photograph, June 29, 1960

The cast of the founding pageant takes a curtain call during the 1960 National Convention. Alpha Chis from Indianapolis played the seven Founders and five of the first new members (and were joined by one Alpha Chi husband who portrayed Dean James Hamilton Howe).

DePauw University School of Music Building Photograph

DePauw University School of Music Building Photograph

Alpha Chapter House Interior Photograph, 1909-13

Alpha Chapter House Interior Photograph, 1909-13

This view shows the interior of the living rooms in Alpha (DePauw University) chapter's leased house at 408 Elm Street.

Alpha Chapter Photograph, May 21, 1931

Alpha Chapter Photograph, May 21, 1931

Olive Clark as a Child Photograph, c. 1870

Olive Clark as a Child Photograph, c. 1870

Olive Burnett Clark (Alpha, DePauw University) called “Ollie” by her friends, studied piano, violin, cello and double bass. She taught at DePauw for two years while carrying on her studies. In her junior year, she left school to take teaching positions in Anderson and Franklin, Indiana. “I have found no greater happiness in my life than in Alpha Chi Omega,” she said later in life. “All I have ventured to give toward the up-building and uplifting of our fraternity has been from the depths of my heart, and has been repaid in thousandfold by my girls.”

Vital Data: Marriages, November 1948

Vital Data: Marriages, November 1948

Alpha Chi Omega members who have recently gotten married are listed, along with their husbands, by chapter.

Vital Data: Births, November 1948

Vital Data: Births, November 1948

Alpha Chi Omega members who have recently given birth are listed, often with their husband and new baby's names, by chapter.

Directory of Alpha Chi Omega, November 1948

Directory of Alpha Chi Omega, November 1948

This directory lists the names and addresses of Fraternity leaders, including members of the National Council, standing committees, province leaders, alumnae district leaders and alumnae state chairmen. It also lists each collegiate chapter along with its president and alumnae advisor and each alumnae chapter or club with its president and meeting information.

A New Horizon in Housing

A New Horizon in Housing

Life Loyal, Fall 2015

Life Loyal, Fall 2015

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

Collegiate Notes, Fall 2015

Collegiate Notes, Fall 2015

Photographs and brief descriptions highlight the achievements of collegiate chapters.

Alumnae Notes, Fall 2015

Alumnae Notes, Fall 2015

Photographs and brief descriptions highlight the achievements of alumnae chapters and individual alumnae.

Third Convention Musicale Program, February 28-March 3, 1894

Third Convention Musicale Program, February 28-March 3, 1894

This program is for a musicale held at the home of Ella Young (Gamma, Northwestern University) during the 1894 National Convention in Evanston, Illinois.

Alpha Chi Omega Fraternity Second Soiree Musicale Program, October 20, 1887

Alpha Chi Omega Fraternity Second Soiree Musicale Program, October 20, 1887

Alpha Chi Omega Carnation Banquet Program, July 9, 1955

Alpha Chi Omega Carnation Banquet Program, July 9, 1955

This program includes a menu and a schedule of events. A number of handwritten notes addressed to the program's owner are included inside and on the back of the program.

11th National Convention Program, November 2-4, 1904

11th National Convention Program, November 2-4, 1904

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.