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Echoes of Tau, Vol. 6, February 27, 1931

Echoes of Tau, Vol. 6, February 27, 1931

This Tau (Brenau University) chapter newsletter provides updates about the chapter, including articles on the new chapter house and the annual alumnae banquet and profiles on some of the collegiate members. Also of interest is an article about new privileges being granted to students by Brenau University.

The Convention Transcript of Alpha Chi Omega, Vol. 17, No. 1, June 26, 1960

The Convention Transcript of Alpha Chi Omega, Vol. 17, No. 1, June 26, 1960

This convention newsletter provides articles about various convention events, as well as general interest articles regarding the new Fraternity headquarters and the death of Founder Nellie Gamble Childe (Alpha, DePauw University). The newsletter includes a number of photographs associated with the articles.

Carla Oleck Singing Photograph, c. 1976

Carla Oleck Singing Photograph, c. 1976

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.

Alpha Chi Playing Piano Photograph

Alpha Chi Playing Piano Photograph

Winifred Byrd Playing Piano Photograph

Winifred Byrd Playing Piano Photograph

Winifred Byrd sits at piano while visiting Kappa (University of Wisconsin) chapter in Madison, Wisconsin.

Clark, Leonard and Two Alpha Chi Chapter Members Photograph, 1951

Clark, Leonard and Two Alpha Chi Chapter Members Photograph, 1951

Founders Olive Burnett Clark (Alpha, DePauw University, seated left) and Estelle Leonard (Alpha, DePauw University, seated right) play piano while Patricia Lyons Pointer (standing left) and Beverly Brantner Price, both pledges of the Alpha Chi (Butler University) chapter, sing from a book of Alpha Chi Omega songs. The event was the Beta Beta (Indianapolis, Indiana) alumnae chapter's Founders' Day celebration. The photo was taken by George Tilford for the "Indianapolis News."

Juliana Hitpas as Norina Photograph, 1980

Juliana Hitpas as Norina Photograph, 1980

Juliana Bishop Hitpas (Delta Sigma, University of the Pacific) portrays Norina in an unknown play or musical.

Elthea Turner and Group Around Piano at Convention Photograph, 1966

Elthea Turner and Group Around Piano at Convention Photograph, 1966

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.

Winifred Byrd Continues Her Sensational Pianistic Success Flier, 1923

Winifred Byrd Continues Her Sensational Pianistic Success Flier, 1923

This flier contains positive reviews for concerts by pianist Winifred Byrd (Zeta, New England Conservatory).

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 Annual Concert, April 7, 1916

Alpha Chi Omega Annual Concert, April 7, 1916

The program includes a list of the performances and information about the short play to be performed as part of the event. The back of the program features a chapter roll.

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.

Pi Chapter Pledge Booklet, 1960

Pi Chapter Pledge Booklet, 1960

This new member book provides notes from chapter officers welcoming the new members and explaining their positions and what that means for the new members.

Alpha Chi Omega Indiana State Day Program, February 21, 1948

Alpha Chi Omega Indiana State Day Program, February 21, 1948

This program includes a menu, the schedule of events, the words to a number of Alpha Chi songs, and a list of patrons and patronesses.

James Howe to Mrs. Gilbert L. Van Auken Letter, May 15, 1933

James Howe to Mrs. Gilbert L. Van Auken Letter, May 15, 1933

James Howe, former dean of the DePauw University School of Music and an instrumental figure in the founding of Alpha Chi Omega, writes to Fraternity President Ethel Mead Van Auken (Lambda, Syracuse University) with an update on his professional work, which Alpha Chi Omega helps to subsidize through an endowment. Howe also expresses wonder at the growth of Alpha Chi Omega, particularly the importance of Beta (Albion College) chapter, for whose installation he provided the funds.

Gladys Graff to Chapter Presidents Letter, May 15, 1924

Gladys Graff to Chapter Presidents Letter, May 15, 1924

National President Gladys Olmstead Graff (Zeta, New England Conservatory) sends chapter presidents information about the 1924 National Convention in Swampscott, Massachusetts.

Nellie Childe to Hannah Keenan Letter, April 19, 1953

Nellie Childe to Hannah Keenan Letter, April 19, 1953

Founder Nellie Gamble Childe (Alpha, DePauw University) writes to Hannah Keenan (Alpha, DePauw University) about the new Alpha Chi songbook she recently received and laments that she cannot attend the upcoming national convention because the arthritis in her knee makes travel difficult.

Bulletin II: Facts About Alpha Chi Omega, November 1955

Bulletin II: Facts About Alpha Chi Omega, November 1955

This bulletin provides information about various aspects of the Fraternity, from its founding and governance structure to its altruistic activities.

Ann Burnett Clark Massachusetts State Day Speech Section, April 26, 1952

Ann Burnett Clark Massachusetts State Day Speech Section, April 26, 1952

In a portion of a speech given at the 1952 Massachusetts State Day, Ann Burnett Clark speaks about her grandmother, Founder Olive Burnett Clark (Alpha, DePauw University).