These minutes from the First Grand Council meeting, held in Albion, Michigan, in 1903, include reports from the grand treasurer, Grand President and editor of The Lyre. Of particular note are the precarious financial situation of The Lyre, plans for voting at the 1903 Inter-Sorority Conference, the establishment of alumnae chapters and the decision to revoke the charter of Eta (Bucknell University) chapter due to inactivity.
The 1904 convention was hosted by Delta (Allegheny College) chapter on November 2-4, 1904. These minutes, captured by Bertha Sackett Haines (Delta, Allegheny College), document the motions and discussions of the chapter delegates and Grand Council. Major decisions in this document show that a public constitution and a secret Ritual were adopted. Committees were also formed to revise the bond card, constitution and Ritual.
A group of Beta (Albion College) chapter alumnae pose together on the steps of their chapter lodge during a reunion.