Alpha Chi Omega

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Articles of Incorporation of Epsilon Chapter of Alpha Chi Omega, January 5, 1940

Articles of Incorporation of Epsilon Chapter of Alpha Chi Omega, January 5, 1940

What To Wear to Convention, Lyre article, 1947

What To Wear to Convention, Lyre article, 1947

Still one of the most popular questions for convention attendees is, "What do I pack?" In 1947, photo layouts were added to The Lyre with suggestions on what to wear and how to wear it! Have you ever heard of a "gingham suit" or "a silky shantung" or have you thought about what to wear when you step off a train?

National Convention Program, 1947

National Convention Program, 1947

The 26th National Convention occurred at the Chateau Frontenac, Quebec, Canada, on June 24-29, 1947. This was the third convention to be held in Canada and featured four formal dinners. Registration was only $60 ($695 today) and included meals, hotel, registration packets and tips!

Co-Eds at Pullman All Set for College Opening Clipping, September 13, 1940

Co-Eds at Pullman All Set for College Opening Clipping, September 13, 1940

A newspaper photograph features four Omega (Washington State University) chapter members seated at a piano.

Sorority Entertains Newspaper Clipping, c. 1944-46

Sorority Entertains Newspaper Clipping, c. 1944-46

Alpha Psi (UCLA) chapter members and soldiers watch films of football games at a buffet dinner and dance given by the chapter for recently released prisoners of war. They are (back, left to right) Gay Ruppert Fisher, Lt. Ed Taylor, Lorraine Hazen Kavanaugh, (front, left to right) Shirley Doman Michelson and Lt. Ted Kusler.

Local Music Instructor Announces Publication of Two Compositions Newspaper Clipping, October 27, 1942

Local Music Instructor Announces Publication of Two Compositions Newspaper Clipping, October 27, 1942

This article provides biographical information on Alpha Chi Omega Founder Estelle Leonard (Alpha, DePauw University) and includes a photograph.

Founder Estelle Leonard, Violin Composition, Video 2016

Founder Estelle Leonard, Violin Composition, Video 2016

July 24, 1946 founder Estelle Leonard's (Alpha, DePauw University) voice can be heard describing a (violin) piece she composed for a student. This video was created in celebration of MacDowell month 2016. Filmed in Meharry Hall, DePauw University where the musical piece would have been performed.

Sunlight Sheet Music, 1942

Sunlight Sheet Music, 1942

This copy of sheet music for "Sunlight," a study written for piano students by Alpha Chi Omega Founder Estelle Leonard (Alpha, DePauw University), includes her signature on the front.