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.
Members of the National Council pose together during a meeting at the Stauffer Inn. (Left to right) National Vice President Miriam Decker (Lamba, Syracuse University), Secretary Treasurer Harriet Saunders (Alpha Delta, University of Cincinnati), Alumnae Membership Director Lois Tullis (Nu, University of Colorado), Collegiate Membership Director Marilyn Peterson (Beta Theta, Lawrence University), NPC Delegate Jessie Payne (Upsilon, Millikin University), National President Rosemary Hittle (Alpha Chi, Butler University), Extension Director Valena Burke (Xi, University of Nebraska), National Vice President Jean Wells (Alpha Phi, University of Texas-Austin), Rush Director Jackie Strauss (Alpha Chi, Butler University), Altruistic Director Peg Crawford (Alpha, DePauw University).
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.
Alpha Chi Omega officers pose with the table display of gifts received by Delta Tau (Minnesota State University, Mankato) chapter in honor of their installation. They are (from left) District XV Alumnae Chairman Tess Ramsden Sabourin (Alpha Theta, Drake University), National Collegiate Vice President Sue Lindeman (Delta Tau, Minnesota State University, Mankato), National President Rosita Hopps Nordwall (Epsilon, University of Southern California), National Secretary-Treasurer Rosemary Newman Hittle (Alpha Chi, Butler University), National Panhellenic Delegate Jessie Fanyo Payne (Upsilon, Millikin University), National Extension Director Val Harper Burke (Xi, University of Nebraska - Lincoln) and Province XV President Dorothy Filley Schwartzkopf (Xi, University of Nebraska - Lincoln). This photograph was featured on page 4 of the summer 1965 issue of The Lyre.
National President Jessie Fanyo Payne (Upsilon, Millikin University) poses with Major Keenan of the United States Air Force Academy, speaker at the opening banquet of the 1964 National Convention in Colorado Springs, Colorado. This photograph was featured in the Fall 1964 issue of The Lyre.
This book holds the signatures of attendees to the 1955 National Convention in White Sulpher Springs, West Virginia. The first page is inscribed by the National Council and is organized by role.
The 1985 National Convention was the centennial celebration for Alpha Chi Omega. This booklet was given in the registration packet to every attendee and featured not just the convention program but also the hopes and dreams of the organization for another 100 years.
This report consists of a summary of affirmative votes at each Board of Trustees meeting and a list of fellowship and scholarship recipients.
Alpha Chi Omega was the first women's organization to create a convention transcript, debuting for the first time at the 1915 Biennial Convention. Published and available every day during convention, it took a number of volunteers to serve as reporters, and a specific team was in charge of editing, layout and printing every night.