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Delta Sigma Theta, Zeta Psi Chapter records

Delta Sigma Theta, Zeta Psi Chapter records

Descriptive Summary

Title: Delta Sigma Theta, Zeta Psi Chapter records
Creator: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
Inclusive Dates: 1987-2019
Language: English
Extent: 8 Linear Feet (4 boxes and 1 oversize box)
Collection Number: UA19-034
Repository: University of Georgia Archives

Collection Description

Historical Note

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. was founded on January 13, 1913 at Howard University. With over 200,000 women in chapters located all over the world, Delta Sigma Theta is the largest amongst the nine traditionally African American Greek letter organizations. Eight women referred to as "The Great Eight" chartered the Zeta Psi Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta at the University of Georgia on November 11, 1969. Through the Dance Marathon, the Miss Black University of Georgia Pageant, and other programs, the Zeta Psi chapter raises money for research, medical facilities, and scholarships.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of artifacts and printed materials documenting the activities of the Zeta Psi Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta at the University of Georgia. The contents primarily date from the 1990s-2010s.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Item, box, folder], Delta Sigma Theta, Zeta Psi Chapter records, UA19-034, University Archives, University of Georgia


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

University of Georgia

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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1Two purses designed with the Delta Sigma Theta's emblem
 
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2Collectables - cup, embroidery, sewing kit, and ceramic elephant
 
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3Cape
 
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4Sweatshirts and T-shirts
 
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5Award and Founder's Plaques
 
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6Two pairs of shoes
 
boxfolder
71Diversity at the University of Georgia
 
72Photographs, Calendar
 
73Pointer, 1987-1992
 
74Delta Sigma Theta Reunion
 
75Delta Sigma Theta Meetings, Membership, and Proclamation
 
76Delta Sigma Theta Report/Financials
 
77Miss Black University of Georgia Scholarship Program
 
78Delta Sigma Theta Correspondences
 
79Delta Sigma Theta Pageant pamphlet, 1992-2012
 
710Delta Sigma Theta Pageant pamphlet, 2014-2017
 
oversized_folder
1Posters, calendar, collage
 
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1Sorority paddle, banners, and posters
 
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2Two sorority pillows
 
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3Gold and ceramic decoratives
 
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4Framed proclamations
 
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1Framed object