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Alpha Delta Journalistic Fraternity, Illinois Alpha Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 55
The Alpha Delta Journalistic Fraternity records, 1933-1935 and undated, contains documents related to the Illinois Alpha chapter, including meeting minutes and membership records. Minutes include those recorded in the local chapter secretary's books as well as notes on the National Convention in Peoria. Membership records include an initiation diploma belonging to Grant Hanson, secreterial regulations, election forms, and a letter of invitation for membership into the fraternity.

Dates

  • 1933-1935 and undated

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from Augustana College Special Collections and the copyright holder.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (/ 1 box)

Overview

The Alpha Delta Journalistic Fraternity was founded 27 December 1929 by staff members of the Augustana Observer. On 8 March 1930, the Illinois Alpha Chapter began at Augustana College. The group published a bi-annual magazine, Alpha Delt, and attended the National conventions in peoria, Illinois. Membership was based on involvement in the Observer. The Alpha Delta Journalistic Fraternity records, 1933-1935 and undated, contains documents related to the Illinois Alpha chapter, including meeting minutes and membership records.

Historical Note

The Alpha Delta Journalistic Fraternity was founded 27 December 1929 by staff members of the Augustana Observer. On 8 March 1930, the Illinois Alpha Chapter began at Augustana College. The group published a bi-annual magazine, Alpha Delt, and attended the National conventions in peoria, Illinois. Membership was based on involvement in the Observer.

Arrangement

Chronological.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Immediate source of acquisition unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Allison James, 2007. Updated by Leslie Nellis, 2011. Revised by Atticus Garrison, June 2016.
Title
Alpha Delta Journalistic Fraternity, Illinois Alpha Chapter records, 1933-1935 and undated.
Status
completed
Author
Atticus Garrison
Date
June 2016
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Augustana College Special Collections Repository

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