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Guide to the Delphian Study Club Records
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Series I Series 1: 1931-2010

Physical Description: 1.0 Box

Series Scope and Content Summary

The materials in this series document the history and the activities of the Delphian Study Club. Society formed in 1931. The first name of this women's club was the Alpha Chi Chapter, a chapter of the national society. The records consist of meeting minutes, handwritten notebooks, photographs, and newspapers. The meeting reports provide some documentation on club social activities such as picnics and parties, as well as including revisions to their club constitution. The minute reports for the year 1995 can be found in the folder 12, which also contains treasurer reports from 1993-1994. Folders 13 and 14 consist of photographs, notes and meeting reports.


This series is arranged chronologically by date.

Box 1:Delphian Club Materials


Folders 1-8: Minute Book 1931-1973


Folder 9: Member List, Minutes and Constitution 1973-1980


Folder 10: Minutes and Member Lists 1980-1985


Folder 11-12: Minutes 1985-1996


Folder 13: Photographs, Minutes, and Newspapers 1993,1992-1996,1998


Folder 14: Notes, Newspapers, History of Delphian Club 1964-1985


Folder 15: Party Reports, Job, Newspapers 1962-1996


Folder 16-17: Minutes 1999-2010


Folder 18: Member Obituaries


Folder 19: April 2007 Spring Luncheon Programs , April 2008 Spring Luncheon Photos, 75th year celebration programs 2007-2008


Folder 20: Member Roll Call 1999-2007


Folder 21: Revised Club History, Member Histories/Bios, Delphian Fashion History


Folder 22: Printed Materials


Folder 23: Miscellaneous Materials


Series II Series 2: 1957-2011

Physical Description: 1.0 Box

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series consists of club programs, which highlight the diversity of study subjects that include: ancient history, literature (Montaigne, Steinbeck, Turgenev, Shakespeare, etc.), music (classicism, romanticism, Opera, Wagner, Brahms, etc.), art, philosophy (Epicurus, Descartes, Spinoza, etc.), poetry (Milton, Whitman, etc.). A few of the speakers include Margie Gray, Fuji Takaichi, Dr. Jeanne Elliott, Toddy Dahleen, and Stella George. Note that programs are missing for the years 1960, 1964-1967, 1969, 2005-2006.


This series is arranged chronologically by year.

Box 2: Programs


Folders 24-27: Programs 1957-2011