Finding Aid for the Phi Delta Delta Legal Fraternity (International) Records, 1924-1967

Processed by Heather Lowe in the Center for Primary Research and Training (CFPRT), with assistance from Megan Hahn Fraser, August 2011; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé.
UCLA Library Special Collections
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Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Phi Delta Delta Legal Fraternity (International) Records
Date (inclusive): 1924-1967
Collection number: 1176
Creator: Phi Delta Delta Legal Fraternity (International)
Extent: 1 box (0.25 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
Abstract: Phi Delta Delta Legal Fraternity (founded 1911, merged with Phi Alpha Delta in 1972) was a national legal fraternity for women that promoted a higher standard of professional ethics and culture among women in law schools and in the legal profession. The collection consists of correspondence, copy photographs of members, treasurer's reports, clippings about women in the legal profession, and miscellaneous papers related to the Phi Delta Delta Legal Fraternity.
Language: Finding aid is written in English.
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mrs. Katherine Hall, 1976.

Processing Note

Processed by Heather Lowe in the Center for Primary Research and Training (CFPRT), with assistance from Megan Hahn Fraser, August 2011.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Phi Delta Delta Legal Fraternity (International) Records (Collection Number 1176). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

Biography

Phi Delta Delta Legal Fraternity was founded (as Phi Delta Delta Legal Sorority) in 1911 to promot a higher standard of professional ethics and culture among women in law schools and in the legal profession. Its founders include: Georgia P. Bullock, Gladys Morre Brown, Annette F. Hunley, Vere Radir-Norton, and Sarah Patten Doherty. The organization merged with Phi Alpha Delta on August 12, 1972.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of correspondence, copy photographs of members, treasurer's reports, clippings about women in the legal profession, and miscellaneous papers related to Phi Delta Delta Legal Fraternity.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Phi Delta Delta --Archives.
Women --Societies and clubs --Archival resources.
Women lawyers --United States.
Women judges --United States.

Related Material

Phi Delta Delta : magazine of Phi Delta Delta International Legal Fraternity (Collection 1169). Hugh and Hazel Darling Law Library  , University of California, Los Angeles.

Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

Articles of Incorporation and Certificate of Revivor, 1932-1956.

Box 1, Folder 2

Charter - University of California, Los Angeles Chapter, 1950.

Box 1, Folder 3

Charter - Richmond Virginia Chapter (Beta Iota), 1954.

Box 1, Folder 4

Charter - Santa Barbara/Ventura Chapter, 1955.

Box 1, Folder 5

Charter - Washington, D. C. Chapter (Beta Epsilon), 1946.

Box 1, Folder 6

Third National Convention ephemera, 1924.

Box 1, Folder 7

Seventh National Convention report, 1932.

Box 1, Folder 8

Twentieth National Convention minutes and report, 1962.

Box 1, Folder 9

Financial report, 1938-1940.

Box 1, Folder 10

Financial report, 1946 July 1 - 1948 July 31.

Box 1, Folder 11

Financial report, 1948.

Box 1, Folder 12

Financial report, 1950.

Box 1, Folder 13

Financial report, 1960.

Box 1, Folder 14

Financial report, 1960 October 1 - 1962 June 30.

Box 1, Folder 15

Annual breakfast in honor of the American Bar Association, 1962-1967.

Box 2, Folder 1

Correspondence and by-laws, 1959-1960.

Box 2, Folder 2

Phi Delta Delta clippings, ca. 1940s-1960s.

Box 2, Folder 3

Phi Delta Delta group photographs, 1924-1951.

Box 2, Folder 4

Phi Alpha Delta Handbook, 1972.

Scope and Content Note

Handbook from the first year in which the two legal fraternities were combined as one.