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Delta Sigma Sorority records

Identifier: MSS-209

Scope and Contents

The records include material documenting both the philanthropic and social activities of the Indiana Alpha chapter and the national organization. Records include the constitution, by-laws, membership rosters, programs, minutes and a scrapbook.


  • Creation: 1910-1990

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Archives and Special Collections, Ball State University Libraries, Muncie, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Archives and Special Collections.

Administrative History

The Indiana Alpha Chapter of the Delta Sigma Sorority, a philanthropic organization, was established on May 5, 1910 in Muncie, Indiana. The chapter, which included both an active group and an alumnae group, eventually left the national organization and became an alumnae chapter only.


0.5 Cubic Feet (2 Boxes)

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This collection is arranged in the following series:

Series 1: Delta Sigma Sorority administrative files, 1931-1985

Series 2: Delta Sigma Sorority publications and other documents, 1924-1959

Series 3: Delta Sigma Sorority oversize materials, 1910-1990

Series 4: Delta Sigma Sorority photographs, undated

Series 5: Delta Sigma Sorority oversize photographs, 1910-1960

Custodial History

This collection was received by Archives and Special Collections as donation.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

EAD finding aid created 2012/10/15 by Julie Hausknecht. EAD finding aid revised 2013/10/29 by Rebecca Marangelli.

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Repository Details

Part of the Stoeckel Archives of Local History Repository

Alexander M. Bracken Library
2000 W. University Avenue
Muncie Indiana 47306 USA