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H00-1388. Delta Phi Sorority (Delphi). Records, 1910-[ongoing]. 2.00 linear ft.

 Collection
Identifier: H00-1388

Scope and Contents

The collection contains historical information, and the records and minutes of the Delta Phi Literary Society/Delta Phi Sorority from 1910-present. The contents are arranged alphabetically by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Dates

  • 1910-[ongoing]

History

The Delta Phi Literary Society was founded on October 10, 1910, by founding members Minnie Beld, Janet Belkema, Helga Bawinkle, Ida Capone, Tina Demots, Claire Holeman, Evelyn Oltaman, Kathy Paldom, Vera Schultz, Helen Demoid, Flossie DeYoung, Hendrine Hespers, Janet Oltaman, Helen Roebes and Ruth Vandenberg. Delta Phi, as it is known now, is a local sorority with no affiliation to the Delta Phi National Fraternity. Their motto is, “Unity makes strength.” The brother fraternity is Phi Kappa Alpha-the Cosmopolitan Fraternity. “Delphi” refers to the temple of Apollo, the Roman god of music, poetry, and truth. Its members are involved in a wide variety of academic and extra-curricular activities, as well as the activities of Delta Phi, which includes social events and community service. Their colors are navy-blue and gold.

Extent

2.00 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Delta Phi Literary Society was founded on October 10, 1910. Delta Phi or Delphi, as it is known now, is a local sorority with no affiliation to the Delta Phi national fraternity. The collection contains historical information, and the records and minutes of the Delta Phi Literary Society/Delta Phi Sorority from 1910-present. Detailed Collection Register available.

Photographs

1 image (Box 2)

Provenance

Delta Phi Literary Society/Delta Phi Sorority

Status
Completed
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Joint Archives of Holland Repository

Contact:
Theil Research Center
9 East 10th Street
Holland Michigan 49423 United States
616-395-7798