University of Chicago Library

Guide to the University of Chicago Delta Sigma Women's Club Records 1918-1949

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Descriptive Summary


University of Chicago. Delta Sigma Women's Club. Records




2.5 linear feet (2 boxes)


Hanna Holborn Gray Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.


This collection contains a copy of 'The Star and Circle' and a scrapbook of clippings, photographs, member lists, and other ephemera compiled by members of Delta Sigma Women's Club at the University of Chicago. Materials date from 1918-1949.

Information on Use


The collection is open for research.


When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: University of Chicago. Delta Sigma Women's Club. Records, Box #, Folder #], Hanna Holborn Gray Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library.

Historical Note

Delta Sigma was a women's social club at the University of Chicago, founded in 1918. While it had a Greek name, the group was not a nationally recognized sorority or a member of the university's inter-club council. The group sponsored parties, dances, and other events on campus.

Scope Note

The collection consists of loose scrapbook leaves with photographs, correspondence, clippings, greeting cards, lists of party guests, invitations, programs and other ephemera.

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Subject Headings


Box 1

Scrapbook, 1918-1949

Box 2

The Star and Circle, June 1921