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Check out our video, highlighting our founders, the impact of Theta membership, and the impact of Thetas on one another!
Browse through images and content that document the first four women to attend DePauw University, and those early years in which they broke new ground. Learn more.

We also offer additional exhibits on a variety of Theta topics.
Notable Thetas
Thetas have made their mark on campuses and communities around the world through their professional and volunteer activities. Search for a specific campus or career path, or browse leading women who have made a difference.
Check out "Best Practices" to manage your chapter archives or personal mementoes. Access past Heritage blogs. Learn how Theta fits within the larger historical context of Greek-letter organizations and women's history.
Who We Are
Learn about Theta's founders, and ask the archivist about doing research in or donating materials to the archives.

Are you interested in Theta history or artifacts? Are you a researcher looking into the history of women on college campuses? Explore the story of Theta through our collections, exhibits, articles, and blogs and learn how leading women make history.

From Theta's Archive

150 Years Ago: The First Women of DePauw

By Noraleen DuVall Young on Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017 09:30 AM
As I hope you know, Theta is just a few years shy of her sesquicentennial, the 150th anniversary of its founding. But we as an organization can actually trace our beginnings to three years earlier—specifically, June 26, 1867—when the Board of more »

Theta and the Great Depression

By Elle Benak on Monday, Aug 14, 2017 07:05 AM
My experience as archives intern gave me the opportunity to discover Theta in a historical context and to explore how different events throughout time have affected the Fraternity. I became intrigued with how Theta dealt with the Great Depression.
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The Theta Archives: Collecting and Sharing Theta Connections

By Elle Benak on Monday, Jul 24, 2017 07:12 AM
This past year, Noraleen has been sharing with us some amazing stories and artifacts from the Kappa Alpha Theta archives. But we don’t always have an opportunity to share how we receive these items or how we use them on a daily basis.

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What's New

September 2017

By Noraleen DuVall Young on Thursday, Sep 7, 2017 07:50 AM
For many of our chapters, both college and alumnae, autumn marks the start of the “new year.” Here in the archives, we have been busy over the summer and have new projects for the fall.

An exciting new feature on the heritage site more »
On This Day in
Charlotte Area Alumnae Chapter Established