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From Theta's Archive

Marking U.S. National Women's History Month

By Noraleen DuVall Young on Monday, Mar 19, 2018 07:45 AM
The story of Theta is the story of women in North America over the last 150 years. From the early days of women seeking a college education to women creating a welcoming, supportive place on campus, in a community, or in the workplace, Thetas have been more »

Connecting Pieces in the Archives: Founders Day in Philadelphia

By Noraleen DuVall Young on Monday, Jan 29, 2018 09:30 AM
One of things that makes an archivist happy is finding connections between separate pieces in the collection, each item great on its own but telling a more complete story together. It is almost as if there is a visible line connecting disparate parts. I more »

An 1872 Badge With a History

By Noraleen DuVall Young on Friday, Dec 8, 2017 10:50 AM
In some ways the headline for this blog post states the obvious: of course all Theta badges have a history! Some badges, however, have a slightly longer history than others.

The archives recently received the badge of Katherine Graham Lamb, more »

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March 2018

By Noraleen DuVall Young on Thursday, Mar 1, 2018 07:35 AM
 March is one of my favorite months, maybe because it’s my birthday month, but more likely because it’s Women’s History Month in the U.S. Since I get to work with historical materials relating to women, I always appreciate an more »
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Norman Alumnae Chapter Established