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From Theta's Archive

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 »

A Notable Theta: Agnes de Mille

By Elle Benak on Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017 07:31 AM
When you receive the Autumn 2017 issue of the Theta magazine, you will have the pleasure of learning about a wonderful Theta named Agnes de Mille.

Agnes de Mille, Beta Xi/UCLA, was a ground-breaking choreographer who challenged the more »

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February 2018

By Noraleen DuVall Young on Friday, Feb 2, 2018 10:00 AM
“Thirty days in September, April, June, and November and when short February is done, all the rest have 31.” There is something special about the short month of February. Around my household, if we can get through February, we have made it more »
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1881 Grand Convention