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Zeta Alpha Society records

 Collection
Identifier: 6SS-Zeta Alpha

Scope and Contents

The Zeta Alpha Society records includes annual reports, lists of members, news clippings, documentation of the initiation ceremony, society correspondence, program meetings, plays performed, yearbooks, directories, the society publication True Blue, records of membership and attendance and financial records. Also includes meeting minutes, the society's original Constitution and By-Laws, and other memorabilia such as a cookbook and guestbooks. Includes scrapbooks and photo albums, and a rare 1897 book belonging to the society: "London as seen by Charles Dana Gibson."

Dates

  • 1876-2002

Biographical / Historical

Zeta Alpha is a Wellesley College society that was founded in 1876. The society was originally formed for students interested in literature and theater. Today (2019) the society "focuses exclusively on literature, while also expanding the scope of the club to include social, philanthropic, and siblinghood events." [societyzetaalpha.org]

Extent

13.4 Linear Feet (11 boxes, 9 oversize boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Title
Zeta Alpha Society Records Finding Aid
Author
File-level description by Student Assistant Sophia Pechaty, collection-level description by Natalia Gutierrez-Jones, Project Archivist.
Date
2019 November 7
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Wellesley College Archives Repository

Contact:

781-283-3745