Guide to the Alpha Kappa Alpha, Omicron Kappa Chapter Records, 2008

Summary Information

Title: Alpha Kappa Alpha, Omicron Kappa Chapter Records, 2008
Collection: UA.5119
Extent: 0.5 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract:

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (AKA) is an international service organization that was founded on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. in 1908, and the Omicron Kappa Chapter was established at ASU in 1988. These records include materials relating to the group in general and specifically their celebration of their 20th anniversary in 2008.

Creator: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.

Biographical/Historical Note

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (AKA), is an international service organization that was founded on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. in 1908. It is the oldest Greek-lettered organization established by African-American college-educated women. The Omicron Kappa Chapter at Appalachian State University was established in 1988.

Scope and Contents

This accession includes 1 manuscript box which contains materials relating to the sorority group Alpha Kappa Alpha. In January of 2008, the Omicron Kappa chapter based at Appalachian, celebrated its twentieth anniversary at Appalachian, and the 100th anniversary of the sorority as a whole. The accession includes a schedule of the celebration and a souvenir booklet. Also information about the chapter printed from their website can be found in the accession. Also included is a Library News release of the University Archives' receipt of the accession as well as pictures on a compact disc and printer paper.

Arrangement

This collection has not yet been fully processed.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. Individual accessions may have access restrictions due to the presence of confidential information. Restrictions are noted in the Accessions List, where applicable.

Acquisitions Information

These records were transferred to the University Archives in multiple accessions.

Processing Information

This record group has been minimally arranged and described in summary but has not yet been merged into a single collection. The record group currently consists of numerous individual accessions listed below.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], UA.5119: Alpha Kappa Alpha, Omicron Kappa Chapter Records, University Archives, Appalachian State University, Boone, N.C., USA.

Container List

The following accession list links to inventories of records received and added to this record group.

UA.2007.142: Alpha Kappa Alpha, Omicron Kappa Chapter 20th Anniversary, 2008