Today my research project and story has been featured on the Spencer Research Library blog! Check it out! https://blogs.lib.ku.edu/spencer/ku-greek-archives-project/ Advertisements
Rock Chalk Revue is a long standing tradition in the KU Greek community. Each year, one fraternity and one sorority pair up to create an original 30 minute musical production. Chosen by a panel of executives, the top 5 shows advance onward to Rock Chalk Revue, a KU variety show founded in 1949 with the … More Rock Chalk Revue donation
Hi friends, I’m back after a summer away from campus. It’s the third week of my senior year, and things are already in full swing. To complete my history degree, I have to complete a capstone project in the form of a thesis, and instead of the usual one semester long thesis writing, I’ve elected … More Senior year here we go!!!
Last Tuesday, I tagged along with my Kappa Delta President and our Panhellenic Delegate to a Panhellenic meeting with the executive board and all of the Presidents of the sororities on campus. I got the opportunity to speak about my project and to explain the significance it has for each organization. I think it went … More Panhellenic
This lovely Saturday I spent one of my days off from work at the Spencer Research Library to go into the Spencer Research Library to donate the rest of the Kappa Delta materials. I brought in 12 different binders full of women (lol), with contents ranging from scrapbooks of new members to Kappa D’s first … More Yayayay stuff is happening!
Seven emails have been sent to Greek houses with the proposal to donate their materials to Archives. Now, I wait impatiently by my computer.
Happy Election Day!! I have to admit, today is a very fun day in relation to my other major, Political Science. I am planning on watching the election result tonight in the best venue, the Kappa Delta comfy couch room. (Appropriately named; that couch is v comfy.) As the end of the semester approaches, and … More Excel Exshmell.
This Monday I sat myself down in Archives for a few quiet hours to work on my project. Specifically I began drafting an email to send to the other Greek houses at KU to ask for donations of their material. I want to be certain that my email communicates all the benefits of this research … More Monday Funday
On this lovely October afternoon, the first outside materials were donated to Spencer Research Library! *cue the confetti* Today I brought in two binders with Zeta Epsilon chapter of Kappa Delta’s history. After donating them to KSRL, they will be processed and looked at by the archivists, Becky and Letha! The binders brought in today … More Stacks on Stacks (of archival material)
This Monday I got started on my project by diving right into the KSRL’s University Archives. Armed with a computer and the student organization finding aid, I sat myself down to examine the contents of the Greek organization records. One of the problems I encountered was that the finding aid for student organizations at KU … More Took a dive into archive(s)