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Finding Aid for the Chi Alpha Delta Sorority. Alumnae. Administrative files. 1931-1990.
University Archives Record Series 651  
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Description
Record Series 651 contains the administrative files of the Alumnae Association of Chi Alpha Delta Sorority. The files document the meetings of the Alumnae and Alumnae-Active Boards, the Charter Day Committee, and related activities. Materials include: minutes and notebooks, financial records, scholarships, correspondence, programs and brochures, photographic slides, and materials relating to Chi Alpha Delta's 50th anniversary celebrations in 1979.
Background
The Chi Alpha Delta Sorority is the first Asian American sorority in the United States. Chi Alpha Delta was organized in May 1928 by fourteen charter members, under the guidance of Helen Matthewson Laughlin, Dean of Women (1919-1946). The sorority's founding mission was to promote friendships, cooperation, and social activities among Japanese women students at UCLA. The Chi Alpha Delta Sorority was officially recognized by UCLA on April 5, 1929 and was granted full university privileges in 1962. The sorority is now open to all women students.
Extent
1.2 linear ft. (3 boxes)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the UCLA University Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from the records must be submitted in writing to the University Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the UCLA University Archives as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.