- Kappa Omicron Phi, Alpha Psi Chapter (The University of Montana)
- Kappa Omicron Phi, Alpha Psi Chapter (The University of Montana) Records
- 1953-1989 (inclusive)19531989
- 0.75 linear feet
- Collection Number
- Mss 595
- The collection contains minutes, correspondence, clippings, and photographs from The University of Montana Alpha Psi Chapter of Kappa Omicron Phi, a home economics honorary society.
- University of Montana, Mansfield Library, Archives and Special Collections
Archives and Special Collections
Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library
University of Montana
32 Campus Dr. #9936
- Access Restrictions
Researchers must use collection in accordance with the policies of Archives and Special Collections, the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, and The University of Montana--Missoula.
Historical NoteReturn to Top
Kappa Omicron Phi is a national fraternity of professional women in the field of Home Economics, founded in 1922. The Alpha Psi Chapter was established at The University of Montana on October 27, 1962, by Elizabeth Morales and alumnae members in the area. The objective of the honorary was to promote scholarship, leadership, and interest in Home Economics. Active members were majors and minors in Home Economics. The chapter raised money to fund scholarships for outstanding Home Economics students. The chapter participated in the required study programs developed by the National Council of Kappa Omicron Phi and was also involved in a variety of workshops and seminars.
The chapter of the society ceased its activities around 1989, when the Department of Home Economics at The University of Montana was dissolved.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
The collection contains minutes, correspondence, clippings, and photographs from The University of Montana Alpha Psi Chapter of Kappa Omicron Phi, a home economics honorary society. The materials include newsletters and correspondence from the National Council of Kappa Omicron Phi. Also included are memorabilia, such as a Kappa Omicron Phi pin and Bible.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. and any other applicable statutes. Copyright not transferred to The University of Montana.
[Name of document or photograph number], Kappa Omicron Phi, Alpha Psi Chapter (The University of Montana) Records, Archives and Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, The University of Montana-Missoula.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
The source and date of acquisition of this collection are unknown.
Parts of the collection were physically removed from two binders, but have been maintained in chronological order by academic year.
The K. Ross Toole Archives also holds The University of Montana Department of Home Economics Records (RG 029).
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
|1/1||History||1953-1964 and undated|
|2||Guestbook of pledges||1962-1989|
|2||Alpha Omicron Phi Bible, presented in 1962||undated|
|2||Alpha Omicron Phi Pin||undated|
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Greek letter societies -- Montana--Missoula
- Home economics students -- Montana--Missoula
- Home economics--Montana --Missoula--Societies, etc.
- University of Montana--Missoula--Societies, etc.
- Kappa Omicron Phi