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Guide to the Omicron Delta Kappa. University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire Circle Records, 1974-2012

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Overview of the Collection

Special Collections & Archives
McIntyre Library
University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
P.O. Box 4004
105 Garfield Ave.
Eau Claire, WI 54702 – 4004
(715) 836-2739

Reference Code: USGZE AS569

Accession Number: 06-133

Collection Number: Archives Series 569

Creators: Omicron Delta Kappa. University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire Circle

Title: Omicron Delta Kappa. University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire Circle Records

Dates: 1974-2012

Quantity: 1.2 cubic feet (3 archives boxes)

Location of Collections: E5/6c, E5/6e, one banner is by file cabinets D9

Languages: Collection materials are in English.

Summary: Records of a leadership honor society on the University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire campus.

Historical Note

Originally founded in 1972 as the Alpha Lambda Omicron Society, the University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society was chartered in 1974. The organization has several goals: to honor student achievement in academics and campus leadership, to encourage other students to strive for similar achievement, to bring faculty and students together, and to inform the opinions of the campus community on local and university issues. There are five criteria for membership: exemplary character, excellence in scholarship, leadership and service on campus or in the community, genuine fellowship, and dedication to democratic ideals.

Content Description

The records include membership lists, group photographs, banners, correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, and documentation of local and national Omicron Delta Kappa activities. Early records include information about the transition of the organization from an all male to a co-educational organization.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information: Transferred to the University Archives by the Office of the Dean of Students prior to March 2006. Additions transferred in October 2015.

Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public.

Use Restrictions: Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. Copyright owned by the University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire.

Preferred Citation: Omicron Delta Kappa University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire Circle Records, 1974-2012. AS 569. Special Collections & Archives. McIntyre Library. University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire. Eau Claire, WI.

Processing Note: Processed by Colleen McFarland in June 2006.

Arrangement: Flat arrangement; organized chronologically.

OCLC #: 179560848


Corporate Names:
Omicron Delta Kappa. University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire Circle
University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire--Societies, etc.

Subject Terms: Academic achievement--Wisconsin--Eau Claire--Societies, etc.

Genre Terms: Organization files

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