Purdue Chi Omega scrapbook of Mildred Bobak
Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSA 328
Scope and Contents
The Purdue Chi Omega scrapbook of Mildred Bobak (1949; 0.2 cubic feet) documents the pledging process and sorority life of Chi Omega pledge Mildred Bobak. The red, yarn-bound scrapbook is of particular interest to researchers interested in Greek culture at Purdue, and focuses mostly on the early months of new members' experiences. Types of materials include: notes, booklets, programs (documents), ephemera, and newsletters.
- Other: Date acquired: 02/06/2017
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Collection is open for research.
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Biographical or Historical Information
Mildred Bobak In 1948, Mildred Bobak matriculated as a Bachelor's Degree-seeking student of Science at Purdue University. Bobak pledged as a Chi Omega recruit in the Spring of 1949, and graduated with a B.S. from Purdue in June 1952. Purdue Chi Beta Chapter of Chi Omega Sorority Chi Omega sorority (XΩ) was founded in 1895 at the University of Arkansas. Originally established by four students, Chi Omega membership spread to numerous university campuses throughout the United States and numbered approximately 300,000 by 2010. The organization's purposes include personal and career development, friendship, academic excellence and intellectual pursuits, service to others, personal integrity, and community and campus involvement.
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0.20 Cubic Feet
Language of Materials
Scrapbook of handwritten notes, booklets, programs, ephemera, and newsletters documenting the pledging and sorority life of Purdue student and Chi Omega pledge Mildred Bobak.
Source of Acquisition
- Purdue Chi Omega scrapbook of Mildred Bobak
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