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Delta Delta Delta History

Founded: Thanksgiving Eve 1888 at Boston University

Founders: Sarah Ida Shaw, Eleanor Dorcas Pond, Isabel Morgan Breed and Florence Isabelle Stewart

Motto: Let us steadfastly love one another

Colors: silver, gold, blue

Symbols: pansy, pearl, pine tree, dolphin

Greek Divinity: Poseidon, God of the Sea

Houston Alumnae Chapter History




The Houston Alumnae Chapter began with seven Tri Deltas representing three universities: Sarah Gaskill (University of Texas), Lillian Evans Settegast (University of Texas), Alice Lynn Harris Shelor (University of Texas), Eloise Watts Japhet (University of Texas), Sadie Hudson Williford (Southwestern University), Agnes McGregor Waddell (Randolph Macon) and Mary Kate Harrison Kennedy (University of Texas). 

Charter received

Centennial celebration

The aim of the founding club was to be a social group that would also aid the collegiate chapters in Texas. 

Today, the Houston Alumnae Chapter has more than 350 members and is one of over 200 Alumnae Chapters. The mission of the Houston Alumnae Chapter is to perpetuate the bonds of friendship, foster interest in the fraternity, and enrich the lives of our members and our community. 

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