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Dr. Mary Shy Scott Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. papers

Identifier: aarl96-023

Scope and Content Note

The collection is approximately 6.5 linear feet. It contains volumes of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Publications; programs; minutes; awards; and newsletter.


  • 1937 - 2013


Restrictions of Access

There are no restrictions on the research use of this collection.

Restrictions on Use

Prior permission from the Research Library must be obtained in writing before any portion of this collection can be published or reproduced.

Historical Sketch

Dr. Mary Shy Scott, Association executive and independent educational consultant, born Atlanta, Ga. A.B. Spelman (1950), M.A. N.Y.U. (1969). Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., South Atlantic regional director, 1st national vice president (1986-1990), international president (1990-1994).


6.5 Linear Feet




The collection contains Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority records gathered by Mary Shy Scott from 1981 to 2013 and includes obituaries of former national presidents of Alpha Kappa Alpha, scholarship program information, directories, manuals, programs, minutes, and agendas from both national and regional conferences, a 1994 annual report, issues of the sorority's newsletter, Ivy Leaf, from 1981 to 1994, other related newsletters, certificates and awards.


Arranged by type.

Related Material

Related materials in this repository: Tau Epsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority records.

Processing Information

Processed by Regina Broh-Grolin. Completed on 2000, Additional items added by Connie Green Freightman and Derek T. Mosley, 2019
Inventory of the Dr. Mary Shy Scott Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Papers aarl96-023 aarl96-023
Finding aid prepared by Finding aid prepared by Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History
2004 September 15
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Repository Details

Part of the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African-American Culture and History Repository

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Atlanta GA 30303