Tag Archives: George Washington University

Mary Ann Newcomb (Cornwell), Sigma Kappa, #amazingsororitywoman, #WHM2017

Mary Ann Newcomb was a member of the George Washington University chapter of Sigma Kappa. For a time she served as Vice-President. The September 1918 Sigma Kappa Triangle reported that she was “preparing to go to France in the fall … Continue reading

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Jane Tunstall Lingo #amazingsororitywomen

Sometimes a picture leads to a post. Yesterday, in doing research on Harry S. Truman, I came across this wonderful photo of Jane Lingo, Margaret Truman, President and Mrs. Truman. The first name I recognized immediately. Jane Tunstall Lingo was … Continue reading

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#WHM – Ellen Bertha Person, Newspaperwoman and Sigma Kappa

Ellen Bertha Person was a charter member of the Zeta Chapter of Sigma Kappa at George Washington University, where she was a student from 1904-07. The chapter had been a local organization, Omega Alpha, before obtaining the charter from Sigma Kappa. The installation and Person’s … Continue reading

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A Kite, a Key, Some Arrows, and Two Alpha Phis, 1890 Panhellenic Spirit in D.C.

In the summer of 1890, a group of women who belonged to Pi Beta Phi’s two-year-old chapter at George Washington University spent the summer in D.C. “It has been our good fortune this summer to meet with members of other … Continue reading

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