Guide to the DeLossie D. Tuttle papers, circa 1948-1952


DeLossie Tuttle was an undergraduate at the Woman's College at Duke University from 1948-1952.

The collection includes grade reports, college papers, Duke calendars and schedule books, entertainment programs, Duke songbooks and handbook, photographs, a scrapbook, and artifacts such as a Duke pillow and wooden Duke Blue Devil statue. The collection ranges in date from circa 1948-1952.

Descriptive Summary

University Archives, Duke University
Tuttle, DeLossie Dean.
DeLossie D. Tuttle papers circa 1948-1952
Language of Material
1.5 Linear Feet, 250 Items
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Collection Overview

Collection includes grade reports, receipts for charges such as tuition and room/board, Student Activities Pay Day receipts, graduation materials, Alpha Chi Omega materials, photographs, record albums, and Duke-related artifacts.

Administrative Information

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Collection is open for research.

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Copyright for Official University records is held by Duke University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Contents of the Collection

College Papers (including grade reports, tuition receipts, Phi Beta Kappa handbook)
Box 1
Photographs, black and white, Woman's College buildings, parade floats and individuals, possibly taken during Homecoming
Box 1
Alpha Chi Omega materials (including pledge manual, banquet programs, and "Songs of Alpha Chi Omega")
Box 1
Alpha Chi Omega photographs, black and white
Box 1
Invitations and Dance Cards
Box 1
Event Programs (including Mother-Daughter Weekend)
Box 1
Assorted University materials (including handbooks and "Duke Songs")
Box 1
Assorted Duke Entertainment Programs (including playbills)
Box 1
Duke Calendars/Schedule Books
Box 1
The Duke Chronicle, 9 May 1952
Box 1
Duke pillow, felt material, ribbon with year 1952 on it
Box 2
Lambda Chi Alpha (fraternity) garter (yellow, green and purple with lace)
Box 2
Carter Hoffman original Duke Blue Devil statue (carved wood and hand-painted)
Box 2
Alpha Chi Omega pin (has the number 50 on it)
Box 2
Album Book (includes 3 albums featuring the Men's Glee Club and the Chapel Choir)
Box 2
Photographs, black and white, some are on pages from a scrapbook and duplicate photos in folder 2
Box 2
Two pages from a scrapbook which include napkins
Box 2

Historical Note

DeLossie Dean Tuttle was a student at the Woman's College at Duke University from 1948-1952. She graduated with an A.B. degree in Mathematics in 1952. She was a member of the Alpha Chi Omega Sorority and member of Pi Mu Epsilon. Tuttle made the Dean's List her freshman-junior years and was a member of the Duke Players throughout her student career.

Subject Headings

Related Material

  • Woman's College Records, 1928-1974. (University Archives, Duke University)
  • Fraternities and Sororities Collection, 1931-2001. (University Archives, Duke University)
  • Giles House Records, 1932-1980. (University Archives, Duke University)
  • Men's Glee Club Records, 1930-1969. (University Archives, Duke University)
  • Panhellenic Council Records, 1938-1996 (bulk 1960-1996). (University Archives, Duke University)

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], DeLossie D. Tuttle Papers, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.


The DeLossie D. Tuttle papers were received by the University Archives as a gift in 2004.

Processing Information

Processed by Archives Staff, November 2006

Encoded by Sherrie Bowser, January 2007

Accession A2004-3 is described in this finding aid.

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and our local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.