Lambda Chapter (University of Washington) 

Lambda Chapter was installed at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington, on May 17, 1903.

A petition from a local group named “Alpha” was accepted by the chapters after Eta Chapter (California-Berkley) sent Inez Shippee (California-Berkley, 1899) and Grace Foulds (California-Berkley, 1901) to inspect the group. Winifred Sunderlin Haggett (Michigan, 1898) and Cora Bennett (Wisconsin-Madison) added their recommendations and initiated the 18 “Alpha” members with aid of four collegians sent from Eta Chapter (California-Berkeley) for the ceremonies.

To learn more about Lambda Chapter, visit GPBArchives.org > 1900-1929 > 1904 > January (pages 26-27), GPBArchives.org > 1900-1929 > 1922 > January (pages 63-69) and GPBArchives.org > 1939-1959 > 1953 > September (page 9). 


The Lambda Chapter facility as shown in The Story of Gamma Phi Beta, 1921.