1619 Avenue J
Map | News | ID#: 0111
||Constructed as Anne Gibbs Society House 
Unit A (A-2) Tex-41-CH-31 [2,3]
|Apr. 18, 1959
||Zeta Theta chapter founded
||Renamed Delta Zeta House
||Delta Zeta sorority disbands
||Renamed Gibbs House
Anne Nugent Gibbs
Looking down from the parking garage offers a vantage point of the southeast corner of the building (as close to the rear entrance as is possibly) AND the roof.
Signage out front the building.
An image of the front from 2009 - and what appears to be a new door, too.
 Vision Realized (1970), p. 166
 Minutes from the Board of Regents; February 28, 1958
 SHSC Revenue Bond Buildings (c.1965)
Carla Hamblin, DZ National Office
The Lamp of Delta Zeta, Autumn 1959
Gibbs House a two-story student residence located north of 17th Street and between Avenues I and J.
Residence Life classifies this small house as being part of "Sorority Hill."
The building originally housed members of the Anne Gibbs Society, founded in the fall of 1925 as one of the various social societies that existed on campus "to promote friendship, scholarship, tolerance and a spirit of service ."
In 1959, the club became Zeta Theta chapter of the Delta Zeta sorority, the first national sorority to install a chapter on the Sam Houston campus and the seventh collegiate chapter of the sorority in Texas.
After the sorority disbanded the house reverted to its original name honoring Gibbs. Today the house is a coed residence for upperclassmen.
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