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Organization of Women Faculty Records

Identifier: 4/6/7
Abstract Organizing efforts leading to the founding of the Organization of Women Faculty began on the campus of Northwestern in 1969 with an ad-hoc committee of faculty and graduate women who studied the status of women at Northwestern University. The OWF was eventually established in February 1981 by a unanimous vote of more than thirty Northwestern University women faculty. The Records of the Organization of Women Faculty fill two boxes and span the years 1969-1992, with the bulk of material dating...

Program On Women Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 8/2/10
Abstract In November 1971, Northwestern University established an "interdisciplinary Program on Women." The goals of the Program on Women have been to "guide the expansion of the educational curriculum to include interdisciplinary courses at the undergraduate level and specialized seminars at the graduate level which will focus on the causes, concomitants and consequences of present alterations in sex roles and sex stereotypes and explore the implications of these changes for personal, social, and...

Women's Self-Government Association Scrapbook

Identifier: 30/14
Abstract The Women's Self-Government Association Scrapbook spans approximately the years 1926 to 1933 and provides a wide overview of the organization's responsibilities and activities throughout this period, predominantly with newspaper clippings from the Daily Northwestern. There are over sixty pages of newspaper clippings dealing with most aspects of the WSGA: including the setting and implementation of house rules, the requirements to attend away games, the...

Records of the Dean of Women, Claudine V. Mason

Identifier: 30/9
Abstract Mrs. Claudine V. Mason was appointed Counselor of Women in 1948. In 1952 the titles of counselor to women and counselor to men were changed to dean, as they have remained since. The records of the Dean of Women, Claudine V. Mason are categorized accordingly: desk calendars, correspondence, housing, organizations, orientation, public relations, scholastic matters, and speech manuscripts. These are preceded by a folder of materials related to the history of the position, and succeeded by three...

Mortar Board (Northwestern University Chapter) Membership Records

Identifier: 31/6/43
Abstract Mortar Board was founded at Syracuse, New York, in 1918 as a national college honorary society for senior women. In 1921, members of Cap and Tassel, a senior women's honorary at Northwestern University, petitioned the Mortar Board fraternity for a local chapter, which was granted. The series fills two and one-half boxes and dates between 1922 and 1965. It consists of a collection of membership records maintained on index cards. Cards feature the names (sometimes both maiden and married) of...

Records of the Women's Center

Identifier: 5/8
Abstract The records of the Women's Center fill three boxes, spanning the years 1986 to 1991, and consist of general administration files, correspondence, program files, applications for grants, and flyers. The administrative materials and correspondence span 1986 to 1990. The correspondence is general and specific. Grant proposals range from 1986 to 1989. The program files include the Campus Climate Project (CCP) and the Sexual Assault Education Program (SAEP). The CCP files, from 1986 to 1990,...

Arlene Kaplan Daniels (1930-) Papers

Identifier: 11/3/25/2
Abstract Arlene Kaplan Daniels, sociology professor, was born on December 10th 1930 in New York, New York, the daughter of Jacob and Elizabeth (Rathstein) Daniels. As a child, she moved to California where her parents retained their professions as shopkeepers. Daniels attended the University of California at Berkeley, where she took a B.A. degree with honors in English (1952), an M.A. in Sociology (1954) and a Ph.D. in Sociology (1960). On June 9th, 1956, she married Richard Rene Daniels, an area...

Student Life Chapin Hall Files

Identifier: 31/6/7
Abstract Chapin Hall was erected on University-owned property in 1901 with funds provided by Dr. O. K. Pearsons. Pearsons stipulated that the new dormitory at 726 University Place be put in the charge of the Women's Educational Association (WEAA) to house up to 60 financially disadvantaged women. This series consists chiefly of records of Chapin's financial transactions from 1968 to 1975.

Records Of NUBIA

Identifier: 0/24/1
Abstract The Records of NUBIA document the foundation and major activities of a campus-based black women's group. Records, filling one box and spanning the years 1990-2001, consist of organizational documents, meeting agendas and minutes, membership lists, activities announcements and handouts, general and activities-related correspondence, and the organization's cookbook.

Claudine V. Mason (1899-1993) Papers

Identifier: 30/10
Abstract The Claudine Mason Papers are arranged in one and one half-size boxes and include biographical materials, files relating to Mason's formal education, and correspondence. The biographical materials include a few biographical sketches, clippings about Mason's speaking engagements and her appointment to and retirement from Northwestern, and desk calendars recording her family, social, and organizational activities in Evanston in the 1940s. The education files consist primarily of lecture...

Karen DeCrow (1937-2014) Papers

Identifier: 31/6/94
Abstract Karen DeCrow was a lawyer, writer, activist in the women's liberation movement of the 1970s, president of the National Organization for Women from 1974-1977, and a proponent of gender equality in all areas. DeCrow’s collection consists of papers, audio, video, and artifactual materials documenting her life and work.

Myrtle Whitney Papers

Identifier: 31/6/97
Abstract The Myrtle Whitney Papers consist of the correspondence and personal papers of Northwestern University student Myrtle Viola Whitney. The collection depicts the life of a female Northwestern student in the 1890s.

Records of the North-Western Female College

Identifier: 36/2
Abstract The Records of the Northwestern Female College date from 1855 to 1976 and comprise one linear foot of historical materials, minutes, correspondence, financial documents, and publications.

Northwestern University Woman's College Register

Identifier: 40/3
Abstract The Register of the Woman's College is a chronological listing of students in the College ("Woman's Hall” beginning in the fall of 1892). It contains sections for the Spring and Fall terms of 1874 and for each of the three academic terms (Fall, Winter, and Spring) from Fall 1876 through Spring 1896.

Records of the School of Domestic Arts and Sciences

Identifier: 50/1
Abstract The Records of the School of Domestic Arts and Sciences consist of historical documents, governing documents, minutes, correspondence, financial records, subject files, and ledgers. While the records span the years 1899 to 1972, the bulk of the material dates from 1901 to 1943. Dating from 1911 to 1943, the historical documents consist of official histories, clippings, press releases, and course bulletins that articulate developments in the School's mission, organization, and curricula. The...

Women's Educational Aid Association

Identifier: 55/38
Abstract The Women’s Educational Aid Association (WEAA) was organized in 1871 as the Educational Association, founded by Evanston women to help promote the higher education of deserving students at the Evanston College for Ladies. The Women’s Educational Aid Association records document the activities and operation of the organization. The series fills twelve boxes, including one card file box and three drop front boxes, and spans the period 1871-2000. Records are arranged in nine categories: Historical...

Ethel M. Barber (1914-1999) Papers

 Collection — Box 2
Identifier: 31/6/90
Abstract Educator and volunteer Ethel Barber was the first woman to earn a doctorate from the school of speech. The Ethel M. Barber Papers, dating between 1940 and 2000, fill two boxes and consist mainly of biographical material, press releases and clippings, records of her philanthropic and volunteer involvement in Northwestern University and other organizations, and photographs. The papers highlight Barber's commitment to education and the theater arts via her generous financial support of educational...

Mary Ann Weston (1940- ) Papers

Identifier: 16/18
Abstract Northwestern journalism professor Mary Ann (Damme) Weston earned both her bachelor’s (1962) and master’s (1963) degrees at the Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. The Mary Ann Weston Papers fill four boxes and span the years 1974 to 2004. The papers mainly document the later years of Weston’s career at Northwestern (1980s through 1990s), with the bulk of the materials comprising records of Weston’s work on Medill and University committees, and her teaching files.

The Adelphic Literary Society Minute Book

Identifier: 31/6/9
Abstract The Adelphic Society records are comprised of two volumes of secretary's minutes, one from January 19, 1877 to September 25, 1885, and the other from September 25, 1885 to March 17, 1893. Membership rolls can be found at the end of the first volume and the beginning of the second

Frances E. Willard (1839-1898) Journal Transcriptions

Identifier: 55/43
Abstract The series consists of a photocopy of approximately 2000 pages of typed transcriptions of journals kept by Frances E. Willard between 1855 and 1896 (the original hand-written journal totals over 8,000 pages). Willard kept journals continuously from the age of 16 to 31, and then from age 54 to 57. The journals are an invaluable resource for understanding the life and thought of one of the most important American women of the nineteenth century. The transcriptions are organized by journal...

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