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COLLECTION Identifier: B-22

Records of the American Council on Education Commission on the Education of Women, 1953-1961

Minutes, financial records, correspondence, etc., of the American Council on Education's Commission on the Education of Women, which conducted research on the role of education in women’s lives.

Dates

  • 1953-1961

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the records created by American Council on Education Commission on the Education of Women as well as copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.

Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.

Extent

6.75 linear feet (3 cartons, 9 file boxes)

Minutes, financial records, correspondence, pamphlets, and clippings describe the Commission's creation and activities.

HISTORY

The American Council on Education founded in 1953 the Commission on the education of women to carry on research on the role of education in the lives of women. The Commission was disbanded in 1961.

Physical Location

Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 401

Received December 1961. Gift of the Commission on the Education of Women American Council on Education

SEPARATION RECORD

The following items have been removed from the collection:
  1. Information and Research Notes, Commission on the Education of Women, 1958-1961. Transferred to Schlesinger Library periodicals.
  2. How Fare American Women. 1955. Transferred to Schlesinger Library book collection (376.9 A51).

CONTAINER LIST

  1. Box 1: 1-10
  2. Box 2: 11-22
  3. Box 3: 23-37
  4. Box 4: 38-51
  5. Box 5: 52-70
  6. Box 6: 71-90, 14.1, 19.1
  7. Box 7: 91-100
  8. Box 8: 101-115
  9. Box 9: 116-136
  10. Carton 10: EC 1-EC 40
  11. Carton 11: EC 41-EC 64
  12. Carton 12: EC 65-EC 98
Title
American Council on Education. Commission on the Education of Women. Records of the American Council on Education Commission on the Education of Women, 1953-1961: A Finding Aid
Author
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
EAD ID
sch00519

Repository Details

Part of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Repository

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