Records of the Ad-Hoc Committee for Concerns of Women at Harvard and Radcliffe, 1977-1989
Agendas, minutes, programs, questionnaires, letters, etc., of the Ad-Hoc Committee for the Concerns of Women at Harvard and Radcliffe.
Language of Materials
Materials in English.
Access. Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright. Copyright in the records created by Ad-Hoc Committee for Concerns of Women at Harvard and Radcliffe 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.
Extent1.04 linear feet (2+1/2 file boxes)
The collection includes agendas, minutes, memoranda, programs, and questionnaires on women's issues such as the hiring of minority and women staff and faculty, pay equity, health, staff-development, and sexual harassment. There are also letters protesting the closing of the Radcliffe Forum office in 1980.
The Ad-Hoc Committee for the Concerns of Women at Harvard and Radcliffe (CCW) was formed in 1977 under the sponsorship of the Radcliffe Forum. Its purpose was to act as a clearing-house for women's issues, to create a university-wide network of women, to sponsor conferences and other programs, and to publicize women's concerns. Rotating co-chairs are senior administrators, and have included Simone Reagor, Constance Buchanan, Angela Giral, Ann Ramsay, and Phyllis Stein.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Accession number: R89-7
These records were transferred to the Radcliffe College Archives in April 1989 by Jill Chamberlain, Co-chair of the Committee.
- Box 1: 1-8
- Box 2: 9-29
- Box 3: 30-39
Processed: April 1989
By: Jane S. Knowles
- Ad-Hoc Committee for Concerns of Women at Harvard and Radcliffe. Records of the Ad-Hoc Committee for Concerns of Women at Harvard and Radcliffe, 1977-1989: A Finding Aid
- Radcliffe College Archives, Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
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