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COLLECTION Identifier: T-358

Audiotape collection of American Association of University Women, ca.1960-1971

Audiotapes of the American Association of University Women national convention proceedings, and interviews with members.

Dates

  • 1960-1971

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Unrestricted. An appointment is necessary to use any audiovisual material.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the audiotapes created by the American Association of University Women is held by the American Association of University Women. Copyright in other audiotapes in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.

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

Extent

12 audiotapes

Collection includes national convention proceedings, including speeches and panel discussions from the biennial national conventions held in Chicago, Illinois, in 1969, and in Dallas, Texas, in 1971. Highlights include a speech by Coretta Scott King regarding an educational fund created in her name. In addition, there are two short interviews with American Association of University Women (AAUW) Boston branch members on the topics of teaching the gifted child and the advantages of nursery school, ca. 1960. All audiotapes are in reel-to-reel format. Titles in quotes and/or italics were transcribed from tape labels.

BIOGRAPHY

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) was founded in 1921 through the merger of the Association of Collegiate Alumnae and the Southern Association of College Women, with the goal of furthering women's educational and career opportunities.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 2009-M106

These audiotapes were removed from the American Association of University Women Massachusetts State Division Additional records (MC 597).

Related Material:

There is related material at the Schlesinger Library; see the American Association of University Women. Massachusetts State Division Records, 1930-1976 (MC 260), the Additional records of the American Association of University Women, Massachusetts State Division, 1921-2007 (MC 597), and the American Association of University Women, Boston Branch Records, 1886-1978 (MC 271).

Processing Information

Processed: April 2010

By: Melissa Dollman
Link to catalog
Title
American Association of University Women. Audiotape collection of American Association of University Women, ca.1960-1971: A Finding Aid
Author
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
EAD ID
sch01282

Repository Details

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