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.
Language of Materials
Materials in English.
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.
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.
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).
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).
Processed: April 2010
By: Melissa Dollman
- American Association of University Women. Audiotape collection of American Association of University Women, ca.1960-1971: A Finding Aid
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