Women’s Center Records
Scope and Contents
The collection contains newsletters, event fliers, memos, photographs, and other material related to the Women's Center at Old Dominion University. Aimed at the female student population at Old Dominion University, the Women's Center offers programs and services to promote gender equality. Portions of the Women's Center Papers have been digitized and can be found in the Old Dominion University Libraries Digital Collections.
- circa 1977-2014, undated
- Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2009
- Old Dominion University. Women's Center (Organization)
3.60 Linear Feet
Conditions Governing Access
Open to researchers without restrictions.
Conditions Governing Use
Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from Special Collections and University Archives, and the holder of the copyright, if not Old Dominion University Libraries.
Biographical or Historical Information
The Women’s Center opened in 1976 and is responsible for providing information and support to older and/or returning women students through courses, programs, conferences and support groups. It also provides information on issues important to students, including sexual assault on campus. In 1995, the Women in Leadership and Development (W.I.L.D.) program was started, which supports women aspiring to attain leadership roles by enhancing leadership skills, and creating a social network for like-minded women.
Note written by
Language of Materials
The collection documents the Women’s Center, which provides information and support to women students through courses, programs, conferences and support groups. The collection contains newsletters, course and event fliers, memos, a listing of courses offered each semester, photographs, newspaper clippings.
The collection is organized into four series: Series I: Administrative; Series II: Courses, Programs, Seminars, and Workshops; Series III: Events; and Series IV: Photographs.
Source of Acquisition
Old Dominion University Women's Center
Method of Acquisition
- A Guide to the Women's Center Records
- Special Collections Staff
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.