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Women’s Center Records

 Collection
Collection ID: RG 7-9A

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.

Dates

  • circa 1977-2014, undated
  • Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2009

Creator

Extent

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.

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Language of Materials

English

Abstract

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.

Arrangement Note

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

Various transfers.

Related Materials

Old Dominion University Women's Caucus Records (RG 36-4A). Portions of the Women's Center Papers have been digitized and can be found in the Old Dominion University Libraries Digital Collections.

Title
A Guide to the Women's Center Records
Author
Special Collections Staff
Date
10/14/2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository

Contact:
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