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T-358

American Association of University Women. Audiotape collection of American Association of University Women, ca.1960-1971: A Finding Aid

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: T-358
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: American Association of University Women
Title: Audiotape collection of American Association of University Women, ca.1960-1971
Date(s): 1960-1971
Quantity: 12 audiotapes
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Audiotapes of the American Association of University Women national convention proceedings, and interviews with members.

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).

Processing Information:

Processed: April 2010
By: Melissa Dollman

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.

Preferred Citation:

American Association of University Women Audiotape collection, ca.1960-1971; item description, dates. T-358, reel #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

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).

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.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

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.

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Additional Index Terms

Audiotapes
Gifted children--Education--United States
Nursery schools--United States
Speeches
Universities and colleges--Alumni and alumnae--Congresses and conventions
Universities and colleges--Alumni and alumnae--Societies, etc.
Women--Education (Higher)
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006

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