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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
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.
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).
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.
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.