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International Women's Year Conference Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1986-0003

Scope and Content

The collection contains correspondence, notes, reports, surveys, membership lists and other documentation of the work of the Connecticut organization and delegates to the International Women's Year Conference. Also included is a film and cassette recordings of the proceedings.

Dates

  • 1973-1980

Access

The collection is open and available for research.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish from these Papers must be obtained in writing from the owner(s) of the copyright.

History

The Connecticut State conference of the International Women's Year was held at the University of Bridgeport on 11-12 June 1977. The women's conference was sponsored by the National Committee on the Observance of International Women's Year in order to elect delegates to attend the National Conference in Houston in November and to adopt resolutions to present to the National Conference.

Extent

2.5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Connecticut State conference of the International Women's Year was held at the University of Bridgeport on 11-12 June 1977. The women's conference was sponsored by the National Committee on the Observance of International Women's Year in order to elect delegates to attend the National Conference in Houston in November and to adopt resolutions to present to the National Conference.

Arrangement

Series I: Connecticut Women's Conference ((1973-1977) is alphabetically arranged by subject. Materials include papers on workshops, Speak-out programs, art exhibits/performances, registration, reports, resolutions, and correspondence.

Series II: National IWY (1975-1980) is also alphabetically arranged with cassettes and a film placed at the end of the collection. The series includes correspondence between the National IWY and the Connecticut Chapter. There are also four boxes of cassettes of live recordings of the National Conference in Houston, Texas, November 1977 and a movie entitled “Decade of Our Destiny.”

Custodial History

Elizabeth Spaulding, head of the Connecticut delegation to the 1977 National Women's Conference in Houston requested that Diana Woolis, Director of the UConn Women's Center house the materials in 1986.

Acquisition Information

Diana Woolis>, Director of the UConn Women's Center, transferred the materials to the Archives in the Fall of 1986.
Title
International Women's Year Conference Records
Status
Published
Author
Archives & Special Collections staff
Date
1995 June
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, University of Connecticut Library Repository

Contact:
University of Connecticut Library
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Storrs Connecticut 06269-1205 USA US