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Women

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

American Association of University Women, Connecticut Division Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-0003
Abstract The American Association of University Women (AAUW) was founded in 1886 as an organization of female college graduates. The first meeting of the Association of Collegiate Alumnae (ACA) was held in Washington, D.C., on January 14, 1886. The first Connecticut branch of ACA was formed in 1892, shortly after Yale University began admitting female graduate students. The ACA was reorganized in 1920 and on May 1 the first meeting of the Association of Collegiate Alumnae Branches and College Clubs was...
Dates: undated, 1895-2014

Audrey Beck Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1992-0020
Abstract Audrey Phillips Beck was born on 6 August 1931, in Brooklyn, New York. Her family moved to Norwalk, Connecticut, where Audrey grew up. In 1948, she entered the University of Connecticut, where she received both her B.A. and M.A. degrees. In 1961, Audrey Beck became a University of Connecticut faculty member in the Economics Department, a position she held for seven years. In 1967, she took a position as economist with the Windham Regional Planning Commission, and was elected to the Connecticut...
Dates: undated, 1930-1983

Susan Porter Benson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-0071
Abstract The collection contains notes, manuscripts, syllabi, research materials, correspondence, ephemera and similar materials associated with the professional career of the historian, Susan Porter Benson, a member of the University of Connecticut faculty from 1993 until her death in 2005.
Dates: undated, 1983-2005

Miriam Butterworth Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-0060
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, notes, photographs, artifacts, and memoirs regarding Miriam Butterworth's life and activism, as well as her participation in local, state, and national politics.
Dates: 1935-2011

Connecticut Citizens Action Group Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1987-0024
Abstract The Connecticut Citizen Action Group was the first state-based consumer interest group. Created in 1971 by Ralph Nader and directed by Toby Moffett, CCAG was designed to represent, inform, unite, and empower the citizens of Connecticut in their roles as consumers, workers, tax payers, and voters. Taking on such issues as illegal business practices, utility rate increases, environmental pollution, and consumer fraud, the newly formed group was inundated with citizen requests for information and...
Dates: undated, 1964-2002

Connecticut Women's Educational and Legal Fund Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1989-0070
Abstract The Connecticut Women's Educational and Llegal Fund (CWEALF), a non-profit public interest law firm, was founded in 1973. CWEALF helps women gain equality under the law. Its establishment resulted from sex discrimination in mortgage lending, when attorneys from the Status of Women Committee of the Connecticut Bar Association joined forces and worked for the passage of the Connecticut Equal Credit Act.
Dates: 1972-1988

Charlotte M. Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1996-0006
Abstract The collection consists of materials that primarily document the lives and concerns of educated middle class young women of the mid-nineteenth century.
Dates: undated, 1794-1960

Josephine A. Dolan Collection of Nursing History

 Collection
Identifier: 1995-0028
Abstract Josephine A. Dolan was the first professor of nursing at the University of Connecticut School of Nursing. Miss Dolan collected materials to write a book on the history of nursing from dealers or, in the case of the Wolcott series, from descendants of the family.
Dates: undated, 1833-1993

Four Girls in Hebron, Connecticut, 1944

 File — Box-folder 439:303: [39153019689050]
Identifier: 1988-0010/RG4/Series1/Box439:303
Scope and Content Note From the Collection: Contains approximately 136,060 photographic prints and negatives documenting all aspects of University life and the town and residents of Storrs, CT.
Dates: 1944

Foxon Homemakers Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1990-0033
Abstract The records of the Foxon Homemakers Club, an associate member of the New Haven County Extension Service.
Dates: undated, 1934-1994

Donald and Margaret Gaylord Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1993-0042
Abstract The collection contains calendars, correspondence and personal materials created or acquired during the Gaylord family's association with the University.
Dates: undated, 1925-1984

General Meetings, 1958-1965

 File — Box 1, Folder: 21
Identifier: 1992-0028/SeriesI:Minutes/Box1:21
Scope and Content From the Collection: The collection contains the working papers of the organization including minutes, reports, bulletins, yearbooks as well as photographs and newspaper clippings concerning the Club's activities. The yearbook (membership directory) of the organization is restricted for ten years from the date of publication.
Dates: 1958-1965

General Meetings, 1903-1904

 File — Box 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: 1992-0028/SeriesI:MInutes/Box1:4
Scope and Content From the Collection: The collection contains the working papers of the organization including minutes, reports, bulletins, yearbooks as well as photographs and newspaper clippings concerning the Club's activities. The yearbook (membership directory) of the organization is restricted for ten years from the date of publication.
Dates: 1903-1904

General Meetings, 1933-1935

 File — Box 1, Folder: 14
Identifier: 1992-0028/SeriesI:Minutes/Box1:14
Scope and Content From the Collection: The collection contains the working papers of the organization including minutes, reports, bulletins, yearbooks as well as photographs and newspaper clippings concerning the Club's activities. The yearbook (membership directory) of the organization is restricted for ten years from the date of publication.
Dates: 1933-1935

General Meetings, 1935-1940

 File — Box 1, Folder: 15
Identifier: 1992-0028/SeriesI:Minutes/Box1:15
Scope and Content From the Collection: The collection contains the working papers of the organization including minutes, reports, bulletins, yearbooks as well as photographs and newspaper clippings concerning the Club's activities. The yearbook (membership directory) of the organization is restricted for ten years from the date of publication.
Dates: 1935-1940

General Meetings, 1940-1945

 File — Box 1, Folder: 16
Identifier: 1992-0028/SeriesI:Minutes/Box1:16
Scope and Content From the Collection: The collection contains the working papers of the organization including minutes, reports, bulletins, yearbooks as well as photographs and newspaper clippings concerning the Club's activities. The yearbook (membership directory) of the organization is restricted for ten years from the date of publication.
Dates: 1940-1945

Magdalena Gómez Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-0071
Abstract Contains correspondence, photographs, CDs, posters, flyers, promotional postcards, press releases that document the life of Magdalena Gómez as a poet, writer, spoken word performer, and social activist for such issues as homeless, arts in K-12 education, teenage bullying, teenage empowerment through the arts, women’s rights, Latino/a and other minorities rights, etc… In addition there are materials such as flyers, posters, correspondence, and DVDs that document Magdalena Gómez involvement with...
Dates: 1979-2012

International Women's Year Conference Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1986-0003
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.
Dates: 1973-1980

Nancy L. Johnson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-0008
Abstract The papers of Congresswoman Nancy Lee Johnson. A member of the Connecticut state senate (1977-1982) and delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1980, Ms. Johnson was elected as a Republican to the Ninety-eighth and to the eleven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1983-January 3, 2007). Ms. Johnson was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from 1983 to 2007, representing first the 6th district and later the 5th District of Connecticut following the...
Dates: undated, 1983-2009

Eva B. Mason Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2005-0064
Abstract Eva Belle Mason (Mrs. Henry Knowlton) graduated from Connecticut Agricultural College in 1900. The collection contains her notebook from her Sewing class and the dress she made to wear to Commencement.
Dates: circa 1900, 1975

Mayer Collection of Fat Liberation

 Collection
Identifier: 1990-0057
Abstract Researcher and activist in the fat liberation movement and graduate student at the University of Connecticut; also known by the pseudonym Aldebaran.
Dates: undated, 1967-1983

One Hundred Years of Women at UConn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1993-0060
Abstract The 1991-1992 academic year at UConn marked the 100th anniversary of women on the Storrs campus. The anniversary was celebrated by a year-long series of programs to commemorate the achievements of women, particularly those at the University of Connecticut.
Dates: 1991-1992

Malcolm Day Rudd Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1980-0033
Abstract Malcolm D. Rudd was born 3 April 1877 in Lakeville, CT, the son of General William Bearfslee (1838-1901) and Maria Coffing (Holley) Rudd (1842-1914). He was treasurer and general manager of the Holley Manufacturing Company from 1901 until his death in 1942.
Dates: undated, 1796-1939

Smith Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1965-0001
Abstract The Smith family of Canterbury, CT, owned and operated a number of mills in the section of Hanover from the mid-eighteenth century until the 1940s. The original site on Little River, north of Hanover and Woodchuck Hill Roads, became the home to five successive generations of Smiths.
Dates: 1774-1981

Eleanor Taft Tilton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1979-0018
Abstract Eleanor Taft Tilton, daughter of Dr. Charles and Martha Jarvis Taft, was born in Hartford, Connecticut, on 1 January 1901. She attended Vassar and Barnard Colleges, but did not earn a degree. She married Arthur vcan Riper Tilton; he was employed by the Hartford Fire Insurance Company for many years. Mrs. Tilton died on 26 March 1984.
Dates: 1939-1976

Tolland county women leaders and Dr. Elizabeth May, 1952

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1988-0010/RG4/Series1/Box446:1046
Scope and Content Note From the Series: Approximately 131,500 negatives documenting all aspects of University life and the town and residents of Storrs, Connecticut.
Dates: 1952

Women's Club of Storrs Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1992-0028
Abstract The Women's Club of Storrs began as the College Club in 1903. The purpose of the club, as stated in the first club constitution, was to promote literary and social culture. Membership was open to women connected with the [University of Connecticut] faculty, and included a few women faculty and faculty wives. A new constitution adopted in 1917 changed the name to the Women's Club of Storrs, and offered membership to “any woman of the community interested in the aims of the club.”
Dates: undated, 1903-2008

Chase Going Woodhouse Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1983-0009
Abstract Born in Victoria, British Columbia in 1890 the daughter of Seymour and Harriet Jackson Going, Chase Going Woodhouse studied at McGill University, the University of Berlin and the University of Chicago. She was employed by Smith College, U.S. Department of Agriculture, the University of North Carolina, Connecticut College before her election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1945. For much of the remainder of her career she served as the Director's of the Auerbach Women's Service Bureau...
Dates: undated, 1900-1984

Young Women's Christian Association of Greater Hartford Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-0024
Abstract At the time of its formation in 1866, the Hartford Association was one of the earliest Associations for young women in America, and the first community social agency in Hartford.
Dates: undated, 1867-1988