Special Collections and Archives

University Women of Kent State University records

Special Collections and Archives

University Women of Kent State University records

Repository:Kent State University Libraries. Special Collections and Archives.
Title:University Women of Kent State University records
Inclusive Date(s):1964-1988
Author:Finding aid prepared by Edith Serkownek
Creation:Finding aid encoded by Edith Serkownek using the OhioLINK EAD Application in 2017
Origination:University Women of Kent State University
Extent:3 cubic feet (4 boxes = 3 record storage boxes and 1 document case)
Physical Location:11th floor
Finding Aid Identifier:OhKeUSC0184
Abstract:This collection, dating from 1964-1988, consists of the organizational records of the University Women of Kent State University and includes minutes, directories, yearbooks, scrapbooks and activity and program records.
Language(s):The records are in English

History of University Women of Kent State University

University Women of Kent State University was founded in 1964 when the Faculty Women's Club of Kent State University (1913-1964) and the Faculty Wives Club of Kent State University (circa 1933-1964) merged. The organization was open to both women faculty and administrators and faculty and administrators' wives. Organizational activities encompassed a regular calendar of social activities including coffees, suppers, and speakers. Additionally, the organization operated the Newcomers Group, which was open to organizational members during their first two years of residency. The Newcomers Group sponsored programs and services to welcome women new to the Kent State University community.

Scope and Content

The University Women of Kent State University records span the years 1964-1988 and include minutes, directories, yearbooks, scrapbooks and activity and program records.

Statement of Arrangement

The University Women of Kent State University records are divided into the following series:
Series 1: Business Records and Minutes
Series 2: Correspondence
Series 3: Directories, Yearbooks and Publications
Series 4: Programs and Events
Series 5: Scrapbooks
Series 6: Newcomers Group Records
Series 7: National Association of University Dames


Related Material

The Faculty Women's Club of Kent State University merged with the Faculty Wives Club of Kent State University to form the University Women of Kent State University in 1964. See the Faculty Women's Club of Kent State University records and the Faculty Wives Club of Kent State University records for information about these organizations.

Preferred Citation

University Women of Kent State University records. Kent State University Libraries. Special Collections and Archives.

Acquisition Information

Material relating to the University Women of Kent State University was given to the Kent State University Special Collections and Archives in 1978, 1980, 1984 and 1996 by various officers and associates of the organization.

Controlled-access Headings
The following topics are found in this collection:

Subjects:
University Women of Kent State University -- Archives
Kent State University -- Societies, etc. -- History
Women -- Societies and clubs -- History -- 20th century
College teachers -- Social networks -- Ohio -- Kent -- History
College teachers' spouses -- Social networks -- Ohio -- Kent -- History
College administrators -- Social networks -- Ohio -- Kent -- History
College administrators' spouses -- Social networks -- Ohio -- Kent -- History
Women -- Ohio -- Kent -- History -- 20th century
Functions:
Societies and clubs -- Management
Occupations:
College teachers
College teachers' spouses
College administrators
College administrators' spouses
Material Types:
Minutes (Records)
Records (Documents)
Business correspondence
Directories
Yearbooks
Publications
Programs (Publications)
Scrapbooks



Detailed Description of the Collection

Series 1: Business Records and Minutes, 1964-1987
Box 1 / Folder 1
Founding meeting announcement with proposed constitution and by-laws, May 1964
Box 1 / Folder 2
Constitutions and by-laws, 1965, 1968, 1970, 1977 and undated
Box 1 / Folder 3
Membership lists and dues ledger, 1973-1974
Box 1 / Folder 4
Membership lists and dues ledger, 1974-1975
Box 1 / Folder 5
Membership lists and dues ledger, 1975-1976
Box 1 / Folder 6
Meeting minutes, 1964
Box 1 / Folder 7
Meeting minutes, 1965
Box 1 / Folder 8
Meeting minutes, 1966
Box 1 / Folder 9
Meeting minutes, 1967
Box 1 / Folder 10
Meeting minutes, 1968
Box 1 / Folder 11
Meeting minutes, 1969
Box 1 / Folder 12
Meeting minutes, 1970
Box 1 / Folder 13
Meeting minutes, 1971
Box 1 / Folder 14
Meeting minutes, 1972
Box 1 / Folder 15
Meeting minutes, 1973
Box 1 / Folder 16
Meeting minutes, 1974
Box 1 / Folder 17
Meeting minutes, 1975
Box 1 / Folder 18
Meeting minutes, 1976
Box 1 / Folder 19
Meeting minutes, 1977
Box 1 / Folder 20
Meeting minutes, 1978
Box 1 / Folder 21
Meeting minutes, 1979
Box 1 / Folder 22
Meeting minutes, 1980
Box 1 / Folder 23
Meeting minutes, 1981
Box 1 / Folder 24
Meeting minutes, 1982
Box 1 / Folder 25
Meeting minutes, 1983
Box 1 / Folder 26
Meeting minutes, 1984
Box 1 / Folder 27
Meeting minutes, 1985
Box 1 / Folder 28
Meeting minutes, 1986
Box 1 / Folder 29
Meeting minutes, 1987
Box 1 / Folder 30
Membership survey report, 1974-1975

Series 2: Correspondence, 1965-1984
Box 1 / Folder 31
Correspondence to members, 1965-1984
Box 1 / Folder 32
Correspondence received, 1965-1972

Series 3: Directories, Yearbooks and Publications, 1964-1965 to 1981-1982
Box 2 / Folder 1
Directories and yearbooks, 1964-1965
Box 2 / Folder 2
Directories and yearbooks, 1965-1966
Box 2 / Folder 3
Directories and yearbooks, 1966-1967
Box 2 / Folder 4
Directories and yearbooks, 1967-1968
Box 2 / Folder 5
Directories and yearbooks, 1968-1969
Box 2 / Folder 6
Directories and yearbooks, 1969-1970
Box 2 / Folder 7
Directories and yearbooks, 1970-1971
Box 2 / Folder 8
Directories and yearbooks, 1971-1972
Box 2 / Folder 9
Directories and yearbooks, 1972-1973
Box 2 / Folder 10
Directories and yearbooks, 1973-1974
Box 2 / Folder 11
Directories and yearbooks, 1974-1975
Box 2 / Folder 12
Directories and yearbooks, 1975-1976
Box 2 / Folder 13
Directories and yearbooks, 1976-1977
Box 2 / Folder 14
Directories and yearbooks, 1977-1978
Box 2 / Folder 15
Directories and yearbooks, 1978-1979
Box 2 / Folder 16
Directories and yearbooks, 1979-1980
Box 2 / Folder 17
Directories and yearbooks, 1980-1981
Box 2 / Folder 18
Directories and yearbooks, 1981-1982
Box 2 / Folder 19
Cookbook, Our Very Own, 1969-1970
Box 2 / Folder 20
Newsletters, 1965, 1979 and undated
Box 2 / Folder 21
Stationary, blank, undated

Series 4: Programs and Events, 1964-1986
Box 2 / Folder 22
Programs and events, 1964
Box 2 / Folder 23
Programs and events, 1965
Box 2 / Folder 24
Programs and events, 1966
Box 2 / Folder 25
Programs and events, 1967
Box 2 / Folder 26
Programs and events, 1968
Box 2 / Folder 27
Programs and events, 1969
Box 2 / Folder 28
Programs and events, 1970
Box 2 / Folder 29
Programs and events, 1971
Box 2 / Folder 30
Programs and events, 1972
Box 2 / Folder 31
Programs and events, 1973
Box 2 / Folder 32
Programs and events, 1974
Box 2 / Folder 33
Programs and events, 1975
Box 2 / Folder 34
Programs and events, 1976
Box 2 / Folder 35
Programs and events, 1977
Box 2 / Folder 36
Programs and events, 1978
Box 2 / Folder 37
Programs and events, 1979
Box 2 / Folder 38
Programs and events, 1980
Box 2 / Folder 39
Programs and events, 1981
Box 2 / Folder 40
Programs and events, 1982
Box 2 / Folder 41
Programs and events, 1983
Box 2 / Folder 42
Programs and events, 1984
Box 2 / Folder 43
Programs and events, 1985
Box 2 / Folder 44
Programs and events, 1986
Box 2 / Folder 45
Programs and events, undated
Box 2 / Folder 46
Programs and event planning and resources, 1960s-1980s

Series 5: Scrapbooks, 1964-1988
Box 3 / Piece 1
Scrapbook, 1964-1965
Box 3 / Piece 2
Scrapbook, 1973-1976
Box 3 / Piece 3
Scrapbook, 1976-1983
Box 3 / Piece 4
Scrapbook, 1983-1988

Series 6: Newcomers Group Records, 1964-1977
The Newcomers Group was sponsored by University Women of Kent State University, and was open to members of University Women who had arrived within the past two years. It's purpose was to help "newcomers feel welcome and become integrated int the University Community."
Box 4 / Folder 1
Newcomers, constitution and by-laws (proposed), undated
Box 4 / Folder 2
Newcomers, correspondence, 1967, 1971 and undated
Box 4 / Folder 3
Newcomers, meeting minutes, Miscellaneous dates 1964-1977
Box 4 / Folder 4
Newcomers, membership lists, 1965-1977
Box 4 / Folder 5
Newcomers, newspaper clippings and photographs, 1960s-1970s
Box 4 / Folder 6
Newcomers, programs and events, 1960s-1970s

Series 7: National Association of University Dames, 1966-1973
The University Women of Kent State University's president appointed sponsors for the local unit of the National Association of University Dames.
Box 4 / Folder 7
National Association of University Dames, history and programs, 1966-1968