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American Association of University Women (Leavenworth, Kan.) records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 640

Overview

The Leavenworth, Kansas, Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) was founded in 1937. The collection includes meeting minutes, newspaper clippings, AAUW annual yearbooks, and brochures, almost exclusively pertaining to the Leavenworth Branch.

Dates

  • 1937 - 2000

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

History of American Association of University Women

The American Association of University Women (Aauw), formerly known as the Association of College Alumnae (Aca), was founded in 1882. In 1921, the Aca merged with the Southern Association of College Women to form the Aauw. Since then, their objectives have been to promote the education of women and equity in the workforce. The Leavenworth, Kansas, branch of the Aauw was founded in 1937.

Extent

3 Linear Feet (4 boxes + 2 oversize boxes)

Physical Location

RH MS 640

Physical Location

RH MS 1123

Physical Location

RH MS Q127

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gifts, Charlotte Davis, 1989; Joanna Pipkin, 1987.
Title
Guide to the American Association of University Women Collection
Subtitle
American Association of University Women (Leavenworth, Kan.) records
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by mds, 2006; revised by mrm, 2009; revised by skt, 2010; revised by mwh, 2016.
Date
2006
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in<language encodinganalog="language">English.</language>
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/4846416407
Preferred citation
American Association of University Women (Leavenworth, Kan.) records, RH MS 640, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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