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Overview of the Collection

History

Scope and Content

Arrangement

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Series I: Connecticut Women's Conference, undated, 1973-1977

Series II: National IWY, undated, 1975-1980






International Women's Year Conference Records



Finding aid prepared by Archives & Special Collections Staff






Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center
405 Babbidge Road, Unit 1205
Storrs, Connecticut 06269-1205



© 2005 University of Connecticut



Overview of the Collection

Repository: Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Reserch Center.
Creator: International Women's Year Conference.
Title: International Women's Year Conference Records.
Dates: 1973-1980.
Quantity: 2.5 linear feet.
Identification: MSS19860003
Language: 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.

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.

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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.

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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.”

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

There are no access restrictions on this collection.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish from these Papers must be obtained in writing from both the University of Connecticut Libraries and the owner(s) of the copyright.

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Related Material

Archives & Special Collections has a substantial collection materials pertaining to Connecticut history and events. For detailed information on these collections please contact the curator or ask at the reference desk.

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Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Organizations:

United States. National Commission on the Observance of International Women's Year

Subjects:

Bridgeport (Conn.) Congresses and conventions.
Bridgeport (Conn.) Education Universities and colleges.
Congresses and conventions—Connecticut. International Women's Year, 1975
Congresses and conventions—Texas.
Feminism—International cooperation.
Universities and colleges—Connecticut.
University of Connecticut. Women's Center.
Women's rights—United States.
Women—Congresses.
Women—Connecticut.

Document Types:

Administrative Records.
Audio cassettes.
Audio visual materials.
Correspondence.
Financial Records.
Fliers. [printed matter]
Publications.

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Administrative Information

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.

Preferred Citation

[Item description, #:#], International Women's Year Conference Records. Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Diana Woolis, Director of the UConn Women's Center, transferred the materials to the Archives in the Fall of 1986.

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Detailed Description

Series I: Connecticut Women's Conference, undated, 1973-1977
1:1 Arrangements, undated, 1977
1:2 Arts and Artists, undated, 1977
1:3 Budget Committee-bills/IWY, 1977
1:4 Coordinating Committee, 1975-1977
1:5 Coordinating Committee Minutes, 1976-1977
1:6 Delegates, 1977
1:7 Distribution of Attendance, 1977
1:8 Final Report, 1977
1:9-10 Final Report, excerpts of, 1977
1:11 Hispanic Women, 1977
1:12 Hispanic Women: Booklets, 1973-1976
1:13 Interoffice memoranda, 1977
1:14 Legislators, undated, 1977
1:15 Letterhead Samples, undated
1:16 Letters of Appreciation, 1977
1:17 Letters of Complaint, 1977
1:18 Media, 1977
1:19 Members and Potential Members, 1976-1977
1:20 Miscellaneous Letters, 1977
1:21 Newspaper Clippings, 1977
1:22 News Release, 1977
1:23 Norma Corey Towers report, undated
1:24 Opinions, 1977
1:25 Original Resolutions, undated, 1977
1:26 Panel, undated
1:27 Printer drafts, 1976-1977
1:28 Publications, 1977
1:29 Public service announcements, undated
1:30 Registrations sent, 1977
1:31 Resolutions, 1977
2:32 Resolutions/Leaflets, 1977
2:33 Resolutions typed, 1977
2:34 Speak-out speakers, 1977
2:35 Speakers panel, 1977
2:36 Subcommittees, 1977
2:37 Veterans benefits, 1977
2:38 Workshops, 1977
Series II: National IWY, undated, 1975-1980
2:39 Homemakers in Missouri, 1976
2:40 IWY Legislative Forum, 1979
2:41 IWY Legislative Forum, 1980
2:42 IWY Mexico City, undated
2:43 IWY Western Europe, 1975
2:44 Manual for State & Territorial IWY Coordinating Comm., 1976
2:45 National IWY, 1977
2:46 IWY Basic, 1977
National Women's Conference (42 Cassettes)
“Decade of Our Destiny” (film, 14 min.)