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Women's and Gender Center Records, 1968-2001 (Bulk: 1975-2000)
1 records storage box, 1 half archives box (1.25 linear ft.)
Collection number: MA.00246

Abstract:
Newsletters, flyers, photographs, correspondence and other materials maintained by the Women's and Gender Center (formerly the Women's Center) of Amherst College, and documenting its activities as an informational resource, intentional space and advocacy group related to women's and gender issues.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the Women's and Gender Center Records for research use. Particularly fragile items are restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the records should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

Newsletters, flyers, photographs, correspondence and other materials maintained by the Women's and Gender Center (formerly the Women's Center) of Amherst College, and documenting its activities as an informational resource, intentional space and advocacy group related to women's and gender issues.

This collection is organized into one series:

  1. Records

Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the Women's and Gender Center Records for research use. Particularly fragile items are restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the records should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:

[Identification of item], in Women's and Gender Center Records [Box #, Folder #], Amherst College Archives and Special Collections, Amherst College Library.

History of the Collection

Transferred in September 2013 from the Women's and Gender Center. [acc. #2013.083]

Processing Information

Processed September-October 2013 by Elkema Percival (AC 2014E)


Additional Information
Contact Information
Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
Robert Frost Library
PO Box 5000
Amherst, MA 01002-5000

Phone: (413) 542-2299
Fax: (413) 542-2692

Email Reference Form: http://www.amherst.edu/library/archives/askus
URL: http://www.amherst.edu/library/archives
Language
English
Language
English

Contents List
Records
1968-2017 (bulk 1975-2000)


Events



Seminars and symposia
1976-1977

Box 1: folder 1
Speakers and events
[1988-1994]

Box 1: folder 2
Speakers and play productions
[1973-1992]

Box 1: folder 3
Take Back the Night
[n.d.]

Box 1: folder 4
Newsletters



Everywoman's Center (UMass) newsletters
[1973-1976]

Box 1: folder 5
Women's Center newsletters
[1977-2000]

Box 1: folder 6
Photographs



Photos of protest demonstrations
[2000]

Box 1: folder 7
Amherst College



Amherst College Information
[1968-1985]

Box 1: folder 8
Directory of Amherst College Female Staff
[1975-1981]

Box 1: folder 9
Orientation
[1984-1995]

Box 1: folder 10
Security on Campus
[1985]

Box 1: folder 11
Student Groups



AARC (Amherst Africa Response Coalition)
[1984-1985]

Box 1: folder 12
Correspondence with other women's centers
[1988-1993]

Box 1: folder 13
Five College Women's Centers
[1991-1992]

Box 1: folder 14
PSA (Progressive Student Alliance)
[n.d.]

Box 1: folder 15
Reproductive Justice Alliance: Women's March on Washington posters
2017

Map case B-level 9, drawer 11
Student Support and Workshops



Math Anxiety
[1970's/1980's]

Box 1: folder 16
Self-Defense Classes
[1980-1995]

Box 1: folder 17
Government and Law



National Organizations
[1990-1993]

Box 1: folder 18
Miscellaneous item related to political topics
[1978-1991]

Box 1: folder 19
Women's Studies



Women's Studies
[1978-1985]

Box 1: folder 20
Societal Issues



Education
[1978-1993]

Box 1: folder 21
E.R.A. (Equal Rights Amendment)
[1977-2000]

Box 1: folder 22
Financial Information for Women
[1975-1992]

Box 1: folder 23
Lesbian Issues
[1985-1989]

Box 1: folder 24
Women and Work
[1984-1988]

Box 1: folder 25
Rape and Sexual Assault



Miscellaneous Items about rape
[1987-1991]

Box 1: folder 26
Sexual Harassment
[1977-1980]

Box 1: folder 27
Violence against Women
[1979-1993]

Box 1: folder 28
Health and Reproductive Health



Abortion
[1979-1990]

Box 1: folder 29
Abortion
[1979-1992]

Box 1: folder 30
Abortion and Reproductive Rights
[1986-1997]

Box 1: folder 31
AIDS, Safe Sex and STD's
[1992-1996]

Box 1: folder 32
Contraception
[1974-1980]

Box 1: folder 33
Eating Disorders
[1988-1992]

Box 1: folder 34
Health Issues
[1975-1992]

Box 1: folder 35
HIV/AIDS
[1994-1996]

Box 1: folder 36
Music



Women's music
[1979-1988]

Box 1: folder 37
Miscellaneous



Group mailing list; Event flyers
[1976-1990]

Box 1: folder 38
Event flyers; Posters; News Clippings
[1980-1981]

Box 1: folder 39
Group mailing list; letters
[1979-1980]

Box 1: folder 40
Roster; Group lists; Event flyers
1977-1978

Box 1: folder 41
Table tents
1982-1983

Box 1: folder 42
Table tents; Event flyers; letters; posters
1983-1984

Box 1: folder 43
Event flyers and posters
1984-1985

Box 1: folder 44
Miscellaneous Items
1985-1986

Box 1: folder 45
Drafts of Event flyers
1986-1987

Box 1: folder 46
Event flyers
1988-1989

Box 1: folder 47
Workshop manual; Student poems essays
1988-1989

Box 2: folder 1
Flyers
[1992]

Box 2: folder 2
Flyers
1993-1994

Box 2: folder 3
Miscellaneous
2000-2001

Box 2: folder 4
Sharon Farmer (Rice University) essay
[n.d.]

Box 2: folder 5
Yale Local 34
[1983-1985]

Box 2: folder 6
Zero Population Growth
[n.d.]

Box 2: folder 7

Search Terms
The following terms represent persons, organizations, and topics documented in this collection. Use these headings to search for additional materials on this web site, in the Five College Library Catalog, or in other library catalogs and databases.

Subjects
  • Feminism -- Massachusetts -- History -- 20th century.
  • Feminists -- Massachusetts -- Amherst -- History -- 20th century.

Contributors
  • Amherst College
  • Amherst College. Women's Center.
  • Amherst College. Women's and Gender Center.


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