Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
The Associated Women Students (AWS) records were created by the AWS student organization at Eastern Michigan University. The organization sought to promote the interests of female students and the Intercollegiate Association of Women Students. The AWS records collection includes materials from approximately 1919 to 1975 that detail the goals and activities of the group, as well as their participation in national and state-wide conventions.
The Center for the Study of Contemporary Issues records include documents relevant to the center's operations from 1970 to its disbandment in 1975. The collection contains annual reports, catalogs, advertisement tools, and other materials. It is valuable to the study of organization mandates and internal processes.
The Margaret Rossiter records contain materials from 1965 to 1987. The documents include course materials from Dr. Rossiter's history and women's studies classes, as well as personal files including recipes and newspaper clippings. This collection is useful for insight into women's studies education and course structures.
The Women's and Gender Studies Department was initiated in 1975 and has grown from offering the first minor in Women's Studies in Michigan, to offering an undergraduate major and minor, and the state's only stand-alone Master of Arts in Women's and Gender Studies. The Women's Studies records range from 1970 to 2010 and include correspondence, minutes, program reviews, cassette tapes, video tapes, fliers, poems, clippings, pamphlets, and photographs.
The Women's Commission collection documents an organization that exists to ensure the equal treatment of women at Eastern Michigan University. The collection includes clippings, meeting minutes, history, purpose of the organization, committees, annual reports, financial records, and correspondence. The collection is arranged in two series. Records date from 1970-2017.