A Guide to the California Women in Environmental Design Records, 1990-1994 California Women in Environmental Design Records Ms1990-059

A Guide to the California Women in Environmental Design Records, 1990-1994

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1990-059


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Processed by: Harvey Clark, Special Collections Staff

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms1990-059
Title
The California Women in Environmental Design Records 1990-1994
Physical Characteristics
2 boxes, 0.63 cu. ft
Language
English
Abstract
The California Women in Environmental Design (CWED) is a California organization of women professionals that are involved in planning, architecture, landscape architecture, engineering, interior design, and other related fields. The collection contains materials relating to the operations of the organization including newsletters, membership and conference materials, and audiocassettes of sessions at CWED conferences.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the California Women in Environmental Design Architectural Collection must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: The California Women in Environmental Design Records, Ms1990-059, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The California Women in Environmental Design Records were donated to Special Collections in 1990, 2002.

Processing Information

Processed and encoded by Harvey Clark, July 2010.


Historical Note

The California Women in Environmental Design (CWED) is a California organization of women professionals that are involved in planning, architecture, landscape architecture, engineering, interior design, and other related fields. It was formed as an umbrella organization of the Organization of Women Architects and Design Professionals (OWA).

CWED actively promotes the appointment of women to political positions that shape policy and it tracks and urges passage of legislation that supports responsible design and a better professional life for women. It also works to increase the exposure of design professionals through statewide conferences and exhibitions.

The CWED was formerly known as California Women in Architecture.

Scope and Content

The collection contains materials relating to the operations of the organization including newsletters, membership flyers, posters, and conference programs and materials. Also present are 37 cassette tapes of sessions at CWED conferences. Titles reflect what is written on the cassettes.

Related Material

See also the Sigrid Lorenzen Rupp Architectural Collection, Ms1997-006 and the Organization of Women Architects and Design Professionals Ms1988-080.

Separated Material


Contents List

Box-folder 1:1
CWED and WIA newsletters and promotional materials, 1990-1994
Box-folder 1:2
"Broadening the Discourse," 5th Annual CWED Conference, Santa Monica, CA, February 7-9, 1992
Box 2
37 audiocassettes from various CWED conferences.
  • Gebhard, Art Deco 11-84
  • Art Deco Symposium, part 2, RuthAnn Lehrer
  • Art Deco Symposium, Part 2, S. Charles Lee
  • Art Deco Symposium, Part 2, Discussion
  • Communicating About Architecture, Murphy/Goldstein/Laskey
  • Shirl Buss/Jackie Leavitt, Housing Options
  • Computers in Architecture, Ligett/Hoffer
  • Preservation issues: Ruthann Lehrer and Margaret Bach
  • Oliver Campbell: 1st Session
  • Morning [3M] [College?]
  • Session II: Arch [Chem?]
  • Unlabeled tape
  • Tape # [blank] - Architects - Housing Changing World (4169-90)
  • Tape # [blank] - Architects - Enlightened Design (4169-90)
  • Tape # [blank] - Architects - Renewing Creativity (4169-90)
  • Tape # [blank] - Architects - Visibility Pa?p Off - Maikeling? (4169-90)
  • Tape #A? - Friday Panel - Women Architects (4169-90)
  • Tape #2 - Calif. Women in Environmental Design (4169-90)
  • Tape #3 - Philanthrpy (sic) by design (4169-90)
  • Tape #4 - Issues in Environmental Education (4169-90)
  • Tape #6 - Internship Meeting (Sat Workshop) (4169-90)
  • Tape #7 - Students Meeting (4169-90)
  • Tape #8 - Affirmative Action Meeting (4169-90), 2:30
  • #9 - Deborah Dietsch
  • Tape #10 - Calif. Women Design (4169-90)
  • Tape #11 - Design of Holistic Environments (4169-90)
  • Tape #12 - Childcare: Policy & Practice (4169-90)
  • Tape #13 - Future of Environmental Design (4169-90)
  • Tape #14 Architects - Diversity & Growth (4169-90)
  • Tape #15 - Creative Livable Cities (4169-90)
  • #16 - Workaholic
  • Tape #17 - Appointment Boards
  • Tape #18 - Affirmative Action Sat 11:30
  • Tape #18 - Affirmative Action, 4023-90
  • Tape #19 - Opening Remarks, re-cap (4169-90)