A Guide to the Records of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Virginia Tech Chapter, 1926-2008 American Association of University Women (AAUW), Virginia Tech Chapter Records RG 30/5a

A Guide to the Records of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Virginia Tech Chapter, 1926-2008

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number RG 30/5a


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2020 (CC0 1.0)

Processed by: Adrienne Glenney, Student Assistant, and Tamara Kennelly, University Archivist, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
RG 30/5a
Title
Records of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Virginia Tech Chapter, 1926-2008
Physical Characteristics
8.7 Cubic Feet; 7 boxes
Creator
American Association of University Women. Blacksburg Branch (Va.)
Language
English
Abstract
This collection consists of official records and periodicals from the AAUW, Virginia Tech Chapter and the National AAUW including minutes, administrative records, state and national convention programs, awards and scholarships, publications, and other materials concerning community outreach from 1926-2008.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the Records of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Virginia Tech Chapter must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Records of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Virginia Tech Chapter, RG 30/5a, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

This collection was donated to Special Collections in May 1990. Additions were donated in March 1992 and December 2001.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Records of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Virginia Tech Chapter was completed in July 2013.


Administrative History

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) was founded in 1881. The AAUW is a non-profit organization that advocates for the advancement of girls and women through empowerment, research, and advancement. The organization has a nationwide network of 150,000 members, 1,500 branches, and 500 college and university partners. The Virginia Tech chapter was formed in 1926.

Scope and Content

This collection consists of official records and periodicals from both the local AAUW Blacksburg Chapter and the National AAUW including minutes, treasurer's records and administrative materials, membership lists, state and national convention programs, yearbooks, certificates, awards and scholarships, reports, and other materials concerning local and statewide community outreach. Current materials date from the chapter's founding in 1926 through 2008. Series I, folder 17.A contains materials relating to the Mrs. Archie Richmond civil rights controversy.

Arrangement

This collection is organized in seven series.

Series I: Minutes contains meeting minutes from 1930-1992. This series in arranged in reverse chronological order.

Series II: Administrative Documents includes budgets, bylaws, constitutions, treasury and membership reports, foundation and award materials, and organizational histories dating from about 1930-2000. This series is arranged in alphabetical order by material type.

Series III: Activities, Groups, and Community Outreach consists of papers and reports documenting community events, sponsored activities, local and national causes, and support for education equality from 1940-2008. This series is arranged in alphabetical order by folder title.

Series IV: Annual Reports and Publicity Materials contains materials used to create annual reports, annual reports, some correspondence relating to the chapter, information about officers, and some historic clippings from 1937-2007. This series is arranged in alphabetical order by folder title.

Series V: Awards and Community Action includes materials from committees, award ceremonies, scholarships, education events, and non-AAUW conferences from 1926-2002. This series is arranged alphabetically by event type.

Series VI: Periodicals consists of programs and publications from local, state, national, and international conventions and conferences, as well as local chapter scrapbooks, from 1941-1987. This series is arranged geographically, from largest region (International) to smallest region (Blacksburg Chapter).

Series VII: Oversize Materials includes materials relating to the chapter's history and a banner from the 75th anniversary.


Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • University History
  • Women -- History
  • Organizations:

  • American Association of University Women. Blacksburg Branch (Va.)
  • Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Contents List

Series I: Minutes, 1930-1992
  • box-folder 1
    1
    Minutes, 1985-1992
  • box-folder 1
    2
    Minutes, 1986-1990
  • box-folder 1
    3
    Minutes, 1981-1985
  • box-folder 1
    4-6
    Minutes, 1980
  • box-folder 1
    7
    Minutes, 1971-1975
  • box-folder 1
    8-12
    Minutes, 1964-06-1979-11
  • box-folder 1
    13-17
    Minutes, 1945-10-1964-05
  • box-folder 1
    17a
    Documents Relating to the Mrs. Archie Richmond Controversy
  • box-folder 1
    18-21
    Minutes, 1930-12-1945-06
Series II: Administrative Documents, 1930-2000
  • box-folder 2
    1
    AAUW Affiliates Agreement
  • box-folder 2
    2
    Administrative Committee and Officer Reports
  • box-folder 2
    3
    Administrative Forms and Letters
  • box-folder 2
    4
    Administrative Projects and Study Groups
  • box-folder 2
    5
    Agenda and Board Discussion Materials, 1987-1990
  • box-folder 2
    6
    AAUW Brance Annual Reports of Interest and Delegates to State Convention
  • box-folder 2
    7
    AAUW Bylaws
  • box-folder 2
    8
    AAUW Blacksburg Branch Budget
  • box-folder 2
    9
    AAUW Blacksburg Branch Bylaws
  • box-folder 2
    10
    Blacksburg Convention, 1979
  • box-folder 2
    11
    Blacksburg Branch Name Change Application, 1936 2000
  • box-folder 2
    12
    Branch History
  • box-folder 2
    13
    Branch Presidents List
  • box-folder 2
    14
    Branch Reports, 1960-1974, 1979-1989
  • box-folder 2
    15
    Constitution and Bylaws, 1936
  • box-folder 2
    16
    AAUW Dues Reports, 1972-1980
  • box-folder 2
    17
    AAUW Dues Reports, 1980-1989
  • box-folder 2
    18
    AAUW Education; Academic Awards
  • box-folder 2
    19
    AAUW Educational Foundation - Booklets of Named Grants
  • box-folder 2
    20
    EFP Reports, Materials, and Publicity
  • box-folder 2
    21
    "In Lieu of Old Yearbooks"
  • box-folder 2
    22
    AAUW Legislative Committee
  • box-folder 2
    23
    Loan Fund Administration
  • box-folder 2
    24
    Legislative Letters: A Representative Sample of Branch Involvement
  • box-folder 2
    25
    Regional History of AAUW Chapters
  • box-folder 2
    26
    AAUW Blacksburg Branch Interest Survey Sheets
  • box-folder 2
    27
    AAUW Blacksburg Branch Surveys
  • box-folder 2
    28
    Tax Exemptions and Liability INS
  • box-folder 2
    29
    Treasurer's Report, Membership Report, and Calendar
  • box-folder 2
    30
    Blacksburg Branch Treasurer's Reports, 1930-1950
  • box-folder 2
    31
    AAUW Treasurer's Record Books, 1938-1940, 1962-1972
  • box-folder 2
    32
    Blacksburg Treasurer's Reports, 1977-1988
  • box-folder 2
    33
    AAUW Treasurers Record Books, 1972-1980, 1980-1982
  • box-folder 2
    34
    Treasurer's Reports, 1982-1997
  • box-folder 2
    35
    Treasurer's Official Membership Lists
  • box-folder 7
    3
    Correspondence, 1952
Series III: Activities, Groups, and Community Outreach, 1940-2008
  • box-folder 3
    1
    "All Roads Lead to Richmond" AAUW Convention, 1990
  • box-folder 3
    2
    AAUW Activities, 1940-1949
  • box-folder 3
    3
    AAUW Activities, 1960-1969
  • box-folder 3
    4
    AAUW Activities, 1970-1979
  • box-folder 3
    5
    AAUW Activities, 1996
  • box-folder 3
    6
    Copies of Letters and Clippings, AAUW, 1930-1940
  • box-folder 3
    7
    Cultural Interests
  • box-folder 3
    8
    "Designing and Implementing a Successful Educational Equity Conference", 1998-01
  • box-folder 3
    9
    Drunk Driving Awareness Group
  • box-folder 3
    10
    AAUW Annual Booksale: Reports, Publicity, and Advertising
  • box-folder 3
    11
    Education, 1943-1976
  • box-folder 3
    12
    Educational Equity Committee, 2000-2001
  • box-folder 3
    13-15
    AAUW Blacksburg Branch: Equal Rights Amendment
  • box-folder 3
    16
    Fourth Annual Educational Equity Conference "Growing Smart in Science, Math, and Technology - What's Working for Girls in School", 1996-01
  • box-folder 3
    17
    AAUW History Group
  • box-folder 3
    18
    Activities for AAUW IMP Council, 1971-1972
  • box-folder 3
    19
    "Insight: New Visions and Expanded Horizons," AAUW Annual Convention, 1977
  • box-folder 3
    20
    "Your Legal Rights as a Woman: A Handbook for Virginians"
  • box-folder 3
    21
    Outgoing Correspondence, 1983-1988
  • box-folder 3
    22
    "Promoting Professional Development," 1987 AAUW Seminar, 1987
  • box-folder 3
    24
    AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund
  • box-folder 3
    25
    Literature Group Materials
  • box-folder 3
    26
    Peace Child
  • box-folder 3
    27
    Peace and National Security
  • box-folder 3
    28
    AAUW Reading Lists: Summer, 1963
  • box-folder 3
    29
    AAUW Resolutions
  • box-folder 3
    30
    Seventh Annual Conference on Educational Equality: "Gender Gaps: Success and Failure"
  • box-folder 3
    31
    Sixth Annual Equity Conference
  • box-folder 3
    32
    State Convention Blacksburg, 1992
  • box-folder 3
    33
    AAUW Sponsored Events and Projects
  • box-folder 3
    34
    Third Annual Educational Equity Converence, 1995-01
  • box-folder 3
    35
    "The Third Shift- Women Learning Online"
  • box-folder 3
    36
    Women in Poverty
  • box-folder 3
    37
    Yearbook (Copy), 2000-2001
  • box-folder 3
    38
    21st Century AAUW Branch Recognition Program Blacksburg, Virginia, 2002-2008
  • box-folder 3
    39
    21st Century Branch Recognition Program Blacksburg, Virginia, 2003-2004
Series IV: Annual Reports and Publicity Materials, 1939-2007
  • box-folder 4
    1
    AAUW Documents, 1974
  • box-folder 4
    2
    AAUW Documents, 1981-1982
  • box-folder 4
    3
    AAUW Documents, 1982-1983
  • box-folder 4
    4
    AAUW Documents, 1983-1984
  • box-folder 4
    5
    AAUW Documents, 1984-1985
  • box-folder 4
    6
    AAUW Documents, 1985-1986
  • box-folder 4
    7
    AAUW Documents, 1986-1987
  • box-folder 4
    8
    AAUW Documents, 1987-1988
  • box-folder 4
    9
    AAUW Documents, 1988-1993
  • box-folder 4
    10
    AAUW Documents, 1992-1993
  • box-folder 4
    11
    AAUW Documents, 1993-1994
  • box-folder 4
    12
    AAUW Documents, 1994-1995
  • box-folder 4
    13
    AAUW Documents, 1995-1996
  • box-folder 4
    14
    AAUW Documents, 1996-1997
  • box-folder 4
    15
    AAUW Documents, 1997-1998
  • box-folder 4
    16
    AAUW Documents, 1998-1999
  • box-folder 4
    17
    AAUW Documents, 1999-2000
  • box-folder 4
    18
    AAUW Documents, 2000-2001
  • box-folder 4
    19
    AAUW Documents, 2001-2002
  • box-folder 4
    20
    AAUW Documents, 2002-2003
  • box-folder 4
    21
    AAUW Documents, 2003-2004
  • box-folder 4
    22
    AAUW Documents, 2004-2005
  • box-folder 4
    23
    AAUW Documents, 2006-2007
  • box-folder 4
    24
    AAUW Documents, 2006-2007
  • box-folder 4
    25
    AAUW Blacksburg Branch Disbands, 2007
  • box-folder 4
    26
    AAUW Corporate Representative
  • box-folder 4
    27
    AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund, Progress in Equity Award 1997-1998, The Women's Center at Virginia Tech, 1997-1998
  • box-folder 4
    28
    AAUW Publicity, 1990-1991
  • box-folder 4
    29
    AAUW of Virginia Branch Recognition, 2001-2002
  • box-folder 4
    30
    Blacksburg Officers, 1964-1990
  • box-folder 4
    31
    Connie Anderson Correspondence, 1997
  • box-folder 4
    32
    International Relations, 1981-1987
  • box-folder 4
    33
    Kathryn Brennan Book Materials, 2004-2005
  • box-folder 4
    34
    Marion Wooldridge Memorial
  • box-folder 4
    35
    Neighborhood Groups, 1984-1997
  • box-folder 4
    36
    Press Releases and Relevant Information, 1985-1987
  • box-folder 4
    37
    Program Activities, 1983-1988
  • box-folder 4
    38
    Publicity Clippings, 1939-1951
  • box-folder 4
    39
    Publicity Clippings, 1986-1987
Series V: Awards and Community Action,, 1926-2002, undated
  • box-folder 5
    1
    AAUW Awards Newsletters, 1982-1986
  • box-folder 5
    2
    Certificates and Awards
  • box-folder 5
    3
    Community Action Awards, 1997
  • box-folder 5
    4
    AAUW Educational Foundation Award
  • box-folder 5
    5
    Educator of the Year Award
  • box-folder 5
    6
    AAUW E.E. Committee, 1998-2000
  • box-folder 5
    7
    Fifth Annual Educational Equity Conference - "Girls in the Middle: Working to Succeed in School"
  • box-folder 5
    8
    "Gender Equity in Science"
  • box-folder 5
    9
    "Great Decisions 2004" 50th Anniversary Edition
  • box-folder 5
    10-11
    Leadership Award - Fundraising, 1984-2006
  • box-folder 5
    12
    AAUW Middle School Book Project
  • box-folder 5
    13
    Re-entry Scholarship
  • box-folder 5
    14
    Science Fair
  • box-folder 5
    15
    AAUW School Recognition Program, 1998-1999
  • box-folder 5
    16-17
    YMCA Women's Leadership Awards
  • box-folder 5
    18
    AAUW 75th Anniversary Luncheon, Donaldson Brown Hotel, Virginia Tech
  • box-folder 5
    19
    AAUW Photo Album, 1984-1986
  • box-folder 5
    20
    AAUW Historic Highlights, 1926-2001
  • box-folder 5
    21
    AAUW Annual Spring Luncheon, 2002
  • box-folder 5
    22
    AAUW Historic Highlights, 1926-2001
Series VI: Periodicals, 1941-1987
  • box-folder 6
    15
    IFUW Conference, Vancouver, Canada "The Dignity and Worth of the Human Person", 1980
  • box-folder 6
    16
    IFUW Nineteenth Annual Conference, Directory of Enrolled Members, Stirling, Scotland, 1977
  • box-folder 6
    17
    IFUW Report of the Nineteenth Conference, Grenoble, France, 1976
  • box-folder 6
    18
    IFUW Report on the Twentieth Conference, Vancouver, Canada, 1980
  • box-folder 6
    19
    IFUW Report of the Twentieth Conference, Vancouver, Canada, French edition, 1980
  • box-folder 6
    2
    AAUW 1981 National Biannual Convention, Boston, Massachusetts
  • box-folder 6
    3
    AAUW 1981 National Biannual Convention, Washington, D.C.
  • box-folder 6
    4
    AAUW 1951 National Convention, Atlantic City, New Jersey
  • box-folder 6
    5
    AAUW 1961 National Convention, Washington D.C.
  • box-folder 6
    6
    AAUW 1977 National Convention, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • box-folder 6
    7
    AAUW 1979 National Convention, Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • box-folder 6
    14
    Foundation Night - Awards and Grants, Albuquerque, 1979
  • box-folder 6
    8
    AAUW 1948 State Convention, Norfolk, Virginia
  • box-folder 6
    9
    AAUW 1949 State Convention, Alexandria, Virginia
  • box-folder 6
    10
    AAUW 1963 State Convention, Abingdon, Virginia
  • box-folder 6
    11
    AAUW 1967 State Convention, Natural Bridge, Virginia
  • box-folder 6
    12
    AAUW 1971 State Convention, Fredericksburg, Virginia
  • box-folder 6
    13
    AAUW Virginia Division Banquet Program, 1967
  • box-folder 6
    1
    AAUW Blacksburg Branch Annual Meeting Programs, 1941, 1946-1987
  • box 6
    Scrapbook, AAUW Blacksburg, 1964-1972
  • box 6
    Scrapbook, AAUW Blacksburg, 1950-1957
  • box 6
    Scrapbook, AAUW Blacksburg, 1975-1979
Series VII: Oversize Materials
  • box-folder 7
    1
    AAUW Blacksburg Clubs and Organizations
  • box-folder 7
    2
    AAUW Blacksburg Chapter 75th Anniversary Celebration Banner