A Guide to the Records of the Virginia Tech Women's Network, 1972-1991, undated Virginia Tech Women's Network, Records of the RG 30/7

A Guide to the Records of the Virginia Tech Women's Network, 1972-1991, undated

A Collection in
Special Collections and University Archives
Collection Number RG 30/7


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2020 (CC0 1.0)

Processed by: Clare Carter, Student Worker, and Laurel Rozema, Archivist, Special Collections and University Archives

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
RG 30/7
Title
Records of the Virginia Tech Women's Network, 1972-1991, undated
Physical Characteristics
4.2 Cubic Feet; 3 boxes
Creator
Women's Network (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)
Language
English
Abstract
This collection includes information from the Women's Network at Virginia Tech from about 1973-1991. It includes letters, meeting minutes, reports, and more related to the operation of the organization as well as materials from different task forces and causes the Women's Network was backing.

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

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Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Records of the Virginia Tech Women's Network, RG 30/7, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Source of Acquisition

The Records of the Virginia Tech Women's Network were transferred to Special Collections and University Archives in May 1989, October 1990, and January 2004.

Appraisal

The contents of Series I was received in binders. The binders were removed and destroyed. The contents were retained and placed in archival folders.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Records of the Virginia Tech Women's Network were commenced and completed in February 2020.


Administrative History

The Virginia Tech Women's Network was founded in 1977 within the College of Education, as a branch of the Virginia Women's Network. The goal of the group was to provide support for the university's professional women as well as advocate for an equal voice for women in the university.

Scope and Content

This collection contains records from the Women's Network at Virginia Tech, dated from about 1973 to 1991. It comprises correspondence, reports, publicity materials, and records related to the administration and the group's support of related causes.

Series I: Chronological files, 1973-1981, 1984-1991, contain records from the collection arranged by academic year, including letters, reports, meeting minutes, and more.

Series II: Publicity and Correspondence, 1978-1984, undated, consists of publicity materials, correspondence, letterhead, articles, newsletters, and "Women's Network News."

Series III: Causes, 1972-1973, 1975-1984, undated, contains information about different causes the Women's Network supported. This includes the Affirmative Action task force, the childcare task force, trying to get a class at Virginia Tech for Women's Studies, fighting for Women's Equity, preventing sexual harassment in the workforce, and more.

Series IV: Administration, 1980-1985, undated, is items related to the administrative side of the organization, such as a progress report, minutes for meetings, and ideas for the network.

Arrangement

This collection is separated into four series:

Series I: Chronological files, 1973-1981, 1984-1991
Series II: Publicity and Correspondence, 1978-1984, undated
Series III: Causes, 1972-1973, 1975-1984, undated
Series IV: Administration, 1980-1985, undated


Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • University Archives
  • University History
  • Women -- History
  • Organizations:

  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • Women's Network (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Records of the Virginia Tech Women's Network by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your- work/public-domain/cc0/).

Contents List

Series I: Chronological files, 1973-1981, 1984-1991
  • box-folder 1
    1-2
    1973-1981
  • box-folder 1
    3
    1985-05-1986-10
  • box-folder 1
    4
    1986-07-1987-04
  • box-folder 1
    5-7
    1986-1987
  • box-folder 1
    8-9
    1987-1988
  • box-folder 1
    10-11
    1988-1989
  • box-folder 1
    12-13
    1989-1990
  • box-folder 1
    14-15
    1990-1991
Series II: Publicity and Correspondence, 1978-1984, undated
  • box-folder 2
    1
    Network Publicity (Newsletters, Coverage), 1979-1982
  • box-folder 2
    2
    Network Resources, 1978, 1980-1982
  • box-folder 2
    3
    Network Correspondence, 1980-1982
  • box-folder 2
    4
    Network - Correspondence with VT Administration, 1983-1984
  • box-folder 2
    5
    Liaison - Staff Network, 1980, undated
  • box-folder 2
    6
    Network and Liaison with Other Groups, 1981-1982
  • box-folder 2
    7
    Spectrum Articles, 1982-1983
  • box-folder 2
    8
    Letterhead, 1982-09-14, undated
  • box-folder 2
    9
    Women's Network - Letterhead, 1983-1984, undated
  • box-folder 2
    10
    General Membership Lists and Memos, 1983-1984
  • box-folder 2
    11
    Newsletter, 1982-1983
  • box-folder 2
    12
    Newsletters and Network, 1983-1984
  • box-folder 2
    13
    Newsletter, 1984, 1988, undated
  • box-folder 2
    14
    Network - Public Relations/News General, 1983-1984
  • box-folder 2
    15
    Old Women's Network News, 1983-1984
  • box-folder 2
    16
    Women's Network News, Fall 1984
  • box-folder 2
    17
    Women's Network News, Fall 1985
  • box-folder 2
    18
    Women's Network News, Winter 1985
  • box-folder 2
    19
    Women's Network News, Fall 1986
  • box-folder 2
    20
    Women's Network News, Winter 1986
  • box-folder 2
    21
    Women's Network News--COPY, Winter 1986
  • box-folder 2
    22
    Women's Network Notes, 1984-1991
  • box-folder 2
    23
    Women's Network Paste-Ups/Blanks, 1984, 1986, undated
  • box-folder 2
    24
    Other Women's Network News Items, undated
  • box-folder 2
    25
    Network Mailing Lists and Membership, undated
  • box-folder 2
    26
    Network Brochure Planning, undated
Series III: Causes, 1972-1973, 1975-1984, undated
  • box-folder 2
    27
    Coalition, 1978, 1980-1982
  • box-folder 2
    28
    Network Policy/Task Forces, 1981-1982
  • box-folder 2
    29
    Job Bank, 1981-1982
  • box-folder 2
    30
    College Personal Committees, 1981, 1983-1984
  • box-folder 2
    31
    University Child Care Task Force, 1982-1983
  • box-folder 2
    32
    Child Care Task Force, 1982-1983
  • box-folder 2
    33
    Child Care Task Force, 1982-1984
  • box-folder 2
    34
    Status of Affirmative Action Program and Appendices, 1975-1981
  • box-folder 2
    35
    Original of Task Force Report on Affirmative Action, 1978-1979, 1982-1983
  • box-folder 2
    36
    Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity (AA/EEO), 1980-1982
  • box-folder 3
    1
    Affirmative Action Task Force, 1982-1983
  • box-folder 3
    2
    Stuff from Patricia Hyer on Affirmative Action, 1983
  • box-folder 3
    3
    Network - Affirmative Action Task Force, 1983
  • box-folder 3
    4
    Women's Week Committee, 1982-1983
  • box-folder 3
    5
    Women's Week, 1983-1984
  • box-folder 3
    6
    Catharine Stimpon "Understanding Women: the State of the Art" Tape, 1982-05-07
  • box-folder 3
    7
    Catharine Stimpon, "Understanding Women", 1982-05-07
  • box-folder 3
    8
    Bibliography and Materials on Salary Equity Studies, 1972-1973, 1977, undated
  • box-folder 3
    9
    Grievance Procedures and Women's Equity, 1982, undated
  • box-folder 3
    10
    Sexual Harassment, 1981-1982
  • box-folder 3
    11
    Perceptions of Sex Equity, 1982-1983
  • box-folder 3
    12
    Salary Survey, 1982-1983
  • box-folder 3
    13
    Final Draft - The Status of Women Faculty at VPISU, 1983-03-08
  • box-folder 3
    14
    Women's Studies Concentration, 1983
  • box-folder 3
    15
    Women's Studies, 1983-10-22
Series IV: Administration, 1980-1985, undated
  • box-folder 3
    16
    Network Administration, 1980-1983
  • box-folder 3
    17
    Network Minutes, 1980-1982
  • box-folder 3
    18
    Network Minutes and Letters, 1982-1983
  • box-folder 3
    19
    Advisory Board, 1982-1983
  • box-folder 3
    20
    Progress Report and Recommendations, 1982-1983
  • box-folder 3
    21
    Other Women's Network Info, 1982-1983
  • box-folder 3
    22
    Ideas for Network, 1983-1984
  • box-folder 3
    23
    Elections for 1984-1985, 1984
  • box-folder 3
    24
    Sheets on Women's Records for Network, 1984, undated
  • box-folder 3
    25
    Roanoke Network for Professional and Managerial Women Info, 1984-1985, undated
  • box-folder 3
    26
    Women's Network Early History, 1977-1981, 1984-1985, 1988