California Women in Environmental Design Records A Guide to the California Women in Environmental Design Records, 1990-1994 Ms.1990.059

A Guide to the California Women in Environmental Design Records, 1990-1994 Ms.1990.059


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Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech

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Harvey Clark

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1990.059
Title
California Women in Environmental Design Records, 1990-1994
Quantity
0.63 Cubic Feet, 2 boxes
Creator
California Women in Environmental Design
Language
The materials in the collection are in 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

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Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], The California Women in Environmental Design Records, Ms1990-059, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Source of Acquisition

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 Contents

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.

Related Material

See also the Sigrid Lorenzen Rupp Architectural Collection, Ms1997-006 . Rupp was a president of the CWED and her collection contains materials from her presidency and Organization of Women Architects and Design Professionals, Ms1988-080.

Subjects and Indexing Terms


Rights Statement for Archival Description

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

Container List

box-folder 1 folder: 1
CWED and WIA newsletters and promotional materials
1990-1994
box-folder 1 folder: 2
"Broadening the Discourse, 5th Annual CWED Conference, Santa Monica, CA
February 7-9, 1992
box-folder 1 folder: 3
CWED exhibition materials
1991
box-folder 1 folder: 4
Paste-up of CWED exhibition catalog (1 of 2)
1991
box-folder 1 folder: 5
Paste-up of CWED exhibition catalog (2 of 2)
1991
box 2
37 audiocassettes from CWED conferences.