American Association of University Women (AAUW), Virginia Tech Chapter Records

Records of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Virginia Tech Chapter, 1926-2008 RG.30.05a


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Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech

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Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061
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Adrienne Glenney, Student Assistant, and Tamara Kennelly, Archivist

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
RG.30.05a
Title
Records of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Virginia Tech Chapter1926-2008
URL:
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=vt/viblbv01183.xml
Quantity
8.7 Cubic Feet 7 boxes
Creator
American Association of University Women. Blacksburg Branch (Va.)
Language
The materials in the collection are in 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

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Preferred Citation

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

Source of Acquisition

This collection was donated to Special Collections and University Archives 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.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • American Association of University Women. Blacksburg Branch (Va.)
  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • University History
  • Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-)
  • Women -- History

Rights Statement for Archival Description

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

Container List

Series I: Minutes
1930-1992
  • box-folder 1 folder: 1
    Minutes
    1985-1992
  • box-folder 1 folder: 2
    Minutes
    1986-1990
  • box-folder 1 folder: 3
    Minutes
    1981-1985
  • box-folder 1 folder: 4-6
    Minutes
    1980
  • box-folder 1 folder: 7
    Minutes
    1971-1975
  • box-folder 1 folder: 8-12
    Minutes
    1964-06-1979-11
  • box-folder 1 folder: 13-17
    Minutes
    1945-10-1964-05
  • box-folder 1 folder: 17a
    Documents Relating to the Mrs. Archie Richmond Controversy
  • box-folder 1 folder: 18-21
    Minutes
    1930-12-1945-06
Series II: Administrative Documents
1930-2000
  • box-folder 2 folder: 1
    AAUW Affiliates Agreement
  • box-folder 2 folder: 2
    Administrative Committee and Officer Reports
  • box-folder 2 folder: 3
    Administrative Forms and Letters
  • box-folder 2 folder: 4
    Administrative Projects and Study Groups
  • box-folder 2 folder: 5
    Agenda and Board Discussion Materials
    1987-1990
  • box-folder 2 folder: 6
    AAUW Brance Annual Reports of Interest and Delegates to State Convention
  • box-folder 2 folder: 7
    AAUW Bylaws
  • box-folder 2 folder: 8
    AAUW Blacksburg Branch Budget
  • box-folder 2 folder: 9
    AAUW Blacksburg Branch Bylaws
  • box-folder 2 folder: 10
    Blacksburg Convention
    1979
  • box-folder 2 folder: 11
    Blacksburg Branch Name Change Application
    1936 2000
  • box-folder 2 folder: 12
    Branch History
  • box-folder 2 folder: 13
    Branch Presidents List
  • box-folder 2 folder: 14
    Branch Reports
    1960-19741979-1989
  • box-folder 2 folder: 15
    Constitution and Bylaws
    1936
  • box-folder 2 folder: 16
    AAUW Dues Reports
    1972-1980
  • box-folder 2 folder: 17
    AAUW Dues Reports
    1980-1989
  • box-folder 2 folder: 18
    AAUW Education; Academic Awards
  • box-folder 2 folder: 19
    AAUW Educational Foundation - Booklets of Named Grants
  • box-folder 2 folder: 20
    EFP Reports, Materials, and Publicity
  • box-folder 2 folder: 21
    "In Lieu of Old Yearbooks"
  • box-folder 2 folder: 22
    AAUW Legislative Committee
  • box-folder 2 folder: 23
    Loan Fund Administration
  • box-folder 2 folder: 24
    Legislative Letters: A Representative Sample of Branch Involvement
  • box-folder 2 folder: 25
    Regional History of AAUW Chapters
  • box-folder 2 folder: 26
    AAUW Blacksburg Branch Interest Survey Sheets
  • box-folder 2 folder: 27
    AAUW Blacksburg Branch Surveys
  • box-folder 2 folder: 28
    Tax Exemptions and Liability INS
  • box-folder 2 folder: 29
    Treasurer's Report, Membership Report, and Calendar
  • box-folder 2 folder: 30
    Blacksburg Branch Treasurer's Reports
    1930-1950
  • box-folder 2 folder: 31
    AAUW Treasurer's Record Books
    1938-19401962-1972
  • box-folder 2 folder: 32
    Blacksburg Treasurer's Reports
    1977-1988
  • box-folder 2 folder: 33
    AAUW Treasurers Record Books
    1972-19801980-1982
  • box-folder 2 folder: 34
    Treasurer's Reports
    1982-1997
  • box-folder 2 folder: 35
    Treasurer's Official Membership Lists
  • box-folder 7 folder: 3
    Correspondence
    1952
Series III: Activities, Groups, and Community Outreach
1940-2008
  • box-folder 3 folder: 1
    "All Roads Lead to Richmond" AAUW Convention
    1990
  • box-folder 3 folder: 2
    AAUW Activities
    1940-1949
  • box-folder 3 folder: 3
    AAUW Activities
    1960-1969
  • box-folder 3 folder: 4
    AAUW Activities
    1970-1979
  • box-folder 3 folder: 5
    AAUW Activities
    1996
  • box-folder 3 folder: 6
    Copies of Letters and Clippings, AAUW
    1930-1940
  • box-folder 3 folder: 7
    Cultural Interests
  • box-folder 3 folder: 8
    "Designing and Implementing a Successful Educational Equity Conference"
    1998-01
  • box-folder 3 folder: 9
    Drunk Driving Awareness Group
  • box-folder 3 folder: 10
    AAUW Annual Booksale: Reports, Publicity, and Advertising
  • box-folder 3 folder: 11
    Education
    1943-1976
  • box-folder 3 folder: 12
    Educational Equity Committee
    2000-2001
  • box-folder 3 folder: 13-15
    AAUW Blacksburg Branch: Equal Rights Amendment
  • box-folder 3 folder: 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 folder: 17
    AAUW History Group
  • box-folder 3 folder: 18
    Activities for AAUW IMP Council
    1971-1972
  • box-folder 3 folder: 19
    "Insight: New Visions and Expanded Horizons," AAUW Annual Convention
    1977
  • box-folder 3 folder: 20
    "Your Legal Rights as a Woman: A Handbook for Virginians"
  • box-folder 3 folder: 21
    Outgoing Correspondence
    1983-1988
  • box-folder 3 folder: 22
    "Promoting Professional Development," 1987 AAUW Seminar
    1987
  • box-folder 3 folder: 24
    AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund
  • box-folder 3 folder: 25
    Literature Group Materials
  • box-folder 3 folder: 26
    Peace Child
  • box-folder 3 folder: 27
    Peace and National Security
  • box-folder 3 folder: 28
    AAUW Reading Lists: Summer
    1963
  • box-folder 3 folder: 29
    AAUW Resolutions
  • box-folder 3 folder: 30
    Seventh Annual Conference on Educational Equality: "Gender Gaps: Success and Failure"
  • box-folder 3 folder: 31
    Sixth Annual Equity Conference
  • box-folder 3 folder: 32
    State Convention Blacksburg
    1992
  • box-folder 3 folder: 33
    AAUW Sponsored Events and Projects
  • box-folder 3 folder: 34
    Third Annual Educational Equity Converence
    1995-01
  • box-folder 3 folder: 35
    "The Third Shift- Women Learning Online"
  • box-folder 3 folder: 36
    Women in Poverty
  • box-folder 3 folder: 37
    Yearbook (Copy)
    2000-2001
  • box-folder 3 folder: 38
    21st Century AAUW Branch Recognition Program Blacksburg, Virginia
    2002-2008
  • box-folder 3 folder: 39
    21st Century Branch Recognition Program Blacksburg, Virginia
    2003-2004
Series IV: Annual Reports and Publicity Materials
1939-2007
  • box-folder 4 folder: 1
    AAUW Documents
    1974
  • box-folder 4 folder: 2
    AAUW Documents
    1981-1982
  • box-folder 4 folder: 3
    AAUW Documents
    1982-1983
  • box-folder 4 folder: 4
    AAUW Documents
    1983-1984
  • box-folder 4 folder: 5
    AAUW Documents
    1984-1985
  • box-folder 4 folder: 6
    AAUW Documents
    1985-1986
  • box-folder 4 folder: 7
    AAUW Documents
    1986-1987
  • box-folder 4 folder: 8
    AAUW Documents
    1987-1988
  • box-folder 4 folder: 9
    AAUW Documents
    1988-1993
  • box-folder 4 folder: 10
    AAUW Documents
    1992-1993
  • box-folder 4 folder: 11
    AAUW Documents
    1993-1994
  • box-folder 4 folder: 12
    AAUW Documents
    1994-1995
  • box-folder 4 folder: 13
    AAUW Documents
    1995-1996
  • box-folder 4 folder: 14
    AAUW Documents
    1996-1997
  • box-folder 4 folder: 15
    AAUW Documents
    1997-1998
  • box-folder 4 folder: 16
    AAUW Documents
    1998-1999
  • box-folder 4 folder: 17
    AAUW Documents
    1999-2000
  • box-folder 4 folder: 18
    AAUW Documents
    2000-2001
  • box-folder 4 folder: 19
    AAUW Documents
    2001-2002
  • box-folder 4 folder: 20
    AAUW Documents
    2002-2003
  • box-folder 4 folder: 21
    AAUW Documents
    2003-2004
  • box-folder 4 folder: 22
    AAUW Documents
    2004-2005
  • box-folder 4 folder: 23
    AAUW Documents
    2006-2007
  • box-folder 4 folder: 24
    AAUW Documents
    2006-2007
  • box-folder 4 folder: 25
    AAUW Blacksburg Branch Disbands
    2007
  • box-folder 4 folder: 26
    AAUW Corporate Representative
  • box-folder 4 folder: 27
    AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund, Progress in Equity Award 1997-1998, The Women's Center at Virginia Tech
    1997-1998
  • box-folder 4 folder: 28
    AAUW Publicity
    1990-1991
  • box-folder 4 folder: 29
    AAUW of Virginia Branch Recognition
    2001-2002
  • box-folder 4 folder: 30
    Blacksburg Officers
    1964-1990
  • box-folder 4 folder: 31
    Connie Anderson Correspondence
    1997
  • box-folder 4 folder: 32
    International Relations
    1981-1987
  • box-folder 4 folder: 33
    Kathryn Brennan Book Materials
    2004-2005
  • box-folder 4 folder: 34
    Marion Wooldridge Memorial
  • box-folder 4 folder: 35
    Neighborhood Groups
    1984-1997
  • box-folder 4 folder: 36
    Press Releases and Relevant Information
    1985-1987
  • box-folder 4 folder: 37
    Program Activities
    1983-1988
  • box-folder 4 folder: 38
    Publicity Clippings
    1939-1951
  • box-folder 4 folder: 39
    Publicity Clippings
    1986-1987
Series V: Awards and Community Action,
1926-2002, undated
  • box-folder 5 folder: 1
    AAUW Awards Newsletters
    1982-1986
  • box-folder 5 folder: 2
    Certificates and Awards
  • box-folder 5 folder: 3
    Community Action Awards
    1997
  • box-folder 5 folder: 4
    AAUW Educational Foundation Award
  • box-folder 5 folder: 5
    Educator of the Year Award
  • box-folder 5 folder: 6
    AAUW E.E. Committee
    1998-2000
  • box-folder 5 folder: 7
    Fifth Annual Educational Equity Conference - "Girls in the Middle: Working to Succeed in School"
  • box-folder 5 folder: 8
    "Gender Equity in Science"
  • box-folder 5 folder: 9
    "Great Decisions 2004" 50th Anniversary Edition
  • box-folder 5 folder: 10-11
    Leadership Award - Fundraising
    1984-2006
  • box-folder 5 folder: 12
    AAUW Middle School Book Project
  • box-folder 5 folder: 13
    Re-entry Scholarship
  • box-folder 5 folder: 14
    Science Fair
  • box-folder 5 folder: 15
    AAUW School Recognition Program
    1998-1999
  • box-folder 5 folder: 16-17
    YMCA Women's Leadership Awards
  • box-folder 5 folder: 18
    AAUW 75th Anniversary Luncheon, Donaldson Brown Hotel, Virginia Tech
  • box-folder 5 folder: 19
    AAUW Photo Album
    1984-1986
  • box-folder 5 folder: 20
    AAUW Historic Highlights
    1926-2001
  • box-folder 5 folder: 21
    AAUW Annual Spring Luncheon
    2002
  • box-folder 5 folder: 22
    AAUW Historic Highlights
    1926-2001
Series VI: Periodicals
1941-1987
  • box-folder 6 folder: 15
    IFUW Conference, Vancouver, Canada "The Dignity and Worth of the Human Person"
    1980
  • box-folder 6 folder: 16
    IFUW Nineteenth Annual Conference, Directory of Enrolled Members, Stirling, Scotland
    1977
  • box-folder 6 folder: 17
    IFUW Report of the Nineteenth Conference, Grenoble, France
    1976
  • box-folder 6 folder: 18
    IFUW Report on the Twentieth Conference, Vancouver, Canada
    1980
  • box-folder 6 folder: 19
    IFUW Report of the Twentieth Conference, Vancouver, Canada, French edition
    1980
  • box-folder 6 folder: 2
    AAUW 1981 National Biannual Convention, Boston, Massachusetts
  • box-folder 6 folder: 3
    AAUW 1981 National Biannual Convention, Washington, D.C.
  • box-folder 6 folder: 4
    AAUW 1951 National Convention, Atlantic City, New Jersey
  • box-folder 6 folder: 5
    AAUW 1961 National Convention, Washington D.C.
  • box-folder 6 folder: 6
    AAUW 1977 National Convention, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • box-folder 6 folder: 7
    AAUW 1979 National Convention, Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • box-folder 6 folder: 14
    Foundation Night - Awards and Grants, Albuquerque
    1979
  • box-folder 6 folder: 8
    AAUW 1948 State Convention, Norfolk, Virginia
  • box-folder 6 folder: 9
    AAUW 1949 State Convention, Alexandria, Virginia
  • box-folder 6 folder: 10
    AAUW 1963 State Convention, Abingdon, Virginia
  • box-folder 6 folder: 11
    AAUW 1967 State Convention, Natural Bridge, Virginia
  • box-folder 6 folder: 12
    AAUW 1971 State Convention, Fredericksburg, Virginia
  • box-folder 6 folder: 13
    AAUW Virginia Division Banquet Program
    1967
  • box-folder 6 folder: 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 folder: 1
    AAUW Blacksburg Clubs and Organizations
  • box-folder 7 folder: 2
    AAUW Blacksburg Chapter 75th Anniversary Celebration Banner