Virginia Tech Women's Network, Records of the Records of the Virginia Tech Women's Network, 1972-1991, undated RG.30.07

Records of the Virginia Tech Women's Network, 1972-1991, undated RG.30.07


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Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech

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Clare Carter, Student Worker, and LM Rozema, Archivist

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
RG.30.07
Title
Records of the Virginia Tech Women's Network1972-1991, undated
Quantity
4.2 Cubic Feet, 3 boxes
Language
The materials in the collection are in 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

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Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

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.

Processing Information

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

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.


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

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • University Archives
  • University History
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-)
  • Women -- History

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/).

Container List

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