Collection Number: 70113

Collection Title: Department of Women's and Gender Studies of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1971-2008

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Size 3.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 1600 items)
Abstract The Department of Women's and Gender Studies was founded as the Curriculum in Women's Studies in 1976, taking its current name in July 2012. An academic unit in the College of Arts and Sciences, the department seeks to expand the process of knowledge production to include consideration of gender, race, class, and sexuality. Records in this collection include materials documenting the establishment of the program and department, annual reports, advisory board minutes, curriculum development, and the Duke-UNC Women's Studies Research Center.
Creator University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Department of Women's and Gender Studies.
Curatorial Unit University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. University Archives.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
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Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Department of Women's and Gender Studies of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records #70113, University Archives, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from the Department of Women's and Gender Studies in November 2021 (Acc. 20211118.2).
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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The Department of Women's and Gender Studies was founded as the Curriculum in Women's Studies in 1976, taking its current name in July 2012. An academic unit in the College of Arts and Sciences, the department seeks to expand the process of knowledge production to include consideration of gender, race, class, and sexuality.

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Contains administrative records of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, including materials documenting the establishment of the program and department, annual reports, advisory board minutes, curriculum development, and the Duke-UNC Women's Studies Research Center.

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Contents list

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Box 1

Annual reports, 1976-1995 #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 1

Annual reports, Duke-UNC Research Center, 1982-1986 #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 1

Duke-UNC Women’s Research Center Faculty Seminar 1990, Weeks 1-8 #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 1

Ford Curriculum Development Project, Duke-UNC Research Center #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 1

Duke-UNC Research Center Seminars, 1982-1988 #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 1

Duke-UNC Curriculum Grant Proposal #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 1

Duke-UNC Research Center Curriculum Development Awards, 1985-1986 #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 1

Duke-UNC Research Center correspondence #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 1

Rockefeller Humanist in Residence, 1985-1990 #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 1

Duke-UNC Women’s Center FIPSE, 1985 #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 1

Duke-UNC Women’s Research Center Branches newsletter, 1982-1992 #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 1

Women’s Studies 5-year Plan, 1985 #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 1

Reports on women and minorities at UNC, 1982-1987 #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 1

Curriculum upgrades, 1988 #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 1

Historical documents and newspaper articles #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 1

Internship advising #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 1

Box 2

Women on the Hill: A History of Women at UNC #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 2

Program history #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 2

Women in Science Program #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 2

Establishment of Sexuality Studies Program #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 2

Change of name to Women's and Gender Studies #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 2

Establishment of Women's and Gender Studies department #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 2

Establishment of Women's and Gender Studies degree (BA) #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 2

Berkshire Conferences #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 2

A History of Women's and Gender Studies at UNC #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 2

Peer institutions, Women's and Gender Studies, 1987-1988 #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 2

Undergraduate subcommittee reform, 1987 #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 2

Publicity, 1991-1993 #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 2

Advisory Board, 1979-2002 #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 2

WMST Advisory Board meetings, 1971, 1977-1979 #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 2

Duke-UNC Center for Research on Women (CROW), 1988, 1989, 1992-1997 #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 2

Rockefeller Funding, 1991-1992 #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 2

Jacquelyn Hall talk, 1991 #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 2

Conference planning, 1993-1991 #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 2

Establishing graduate minor #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 2

Duke-UNC Women’s Studies Research Center #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 2

Development #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 2

Weiss Fund Endowment #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 2

Strategic planning #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 2

Petition for curriculum status #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 2

Establishment of Women's and Gender Studies major #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 2

Pope Foundation/Western Tradition Controversy #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 2

Course offerings, 1984-1987 #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 2

Celebrating 20 Years of Women’s Studies #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 2

Guide to Research on Women’s Issues, 1994 #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 2

Letter Regarding Sexual Harassment Suit against Coach Anson, 2008 #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 2

Women's and Gender Studies curriculum planning, 1989 #70113, Series: "1. Administrative Records, 1971-2008" Box 2

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Processing Information

Processed by: Dawne Howard Lucas and Jessica Venlet, March 2022

Encoded by: Dawne Howard Lucas, March 2022

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