North Carolina State University, Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity, Women's Center records 1965-2014

Creator
North Carolina State University. Women's Center
Size
10.3 linear feet (2 archival half boxes, 6 cartons, 1 flatbox)
Call number
UA 016.031

This collection contains the records of the North Carolina State University Women's Center. The records include flyers, pamphlets, announcements, memoranda, news clippings, scrapbooks, slides, and digital media that document the activities of the center and its programs from 1965 to 2014.

The North Carolina State University Women's Center was founded in 1991 in order to provide services to the women students, faculty and staff on campus. The Center's mission is to celebrate women through support, empowerment, education, and leadership development and to challenge and motivate both women and men to achieve inclusivity and gender equity.

Biographical/historical note

The North Carolina State University Women's Center was founded in 1991 in order to provide services to the women students, faculty and staff on campus. The Center's mission is to celebrate women through support, empowerment, education, and leadership development and to challenge and motivate both women and men to achieve inclusivity and gender equity.

Scope/content

This collection contains the records of the North Carolina State University Women's Center. The records include flyers, pamphlets, announcements, memoranda, news clippings, scrapbooks, slides, and digital media that document the activities of the center and its programs from 1965 to 2014.

Included in this collection is a handbook from 1965 to serve as a guide for incoming female students. These suggestions include appropriate attire for specific situations, proper etiquette, and locations of campus dining services, among other topics. There are also scrapbooks, flyers, correspondence, and photos documenting programs such as the Chocolate Festival, Take Back the Night, and productions of the Vagina Monologues.

Arrangement

This collection has not been fully processed; materials are in the order received.

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. 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 North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], North Carolina State University, Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity, Women's Center records, UA 016.031, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Transferred from the North Carolina State University Division of Student Affairs.

Processing information

Processed by Carolyn Chesarino, 2010 January.

Women's Handbook 1965-1966
Half box 1, Folder 1
Announcements, memoranda, pamphlet, and flyers 1993-1996
Half box 1, Folder 2
Newsletters and calendars of events 1993-2007
Half box 1, Folder 3
Calendar of Events Fall 2008 (Accession 2011.0164)
Half box 1, Folder 4
Scrapbooks 2002-2009 (Accession 2015.0175)
Carton 2
Scrapbooks, photo albums 1989, undated (Accession 2015.0175)
Carton 3
Slides, CD-ROMs circa 1992 (Accession 2015.0175)

Researchers may request copies of digital files. The Special Collections Research Center cannot guarantee that all files will open and will not in all cases have software available to read files.

Carton 3
DVD-ROMs, floppy disks, photographs 1998-2011 (Accession 2015.0175)

Researchers may request copies of digital files. The Special Collections Research Center cannot guarantee that all files will open and will not in all cases have software available to read files.

Carton 4
Grand Opening guest book 1991 Oct. 9 (Accession 2015.0175)
Carton 4
Newspaper clippings, brochures, handbooks 1991-2014 (Accession 2015.0175)
Carton 5
Vagina Monologues, Chocolate Festival videotapes undated, 2004 (Accession 2015.0175)

Copies of this VHS must be made prior to patron use.

Carton 4
Correspondence 1986-1992 (Accession 2015.0175)
Carton 5
International Women's Day weaving undated (Accession 2015.0175)
Carton 5
Newspaper clippings, reports, flyers 1995-2006 (Accession 2015.0175)
Carton 6
Vagina Monologues videotapes 2003-2004 (Accession 2015.0175)

Copies of these videotapes must be made prior to patron use.

Carton 6
Plaques 1992-2011 (Accession 2015.0175)
Carton 6
T-shirts undated (Accession 2015.0175)
Carton 7
Women in Residence Halls Survey Results 2002 (Accession 2015.0175)

Materials in this folder have restricted access. Please contact the Special Collections Research Center for more information.

Half box 8
STAR Award plaque 2005-2008 (Accession 2015.0175)
Flat box 9
Scrapbook 1994 (Accession 2015.0175)
Flat box 9

Access to the collection

This collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access to digital files may require additional advanced notice.

For more information contact us via mail, phone, or our web form.

Mailing address:
Special Collections Research Center
Box 7111
Raleigh, NC, 27695-7111

Phone: (919) 515-2273

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], North Carolina State University, Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity, Women's Center records, UA 016.031, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. 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 North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.