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Collection Summary

Identifier

UA 6.17

Title

College of Arts and Sciences. Women's Studies Program Records

Creator

Women's Studies Program, College of Arts and Sciences, South Dakota State University

Dates

2000-2008

Extent

0.21 linear feet (1 small document case)

Language

English

Repository

South Dakota State University Archives and Special Collections, Hilton M. Briggs Library, Brookings, South Dakota.

Access note

This collection is open to researchers without restrictions. The materials in the Archives do not circulate and may be used in-house only.

Preferred Citation

Name of item . College of Arts and Sciences. Women's Studies Program Records. UA 6.17. South Dakota State University Archives and Special Collections, Hilton M. Briggs Library, Brookings, South Dakota.

Abstract

The Women's Studies Program was an interdisciplinary program enabling the student to select courses dealing directly or indirectly with women, including the development of feminism, women's changing roles in the family, religion, the labor force, and politics. The collection is composed of Women’s History Month material, Woman of Distinction Awards Tea material, sponsored programs and material describing the Women’s Studies minor.

Historical Note

The Women's Studies Program at South Dakota State University [SDSU] is an interdisciplinary program enabling the student to select courses dealing directly or indirectly with women, including the development of feminism, women's changing roles in the family, religion, the labor force, and politics. This program is particularly useful for students expecting to work with women in social work, counseling, nursing, business or education. SDSU offers a minor in this program.

Contents Note

This collection is composed of mainly of material dealing with events surrounding Women's History Month sponsored by the Women's Studies Program. Also included are programs from Woman of Distinction Awards Tea and a pamphlet describing the Women's Studies minor at South Dakota State University. Folders consist of programs, posters and pamphlets.

Key Words

South Dakota State University. Women's Studies Program.

Container List

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Women's Studies Programs Records Container List. UA 6.17

BoxFolderDescriptionDate(s)
11Building Bridges: A Multicultural Exploration of Women's Achievements (poster)2001
12Sponsored programs (mailers)2006
13Woman of Distinction Awards Tea (programs)2002, 2004, 2007-2008
14Women's History Month-Calendar of Events (posters)2007, undated
15Women's History Month-Film Festival (posters)2000
16Women's Studies Minor (pamphlet)2005

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers without restrictions. The materials in the Archives do not circulate and may be used in-house only.

Researchers conducting extensive research are asked to make an advance appointment to access archival material. Please call or e-mail prior to visiting the collection and indicate as much detail as possible about a particular topic and intended use.

South Dakota State University supports access to the materials, published and unpublished, in its collections. Nonetheless, access to some items may be restricted as a result of their fragile condition or by contractual agreements with donors.

Copyright note

Copyright restrictions apply in different ways to different materials. Many of the documents and other historical materials in the Archives are in the public domain and may be reproduced and used in any way. There are other materials in the Archive carrying a copyright interest and must be used according to the provisions of Title 17 of the U.S. Code. The Archive issues a warning concerning copyright restrictions to every researcher who requests copies of documents. Although the copyright law is under constant redefinition in the courts, it is ultimately the responsibility of the researcher to properly use copyrighted material.

Arranged and Described by

Crystal J. Gamradt, 2000 November 16, additions made 2008 August 14.