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Associated Women Students, 1942-1973

Collection Overview

Title: Associated Women Students, 1942-1973

Predominant Dates:1953-1972

ID: RHC/UA/45/

Extent: 4.0 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 00/00/1973

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Associated Women Students collection documents the history of an important social organization for women on the Northern Illinois University campus from the early 1950's to the dissolution of the group in 1973.  Correspondence, meeting minutes, and financial records document the business affairs of the Associated Women Students while programs, handbooks, and scrapbooks trace the social and charitable activities Associated Women Students pursued.  Most records from the Women’s League, the Associated Women Student predecessor, have been lost.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on access to these records.

Use Restrictions: Literary rights are dedicated to the public.

Acquisition Source: Associated Women Students

Acquisition Method: The University Archives acquired the records of the Associated Women Students (A.W.S.) organization of Northern Illinois University when the group dissolved in 1973.

Box and Folder Listing

Box 1
Folder 1: Constitution, History, 1953-1972
Folder 2: Correspondence, 1944-1972
Folder 3: Financial Records, 1942-1972
Folder 4: Minutes: Associated Women Students Meetings, 1953-1964
Folder 5: Minutes, Mass Meetings, 1954-1971
Folder 6: Minutes, Officers' Meetings, 1954-1971
Folder 7: Newsletters, 1962-1972
Box 2
Folder 1: Activities Calendars, 1958-1971
Folder 2: Activities Carnival, 1952-1958
Folder 3: Big-Little Sister Tea, 1958-1965
Folder 4-5: Bridal Fairs, 1963-1973
Folder 6: Christmas Programs, 1957-1972
Folder 7-8: National Convention, 1967-1969, 1971
Folder 9: Dad's Day Program, 1954-1957
Folder 10: Miscellaneous Programs, 1954-1971
Folder 11: Scrapbooks, 1942-1943
Folder 12-13: Leadership Development, 1960-1970
Box 3
Volume 1-6: Scrapbooks (6 volumes), 1937-1938, 1954-1968
Box 4
Volume 1: Scrapbook (1 volume), 1968-1972