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Guide to the Western Association of Women Historians Records MSS 2005/02
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Series 1: Organizational Material, 1969-2010

Arrangement note

Includes WCAWH and WAWH Constitution and Bylaws, agendas and minutes of the Executive Board Committee and of the Business Meeting, reports from the Executive Director, President, Graduate Representatives, and a diverse variety of program committee reports.
Box 1, Folder 1

Constitutions, Bylaws, Duties of Officers/Committees, and Amendments of the WCAWH and WAWH, 1972-2006

Box 1, Folder 2

Business Meetings Agendas and Minutes, 1982-2011

Box 1, Folder 3

Executive Board Meeting Minutes, 1978-2011

Box 1, Folder 4

Executive Director Reports (2008-2011)/President Reports (1995-2001), 1995-2001; 2008-2011

Box 1, Folder 5

Graduate Student Representative Reports, 1991-2011

Box 1, Folder 6

Committee/Program (various) Reports, 1979-2011

 

Series 2: Annual Conference Material, 1969-2010

Arrangement note

Arranged in chronological order. Includes Conference programs, call for papers, attendance lists, hotel and meeting room contracts, receipts, biographies of speakers, correspondence, and miscellaneous material associated with the conference which was held in the spring of each year. Copies of some of the papers presented and resumes of some presenters who participated at the annual conference for the years 1983 through 1989 are also included in this series.
Box 1, Folder 7

WAWH Annual Conference, 1969-1983

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Includes Conference Programs (1974-1979, 1982-1983); planning notes, forms and correspondence. Copy of paper presented in 1983: Greenberg, Reva P. “Beatrice Webb: An Emancipated Anti- feminist.”
Box 1, Folder 8

WAWH Annual Conference, 1984

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Includes Conference Program, planning notes, forms, and correspondence.
Copies of papers presented: Rosenham, Mollie S. “Retrospective Musing on the Women’s Movement” Puz, Susan K.“Victoria Woodhull’s New York, 1869-1877” Lepovitz, Helena W, “Household Images and Household Concerns: The Role of Catholic Imagery in the Industrialization of Popular Art” Schiebinger, Londa, “The Masculinization of Philosophy: Women and the Norms of Knowledge.” Bell, Susan, “Comment on papers by Schiebinger and Lepovitz”
Box 1, Folder 9

WAWH Annual Conference, 1985

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Includes Conference Program, planning notes, forms, and correspondence.
Copies of papers presented: Lorence-Kott, Bogna, “Klementyna Hoffmanowa (1798-1845): Innovation in Traditional Garb.” Robe, Margaret A., “Virginia Woolf and the Problems of Autobiography” Gelles, Edith, “Seven Portraits of Abigail Adams: An Examination of the Abigail Adams Literature.” Puz, Susan, “Women Innovators”
Box 1, Folder 10

WAWH Annual Conference, 1986

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Includes Conference Program, planning notes, and correspondence.
Copies of papers presented: Merkle, Judith, “Two Women Who Changed Business History: Mary Parker Follett and Lillian Moller Gilbreth” Puz, Susan K., “America’s First Female Presidential Candidate: Victoria C. Woodhull.”
Box 1, Folder 11

WAWH Annual Conference, 1987

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Includes Conference Program, planning notes, and correspondence.
Copies of papers presented: Ludlow, Dorothy, “The Literature of Sectarian Sexual Promiscuity” Thorne, Tanis C., “Maintaining Social Order and Ethnic Boundaries: Miscegenation and the Women of New France.”
Box 1, Folder 12

WAWH Annual Conference, 1988

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Includes Conference Program; planning notes, forms, and correspondence.
Copies of papers presented: Hull, Susanne, Chair, Plenary Session Introduction: “Problems of Presenting Character in Feminist Historical Fiction.” Hull, Susanne W., ‘Women According to Men.” McLoone, Harriet V., ‘Feminist History Research Possibilities in the Manuscript Collections.” Myers, Sylvia H., “Male-Female Relationships in Eighteenth-Century Correspondence.”
Box 1, Folder 13

WAWH Annual Conference, 1989

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Includes Conference Program, planning notes, and correspondence.
Copies of papers presented: Elwood-Akers, Virginia, “Caroline Seymour Severance and the Los Angeles Suffrage Movement.” Garcia, Mikel Hogan, “Woman Suffrage in the Pioneer Black Community of Los Angeles, 1900-1920.” Jacobsen, Yvonne, “Elizabeth Lowe Watson, 1843-1927: Multiple Audiences.”
Box 1, Folder 14

WAWH Annual Conference, 1990

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Includes Conference Program, planning notes, and correspondence.
Box 1, Box 15

WAWH Annual Conference, 1991

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Includes Conference Program, planning notes, and correspondence.
Copy of a proposal by Jean Wilkinson and Lyn Reese for the creation of a “WAWH Task Force dedicated to the monitoring and evaluation of social science text books, K -12” to achieve “ improvement in gender balance in texts.” Copy of paper presented: Puz, Susan Kullmann, Student-Centered teaching and Feminist pedagogy: Practical Implications.”
Box 1, Folder 16

WAWH Annual Conference, 1992-1995

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Includes Conference Program (1992-1995); planning notes, forms and correspondence.
Box 1, Folder 17

WAWH Annual Conference, 1996-1999

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Includes Conference Program (1996-1999); planning notes and correspondence.
Box 1, Folder 18

WAWH Annual Conference, 2000-2006

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Includes Conference Program (2000-2006); planning notes and correspondence.
Box 1, Folder 19

WAWH Annual Conference, 2007-2011

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Includes Conference Program (2007, 2009-2011).
Copies of: WAWH Archival Material Policy and Procedure (Proposed May 2007) Proposed Revisions to Bylaws for WAWH Founder’s Dissertation Fellowship (2007) Proposed Revisions to Bylaws of the WAWH Barbara ‘Penny” Kanner Award (2007) Proposed Revisions to Bylaws for WAWH Judith Lee ridge Prize (2007) Proposed revisions to Bylaws for WAWH Frances Richardson Keller-Sierra Prize (2007)
 

Series 3: Publications, 1970-2010

Arrangement note

Incomplete runs of Quarterly Newsletters of the WAWH and Membership Directories, copies of Histories of the Western Association of Women Historians 1969-1994, WAWH Membership Application forms 1983-2004 (incomplete), and various non-WAWH publications.
Includes incomplete runs of the Quarterly Newsletter of the WAWH from 1970-2011. The Newsletter has had three different titles during its publication: (1) The West Coast Association of Women Historians Newsletter (1970 to 1980); (2) The Western Association of Women Historians Newsletter (1980 to 1982); and (3) The Networker (1982 to the present).
Box 2, Folder 1

The West Coast Association of Women Historians Newsletter, 1970-1980

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Vol. 1, #2, 1970-Vol. 13, #3, 1980 (incomplete)
Box 2, Folder 2

The Western Association of Women Historians Newsletter, 1980-1982

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Vol. 14, #1, 1980-Vol. 16, #2, 1982 (incomplete)
Box 2, Folder 3

The Networker, 1983-1989

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Vol. 16, #3, 1983- Vol. 23, #2, 1989 (incomplete)
Box 2, Folder 4

The Networker, 1990-1995

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Vol. 23, #4, 1990- Vol. 27, #1, 1995 (incomplete)
Box 2, Folder 5

The Networker, 1996-2004

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Vol. 27, #2, 1996- Vol. 34, #2, 2004 (incomplete)
Box 2, Folder 6

The Networker, 2005-2008

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Vol. 34, #3, 2005- Vol. 37, #2, 2008 (incomplete)
Box 2, Folder 7

The Networker, 2009-2011

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Vol. 38, #1, 2009- Vol. 40, #3, 2011 (incomplete)
Box 2, Folder 8

WAWH Membership Directories (incomplete), 1990-2002

Box 2, Folder 9

WAWH Membership Directories (incomplete), 2003-2011

Box 2, Folder 10

Histories of the Western Association of Women Historians 1969-1994, ed. Marguerite Renner, WAWH: 1994 (2 copies), 1994

Box 2, Folder 11

WAWH Application Forms (incomplete), 1983-2007

Box 2, Folder 12

Non-WAWH publications, 1976, 1994, 2005

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Includes: The CCWH Newsletter (Newsletter for the Coordinating Council for Women in History), Vol. 36, #1, 2005 National Women’s Studies Association Program Directory, Fall 1994 CCWHP Newsletter (The Coordinating Committee on Women in the Historical Profession), Vol 7, #3, 1976
 

Series 4: Awards and Prizes, 1982-2010

Arrangement note

Arranged alphabetically by the name of the prize, this series contains the reports, by-laws, list of winners, and correspondence for the six prizes the WAWH awards annually. The prizes are: (1) The Graduate Student Conference Paper Prize; (2) the Founders’ Dissertation Fellowship; (3) the Judith Lee Ridge Prize given for the best article in the field of history published by a WAWH member; (4) the Barbara Penny Kanner prize for the best scholarly bibliographical and historical guide to research focused on women or gender history; (5) the Gita Chaudhuri Prize for the best monograph about rural women published by a WAWH member; and (6) the Keller-Sierra Prize for the best monograph published by a WAWH member. Also included in this series are the articles submitted in 1989 for the Judith Lee Ridge Prize.
Box 2, Folder 13

Gita Chauduri Prize Winners, 2010-present

Box 2, Folder 14

Founder’s Dissertation Fellowship Winners, 1999-2010

Box 2, Folder 15

Graduate Student Fellowship Winners, 1986-2010

Box 2, Folder 16

Barbara Kanner Award Winners, 1994-2010

Box 2, Folder 17

Keller-Sierra Book Prize Winners, 1982-2010

Box 2, Folder 18

Judith Lee Ridge Prize Winners, 1985-2010

Box 2, Folder 19

Copies of Articles submitted for Ridge Prize, 1989

Box 2, Folder 20

Huntington Library Women’s Studies Seminar, June 1986

 

Series 5: Photographs, 2000-2001

Arrangement note

This series is comprised of 38 color snapshots from the 2000 and 2001 annual conferences.
Box 2, Folder 21

WAWH Photographs: Annual Conferences, 2000, 2001

 

Series 6: Other Materials, n.d.

Arrangement note

This series contains photocopies of 2 meeting notices for Women Historians of the Bay Area, notice of Fall meeting of No. California Branch of West Coast Association of Women Historians, a list of courses in Women’s History from the Coordinating Committee on Women in the Historical Profession (1970-71), letter from Jeffrey C. Alexander and Ruth H. Bloch to Professor Eugen Weber (1978, photocopy), letter on WAWH letterhead from Frances Keller, 1st Vice Preside and President-Elect to Professor Bernard Bailyn, Chairman, AHA Committee (1980, photocopy), the WAWH song.
Box 2, Folder 22

2 meeting notices for Women Historians of the Bay Area, notice of Fall meeting of No. California Branch of West Coast Association of Women Historians, a list of courses in Women’s History from the Coordinating Committee on Women in the Historical Profession (1970-71), letter from Jeffrey C. Alexander and Ruth H. Bloch to Professor Eugen Weber (1978), letter on WAWH letterhead from Frances Keller 1st Vice Preside and President-Elect to Professor Bernard Bailyn, Chairman, AHA Committee (1980), the WAWH Song. 1970-1971; 1978; 1980

 

Series 7: Artifacts,

Arrangement note

Includes a Tee-shirt and pens.
Box 2, Item 1

WAWH 30th Anniversary Tee-Shirt, n.d.

Box 2, Folder 2

WAWH imprinted ballpoint pens (3), n.d.