Inventory of the Women's Athletic Association Records

Sara Gunasekara
Department of Special Collections
General Library
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA 95616-5292
Phone: (530) 752-1621
Fax: (530) 754-5758
Email: speccoll@lib.ucdavis.edu
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.


Creator: University of California, Davis. Womens Athletic Association
Title: Women's Athletic Association Records
Date (inclusive): 1948-1960
Extent: 0.4 linear feet
Abstract: The Women's Athletic Association, which sponsored intramural and extramural activities, served to "promote interest in athletics, to create a spirit of good sportsmanship and fellowship, and to cooperate in promoting and maintaining the highest standards of University life." This small collection, which spans the years 1948-1960, contains the Sports Manager's record book and the Treasurer's account book.
Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
Repository: University of California, Davis. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Davis, California 95616-5292
Collection number: AR-187
Language of Material: Collection materials in English.

Administrative History

According to the 1955 El Rodeo yearbook, the goals of the Women's Athletic Association were to "promote interest in athletics, to create a spirit of good sportsmanship and fellowship, and to cooperate in promoting and maintaining the highest standards of University life."
The club sponsored both intramural and extramural activities. The extramural activities included participation at Sports Days at local colleges. On campus activities included a swimming meet, basketball and volleyball games, and the Aquacade.

Scope and Content

This small collection, which spans the years 1948-1960, contains the Sports Manager's record book and the Treasurer's account book.

Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is arranged in alphabetical order.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
University of California, Davis. Womens Athletic Association--Archives
University of California, Davis--Students
University of California, Davis--History
University of California, Davis--Sports
College sports for women--California--Davis

Access

Collection is open for research.

Processing Information

Sara Gunasekara processed this collection.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AR-187, Womens Athletic Association Records, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

Publication Rights

Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Collection Contents

Box 1:1

Sports Manager's record book 1948-1960

Box 1:2

Treasurer's account book 1952-1960