Guide to the University of California, Santa Barbara, Women's Center Collection

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University of California, Santa Barbara, Women's Center Collection, ca. 1974-2008

Collection number: UArch 44

Department of Special Collections

Davidson Library

University of California, Santa Barbara
Processed by:
Special Collections staff
Date Completed:
Aug. 31, 2009
Latest revision:
July 20, 2011
Encoded by:
A. Demeter
© 2009 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: University of California, Santa Barbara, Women's Center Collection
Dates: ca. 1974-2008
Collection number: UArch 44
Creator: University of California, Santa Barbara. Women's Center
Collection Size: 0.8 linear feet (2 document boxes and 1 audiotape)
Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Abstract: The UCSB Women's Center collection contains event, lecture, program and course flyers, pamphlets and booklets on services and women's issues, memos from the center, and other related materials.
Physical location: Del Sur, University Archives, 25A (Series I); Annex 2 (Series II).
Languages: English

Access Restrictions

None; Audio stored off-site, advance notice required for retrieval.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. 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 as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

Preferred Citation

University of California, Santa Barbara, Women's Center collection. UArch 44. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Undetermined; new materials received periodically. Audio merged from University Archives Recordings in 2010.

Scope and Contents of Collection

The Women's Center was founded in 1975 and provides a variety of services to the UCSB community, including sexual and gender diversity programs and resources, education and outreach programs, a lending library and art gallery, and resources for non-traditional students. The Center affiliates with campus offices, departments, and student organizations as well as outside community resources to facilitate their mission. For more information, see their website: http://www.sa.ucsb.edu/women/ 
The collection contains event, lecture, program and course flyers, pamphlets and booklets on services and women's issues, memos from the center, and other related materials.

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, Santa Barbara. Women's Center

Related Material

In Special Collections:
  • Women's Center Newsletter in University Archives, Serials Short Runs, separated from collection
  • Prospects, Women's Center publication, in University Archives, Serials Short Runs, separated from collection
  • Herstory, Associated Students Women's Commission publication in University Archives Serials
  • Professional Women's Association, publication, in University Archives Serials Short Runs
  • Women's groups series in Student Organizations collection, UArch 101
  • Dos Decadas De Artistas Chicanas Exhibition Collection, 1994, CEMA 17, collection on Women's Center Gallery exhibition
  • Associated Students subject files, UArch 21, and the Office of Public Information subject files, UArch 12, for files on the Women's Center and related topics
In Main Library:
  • "Rethinking race, gender and power," Lani Guinier, video, Media Collection HM1256 .G85 2000
  • Artistas Chicanas: a symposium on the experience and expression of Chicana artists, Coleccion Tloque Nahuaque, Closed Stacks N6538.M4 A76 1991a
  • A case study of a new organizational subunit's development: the UCSB Women's Center, dissertation, Mary Constance Anderson, Main Library LD781.S338 W63
  • Hearing on "Campus violence against women," Assembly Committee on Higher Education, Government Information Center, Calif. .H33 2002 no.4 L500, includes materials submitted by UCSB Women's Center

Separated Material

  • Women's Center Newsletter in University Archives, Serials Short Runs, separated from collection
  • Prospects, Women's Center publication, in University Archives, Serials Short Runs, separated from collection