This collection includes subject files, course materials, personal and business correspondence, newsletters and bulletins,
publications and photographs. It focuses heavily on Sally Roesch Wagner's involvement with the Women's Studies Program at
both Sacramento State College and Mankato State College. In addition, the papers include files on feminist movements, human
sexuality, peace organizations and movements, the Chautaqua Association, and the history of the Native American and pioneer
women of North Dakota.
Sally Roesch Wagner was born on July 11, 1942 in Aberdeen, North Dakota. She received her bachelor's degree in Psychology
and master's degree from California State University, Sacramento (CSUS). In 1978, Wagner was one of the first people in the
United States to receive a doctorate degree in Women's Studies from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Wagner helped
found the Women's Studies Program at CSUS and taught Women's Studies courses at the university during the 1970s to 1981. Wagner
later moved to Minnesota, where she taught Women's Studies courses at Mankato State College from 1981 to 1985. In addition,
she taught classes at Fresno State University and at a research affiliate of the University of California, Davis.
60.25 Linear feet
(47 record cartons, 3 manuscript boxes)
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