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Association of Women Students, Student Life Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-38-02-06

Scope and Contents

The majority of the materials deal with the internal workings of the Association of Women Students (AWS) and include correspondence, minutes of meetings, a constitution with revisions, and officer lists. AWS activities are documented through scrapbooks and photographs.


  • Majority of material found within 1911-1970



The first meeting of the Association of Women Students (AWS) occured on May 26, 1911. Occasionally the organization used the name was also known as the Women's Self Government Association (WSGA). The purpose of the organization was to cooperate with the Associate Dean for Women to establish and enforce rules governing women living in university residence halls. In addition, the Association founded and organized the Coed Follies, a farcical theatrical program performed annually. The AWS disbanded on April 8, 1970.


10 Boxes

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