Cynthia Hilden collection on women's conferences, 1977-1978  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Hilden, Cynthia
Title
Cynthia Hilden collection on women's conferences
Dates
1977-1978 (inclusive)
Quantity
1.3 linear feet, (2 boxes)
Collection Number
WCMss.059
Summary
Cynthia Hilden taught at Blue Mountain Community College for 33 years, and was also active in women's groups on campus and regionally. The Cynthia Hilden collection on women's conferences includes a scrapbook and other printed materials related to women's conferences both nationally and regionally from 1977 to 1978.
Repository
Whitman College and Northwest Archives
Whitman College and Northwest Archives
Penrose Library, Room 130
345 Boyer Avenue
Walla Walla, WA
99362
Telephone: 509-527-5922
Fax: 509-526-4785
archives@whitman.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Cynthia Hilden was born on July 17, 1941. She worked for 33 years at Blue Mountain Community College (BMCC) in Pendleton, Oregon. She become the Assistant Dean for the Office of Instruction, and the interim Vice President of Instruction and Provost. Hilden was selected as one of eighteen delegates from Oregon to attend the National Women's Conference in Houston, Texas which was held from November 18 to 21, 1977.

In addition to the BMCC, Hilden taught classes in women's studies and sociology on the Umatilla Indian Reservation, at the Umatilla County Jail, and Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution. She was also involved in the American Association of Women in Community Colleges as the campus contact for BMCC. Hilden retired from BMCC in 2003.

Hilden wrote a bi-monthly column for the Pendleton, Oregon newspaper, the East Oregonian, from 1989 to 2005. She also write a column titled "My View" for the Enterprise, Oregon newspaper, the Wallowa County Chieftain which ended in 2004.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Cynthia Hilden collection on women's conferences consists of a scrapbook related to women's events and conferences from 1977 to 1978, including the Women's Oregon Conference and the First National Women's Conference in Houston, Texas. Also included are pamphlets, magazines, articles, and published reports also regarding women's rights events.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Acquisition Information

Donated to the Whitman College and Northwest Archives by Cynthia Hilden on February 8, 2010. The accession number is 2010-001.


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Women's rights--United States

Geographical Names

  • Northwest, Pacific