Irene Carswell Peden papers, 1966-1980

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Peden, Irene Carswell, 1925-
Title
Irene Carswell Peden papers
Dates
1966-1980 (inclusive)
Quantity
37.5 ft (27 boxes)
Collection Number
2595
Summary
Correspondence, reports, minutes, conference and convention record and accreditation files from a professor of electrical engineering, University of Washington
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 2065431929
Fax: 2065431931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Languages
English

Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Professor of electrical engineering, University of Washington.

Irene Carswell Peden was born 1925. She taught electrical engineering at the University of Washington, and worked on a UNESCO project, Access of Women to Technical Careers in the West Coast Region of the United States of America, 1966-1970. Peden was a member of the Engineering Education and Accreditation Committee of the Engineers' Council for Professional Development, Inc. (name changed to Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology).

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Correspondence, reports, minutes, and subject files, relating to Peden's teaching, her involvement in professional associations, and her work on a Unesco project, Access of Women to Technical Careers in the West Coast Region of the United States of America (1966-1970).

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Arrangement

Organized into 9 accessions.

  • Accession No. 2595-001, Irene Carswell Peden papers, 1972-1976
  • Accession No. 2595-002, Irene Carswell Peden papers, 1966-1970
  • Accession No. 2595-003, Irene Carswell Peden papers, 1976-1979
  • Accession No. 2595-004, Irene Carswell Peden papers, 1976-1979
  • Accession No. 2595-005, Irene Carswell Peden papers, 1979
  • Accession No. 2595-006, Irene Carswell Peden papers, 1975-1980
  • Accession No. 2595-007, Irene Carswell Peden papers, 1980
  • Accession No. 2595-008, Irene Carswell Peden papers, [Information not available]
  • Accession No. 2595-009, Irene Peden papers, [Information not available]

Preservation Note

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 2595-001: Irene Carswell Peden papers, 1972-1976Return to Top

5 cu. ft. (5 boxes)

Scope and Content: Correspondence, reports, minutes, conference and convention records, 1972-1976.

Restrictions on Access: No restrictions on access.

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Irene Peden, 1976-12-28

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Accession
1 2595-001
Engineers' Council for Professional Development, Inc., Engineering and Accreditation Committee (Vice Chairperson, Region VII, 1974-1975) - Oklahoma University
1974-1975
2 2595-001
Engineers' Council for Professional Development, Inc., Engineering and Accreditation Committee (Vice Chairperson, Region VII, 1974-1975) - University of Houston
1974-1975
3 2595-001
Engineers' Council for Professional Development, Inc., Engineering and Accreditation Committee (Vice Chairperson, Region VII, 1974-1975) - Bradley University
1974-1975
3 2595-001
Engineers' Council for Professional Development, Inc., Engineering and Accreditation Committee (Vice Chairperson, Region VII, 1974-1975) - Howard University
1974-1975
3 2595-001
Engineers' Council for Professional Development, Inc., Engineering and Accreditation Committee (Vice Chairperson, Region VII, 1974-1975) - University of Detroit
1974-1975
3 2595-001
Engineers' Council for Professional Development, Inc., Engineering and Accreditation Committee (Vice Chairperson, Region VII, 1974-1975) - Southern Methodist University
1974-1975
3 2595-001
National Research Council, Space Science Board, Space Physics Committee (Member, 1974-1976) - Conferences and Conventions
4 folders
1974-1976
3 2595-001
National Research Council, Space Science Board, Space Physics Committee (Member, 1974-1976) - Reports
3 folders
1974-1976
3 2595-001
National Research Council, Space Science Board, Space Physics Committee (Member, 1974-1976) - Miscellaneous including correspondence and minutes
3 folders
1974-1976
4 2595-001
Washington University, Faculty Personnel Policy and Practice Task Force (Co-Chairman, 1974)
1974
5 2595-001
Washington University, Faculty Women Special Committee (Chairwoman, 1972-1974)
1972-1974

Accession No. 2595-002: Irene Carswell Peden papers, 1966-1970Return to Top

.62 cu. ft. (2 boxes)

Scope and Content: Correspondence, reports, questionnaires, ca. 1966-1970.

This group of papers deals entirely with the UNESCO Project on The Access of Women to Technical Careers in the West Coast Region of the United States of America

Restrictions on Access: No restrictions on access.

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Irene Peden, 1977-06-20

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder Accession
1/1 2595-002
Historical Features
1968
1/2 2595-002
General Correspondence- David, A.
1968-1969
1/3 2595-002
General Correspondence- Hill, Ryland
1966-1968
1/4 2595-002
General Correspondence- Miscellaneous
1968-1970
1/5 2595-002
Interoffice Correspondence
1967-1969
1/6 2595-002
Contracts, Legal Documents
1968-1969
1/7 2595-002
"The Access of Women to Technical Careers in the West Coast Region of the United States of America" report
1968
1/8 2595-002
Deans of Colleges and Universities - Survey Responses
1968
1/9 2595-002
Deans of Colleges and Universities - Forms, Lists, Data Sheet
1968
1/10 2595-002
Industries - Survey Responses - Correspondence
1968
1/11 2595-002
Industries - Forms, Lists, Data Sheet
1968
1/12 2595-002
Survey Responses- Women Engineers
1968
1/13 2595-002
Survey Responses- Women Programmers
1968
1/14 2595-002
Survey Responses- Women Technicians
1968
2/1 2595-002
Interdepartmental Questionnaires/Surveys
1968
2/2 2595-002
Seattle School Survey of Attitudes
1968
2/3 2595-002
Miscellaneous Questionnaires
2/4 2595-002
Notes
2/5 2595-002
Ephemera
2/6 2595-002
Part-time Employment Opportunities Project
1967-1968
2/7 2595-002
Miscellaneous
undated

Accession No. 2595-003: Irene Carswell Peden papers, 1976-1979Return to Top

3' linear. (3 boxes)

Scope and Content: Accreditation materials from the Engineers' Council for Professional Development, Inc., Engineering Education and Accreditation Committee, 1976-1979.

Restrictions on Access: No restrictions on access.

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Irene C. Peden, 1978-10-16

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Accession
1 2595-003
Northern Arizona University
1977-1978
1 2595-003
Texas A&I University
1977-1978
2 2595-003
Texas A&M University
1977-1978
2 2595-003
University of Oklahoma
1976, 1978
2 2595-003
Texas Tech University
1976, 1978
2 2595-003
Southern Methodist University
1976-1977
2 2595-003
Arizona State University
1977
2 2595-003
Colorado State University
1976
2 2595-003
Colorado School of Mines
1978
3 2595-003
University of Illinois
1978-1979
3 2595-003
New Mexico State University
1976, 1978
3 2595-003
Lamar University
1976

Accession No. 2595-004: Irene Carswell Peden papers, 1976-1979Return to Top

1 cu. ft. (1 box)

Scope and Content: Accreditation files which includes correspondence and reports from the Engineers' Council for Professional Development, Inc., Engineering Education and Accreditation Committee.

Restrictions on Access: No restrictions on access.

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Professor Peden via Sarah Loudon, 1980-02-25

Container(s) Description
Box Accession
1 2595-004
Tulsa University
1 2595-004
Utah State University
1 2595-004
Le Tourneau College (Longview, Texas)

Accession No. 2595-005: Irene Carswell Peden papers, 1979Return to Top

.42 cu. ft.

Scope and Content: Accreditation files which include correspondence, reports, 1979.

Restrictions on Access: No restrictions on access.

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Irene Peden, 1980-09-23

Accession No. 2595-006: Irene Carswell Peden papers, 1975-1980Return to Top

1 cu. ft.

Scope and Content: Committee files, minutes, ca. 1975-1980.

Restrictions on Access: No restrictions on access.

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Dr. Peden via Karen Johnson, 1981-06-01

Accession No. 2595-007: Irene Carswell Peden papers, 1980Return to Top

1' cu. ft.

Scope and Content: Accreditation files including correspondence, reports for University of Arizona, 1980.

Restrictions on Access: No restrictions on access.

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Prof. Peden, 1982-02-25

Accession No. 2595-008: Irene Carswell Peden papers, [Information not available]Return to Top

7 cu. ft. (7 boxes)

Scope and Content: Accreditation files, research papers/data.

Includes research proposal "VLF Studies of the Upper Atmosphere..." (with data); U.S. Army In-House Laboratory symposium records.

Restrictions on Access: No restrictions on access.

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Transferred from Dr. Peden's office, 1981-05-10

Accession No. 2595-009: Irene Peden papers, [Information not available]Return to Top

6' (cubic)

Scope and Content: Records of Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).

Restrictions on Access: No restrictions on access.

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Transferred by Dr. Peden, 1983-07-18

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • University Archives/Faculty Papers (University of Washington)

Corporate Names

  • Engineers' Council for Professional Development, Inc. Engineering and Accreditation Committee
  • Le Tourneau College (Longview, Texas)
  • National Research Council. Space Science Board. Space Physics Committee
  • Tulsa University
  • UW. Dept. of Electrical Engineering
  • UW. Special Committee on Faculty Women
  • UW. Task Force on Faculty Personnel Policy and Practice
  • University of Arizona
  • University of Southern California. Engineering School
  • Utah State University

Other Creators

  • Personal Names
    • Bee, Helen L (creator)
    • Hill, W. Ryland (creator)
    • Peden, Irene Carswell, 1925- (creator)
    Corporate Names
    • Accreditation Board for Engineering & Technology (U.S.) (creator)
    • Engineers' Council for Professional Development (creator)
    • Institute of Electrical Engineers (creator)
    • University of Washington. Advising Board (creator)
    • University of Washington.¬†University Archives