American Association of University Women, Ellensburg Branch, Annual Programs, 1936-1963  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
American Association of University Women
Title
American Association of University Women, Ellensburg Branch, Annual Programs
Dates
1936-1963 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.25 cubic feet
Collection Number
RG033-05-64
Summary
The collection consists of annual programs of the American Association of University Women, Ellensburg Branch from 1936 to 1963.
Repository
Central Washington University, Archives and Special Collections
Archives and Special Collections
Central Washington University
400 E University Way
Ellensburg, WA
98926
Telephone: 509-963-1023
Fax: 509-963-3684
archive@cwu.edu
Access Restrictions

Open to the public for educational research

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) was founded in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1881. The Ellensburg branch of the AAUW is believed to have been established in May of 1936 and was an active organization on the Central Washington University campus until the late 1960s. AAUW promotes equality for all women and girls, lifelong education, and positive societal change.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

This collection of the American Association of University Women, Ellensburg, includes membership rolls, list of officers, committee groups, meeting dates and annual themes and monthly events scheduled for the each academic year. Also included are flyers of local events sponsored by the organization.

Historical BackgroundReturn to Top

Central Washington University began as the Washington State Normal School in 1891. In 1937, the school was rechristened the Central Washington College of Education. In 1961, the school became Central Washington State College and, finally, in 1977, Central Washington University.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

[Name of document or photograph number]. American Association of University Women, Ellensburg Branch, Annual Programs. Archives and Special Collections, Brooks Library, Central Washington University.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Arrangement

Chronological arrangement

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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • American Association of University Women
  • Central Washington University--History

Geographical Names

  • Ellensburg (Wash.)