Guide to the Orange County Commission on the Status of Women Records MS.R.161

Finding aid prepared by Chris S. Ervin
Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
The UCI Libraries
P.O. Box 19557
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, California, 92623-9557
949-824-3947
spcoll@uci.edu
© 2012


Title: Orange County Commission on the Status of Women records
Identifier/Call Number: MS.R.161
Contributing Institution: Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.4 Linear feet (1 box)
Date (inclusive): 1978-1990
Abstract: This collection consists of records from the Orange County (California) Commission on the Status of Women from 1978 to 1990. Materials in this collection include booklets, reports, pamphlets, newsletters, schedules, a transcript, and related material documenting the activities of the commission.
Creator: Orange County Commission on the Status of Women.

Access

The collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the University of California. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

Preferred Citation

Orange County Commission on the Status of Women Records. MS-R161. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

Acquisition Information

Transferred by Yvonne Wilson, former government documents librarian at UC Irvine.

Processing History

Processed by Chris S. Ervin, 2012 November.

Historical Background

The Commission on the Status of Women was established on September 23, 1975, to assist the Orange County (Calif.) Board of Supervisors in its efforts to create an environment in which all women can develop their individual potential and contribute fully to the cultural and economic life of the community unhampered by discrimination based on gender. To achieve this goal, the commission advises the Board on women's issues and items of concern that are within the Board's scope of influence.

Collection Scope and Content Summmary

This collection consists of records from the Orange County (California) Commission on the Status of Women from 1978 to 1990. The Commission on the Status of Women was established to assist the Orange County (Calif.) Board of Supervisors in its efforts to create an environment in which all women can develop their individual potential and contribute fully to the cultural and economic life of the community unhampered by discrimination based on gender. Materials in this collection include booklets, reports, pamphlets, newsletters, schedules, a transcript, and related material documenting the activities of the commission.

Arrangement

The collection is not arranged.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Orange County Commission on the Status of Women.
Directories -- California -- Orange County -- 20th century.
Newsletters -- California -- Orange County -- 20th century.
Pamphlets -- California -- Orange County -- 20th century.
Reports -- California -- Orange County -- 20th century.
Schedules (time plans) -- California -- Orange County -- 20th century.
Transcripts -- California -- Orange County -- 20th century.
Women--Economic conditions.
Women--Services for.

Box 1, Folder 1

"Out of Our Past: a Future," booklet 1983 March

Box 1, Folder 2

Child Care in Orange County, conference report 1978 June 24

Box 1, Folder 3

"How Can We Work and Care for Our Children?" report 1984 July 17

Box 1, Folder 4

Job Sharing, report 1979 May 29

Box 1, Folder 5

"Impact of Proposition 13 to Orange County Women," report 1978 December 11

Box 1, Folder 6

"County of Orange Social Violence Needs Assessment," report 1980 January

Box 1, Folder 7

Child Care open reform, transcript 1985 June 10

Box 1, Folder 8

"Opportunities for Citizen Service on Orange County Boards and Commissions" booklet 1979

Box 1, Folder 9

Self defense class schedule 1979 July 20

Box 1, Folder 10

"Resource Services Directory and Directory of Women's Organizations" 1987 May 6

Box 1, Folder 11

Statistics from 1970 census, booklet 1978 June 12

Box 1, Folder 12

"Spaces for Learning, Playing, and Staying," booklet 1979 January

Box 1, Folder 13

"Connections" for the Orange County Woman volumes 4-6, newsletter 1985 November - 1990 March

Box 1, Folder 14

"In the Bag," pamphlet undated

Box 1, Folder 15

Hearing, report 1978 September

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Reports -- California -- Orange County -- 20th century.
Box 1, Folder 16

"Calendar for Orange County Women," handout 1979 May