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Guide to the Women's Resource Center Records, University of California, Irvine
AS-015  
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Description
This collection documents the activities and interests of the Women's Resource Center, an organization focused on the welfare of women at the University of California, Irvine. Materials include by-laws, minutes, reports, correspondence, newsletters, pamphlets, flyers and brochures, articles, videotapes, photos and news clippings. Represented issues in this collection include affirmative action, feminism, child care, rape prevention, sexual harassment and cultural understanding.
Background
The Women's Center at the University of California, Irvine opened in the 1973/1974 academic year and was staffed by five volunteer coordinators and other volunteers. Supported by the Associated Students of UCI, the Center's goal was to become the umbrella organization for all women's programs on campus. Its activities and services included a library, a calendar of activities, and several committees. The Center also offered a reading group, self-defense classes, consciousness-raising groups, day care, and information on health services.
Extent
6.8 linear feet (17 boxes)
Restrictions
Property rights and copyright reside with the University of California. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the University Archivist.
Availability
The collection is open for research.