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Guide to the Joan Ariel Files on Women's Political Activism MS.R.111
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing History
  • Biography
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Collection Arrangement
  • Related Collections

  • Title: Joan Ariel files on women's political activism
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.R.111
    Contributing Institution: Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.4 Linear feet (1 box)
    Date (bulk): Bulk, 1971-1976
    Date (inclusive): 1970-1992 and undated
    Abstract: This collection documents Joan Ariel's interests in women's political activism, particularly in Orange County, California. It includes newsletters, press releases, and other printed ephemera from the following organizations: Know, Inc. (Pittsburg, PA); Los Angeles Women's Center; N.O.W.; National Women's Political Caucus, and Women's Coalition of Orange County. Ephemera, clippings, and other records documenting political activity in response to Proposition 6 and the Equal Rights Amendment are also included.
    Creator: Ariel, Joan

    Access

    The collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California. Copyrights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    Joan Ariel files on women's political activism. MS-R111. 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

    Gift of Joan Ariel, 2003.

    Processing History

    Processed by Jayme Hall, 2008.

    Biography

    Joan Ariel was a long-time staff member at the University of California (UC), active for nearly 20 years as the Women's Studies librarian at UC Irvine (UCI). Ariel also served as an instructor and the academic coordinator of Women's Studies. She was a key player in numerous UCI campus organizations and programs relating to lesbian and gay issues. She also authored the book Building Women's Studies Collections: A Resource Guide (1987). Ariel was the co-founder and first chair of the Women's Studies Section (WSS) of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) and received the ACRL WSS Career Achievement Award in 2002. Before retiring in early 2006, she served as the shared print planning manager for UC Systemwide Library Planning in the UC Office of the President.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    This collection documents Joan Ariel's interests in women's political activism, particularly in Orange County, California. It includes newsletters, press releases, and other printed ephemera from the following organizations: Know, Inc. (Pittsburg, PA); Los Angeles Women's Center; N.O.W.; National Women's Political Caucus, and Women's Coalition of Orange County. Ephemera, clippings, and other records documenting political activity in response to Proposition 6 and the Equal Rights Amendment are also included.

    Collection Arrangement

    Files 1 through 8 are arranged alphabetically by organization. Files 9 and 10 are arranged alphabetically by legislation title.

    Related Collections

    Related materials can be found in the following collections:

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Know, Inc..
    Los Angeles Women's Center
    National Education Association of the United States.
    National Organization for Women..
    National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.).
    Women's Coalition of Orange County (Calif.).
    Feminism -- United States -- 20th century.
    Political participation -- Women -- California -- Orange County -- History -- Sources
    Women -- Political activity -- California -- Orange County -- Archives
    Women's rights -- United States--20th century