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Records of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Escondido-San Marcos Branch
MS 2016/001  
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  • Access to Collection
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Organization of the Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Title: Records of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Escondido-San Marcos Branch
    Identifier/Call Number: MS 2016/001
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 18 archival boxes, 1 oversize folder (7.76 linear feet)
    Date: Inclusive dates: 1953-2012; Bulk dates: 1957-1994
    Repository: Escondido Public Library, Pioneer Room
    Abstract: Collection includes minutes, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, newsletters, and press releases of the Escondido-San Marcos Branch from 1953 through 2012.
    Physical location: Pioneer Room compact storage

    Access to Collection

    Collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    [Title of item]. Records of the American Association of Univeristy Women (AAUW), Escondido-San Marcos Branch. Escondido Public Library, Pioneer Room.

    Biography

    The American Assocation of University Women (AAUW), established in 1881, is a nation-wide, nonprofit organization comprised of over 1,000 branches and over 800 college and university partners. The AAUW promotes equity and education for women and girls.
    The Escondido branch of AAUW was established in 1954, and later merged with the San Marcos branch in 1985. The Escondido-San Marcos branch closed in 2016.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Collection includes minutes and administrative files, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, newsletters, and press releases of the Escondido-San Marcos Branch from 1953 through 2012. Scrapbooks and newspaper clippings highlight annual "Paseadas" or tour of homes.

    Organization of the Collection

    This collection is organized into 6 series:
    • 1. Records, 1954-2008
    • 2. Newsletters, 1957-2008
    • 3. Publicity, 1960-2007
    • 4. Photographs and slides, 1960-2012
    • 5. Miscellaneous, 1954-1996
    • 6. Scrapbooks, 1953-1984

    Indexing Terms

    American Association of University Women.
    Escondido (Calif.)
    San Marcos (Calif.)
    Women--Education--United States
    Women--California--Societies and clubs