The collection includes materials related to Ruth
E. Anderson's work as UC Davis Dean of Women, including correspondence, daily boards, information on campus groups and
committees, publications, photographs, and materials related to the Women's Equity Action League (WEAL). Also present are
Ruth E. Anderson's diaries, writings, personal correspondence, and scrapbooks.
Ruth E. Anderson was UC Davis Dean of Women and later Associate Dean of Students from 1962 until her retirement in 1987.
Anderson helped establish the campus Women's Center and the Network for Graduate and Faculty Women, and assisted in
implementing Title IX, prohibiting discrimination against female athletes.
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permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission
for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items. It is
not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Collection is open for research.