Guide to the Women's Studies Program Reference Collection, 1988-ongoing

Collection Overview

The Program in Women's Studies at Duke University is dedicated to exploring gender identities, relations, practices, theories and institutions. The collection includes clippings, flyers, newsletters, conference material, and program information.

Descriptive Summary

University Archives, Duke University
Duke University. University Archives
Women's Studies Program Reference collection 1988-ongoing
Language of Material
0.5 Linear Feet, approx. 350 Items
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Restrictions on Access & Use

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warning Access Restrictions

Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.

All or portions of this collection may be housed off-site in Duke University's Library Service Center. The library may require up to 48 hours to retrieve these materials for research use.

Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the University Archives to use this collection.

Collection is open for research.

warning Use Restrictions

Copyright for Official University records is held by Duke University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Contents of the Collection

Box 1
Graduate Program
Box 1
Faculty Directory, 1988
Box 1
History, 1993-1998 (2 folders)
Box 1
House Courses
Box 1
Report, The Impact of Women's Studies, 1995 (A95-107)
Box 1
Friends Newsletter, 1988-1992
Box 1
Calendar "Focus," 1986/87-1994
Box 1
Engendering Knowledge/Engendering Power, 3rd Annual Women's Studies Graduate Research Conference, 1992
Box 1
Feminist in Movement, 4th Annual Women's Studies Graduate Research Conference, 1993
Box 1
Women's Works, Women's Words, 5th Annual Women's Studies Graduate Research Conference, 1994
Box 1
Bodies of Knowledge, 6th Annual Women's Studies Graduate Research Conference, 1995
Box 1
Inroads: Women and Gender Across the Academic Landscape, 7th Annual Women's Studies Graduate Conference, 1997
Box 1
Clippings and Flyers
Box 1
"Women's Studies at Duke University," [newsletter], 1990-2001 and "Proceedings" from the sesquicentennial symposium, 1989 March 3-5
Box 1
Newsletters, copy 2
Box 1

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Women's Studies Program Reference Collection, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.


The Women's Studies Program Reference Collection was compiled by University Archives from a variety of sources for use in reference and research.

Processing Information

Processed by Kimberly Sims, February 2007

Encoded by Kimberly Sims, December 2010

Updated by Molly Bragg, July 2011

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.