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Association of Women Students, Student Life Records

Title: Association of Women Students, Student Life Records

Creator: Association of Women Students, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Dates: 1911-1970

Quantity: 10 boxes, 8 scrapbooks (7.0 linear feet)

Collection Number: RG 38-02-06

Language: English

Restrictions: None

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Preferred Citation: Association of Women Students, Student Life Records (RG 38-02-06). Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries.

Alternative Format: None

History:

The first meeting of the Association of Women Students (AWS) occured on May 26, 1911. Occasionally the organization was also known as the Women's Self Government Association (WSGA). The purpose of the organization was to cooperate with the Associate Dean for Women to establish and enforce rules governing women living in university residence halls. In addition, the Association founded and organized the Coed Follies, a farcical theatrical program performed annually. The AWS disbanded on April 8, 1970.

Scope and Content:

The majority of the materials deal with the internal workings of the Association of Women Students and include correspondence, minutes of meetings, a constitution with revisions, and officer lists. AWS activities are documented through scrapbooks and photographs.

Subjects:

Dormitories

Women -- Education -- United States

Association of Women Students, University of Nebraska

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