Southwest Institute for Research on Women Records, circa 1885, 1970-2001 (bulk 1979-2000)

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Southwest Institute for Research on Women Records, circa 1885, 1970-2001 (bulk 1979-2000)

MS 518


Collection Summary

Creator: Southwest Institute for Research on Women (U.S.)
Collection Name:Southwest Institute for Research on Women Records
Inclusive Dates: circa 1885, 1970-2001
Bulk Dates: (bulk 1979-2000)
Physical Description:3.5 linear feet
Abstract:This collection is comprised of documents, photographs, and audio/visual materials of the Southwest Institute for Research on Women (SIROW), which is a research and resource center for women and girls. The bulk of the material consists of: essays, ephemeral material, newspaper clippings, administrative material, grants, correspondence, and cassette tapes. Topics include an array of different subjects relating to women’s studies, including: education, economy, cultural diversity, literature & film, and community outreach.
Collection Number:MS 518
Language: Materials in English
Repository: University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
University of Arizona
PO Box 210055
Tucson, AZ 85721-0055
Phone: 520-621-6423
Fax: 520-621-9733
URL: http://speccoll.library.arizona.edu/

Historical Note

The Southwest Institute for Research on Women is a research and resource center focusing on the lives of women and girls of the Southwest. SIROW was founded in 1979 in Tucson, Arizona and is part of the Women’s Studies Department at the University of Arizona. Its primary focus is intended for parts of the Southwestern region of the U.S., including: Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, West Texas, Utah, Wyoming, and the Northwestern Mexico border. The Southwest Institute for Research on Women has become a regional network for over 30 campuses within the Southwest region.

SIROW’s mission is to “develop, conduct, and disseminate collaborative research, education and outreach projects of importance to diverse groups of women and girls in the Southwestern United States and Northwestern Mexico” (2012 SIROW Annual Report).


Scope and Content Note

Materials that hone in on women’s studies are the primary focus for this collection. This collection is largely comprised of writings, newspaper clippings, administrative material, and ephemeral material related to or associated with the Southwest Institute for Research on Women (SIROW). This collection also includes: books, video tapes, and oversize materials. The dates of this collection are mostly comprised of late 20th century material; however, some of the photographs within this collection are dated from the late 19th century.


Arrangement

This collection is organized into eight series.

Restrictions

Restrictions

There are no restrictions for this collection.

Copyright

It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright (the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her transferees, heirs, legates, or literary executors). The user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Arizona Board of Regents for the University of Arizona, its officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims made by any person asserting that he or she is an owner of copyright.


Access Terms

Corporate Name(s)
University of Arizona

Subject(s)
Southwest-Women’s Studies-Organizations
Women’s Research
Women’s Studies
Women’s Studies- Organizations
Women’s Studies-Institute


Administrative Information

Credit Line

Southwest Institute for Research on Women (MS 518). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries. Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries.


Container List

Series I: Writings 1981-1997
Subseries 1: Working Papers 1981-1994
Working Paper #32 is missing.
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11 Working Papers No.1-4 1981
12 Working Papers No.5-8 1981-1982
13 Working Papers No.9-12 1981-1982
14 Working Papers No.13-16 1982
15 Working Papers No.17-20 1983-1985
16 Working Papers No.21-24 1985-1987
17 Working Papers No.25-28 1990-1992
18 Working Papers No.29-31,33 1992-1994
Subseries 2: Occasional Papers 1981-1997
This subseries is arranged numerically. Occasional Papers #6 and #12 are missing.
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19 Occasional Papers No.1-4 1981-1988
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21 Occasional Papers No.5-7 1986, 1988
22 Occasional Papers No.8-10 1989, 1991
23 Occasional Papers No.11 1990
24 Occasional Papers No.13-16 1992-1997
Subseries 3: Other Essays 1986-1994
This subseries is arranged by title.
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25 Women’s Employment in Changing Nonmetropolitan Economies 1986
26 Safe Womanhood: A Discussion Paper 1994
27 If Women Leave the Home, What are Men to do undated
Subseries 4: Books 1981-1991
This subseries is arranged by title.
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31 Working Papers of the Arizona Board of Regents’ Commission on the Status of Women 1981-1991
32 Curriculum Resources in Chicano Studies 1989
33 The Importance of Teaching undated
Series II: Publicity , 1971-2001
Subseries 1: Newsletters & Magazines 1979-1999
This subseries is arranged numerically. (SIROW Newsletter #36 is missing)
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34 SIROW Newsletter No.1-25 1979-1986
35 SIROW Newsletter No.26-45 1986-1992
36 SIROW Newsletter No.46-58 1993-1999
37 Accent on Mathematics Engineering & Science (AMES) 1990
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41 Arizona Insight 2001
42 Office of International Programs (OIP) 1996
43 Women’s Studies Advisory Council (WOSAC) 1999
44 MEMO Newsletter 1980
45 Diversity Digest 1999
46 Outreach UA 2000
47 Arizona Books for Spring 1997
48 Connections (For Equal Vocational Opportunities) 1990
49 Arizona Chamber Executives 1986
Subseries 2: Newspaper Clippings 1971-2000
This subseries is arranged by subject.
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410 Women’s Studies 1973, 2000
411 Science & Engineering 1971-1996
412 Making Math Count 1990-1996
413 Rhodes Scholarship at the U of A 1993
414 Cultural Diversity at the U of A 1987-1996
415 Building Across Borders 1995-1996
416 Community Outreach Project on Aids in Southern Arizona (COPASA) 1996-2000
417 The Lady Takes the Wheel 1987
418 Daughters of the Desert 1986
419 The Desert is No Lady 1995-1998
420 Their Land, Their Lives 1983-1984
421 Women & the Economy 1986-1997
422 Jan Monk 1993-2000
423 Gail Parker 1972-1975
424 Sarah Weddington 1979
Subseries 3: Ephemera 1975-2000
This subseries is arranged by subject.
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425 Women's Studies & SIROW 1980-1998
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51 Women's Studies Conferences 1975-2000
52 The Desert is No Lady 1995-1998
53 The Lady Takes the Wheel 1987-1988
54 Daughters of the Desert 1986
55 Their Land, Their Lives 1984
56 Science, Technology, & Engineering 1977-1992
57 National Council of La Raza undated
58 The Transborder Consortium 1998-1999
59 Gail Parker 1975
510 Sarah Weddington 1979
511 Community Outreach 1999-2000
Series III: Correspondence (Letters, E-mails, & Fax), 1975-1996
This series is arranged by subject.
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512 SIROW General 1992-1996
513 Women’s Studies Curriculum Committee 1977-1988
514 SIROW Funding 1981-1994
515 Gail Parker 1975
516 Rita Marko 1988
517 Ann Brigham 1996
518 Marta Civil & Math Programs 1990-1996
519 The Thanks to be a Grandmother Winifred Foundation 1995
520 Breast Feeding Project 1995-1996
521 The Desert is No Lady 1992-1996
522 Chicana Literature: A Discourse on Identity 1982-1984
523 Social Influences on the Participation on Mexican American Women in Science 1979
Series IV: Administrative (Notes, Contact Information, Schedules, Minutes, Financial Agreements, etc.) , 1970-1998
This series is arranged by subject.
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61 SIROW & Women's Studies 1980-1996
62 SIROW Visiting Scholars 1985-1988
63 Transborder Consortium 1970-1998
64 Social Influences on the Participation of Mexican American Women in Science 1980-1987
65 Breast Feeding Project Meeting undated
66 Gail Parker undated
67 The Desert is No Lady Finance Agreements 1992-1994
68 Marta Civil & Math Programs 1990-1997
Series V: Grants, Reports, & Proposals , 1979-1996
This series is arranged by subject. This series includes various grants, project reports, and proposals for: SIROW, research projects, and academia.
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69 SIROW Projects 1989-1996
610 Science Education Programs in Faculty of Science (U of A) 1989
611 Western States Project on Women in the Curriculum 1987
612 Western Women: Their Land, Their Lives 1983-1985
613 Making Math Count: A Training Program for Middle School Math Teachers 1984-1985
614 Chicana Literature 1984-1985
615 Proposal for SIROW (1st & 2nd) 1979-1982
616 Proposal for Research Project: Social Influences on Participation of Mexican American Women in Science 1980-1981
617 Proposal for an Undergraduate Major in Women’s Studies 1981-1982
618 Miscellaneous Grant Applications 1982-1996
Series VI: Photographs , circa 1885-2000
This series is arranged by subject. The photographs that are contained within the “People & Places of the Southwest” folders are dated from the 1880s to the 1980s, but primarily consist of the late 1800s. There is only one photograph that is dated in the 1980s which also contains negatives. The photographs contained within the folder titled, “SIROW & Women’s Studies” are dated from the 1980’s to 2000. Lastly, the photograph from the production “Stories from the Bloodhut” is not dated.
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71 People & Places of the Southwest circa 1885-1961
72 People & Places of the Southwest circa 1890-1981
73 SIROW & Women’s Studies 1987-1998
74 SIROW & Women's Studies 1998-2000
75 SIROW & Women's Studies 1998-2000
76 SIROW & Women's Studies circa 1998-2000
77 Stories from the Bloodhut undated
Series VII: Audio/Visual , 1977-1993
The audio/visual series is comprised of videotapes and cassette tapes. The videotapes are arranged numerically. The audio cassette series is arranged by date, partial date, and no date. This series includes subjects such as: gender & society, feminist theory, women & justice, language & literature, feminism & national security, women & politics, race & class, Hispanic literature, women & film, women writers, Western Women Conference, and National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) meetings.
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78 Videotapes-Making Worlds Conference (Master #1) 1993
79 Videotapes- Making Worlds Conference (Master #2) 1993
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8 Cassette Tapes November 7, 1977-June 22, 1983
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9 Cassette Tapes June 22, 1983-November 19, 1984
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10 Cassette Tapes November 26, 1984-March 17, 1987
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11 Cassette Tapes, 1988, undated January 17, 1988- Western Women Conference (tapes 1-24)
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12 Cassette Tapes This series is arranged by partial dates & no dates.
Series VIII: Oversize Materials , 1998-2000
This series includes Transborder Consortium “major flyers”, proofs, and negatives.
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131 Transborder Consortium 1998-2000