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Associated Women Students records

Identifier: 16-02---001

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the Associated Women Students’ constitution, minutes, fliers, brochures, correspondence, programs, and scrapbooks.


  • Creation: 1937-1983
  • Other: Date acquired: 2000


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Biographical or Historical Information

The Associated Women Students (AWS) was an organization created to provide a way for the female students to socialize, help promote the school activities, and provide a medium for women to express themselves and maintain the social standards. First mention of the organization was in the 1937 Acorn. From approximately 1937-1962, the AWS president was on the Associated Students’ Board of Control. The presidency was elected yearly, with the council being made up of members from the different clubs, organizations, and classes. In 1937, the council was called the Girl’s Council but was called the Women’s Council thereafter. The organization was discontinued in the 1980s.


2.06 Linear Feet (2 document cases, 1 flat document case)

Language of Materials



Arranged into four series: Series 1, Constitution and minutes, 1937-1971; Series 2, Correspondence, fliers, and programs, 1953-1983; Series 3, Intercollegiate Association of Women Students binders, 1965-1967; Series 4, Scrapbooks, 1973-1976.

Physical Access Requirements

There are no physical access restrictions.

Technical Access Requirements

There are no technical access restrictions.

Custodial History

Material was acquired from Associated Women Students (2000-42).

Source of Acquisition

Associated Women Students

Method of Acquisition

Received from Associated Women Students, 2000.

Accruals and Additions

No accruals are expected

Publication Rights

Materials may be used for non-profit and educational purposes, please credit the University Archives, Stewart Library, Weber State University. Reproduction for publication, exhibition, web display or commercial use is only permissible with the consent of the University Archives, Stewart Library, Weber State University.

Kandice Newren, 2012
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Repository Details

Part of the Weber State University Archives Repository

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