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Title: Associated Women Students (AWS) Collection, 1936-1977Add to your cart.
ID: MS-0449
Extent: 0.92 Linear Feet
Predominant Dates: 1961-1973
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San Diego State Teacher's College established the Associated Women Students (AWS) in May of 1922, after three students attended the Intercollegiate Association of Women Students by invitation the previous March.  The organization's original goals included promoting education among women, organizing women on campus, and educating the public on women's suffrage rights.  AWS's goals changed numerous times throughout its existence, to those aimed at promoting "friendship and cooperation among members" and participating "in matters of student interest," in the 1950s, to acting as a "coordinating force for the women students of San Diego State," providing leadership for all women on campus, and promoting growth in cultural, social, service, and educational areas by the early 1970s.  AWS accomplished its goals through a series of special events, awards, lecture series, and other activities for campus women.  Members included all registered women students at San Diego State.
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Acquired: 2010
Restrictions: This collection is open for research.
Rights: The copyright interests in some of these materials have been transferred to or belong to San Diego State University. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections means that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish.  Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.
Preferred Citation: Identification of item, folder title, box number, Associated Womens Students Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.
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