Women's Studies Files, ca. 1980-2000

Collection Overview

Title: Women's Studies Files, ca. 1980-2000

Record Series: 12/11/03

Record Group:

12/11/03 Women's Studies Files, c. 1980-2000

Creator: Women's Studies Program

Date: ca. 1980-2000

Extent: 25 boxes (10.42 linear feet)

Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa.

Language: Materials entirely in English.

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Scope and Content

This collection contains information on a wide variety of topics of interest to women.

Inventory

BOX 1 -  HEALTH

Health

  • A01 Abortion
  • A02 Birth Control
  • A03 Breast Cancer
  • A04 Pregnancy & Birth
  • A05 Menstruation
  • A06 Menopause
  • A07 Dentistry
  • A09 Medicine
  • A10 Education in Medical Profession
  • A13 Nursing 
  • A14 Nutrition
  • A16 Mental Handicap
  • A17 Physical Handicap

BOX 2 - HEALTH; BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS

Health (continued)

  • A18 Venereal Disease
  • A19 Women's Health
  • A20 Drug Abuse/Alcoholism
  • A68 Images of Women in
  • A69 Sexism in
  • A70 Birth Control Organizations
  • A71 Feminist Health Centers
  • A72 Women's Birth & Health Organizations
  • A73 Women's Medical Organizations
  • A79 Women in Profession of
  • A80 Media: Women's Health
  • A90 Feminist Health Books
  • A91 Textbooks: Health & Medicine
  • A99 Periodicals: Special Issues

Business and Economics

  • B01 Accounting
  • B02 Agribusiness
  • B03 Business
  • B04 Business Administration
  • B05 Business Education
  • B06 Clerical and Related Fields
  • B07 Consumer Behavior
  • B08 Economics
  • B09 Employment Equality

BOX 3 - BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS

Business and Economics (continued)

  • B10 Finance & Investment
  • B11 Industry
  • B12 Insurance/Real Estate
  • B13 Job Benefits, "Fringe"
  • B14 Credit
  • B15 Unions
  • B16 Labor: Blue Collar
  • B17 Management Science
  • B18 Leisure
  • B19 Advertising & Marketing
  • B20 Part-time Work

Box 4 - BUSINESS AND EDUCATION; CHILDREN'S ADOLESCENT LITERATURE; EDUCATION

Business & Economics (continued)

  • B21 Professionals
  • B22 Promotion
  • B23 Computer Science
  • B24 Unemployment
  • B25 Wages: Income
  • B26 Working Women, general
  • B27 Industrial Arts
  • B28 Transportation
  • B29 Taxation
  • B68 Images of Women in
  • B69 Sexism in
  • B70 Women's Business & Econ. Organ.
  • B71 Unions
  • B72 Credit Unions
  • B79 Women in the Profession of
  • B80 Media: Business and Economics
  • B90 Textbooks: Business and Economics
  • B99 Periodicals: Special Issues

Children's Adolescent Literature 

Education

  • DOl  Administration & Supervision

BOX 5 - EDUCATION

Education (continued)

  • D02 Continuing Education (life-long)
  • D03 Curriculum
  • D04 Educational Psychology: Research/Management
  • D05 Education
  • D06 Education: History of 
  • D07 Guidance & Counseling
  • D08 Library & Information Science
  • D09 Physical Education: Athletics

BOX 6 - EDUCATION

Education (continued)

  • D10 Career Education:  Information for Women
  • D11 American Studies
  • D12 Area Studies
  • D13 Black Studies
  • D14 Interdisciplinary Studies
  • D15 Pedagogy: Teacher-teaching
  • D16 Academic Achievement
  • D17 Education Systems (private/co-ed)
  • D18 Special Ed.
  • D20 Early Childhood Ed., N-K
  • D21 Elementary Ed., 1-6
  • D23 Junior High Ed., 7-9
  • D24 Senior High Education
  • D25 Two-Year Colleges
  • D26 Undergrad Ed.
  • D27 Graduate Ed.
  • D28 Teacher Training

BOX 7 - EDUCATION; FAMILY

Education (continued)

  • D68 Images of Women in
  • D69 Sexism in
  • D70 Women's Education Organizations
  • D71 Student Organizations
  • D79 Women in the Professions of
  • D80 Media:  Education
  • D90 Textbooks:Education
  • D99 Periodicals: Special Issues

Family

  • E0l  Adoption
  • E02  Child Care (non-parental) Day Care

BOX 8 - FAMILY

Family (continued)

  • E05 Divorce, Separation, Desertion
  • E06 Family--Nuclear
  • E07 Family Counseling
  • E08 Housewives
  • E09 Mate Selection
  • E10 Marriages--Traditional
  • E11 Marital Ed. & Counseling
  • E12 Unwed Mothers
  • E13 Single Parents
  • E14 Single Women/Single Men
  • E15 Widowhood
  • E16 Mother-Child Relationships/Motherhood
  • E17 Parent-Child Relationships/Parenthood
  • E18 Father-Child Relationships/Fatherhood
  • E19 Sibling Relationships
  • E20 Childless (free) marriages
  • E21  Wage earning mothers
  • E22 Family/Marriage violence
  • E23 Family, Extended/Other
  • E24 Partnerships, Common law/otherwise
  • E25 Dual career families
  • E26 Toys, games
  • E68 Images of Women in
  • E69 Sexism in
  • E70 Family Organizations
  • E80 Media: Family/Marriage
  • E90 Textbooks: Family/Marriage
  • E99 Periodicals--Special Issues

BOX 9 - HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY; HOME ECONOMICS; HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

History and Geography

  • F02 Feminism to 1960 history
  • F03 History
  • F04 Frontier women
  • F05 Geography
  • F06 Reform movements
  • F07 Suffrage
  • F08 War and military service
  • F09 Oral history
  • F10 Southern women
  • F12 Regional (excluding the South)
  • F68 Images of women in
  • F69 Sexism in
  • F70 Women's history and geographical organizations
  • F79 Women on the professions of
  • F80 Media: History and geography 
  • F90 Textbooks: Geography
  • F91 Textbooks: History
  • F99 Periodicals--Special issues

Home Economics

  • G02 Family economics and management (budgeting)
  • G03 Home economics
  • G04 Home economics Educations
  • G05 Housing--Home furnishing and equipment
  • G06 Clothing (Fashion)
  • G68 Images of women in
  • G69 Sexism
  • G79 Women on the professions of
  • G80 Media: Home economics
  • G90 Periodicals--Special issues

Human Development

  • H02  Childhood
  • H03 Adolescence
  • H04 Young Adulthood
  • H05 Middle Age
  • H06 Old Age
  • H07 Death: Suicide
  • H08 Infancy: Prenatal Development
  • H09 Age Groupings:  Differences: Aging
  • H68  Images of Women in
  • H69 Sexism in
  • H70 Children's Liberation Org.

BOX 10 - HUMAN DEVELOPMENT; INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S HISTORY; LANGUAGE

Human Development (continued)

  • H71 Old Age Liberation Organization
  • H80 Media: Human Development
  • H90 Textbooks: Human Development
  • H99 Periodicals: Special Issues

International Women's History

  • J01 International Women's History
  • J02 International Women's Year
  • J03 Studies on Status of Women
  • J70 International Women's Org.
  • J80  Media: Women's History and concerns
  • J90  Textbooks: Women's History and concerns
  • J99  Periodicals: Special Issues

Language

  • K0l  Composition
  • K02  English Education
  • K03  Language Behavior/Sexism in
  • K04 Foreign Languages
  • K05 Foreign Language Education
  • K06  Linguistics
  • K07 Reading
  • K08 Speech

BOX 11 - LANGUAGE; LITERATURE

Language (continued)

  • K09 Non-Verbal Behavior
  • K68 Images of Women in
  • K69 Sexism in
  • K70 Women's Language Organizations
  • K71 Women's Foreign Language Org.
  • K79 Women in the Profession of
  • K80 Media:  Language
  • K90 Textbooks: Composition
  • K92 Textbooks: Foreign languages
  • K93 Textbooks: Language
  • K94 Textbooks: Reading
  • K95  Textbooks: Speech
  • K99  Periodicals: Special Issues

Literature

  • L01 Anthologies (different genres)
  • L02 Autobiographical; memoir
  • L03 Biography
  • L04 Drama
  • L05 Literature
  • L06 Myth: Folklore
  • L07 Novel: Fiction
  • L08 Poetry
  • L09  Short Story
  • L10 Picture (Story) Books

BOX 12 - LITERATURE; MASS COMMUNICATION

Literature (continued)

  • L11 Literary criticism of children's literature
  • L12 Literary criticism of adult literature
  • L13 Science fiction
  • L14 Collective biographies
  • L15 Information books, adult's and children's
  • L68 Images of women in
  • L69 Sexism in
  • L70 Women's literary organizations
  • L78 Women in the profession: Writers
  • L79 Women in the profession: Teachers, educators, etc.
  • L80 Media: Literature
  • L90 Textbooks: Literature
  • L92 Textbooks: Children's literature
  • L93 Textbooks: Adolescent literature
  • L99 Periodicals--Special issues

Mass communication

  • M01 Electronic media
  • M02 Mass communication
  • M03 Film
  • M04 Mass communications education
  • M05 Print media

BOX 13 - MASS COMMUNICATION; LAW

Communication (continued)

  • M06 Radio and Television Images of Women
  • M68 Images of women
  • M69 Sexism in
  • M70 Women's Mass Communications Organizations.
  • M79 Women in the field of
  • M80 Media: Mass Communications
  • M90 Textbooks: Mass Communications
  • M99 Periodicals: Special Issues

Law

  • N01 Law (general)
  • N02 Law--Areas of Concern to Women
  • N03 Affirmative Action

BOX 14 - LAW; PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION

Law (continued)

  • N04 Title IX
  • N05 ERA--National
  • N06  ERA--Iowa
  • N07  Law Fields
  • N08  Iowa Law
  • N79  Women in the Profession

Philosophy and Religion

  • O01 Eastern Philosophy and Religion
  • O02 Western Philosophy
  • O04 Western Religion--History of
  • O05 Religious Practices (Rites, liturgies)
  • O06  Ministry
  • O07 Scriptures
  • O08 Christian, general
  • O09 Christian, Catholic

BOX 15 - PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION; POLITICAL SCIENCE

Philosophy and Religion (continued)

  • O10 Christian: Protestant
  • O11 Non-Christian: General
  • O12 Judaism
  • O13 Education in Philosophy and Religion
  • O14 Religious Discrimination
  • O68 Images of Women in
  • O69 Sexism in
  • O70 Women's Philosophical and Religious Org.
  • O79 Women in the Profession of
  • O80 Media: Philosophy and Religion
  • O90 Textbooks: Philosophy and Religion
  • O99 Periodicals: Special Issues

Political Science

  • P01 Political Science
  • P02  Civil Service
  • P03 Political Science Education
  • P04 Federal Government
  • P05 Human Rights (censorship, civil liberties)
  • P06 International Relations
  • P08 Local Government
  • P09  Pressure Groups: Lobbying
  • P10 Military
  • P11 Political Behavior
  • P12 Public Opinion
  • P13 Political Parties (Democratic)
  • P14 Political Parties (Republican)
  • P15 Political Parties--Other

BOX 16 - POLITICAL SCIENCE; PSYCHOLOGY AND PSYCHIATRY; FASCISM AND ETHNIC MINORITY WOMEN

Political Science (continued)

  • P17 Political Theory
  • P17 State Government
  • P18 Political Professionals
  • P19 Political Parties, general
  • P20 Public Administration
  • P21 Public Finance
  • P22 Public Service
  • P68 Images of Women in
  • P69 Sexism in
  • P70 Government Agencies Concerning Women
  • P71 Women's Political Science Organizations
  • P79  Women in the profession of
  • P80 Media: Political science
  • P90  Textbooks: Political Science
  • P99 Periodicals: Special Issues

Psychology and Psychiatry

  • Q01 Psychotherapy
  • Q02 Experimental psychology (Comparative; biological)
  • Q03 Feminist therapy
  • Q04 Sensation and Perception
  • Q05 Personality; Self Concept
  • Q06 Psychology: Vocational: Personal Selection, Placement Training
  • Q07 Physiological Psychology
  • Q08 Psychopathology
  • Q09  Psychology: History and systems
  • Q12 Vocational Guidance
  • Q11 Motivation and Emotion
  • Q12 Frustration Conflict; aggression
  • Q13 Intelligence & Ability
  • Q14 Psychological Behavior (Norm)
  • Q15 Psychometrics & Statistics
  • Q16 Interpersonal Relations (Group Dynamics)
  • Q68 Images of Women in
  • Q69 Sexism in
  • Q70 Women's Organization in Psychology; Psychiatry
  • Q78 Women in the Profession: Practitioners
  • Q79 Women in the Profession:Teachers
  • Q80 Media: Psychology, Psychiatry
  • Q90 Textbooks: Psychology, Psychiatry
  • Q99 Periodicals--Special Issues

Fascism and Ethnic Minority Women

  • R01 Afro-American
  • R02 American Indian

BOX 17 - FASCISM AND ETHNIC MINORITY WOMEN; RESOURCE MATERIAL (TIME AND GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS)

Fascism and Ethnic Minority Women (continued)

  • R04 Asian-American
  • R05 Latino-American
  • R06  Minority Education
  • R07 Racial & Ethnic Minority Women--General
  • R08 Race and Racism
  • R68 Images of Women in
  • R69 Sexism in
  • R70 Racial and ethnic minority women's organizations
  • R79 Women in...
  • R80 Media: Racial and ethnic minority women
  • R90 Textbooks:  Racial and Ethnic Minority Women
  • R99 Periodicals:  Spec. Issues

Resource Material (Time and Geographic Locations)

  • S01 Bibliographies
  • S02 "How to" Guide Books
  • S03 Feminist Publications & Publishers
  • S04 Grants, Fellowships, Scholarships
  • S05 Service Agencies (Local)
  • S06 Catalogs
  • S30 Classical
  • S31 Medieval
  • S32 1483-1600
  • S33 1600-1778 (American)
  • S34 1600-1715 (European)
  • S35 1715-1775 (European)
  • S36 1775-1789
  • S37 1789-1815
  • S38 1815-1865
  • S39 1865-1914
  • S40 1914-Present
  • S41 Future
  • S51 Arabian States
  • S52 North America (excluding the U.S.)
  • S53 Third World (underdeveloped)
  • S60 African
  • S61 Asia and Pacific Areas (as a whole)

BOX 18 - RESOURCE MATERIAL (TIME AND GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATIONS); SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; SEX AND SEXUALITY

Resource Material (Time and Geographical Locations) (continued)

  • S62 Australia and New Zealand
  • S63 China
  • S64 India
  • S65 Japan
  • S66 Other
  • S67 Europe (as a whole)
  • S68 British Isles
  • S69 France
  • S70 Germany
  • S71 Scandinavia
  • S72 USSR
  • S73 Other
  • S74 Near and Middle East
  • S75 Israel
  • S76 Other
  • S77 Latin America and the West Indies
  • S81 Cross Cultural: International

Science and Technology

  • T01 Science
  • T02 Biological sciences
  • T04  Engineering
  • T05  Mathematics
  • T06 Physical sciences
  • T07 Science education
  • T08 Technology
  • T68 Images of women in
  • T69 Sexism in
  • T70 Women's science organizations
  • T79 Women in the profession of
  • T80 Media:  Science & Technology
  • T90 Textbooks: Biological science
  • T92  Textbooks: Mathematical sciences
  • T93  Textbooks: Physical sciences
  • T99 Periodicals: Special Issues

Sex and Sexuality

  • U01 Homosexuality
  • U02 Lesbianism
  • U03 Prostitution
  • U04 Sex, biological
  • U05 Sex education
  • U06  Sex Laws
  • U07 Sex Roles

BOX 19 - SEX AND SEXUALITY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; VISUAL/PERFORMING ARTS

Sex and Sexuality (continued)

  • U08 Sexual Crime
  • U09 Sexual Variation
  • U10 Sexual Behavior (Sexuality)
  • U68 Images of Women in
  • U70 Women's Sex/Sexuality Org.
  • U71  Gay Liberation Org.
  • U79 Women in...
  • U80 Media: Sex/Sexuality
  • U90 Textbooks: Sex/Sexuality
  • U99 Periodicals--Special Issues

Social Sciences

  • V01 Anthropology
  • V02 Community organization and development
  • V03 Crime and delinquency; penal reform
  • V04 Population characteristics and trends
  • V07 Rural Community
  • V09  Social stratification and class
  • V10 Social science education
  • V11 Social work
  • V12 Sociology
  • V13 Urban Community
  • V14 Volunteerism
  • V15 Health and welfare organizations
  • V16 Suburban community
  • V17 Mobility and resettlement
  • V18 Disadvantaged (poverty; education; etc.)
  • V20  Social Security
  • V68  Images of women in
  • V69 Sexism in
  • V70 National/Service Women's Organizations
  • V71 Women's Welfare Organizations
  • V72 Women's Anthropology and Sociology Organizations
  • V79 Women in the Profession of
  • V80  Media: Anthropology and sociology
  • V90 Textbooks: Anthropology
  • V92 Textbooks: Sociology
  • V99  Periodicals--Special issues

Visual and Performing Arts

  • X01 Architecture and design
  • X02 Aesthetics
  • X03 Painting
  • X04 Photography
  • X05 Sculpture
  • X06 Art Education
  • X07 Museum
  • X08 Decorative Arts/Crafts
  • X09 Graphic Arts

BOX 20 - VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS; WOMEN'S MOVEMENT, 1960-PRESENT

Visual and Performing Arts (continued)

  • X10 Music
  • X11 Dance
  • X12 Dramatic Arts: Film (Performing, producing, designing)
  • X13 Arts, general
  • X68 Images of women in
  • X69 Sexism in
  • X70 Women's Art Organization
  • X79 Women in the Profession of
  • X80 Media: The Arts
  • X90  Textbooks: Visual and performing Arts
  • X99  Periodicals--Special issues

Women's Movement, 1960 to Present

  • Y01 Backlash
  • Y02 Feminism from 1960
  • Y02-A Women's Movement (UNI)
  • Y03 Men's Liberation
  • Y04  New Feminist Movement:Historical
  • Y05 New Feminist Movement: Political

BOX 21 - WOMEN'S MOVEMENT, 1960-PRESENT

Women's Movement, 1960 to Present (continued)

Y06 Strategies (Assertiveness, C.R., Self-defense)

Y70 Feminist Consultant & research organizations

Y71 Men's liberation groups

Y72 Women's centers

Y73 Movement organizations (Women's)

Y80  Media: Women's movement

Y90 Textbooks: Women's movement

Y91 Periodicals--Special issues

BOX 22 - WOMEN'S STUDIES

Women's Studies

Z01 Theory & Practice (Methodology)

BOX 23 - WOMEN'S STUDIES

Women's Studies (continued)

  • Z70 Women's studies organizations
  • Z79 Women in the profession of Women's Studies
  • Z80 Media: Women's studies
  • Z90  Textbooks: Women's studies

BOX 24 - WOMEN'S STUDIES

Women's Studies (continued)

  • Z95 Membership  Directory
  • Z96 Women's Studies Quarterly
  • Z97 National Women's Studies Association Newsletter.
  • Z98  "Reagan Budget"
  • Z99 The Cairns Collection of American Writers, 1620-1900
  • Z100 The Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America -- Radcliffe College FORTIETH ANNIVERSARY REPORT
  • Z101 Conference Group on Women's History newsletter, 1984-85

BOX 25 - WOMEN'S STUDIES

Women's Studies (continued)

  • Z102 National Women's Studies Association. Perspectives

Processing Information

Origin finding aid created by Archivist Gerald Peterson. Updated by Library Associate Dave Hoing, November 2017 and February 2018. Linear Feet updated August 15, 2017.