Women in Communications, Northeast Iowa Chapter, 1976-1998

Collection Overview

Title: Women in Communications, Northeast Iowa Chapter, 1976-1998

Record Series: MsC-31

Record Group:


Creator: Women in Communications, Northeast Iowa Chapter

Date: 1976-1998

Extent: 11 boxes (5.55 linear feet)

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

Language: Materials entirely in English.

Information for Users

Accessing the Collection:

No restrictions. Materials are open for research.

Technical Access: Some material uses obsolete technology, such as VHS tapes, cassette tapes, and floppy disks. These have not been transcribed.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Materials dated from 1976 through 1987 were donated to the UNI Archives by Susan Salterberg, UNI Public Relations Office, in the summer of 1988. The materials dated from 1987 through 1998 were given to the Archives in April 1998. Additional materials, dated 1976 through 1983, were received in June 1998.

Sensitive Materials Statement: Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy or similar laws, and the Iowa Open Records Law (see Iowa Code § 22.7). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Northern Iowa assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation: [Identification of Item] in the Women in Communications, Northeast Iowa Chapter collection, Manuscript Record Series MsC-31, [folder number], University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa.

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Scope and Content

Three large areas of the collection are the EPIC/Salute records, Day-on-the-Job, and general files. The EPIC/Salute records (1983-1998), found in Boxes 1 and 2, contain correspondence, nominations, evaluations, and publications. The Day-on-the-Job program material (1977-1986), found in box 4, includes schedules, correspondence, and evaluations. The general files of WIC officers (1976-1998), found in boxes 5 and 6, contain minutes, correspondence, publicity, programming, and some publications.


Box 1

Folder 1: Brochures, 1989-1998

Folder 2: Bylaws

Folder 3: Membership lists

Folder 4: Newsletters, 1978-1997

Folder 5: News clippings

Folder 6: Non-profit organizational status, 1993

Folder 7: Professional Development Seminar

Folder 8: Treasurer's book, 1976-1990

Folder 9: EPIC/Salute records, 1983-1984

Box 2

Folder 1: EPIC/Salute records, 1985-1998

Box 3

Folders 1-7: Five videocassettes and two sound cassettes. Several of the cassettes relate to the EPIC award ceremonies in 1983 and 1985. The others are not labeled.

Box 4

Folder 1: Day-on-the-Job, 1977-1986

Folder 2: General files, 1976-1983

Box 5

Folder 1: General files, 1983-1992

Box 6

Folder 1: General files, 1992-1998

Box 7

Folder 1: Budget, 1976-1981

Folder 2: Charter Certificate, October 10, 1977

Folder 3: Committees, 1979-1983

Folder 4: Correspondence, local, national, and regional

Folder 5: Freedom of Information, 1976-1982

Folder 6: Lunch with Barbara Proctor, 1979

Folder 7: Manuals and handbooks

Folder 8: Membership-student applications

Folder 9: Minutes, 1978-1979

Box 8

Folder 1: Minutes, 1979-1983

Folder 2: Miscellaneous

Folder 3: National: Equal Rights Amendment, "Job Information Bulletin," "Leadership Bulletin," Master Plan for Development, name change information, reports, 1979-1981, supplies order forms, task forces

Folder 4: Newsletter samples

Folder 5: Pending

Folder 6: Press releases, 1981

Folder 7: Regional meeting, 1980-1982

Folder 8: Roasts, 1978 scholarship applications

Box 9

Folder 1: Roasts: 1978 Tom Peterson, 1979 Robert Ray, 1981 Donald Kaul

Folder 2: Stationery

Folder 3: "Successful Women's Guide to…"

Folder 4: Surveys

Folder 5: Treasurers reports, 1978-1982

Folder 6: "Words into Action-A Guide to Build Awareness and Encourage Action on Issues"

Folder 7: Workshops and conferences, 1978-1993

Folder 8: Year-end reports, 1978-1981

Box 10

Folder 1: Anniversary

Folder 2: Archive Info

Folder 3: Ballots

Folder 4: Board Members

Folder 5: Board Minutes

Folder 6: Budget

Folder 7: Bylaws

Folder 8: Callers

Folder 9: Chapter Directory

Folder 10: Comm. Women Proj.

Folder 11: Communique

Folder 12: FOI

Folder 13: In Basket

Folder 14: Job Chair

Folder 15: Judging (Other Competitions)

Folder 16: Local Opportunities

Folder 17: Membership

Folder 18: 1993 Membership Survey

Folder 19: National Chapter Awards

Folder 20: National Communication

Folder 21: National Conference

Folder 22: POW Program Ideas

Folder 23: Publicity Seminar

Folder 24: Regional Communication

Folder 25: Regional Conference

Folder 26: Resume/Interview

Folder 27: Scholarship/Members

Folder 28: Scholarship/Student

Folder 29: Stationary

Folder 30: Student Liaison

Folder 31: Treasurer’s Forms

Folder 32: Treasurer’s Reports

Folder 33: WICI Sales Items

Folder 34: Year End Reports

Folder 35: Women in Communications Board Lists/Fax Sheets

Folder 36: AWC 1999-2000

Folder 37: Student Chapter Info.

Folder 38: The Communicator’s Connection

Folder 39: Arrangements EPIC 1999

Folder 40: Budget EPIC

Folder 41: Committee Responsibilities-EPIC

Folder 42: Evaluation

Folder 43: Handbook

Folder 44: 1995 EPIC Program

Folder 45: 1996 EPIC Program

Folder 46: 1998 EPIC Program

Folder 47: 1999 EPIC Program

Folder 48: EPIC Programs ‘84-‘99

Folder 49: Pres. Welcome

Folder 50: EPIC Publicity 1995

Folder 51: EPIC Publicity 1996

Folder 52: EPIC Publicity 1997

Folder 53: EPIC Publicity 1998

Folder 54: EPIC Publicity 1999

Box 11

Folder 1: Salute – 1997

Folder 2: Salute – 1998

Folder 3: Salute – 1999

Folder 4: Tickets-EPIC

Folder 5: Timeline

Folder 6: Vanguard

Folder 7: Winners-EPIC

Folder 8: AWC Pins

Folder 9: Nametags

Folder 10: EPIC Prejudging 1999

Folder 11: EPIC-Judging

Folder 12: EPIC-Post Judging 1999

Folder 13: EPIC Non-Winning Entries

Folder 14: Program Schedules

Folder 15: EPIC Judging 1997

Folder 16: EPIC Judging 1996

Folder 17: WICI President-elect

Folder 18: WICI Chapter Handbook

Folder 19: WICI Policies and Procedures

Folder 20: AWC Folders

Folder 21: EPIC/Salute Awards Banquet Program 1999

Folder 22: EPIC Name List

Folder 23: WICI Secretary

Folder 24: Marketing Plan

Folder 25: Sponsorship EPIC

Folder 26: EPIC Sponsor Letters 1996

Folder 27: EPIC Sponsorships 1999

Folder 28: EPIC Judging 1998

Folder 29: Misc. Computer Disks

Processing Information

Papers from 1976-1987 organized by University Archivist Gerald L. Peterson, August 1988.  Papers from 1988-1998 organized by Library Assistant Susan Basye, April 1998.  Boxes 10-11 organized by Student Assistant Katie Meyer, January 2002; updated, January 30, 2015 (GP); last updated by Library Associate Dave Hoing, October 2017. Linear feet count updated on August 9, 2017.