Committee on the Status of Women Records, 1962-79, 2001-02
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Brief Description: Records of the Committee on the Status of Women, which was appointed by the Chancellor to investigate issues affecting women as students, non-academic and academic personnel.  The Committee first met on February 23, 1971.  The records contain correspondence and background documents (1962-70), committee rosters, agendas, minutes, reports, correspondence, memoranda, and copies of publications relating to the status of women at the University of Illinois, on other campuses, and in non-academic settings.  Subjects dealt with include pay equity, anti-nepotism regulations, discriminatory hiring practices, affirmative action, sexual harassment, provision of adequate health care and child care, and increased support for the Office of Women's Resources and Services.  Correspondents include Chancellor Jack W. Peltason; Dean Miriam Sheldon, committee chairman; and Assistant Dean Betty L. Hembrough, committee secretary.
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at]
Record Series Number: 4/6/47
Created by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Committee on the Status of Women
Volume: 1.0 cubic feet
Acquired: 9/87
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Arrangement: Chronological
Subject Index
Child Care
Health Services
Sex Discrimination
Women's Status
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]