Women in Academics week records

Women in Academics week records

Dates: bulk 1974, 1973-1975

The Women in Academics Week records was chaired by Susan Session Rugh in 1974. It began as an alternative to the annual bridal fair on campus and highlighted women who were successful in their own right. The series consisted of monthly lectures and a full week in February. It was designed to help female students recognize their full potential. This collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, talks, and flyers announcing activities associated with the Women in Academics Week.

  • Extent: 2 folders (0.02 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Associated Students of Brigham Young University. -- Rugh, Susan Sessions
  • Call Number: UA 1111
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Women in academics week records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: UA 1111; Women in Academics week records; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: UA 1111, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Gift of Susan Session Rugh, May 2004.
Subject Terms
Colleges and Universities; Education; Provo (Utah); Student Life
Genre / Form
Advertising fliers; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Letters
Appraisal Information
University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).
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Women in academics week records
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Finding aid prepared by Jennifer Kim
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Biographical/Historical note

The Associated Students of Brigham Young University (ASBYU) was the student government organization on campus until 1988 when it was replaced by the Brigham Young University Student Association (BYUSA) which was created under the direction of university president Jeffrey R. Holland.

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