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Association for Women in Social Work

 Collection
Identifier: sw0319

Scope and Contents

The Association for Women in Social Work records include correspondence, membership information, by-laws and incorporation papers, newsletters, and financial records as well as documents related to the Collective for the Study and Advancement of Feminist Social Work, which was also known as FemSchool. This was a series of summer gatherings of feminist academics and practitioners. The Association disbanded in 2000.

Dates

  • 1984-2000

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Historical Note

The Association for Women in Social Work (AWSW) was founded in 1984. The organization’s stated aim was “the development of feminist values, knowledge, assumptions, research and behaviors; and… [promoting] their infusion into social work practice and education.”

The information in this note comes from the following source:

Barretti, Marietta. Social Work, Women, and Feminism: A Review of Social Work Journals, 1988-1997. Affilia: Journal of Women and Social Work. Vol 16, No. 3, Fall 2001.

Extent

2.5 Linear Feet (2 record center cartons)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Association for Women in Social Work records include correspondence, newsletters, and financial records as well as documents related to the Collective for the Study and Advancement of Feminist Social Work, which was also known as FemSchool. This was a series of summer gatherings of feminist academics and practitioners. The Association disbanded in 2000.
Title
Association for Women in Social Work records
Status
In Progress
Author
Linnea M. Anderson
Date
9/12/2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Social Welfare History Archives Collecting Area

Contact:

612-624-6394