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Association for Women in Computing, Twin Cities Chapter records

Identifier: CBI 7

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the administrative records created by the Twin Cities Chapter of the Association for Women in Computing, including chapter bylaws and mission statement; the board of directors files; committee agendas, minutes, and reports; conference planning and publicity records; newsletters, membership directories, correspondence; and a few photographs and audio tapes.


  • Creation: 1980-2000


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Access to the collection is unrestricted.


The Charles Babbage Institute holds the copyright to all materials in the collection, except for items covered by a prior copyright (such as published materials). Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provisions of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).

Historical Note

The Association for Women in Computing, Twin Cities Chapter (AWC-TC) was organized and incorporated in 1980 to serve the Minneapolis-St. Paul region. Like its parent organization, the Association for Women in Computing (AWC), AWC-TC sought to establish a local network of women in commercial, academic, and government computing in order to promote communication, further professional development and advancement, and to promote the education of women in computing.


3 boxes (2.5 cubic feet)


The collection contains organizational files, correspondence, minutes of the board of directors and committees, membership information, conference and meeting materials, and photographs.

Arrangement of Collection

The materials in this collection are arranged into the following groups:

  1. Board of Directors, 1982-1992
  2. Bylaws and mission, 1981-1987
  3. Officers duties and reports, 1981-1991
  4. Committee files, 1980-1992
  5. Twin Cities Chapter conferences, 1982-1997
  6. Twin Cities Chapter activities, 1980-2000
  7. National organization, 1980-1989


The records were given to the Charles Babbage Institute by the Association for Women in Computing, Twin Cities Chapter in 1987, 1992, 1993, 1994, 2000, and 2001.

Association for Women in Computing, Twin Cities Chapter Records, 1980-2000. Finding Aid.
Prepared by Bruce H. Bruemmer and Kevin D. Corbitt, June 1995; revised by Lynn Leitte, November 2000; and Matthew James Buell, May 2001.
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Elmer L. Andersen Library
222 - 21st Avenue South
Minneapolis MN 55455