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Association of Women in Architecture papers

 Collection
Identifier: N145

Scope and Content Note

This AWA collection incorporates the Alpha Alpha Gamma (AAG) national sorority and Beta Chapter of AAG, University of Minnesota. Included are Beta chapter meeting minutes and notices, Beta Chapter and national convention agendas, correspondence, financial records, membership records, newsletters, scrapbooks and other materials.

Dates

  • 1920-1964

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Restrictions on Access

Available for use in the Manuscripts Division reading room. Advance notice is requested.

Restrictions on Use

Contact the Archivist regarding rights to this collection.

Historical Note for the Association of Women in Architecture (U.S.)

The Association of Women in Architecture was founded in 1922 as Alpha Alpha Gamma, a national sorority for women architecture students in the United States. In 1934 the AWA was formed for women practicing the profession,while Alpha Alpha Gamma remained the undergraduate affiliate. In 1982 the association changed its name to the Association for Women in Architecture. On the University of Minnesota campus, Alpha Alpha Gamma Beta Chapter was preceded by Delta Phi sorority, and its clippings are included in this collection.

Extent

1.5 Cubic Feet

Abstract

This AWA collection incorporates the Alpha Alpha Gamma (AAG) national sorority and Beta Chapter of AAG, University of Minnesota. Included are Beta chapter meeting minutes and notices, Beta Chapter and national convention agendas, correspondence, financial records, membership records, newsletters, scrapbooks and other materials.

Arrangement

Boxes 1 and 2 are arranged alphabetically by subject. Box 3 contains books and photographs.

Physical Location

Mezzanine

Acquisition

Donated in 1993.

Related Material

See also the Association for Women in Architecture Records, 1928-1992 at the International Archive of Women in Architecture.

URL for the finding aid is: http://spec.lib.vt.edu/IAWA/inventories/AWA.html
Title
Association of Women in Architecture papers
Author
Archives staff
Date
1993
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Northwest Architectural Archives Collecting Area

Contact:

612-625-3550