Gloria DeSole served as senior adviser to the President for Affirmative Action and Employment Planning and Director of Affirmative Action (1982-2000) at the University at Albany, SUNY before retiring in 2000. DeSole began working at the University in 1976 as associate director of the Affirmative Action Office. Prior to that she was an English professor at Skidmore College. DeSole earned bachelor's and Ph.D. degrees from the University at Albany and earned a master's degree from Columbia University.
The collection includes materials related to the women's movement with an emphasis on the Capital Region of New York. DeSole collected material related to projects in Albany, speeches, and publications. Records of particular interest are DeSole's speeches and the MA thesis "Feminism in the Seventies: A Study of the Womens Liberation Movement of Albany, New York, 1969-1979" by Margaret Boys of Goddard College in August 1980.
Related collections include Andrea Lurie (APAP-051), Judith Fetterley (APAP-085), Joan Schultz (APAP-216), and the Capital District Gay and Lesbian Council, Inc. (APAP-193) for which DeSole is currently the vice-president of the board of directors. Additional related collections can be found at the subject pages for Women, Human Sexuality and Gender Identity, and Education.
The collection has no series.
All items in this manuscript group were donated to the University Libraries, M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives.
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Preferred citation for this material is as follows:
Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, Gloria DeSole Papers, 1969-1984. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York (hereafter referred to as the DeSole Papers).
|1||1||Capital Area Women, Contact List||Undated|
|1||2||"Feminism in the Seventies: A Study of the Womens Liberation Movement of Albany, New York, 1969-1979," Margaret Boys, MA Thesis, Goddard College||1980 August|
|1||4||The Bitch Manifesto, by Joreen, reprint, circa 1970||ca. 1970|
|1||5||Miscellaneous Related Material||Undated|