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Date Coverage:
1927-2006
Extent:
43.2  cubic ft.
Abstract:
These records document the history of the Business and Professional Women's Club of Schenectady, NY.
 
 
Date Coverage:
1913-1992
Extent:
5.9  cubic ft.
Abstract:
These records document the history of the Albany Branch of the American Association of University Women from 1913 - 1992. The records relate chiefly to women's issues; particularly higher education, general education, membership, international relations, legislation, World War II, employment, teaching, community projects and Albany, NY.
 
 
Date Coverage:
1971-1993
Extent:
0.5  cubic ft.
Abstract:
The collection includes materials related to the women's issues with a particular emphasis on the University at Albany, SUNY. Records of particular interest are those of Albany Women Against Rape, Capital District Women, and the Caucus on Women's Rights at SUNY. Also included are issues of the publication The Spokeswoman (1971-1981).
 
 
Date Coverage:
1934-1988
Extent:
2.3  cubic ft.
Abstract:
The Business and Professional Women's Club of Albany, New York, (BPW) was founded in 1934 with 22 charter members as a chapter of the Business and Professional Women's Clubs of New York State, Inc. (founded in 1919) and a member of the National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc. The objectives of the club, according to its by-laws, were "To elevate the standards for women in business and in the professions; To promote the interests of business and professional women; To bring about a spirit of cooperation among business and professional women of the United States; [and] To extend opportunities to business and professional women through education along lines of industrial, scientific, and vocational activities."
 
 
Date Coverage:
1921-ongoing
Extent:
3.99  cubic ft.
Abstract:
These records document the history of the Business and Professional Women's Clubs of New York State, Inc.
 
 
Date Coverage:
ca. 1969-1984
Extent:
1.2  cubic ft.
Abstract:
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.
 
 
Date Coverage:
1970-1976
Extent:
0.17  cubic ft.
Abstract:
The Caucus on Women's Rights at SUNY was organized in Syracuse, New York in June 1970. Includes newsletters, position statements, and other records of the Caucus and the University of Albany chapter. The issues addressed by the Caucus included equal compensation and benefits, affirmative action, parental leave, health and retirement benefits, various student concerns, and parttime employment.
 
 
Date Coverage:
1863-1996
Extent:
20.21  cubic ft.
Abstract:
The collection documents the history of the YWCA of Albany, which was founded in 1888 by a group of women led by Mrs. Acors Rathbun in order to provide housing and recreational activities for young women searching for work. Through the years, the organization expanded to include classes, childcare, athletics, essay contests, teen issue programs, and an annual awards dinner honoring women. Strengths include the extensive photographic material and meeting minutes from the board of trustees and directors. The collection is weakest at the beginning and end of the YWCA of Albany's existence.
 
 
Date Coverage:
1925-2004
Extent:
10.4  cubic ft.
Abstract:
This collection contains records of the League of Women Voters, Schenectady County.
 
 
Date Coverage:
1965-2016
Extent:
5.59  cubic ft.
Abstract:
Founded in 1920, the League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization that informs citizens about government, encourages their participation, and seeks to influence public policy through education and advocacy. One of nearly 60 local leagues in New York State, the League of Women Voters of Saratoga County (formerly the League of Women Voters, Saratoga Springs Area) formed in early 1965. This collection documents the operation and activities of this local league from its founding through 2010.
 
 
Date Coverage:
1992-2006
Extent:
2.29  cubic ft.  and 68 mb of electronic records (size before being reformatted to PDF files)
Abstract:
Campus Action was formed in April of 1992 as a multi-cultural, multi-issue organization with a mission to promote activism and support activist organizations on university campuses in New Yorks Capital Region.
 
 
Date Coverage:
1910-2003
Extent:
18.54  cubic ft.  4 films
Abstract:
The papers of Joseph Persico focus on his careers as a full-time author and as a political speechwriter for New York State Commissioner of Health, Hollis Ingraham, and New York State Governor, Nelson Rockefeller.
 
 
Date Coverage:
1938-2001
Extent:
31.47  cubic ft.
Abstract:
The records of the League of Women Voters of Albany County (LWVAC), include material produced by the LWVAC as well as material that was produced by the League of Women Voters of New York State and the League of Women Voters of the United States. The most comprehensive series in the collection is the Administrative Files. There are meeting minutes, annual reports, and Board of Directors lists from 1940-2001. A large portion of the LWVAC collection relates to the two main purposes of the organization: voter service and "study and action." Records relating to voter service include pamphlets with information about candidates and citizen voting rights published by the LWVAC and material used to increase voter participation. Records related to "study and action" include material used by the LWVAC to inform citizens about public policy issues locally, statewide, and nationally. A strength of the LWVAC collection is the amount of material related to various public policy issues and how they affected the local community.
 
 
Date Coverage:
1914-2008
Extent:
9.03  cubic ft.
Abstract:
The League of Women Voters of Rensselaer County Records documents the political and social activities of the chapter since its founding in 1939.