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Women's Resource Center Records

Women's Resource Center Records

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Women's Resource Center Records
Identification: UA069
Date: 1997-2003 (bulk 2001-2003)
Size: 0.4 linear feet
Language: This collection is written in English.
Creator: Georgia Institute of Technology. Women's Resource Center.
Repository: Archives & Records Management, Library, Georgia Institute of Technology
Abstract:Opened in 1998, the Women's Resource Center enhances the academic performance and personal development of women at Georgia Tech by providing information, support, training, and services. This collection consist of administrative and event materials depicting the history of the center.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Women's Resource Center opened its doors in 1998 with a ribbon cutting ceremony on April 23, with Georgia Tech President Wayne Clough presiding over the event. With the development of the center, women were able to build a strong community among themselves.

The first Women's Resource Center Coordinator was Rachel Jackson. Two years later in 2000, Yvette Upton became the new coordinator for the center.

Scope and Content Note

These records contain administrative materials, such as the proposal to create the Women's Resouce Center in 1997. Numerous flyers, pamphlets, programs, and information packets document such events as Take Back the Night and the Women's Leadership Conference.


All folders are arranged alphabetically.

Index Terms

Georgia Institute of Technology. Societies, etc.
Georgia Institute of Technology. Women's Resource Center.
Leadership in women--Georgia--Atlanta.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Please cite Women's Resource Center Records (UA069), Archives, Library and Information Center, Georgia Institute of Technology.


Accession #2002.061 and 2003.010.

Processing Information

Jody Lloyd Thompson processed these papers in 2003.

Revisions to Finding Aid

February 2006:
  • Finding aid converted from Encoded Archival Description Version 1.0 to Version 2002. March 2010: Finding aid imported into Archivists' Toolkit.

  • Restrictions

    Restrictions: Access


    Restrictions: Use

    Permission to publish materials from this collection must be obtained from the Head of Archives and Special Collections.

    Separated Material

    T-shirts, mouse pads, and message board have been removed and housed with the artifact collection.

    Other Finding Aids

    A print copy of this finding aid is available in the Georgia Tech Archives reading room.

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    11Advisory Board, 2002.
    12Calendars, 2001-2002.
    13Correspondence, 1999-2003
    14Flyers, 2001-2003.
    15Invitations, 2000-2002.
    16Newsletters, "Leading the Swarm", 2000-2001.
    17Pamphlets, 1998-2003.
    18Programs, 2001-2003.
    19Proposal (Creation of the Women's Resource Center), 1997.
    110Resource Guide, ca. 1998-2003.
    111Roll Call Materials, 2002
    112Women's Leadership Conference packet, 1999-2003.
    113Women's Leadership Conference packet, 1999-2003.
    114Women's Leadership Conference packet, 1999-2003.
    115Women's Leadership Conference packet, 1999-2003.