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Finding Aid for the Elizabeth Lapovsky Kennedy Papers, 1961-1993 (bulk 1970-1993)

34/5/1012

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Collection Overview

Title: Elizabeth Lapovsky Kennedy Papers, 1961-1993 (bulk 1970-1993)
Creator: Kennedy, Elizabeth Lapovsky, 1939-
Extent: 29 manuscript boxes, 2 card boxes (13 linear feet)
Language of Material: Collection material in English.
Repository: State University of New York at Buffalo. University Archives
Abstract: Collection of materials from Elizabeth Lapovsky Kennedy, professor of Women's Studies. Includes her teachings, publications, political activism, resource material, and her work in the UB Women's Studies and American Studies departments.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Description and dates], Box/folder number, 34/5/1012, Elizabeth Lapovsky Kennedy Papers,1961-1993, University Archives, The State University of New York at Buffalo.

See the Archives' preferred citations instructions for additional information.

Acquisition Information

Multiple deposits from Elizabeth Lapovsky Kennedy were accessioned as #97-xxx between September, 1996 and December, 1997.

Terms of Access

The Elizabeth Lapovsky Kennedy Papers, 1961-1993 are open for research.

Copyright

Copyright is held by the State University of New York at Buffalo, University Archives. Copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns. Researchers must obtain the written permission of the holder(s) of copyright and the University Archives before publishing quotations from materials in the collection. Most papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures unless otherwise specified.

Processing Information

Processed by Amy Vilz, October, 2005.

Accruals and Additions

No further accruals are expected to this collection.


Biographical Note

Education

Elizabeth Lapovsky Kennedy began her education at Smith College, earning a BA in philosophy in 1960. After working on archaeological sites at Seattle, Albuquerque, and Jerusalem, Kennedy received her MA in anthropology from the University of New Mexico. Extensive research and fieldwork of the Waunan people in Colombia led to her 1972 Ph.D. in social anthropology from Cambridge University. While at Cambridge, Kennedy produced three documentary films on indigenous peoples of South America allowing her to later consult with both the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and ITV in Great Britain.

Professional

Kennedy's professional work reflects her varied interests and accomplishments. Throughout the late 1970s and early 1980s, Kennedy collaborated with Ellen DuBois, Gail Paradise Kelly, Carolyn Korsmeyer, and Lillian Robinson on Feminist Scholarship: Kindling in the Groves of Academe (University of Illinois Press, 1985). In the early 1990s, Kennedy's interest in oral history and activism led to Boots of Leather, Slippers of Gold: The History of a Lesbian Community (Routledge, 1993), co-written with Madeline Davis. This book has received many honors, including the 1994 Jesse Barnard Award, 1994 Ruth Benedict Award, and a 1993 Lambda Literary Award.

Activism

Kennedy has long been regarded as a Women's Rights, and Gay and Lesbian rights activist. She participated in many local organizations, including the Buffalo Women's Liberation Union (BWLU) and International Women's Day coalitions. Furthermore, she established Elder Action in Gay and Lesbian Environments (EAGLES) with Madeline Davis.

University at Buffalo

Always active at the University at Buffalo, Kennedy began her career as a Deganaweda Fellow in American Studies (AMS) in 1969. By 1971, she was a faculty member and co-founder of Women's Studies College (WSC). Serving on numerous university-wide committees, Kennedy was instrumental in the development of the American Pluralism undergraduate course, which "focuses on the changing nature of American society, examining the rich diversity of cultural experiences in America and issues associated with diversity" (1992-1994 Undergraduate Catalog, p 19). Other committees that Kennedy has contributed to include the President's Commission on the Recruitment and Promotion of Women, and the Caucus on Women's Rights at SUNY.

Women's Studies College

In 1971, Kennedy participated in the founding of the University's Women's Studies College, one of the first women's studies programs in the country. WSC defined itself as follows: "This college is not a place to make women a subject to be studied but a place to break down prejudice built by our socialization about what women are and what they are capable of doing" (Summer, 1971, document on WSC, folder 19.7). Honored for her teaching skills, Kennedy developed many of the courses offered by WSC, including Women in Contemporary Society, New Research on Women, Cross-Cultural Study of Women, and the Family as an Institution. Additionally, Kennedy was active in resolving many of the difficulties Women's Studies College has faced since its inception, including budget cuts, women-only classes, and issues over its charter and degree programs. In January 1998, Kennedy left University at Buffalo to head the Women's Studies program at the University of Arizona at Tucson.


Scope and Content Note

Documenting the professional and academic work of Elizabeth Lapovsky Kennedy, this collection reflects her interests and activism in social issues, including records pertaining to the founding of the Women's Studies department at the University of Buffalo. The collection also contains drafts, notes, and correspondence covering the creation and publication of Feminist Scholarship: Kindling in the Groves of Academe, as well as transcripts of interviews conducted for Boots of Leather, Slippers of Gold.

Recording the social upheaval of the late 1960s through the 1970s, these papers document Kennedy's social activism, and include local and national publications, fliers, newspapers, and journals of that era. Subjects covered include campus unrest, black liberation, socialism, and the anti-war movement. Also included are Buffalo events and protests, and newsletters from local chapters of the New American Movement and Vietnam Veterans Against the War/Winter Soldier.

Additionally, Kennedy's papers contain valuable information regarding the women's liberation movement. Coverage includes local groups and events, such as the Buffalo Women's Liberation Union and local celebrations of International Women's Day. National organizations include the Chicago Women's Liberation Union, Berkeley-Oakland Women's Union, Radical Women, and Boston Women's Union. Notes, agenda, and reports document conferences of the era, including the 1975 Socialist-Feminist Conference at Yellow Springs, Ohio.

The history of Women's Studies College is also documented, including its charter, degree program, committees, and budget cuts. Also included is information on WSC courses, including the initiation of the first women's studies course, " Women in Contemporary Society," syllabi, notes, and student work.

Present throughout the collection, Kennedy's spiral notebooks cover a wide-range of topics, from coursework and meetings, to her political activism. Other materials present in this collection (photographs, audiocassettes, and posters) further illuminate the women's studies department, class lectures, and events at UB and in the greater-Buffalo area.

Please note: Original newspapers were retained for exhibition purposes from Series II, Activism, and Series III, Women's Liberation Movement [box 29, FRAGILE, please see archivist for handling]. Photocopies from original materials are provided within those series.


Arrangement

This collection is arranged in six series: I.Professional Work; II.Activism; III.Women's Liberation Movement; IV.Womens' Studies College (WSC); V.American Studies (AMS) VI.University at Buffalo.


Container List

Box-folder Contents
1.1 Dissertation, 1970-1975; includes correspondence, notes, curriculum vitae.
1.2 Proposals, 1972, 1976, no date; includes book proposal: Marriage and the Family, correspondence, notes.
1.3 Correspondence, circa 1971-1989, no date
30.1 Cassette 1, WBFO radio interview with Liz Kennedy, January, 1998
1.4-1.5 Notes, no date; includes coursework, meetings, activism, notebooks. [disbound]
1.6 "Towards a Socialist-Feminist Movement: Theory and Practice," no date; includes working draft, notes.
I.A    Feminist Scholarship: Kindling in the Groves of Academe, 1977-1984
Quoted folder headings were taken directly from Kennedy's descriptions.
Box-folder Contents
1.7-1.8
Publishing correspondence, 1977-1978; includes book prospectus, author vitae, correspondence.
1.9-1.10
"Draft I of midsection," 1977-1979; includes chapter 2 and 3 outlines, chapter 3 draft, correspondence.
1.11-1.12
Oppression, circa 1978; includes draft, notes.
1.13
"Draft II of midsection," 1979; includes outlines, correspondence, chapter 2 drafts: "Feminist Critique of Traditional Scholarship," "On to Reality," "Feminist Scholarship and the Study of Women's Consciousness."
1.14-2.9
Notes, 1978-1983; includes notes, outlines, chapters 1, 2, and 4 drafts, correspondence. [10 folders]
2.10
Equality, no date; includes drafts.
2.11-2.13
"Fairly early version," no date; includes chapters 1-5 drafts, notes, 1982 correspondence.
3.1-3.3
"Draft III," 1980-1981; includes notes, outlines, correspondence, and chapters 2 and 4 drafts.
3.4-3.5
"Draft IV," no date; includes chapters 2, 4, 6, and epilogue.
3.6-3.8
"Later version," no date; includes chapters 2-6 drafts and epilogue.
3.9-3.11
"Submitted version," 1982; includes draft, Feminist Scholarship: Challenge, Discovery, and Impact.
4.1-4.5
Copyediting, 1984; includes copyedited manuscript, correspondence.
I.B    Boots of Leather, Slippers of Gold: transcripts, 1978-1990
Quoted folder headings were taken directly from Kennedy's descriptions.
Box-folder Contents
4.6-4.7
"Andy," March, 1980
4.8
"Ann," no date
4.9
"Annie," July, 1985
4.10
"Arden & Leslie," February, 1981; includes notes.
4.11
"B.J.," June, 1982
4.12
"Bobbie J.," no date
4.13-4.14
Bobbie P., "The Buffoon," June, 1984
4.15
"Bonnie," June, 1984
4.16-5.1
"Buff," December, 1979 [2 folders]
5.2
Carol, "Brainstorm," October, 1978
5.3
"Charlie," January, 1989
5.4
"Cheryl," October, 1978
5.5
"D.J.," January, 1980
5.6
"Debra," February, 1980
5.7
"Dorothy," October, November, 1981
5.8
"Elaine," April, 1980
5.9
Enit, "Cauldron," October, 1978; includes notes.
5.10
"Joan," September, 1978
5.11
"Judy D.," no date
5.12
"Judy T.," 1979
5.13
"Karl," May 1980; includes notes.
5.14
"Lou," October, 1981
5.15-5.16
"Marge T.," June, 1978, April, 1980
5.17
"Mary K.," December, 1981
5.18-5.19
"Mary T.," July, 1978
5.20
"Pat & D.J.," November, 1986
5.21
"Pat B.," no date
6.1
"Pat G.," no date
6.2
Paula, "Bull," January, 1990
6.3
"Phil," November, 1979
6.4
"Randi," May, 1978
6.5
"Reggie," September, 1980
6.6
"Terry," May, 1980
6.7
"Windsor," July, 1980
II.     Activism, circa 1961-1991, no date

Quoted folder headings were taken directly from Kennedy's descriptions.

Box-folder Contents
6.8-6.10 "Resource material," 1959, 1969-1975, no date; includes bibliographies, notes, correspondence.
II.A    Buffalo, NY, circa 1970-1980 , 1990-1991, no date
Box-folder Contents
6.11-6.12
Newsletters, circa 1970-1991, no date; includes Buffalo chapters of the New American Movement, Buffalo NICH (Non-Intervention in Chile), Vietnam Veterans Against the War/Winter Soldier Organization.
6.13-6.14
Pamphlets, circa 1971-1977, no date; includes Buffalo chapter of the New American Movement, Attica: Then & Now, Still Fight Back, leaflets.
6.15
Events, circa 1975-1991, no date; includes 1975 May Day, fliers.
6.16
Protests, 1976-1977, no date; includes fliers, petition.
II.B    National, circa 1961, 1966-1984
Most subjects contain pamphlets, fliers, newsletters, and journals.
Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box-folder Contents
7.1
Abortion, 1971, 1978, 1981
7.2
Abuse, 1975-1976, 1979
7.3-7.10
Anthropology, 1967, 1972, 1976-1984
8.1-8.3
Anti-war, 1967, 1970, 1975, 1987, no date; includes " Indochina War Information Packet," The Bond newspaper, petition.
8.4-8.5
"Black liberation," 1969-1970, 1976, no date
8.6
Campus unrest, 1969-1970, no date
8.7
Children, 1970-1971, no date; includes bibliographies.
8.8-8.9
Education, 1968-1971, 1978-1979, 1983, no date
8.10-8.12
"Ethnics," 1968-1973; includes articles, reports, statistics.
9.1
Gay and lesbian, 1975-1976, 1984, no date; includes report, memos.
9.2-9.3
Healthcare, 1963, 1967-1971, no date; includes articles.
9.4
Housing, 1972-1974, 1976-1977
9.5-9.10
Labor and unions, 1970-1978, no date; includes statistics.
9.11-10.2
Latin America, 1969-1980, no date; includes clippings. [3 folders]
10.3-10.5
Native Americans, 1958, 1970-1974, no date
10.6-12.5
"New Left," 1967, 1967-1979, 1983, no date; includes articles, photocopies of original "New Left" newspapers. [originals in 29.1] [20 folders]
12.6-12.7
Organizing activist organizations, 1970, 1975-1977, no date
12.8
Peace Corps, circa 1967-1969; includes paper by Committee of Returned Volunteers.
12.9
Poetry and songs, 1960, 1970
12.10
Rape, 1973, 1977, 1982, no date; includes clippings.
13.1-13.4
Other social issues, 1966-1971, 1975-1978, no date; includes articles.
III.     Women's Liberation Movement, circa 1969-1993

Quoted folder headings were taken directly from Kennedy's descriptions.

Many of the Buffalo, New York women's liberation organizations dates and timelines are unclear due to the lack of documentation. The organization of this series was based on the records found in this collection.

III.A    Buffalo, New York, 1970-1980, 1989-1993
Box-folder Contents
13.5
"Buffalo Women's Liberation Union (BWLU): Indo-China Education Project," (formerly known as "Anti-Imperialism Workgroup"), 1970; includes position paper, calendar, flier.
13.6
"Buffalo Women's Liberation Union (BWLU): principles," circa 1970-1971; includes draft of political principles, notes.
13.7
"Buffalo Women's Liberation Union (BWLU): newsletters," 1971
13.8
Buffalo Women's Center, 1973, 1976; includes funding proposal, newsletters.
13.9-13.11
"Socialist-Feminist city-wide women's liberation organization," 1975-1977; includes agenda, "Principles of Unity," notes.
13.12
Events and protests, 1975-1978, 1981, 1983, no date; includes fliers, letters, photocopy of New Age newspaper (women's issue). [originals in 29.1]
13.13-14.3
International Women's Day, (IWD), 1976-1980, 1983; includes 1978-1980 IWD Coalitions, agenda and minutes, fliers, press releases, protest chants, April, 1978 statement by Women Building Unity and the Buffalo Workers Movement (BWM), Coalition response to BWM. [5 folders]
14.4
"Women in Transition: A Feminist Handbook on Separation and Divorce,": spiral bound notebook, circa 1977; includes meeting notes. [disbound]
14.5-14.9
Buffalo Women's Liberation Union (BWLU), 1978-1980; includes reorganization evaluation, 1979 Rape and Self-Defense workshop, agenda, minutes, notes, articles.
14.10-14.12
Erie County Commission on the Status of Women, 1989-1993; includes Education Meeting Group minutes, report, workshop, conference agenda, In the Center newsletter, brochures.
14.13
Other organizations, circa 1970-1980, no date; includes National Organization for Women, newsletter, position papers, fliers.
III.B     National organizations, circa 1969-1993, no date
Box-folder Contents
14.14-14.15
New University Conference (NUC), 1969-1971, no date; includes article: " Toward a Radical Analysis of Women's Liberation," report: " Women in Virginia Higher Education," Women's Caucus newsletters.
15.1
Modern Languages Association (MLA), 1970-1971, no date; includes newsletters for MLA Commission on Women and Women's Caucus for the Modern Languages.
15.2-15.3
Radical Women, 1970-1975, no date; includes articles, Radical Women Manifesto, fliers, notes.
15.4-15.5
Chicago Women's liberation Union (CWLU), 1970-1972, 1976, no date; includes photocopies of Womankind newspapers, newsletters, 1971-1972 Steering Committee report, 1972 Membership Conference agenda, position papers, fliers. [originals in 29.2]
15.6-15.8
Berkeley-Oakland Women's Union (BOWU), 1973-1976, no date; includes "Principles of Unity," newsletters, fliers.
15.9
Boston Women's Union (BWU), 1974, no date; includes "Principles of Unity," orientation proposal, study group report, Marxist-Leninist Caucus position paper, letter.
15.10
Women's International Resource Exchange Service (WIRE), 1976, 1978- 1980, 1982; includes articles, catalog.
15.11-16.1
Other organizations, 1969-1975, 1980, 1982, no date; includes newsletters from: Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW), New York Women's Anthropology Caucus; San Francisco Women's Union Statement of Principles; Declaration of the Puerto Rican Women's Federation, position papers, fliers. [2 folders]
16.2
Women's Liberation Centers, 1970-1974, 1976, 1980; includes catalogs, histories of New York and Philadelphia centers, newsletter.
III.C     National conferences, circa 1970-1980
Box-folder Contents
30.2-30.4
Cassettes 2-4, Selma James, Waiting for What?, 1973; includes " Comments on North American Women's Movement and Wages for Housework," Pat Robinson lecture: " It Takes Two."
16.3
1974 Marxist-Feminist Conference, 1974, no date; includes workshop notes, minutes, agenda.
16.4-16.5
1975 Socialist-Feminist Conference, 1975 , no date; includes agenda, Kennedy's spiral bound notebook, post-conference analysis, CLUW Workshop report, statements by: Jewish Women's Caucus, Lesbian Caucus, Anti-Imperialist & Marxist-Leninist Caucus, Willie Mae Reid, Seattle Radical Women. [disbound]
16.6-16.7
Other conferences, 1970-1976, 1979-1980 , no date; includes 1975 West Coast Conference of Socialist-Feminist Organizations, 1979 Women and Technology: Deciding What's Appropriate, reports, fliers. [originals in 29.2]
III.D     National publications, 1969-1983, no date
Quoted folder headings were taken directly from Kennedy's descriptions.
Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box-folder Contents
16.8
Academia, 1969-1973, no date; includes articles, report, newsletter.
16.9
History of women's movement, 1969-1972, no date; includes pamphlets.
16.10-16.11
Housework, 1974-1975, no date; includes pamphlets.
16.12
Organizing women's organizations, 1973, 1978, no date; includes pamphlets.
16.13-17.1
Poetry, 1975, no date; includes journals, article: " Towards a Feminist Aesthetic," poems, stories.
17.2-17.9
Socialist-Feminism, 1970-1972, 1976-1983, no date; includes pamphlets, journals, newspapers, report. [originals in 29.2]
17.10
"Third-World women," 1969, 1975-1978, no date; includes articles, newsletters, journal.
18.1-18.4
Women in the workforce, 1969-1975, 1978, 1982, no date; includes Handbook on Women Workers, research paper: " A TV Guide to the Working Women," pamphlets, statistics, newsletter, report.
18.5-19.6
"Women's Liberation": general, 1969-1981, no date; includes newspapers, journals, pamphlets, articles. [originals in 29.3] [12 folders]
IV.A     Department, circa 1970-1993
Box-folder Contents
19.7-19.9
History, 1970-1980, no date; includes 1974 charter, memos, correspondence, 1974 Faculty Senate " Prospectus for the Colleges," Ketter statement on charter, report: " All Women's Classes and the Struggle for Women's Liberation," Subcommittee of Colleges Rechartering Committee's draft report on WSC.
19.10-19.11
Memoranda, 1973-1993, no date; includes memos, correspondence, notes, brochure, sabbatical, campus-hatred flier.
19.12-19.13
Annual reports, 1974-1983; includes " Program Planning Proposal for the Academic Year 1980-1981."
20.1-20.2
Third world component, 1976, 1978-1985, 1988, no date; includes 1976 Racism Study Group report, memos, component and committee meeting notebooks. [disbound]
20.3-20.7
BA program, 1978-1982, 1991-1992, no date; includes memos, proposal, AMS PhD requirements for WS component, notes.
20.8
Budget cuts, 1980-1982; includes memos, budget plans for WSC, College H, and Black Mountain College.
20.9-20.10
Newsletters, 1986, 1989-1993, no date
20.11
Enrollment, 1990-1993; includes student registration.
IV.B    Committees, circa 1971-1992
Box-folder Contents
20.12-20.13
Governance, circa 1971-1984, 1989-1992, no date; includes agenda, minutes, Steering committee, Kennedy's reports from AMS Executive committee.
21.1
Women's Studies caucus, circa 1972-1975, 1980, no date; includes memos, minutes.
21.2
Curriculum, circa 1977-1981, no date; includes "Procedures of Curriculum Committee of WSC," memos.
21.3
Committee on Undergraduate Courses and Curricula, 1990; includes " 1989-1990 Review of the Undergraduate Interdepartmental Program in Women's Studies."
21.4-21.5
Other committees, 1976-1977 , 1989-1991, no date; includes minutes and memos from Budget, Collegiate, and Program committee meetings.
IV.C     Courses, circa 1969-1993
Box-folder Contents
21.6
UCB 243: “Women in Contemporary Society”, 1969-1970; includes memos, course description, class list, notes.
21.7-22.7
WS 213/214: “Women in Contemporary Society”, circa 1972-1991, no date; includes syllabi, course descriptions, articles, 213 Collective evaluations, Issues Meeting agenda, memos, complaints regarding course content, Collective teaching packet, spiral bound notebooks. [disbound] [14 folders]
22.8
WS 221: “Women's Art Studio”, circa 1975-1976; includes photographs.
22.9
WS 283: “Feminine Eyes, New Vision”, 1989; includes syllabus, course description, flier.
30.5-31.22
Cassettes 5-22, WS 309: “New Research on Women”, Fall, 1983; includes guest lecturers Carolyn Korsmeyer, Ellen DuBois, Ana Maria Hidalgo, Gail Paradise Kelly. [18 cassettes]
22.10
WS 310: “Women in the Soviet Union”, 1980-1981; includes syllabus, course description, 1981 evaluation and revision of course.
22.11-23.3
WS 317/318: “Family as an Institution”, 1973-1981, no date; includes course approval request, syllabi, course requirements, course evaluations, class lists: 1974, 1980, 1981, spiral bound notebooks. [disbound] [7 folders]
23.4
WS 355: “Theories of Feminism”, 1983; includes syllabus, course description, report on development of course.
23.5-23.8
Other Women's Studies classes, circa 1970-1990, no date; includes syllabi, course descriptions, course requirements, course evaluations, course proposals, notes.
23.9
“Directed reading: Women office workers”, 1974, no date; includes bibliography, articles, journal.
23.10-23.11
Student work: Dorothea Nisbet
, 1972-1973; includes 1972 report: YWCA-WSC Coalition Program, 1972 YWCA-WSC seminar: "Women, Our Role and Position in American Society," 1973 interview transcripts on Buffalo Women's Center.
23.13-24.1
Student work, circa 1973-1979 , 1991, no date; includes projects on: Women's Studies curriculum, women workers in Erie County, NY, Buffalo Westside neighborhoods. [2 folders]
24.2-24.4
Course catalogs, circa 1971-1993; includes catalogs, course lists.
24.5
Instructor's seminar, 1978, 1982, 1990-1993; includes agenda, instructor orientation packet.
IV.D    Events, circa 1976-1993
Box-folder Contents
31.23
Cassette 23, Socialist-Feminism lecture, 1976
24.6-24.7
"Future of Women's Studies in the University," 1977; includes program, Women's Studies in State University report.
24.8-24.9
National Women's Studies Association (NWSA), 1978-1983, 1990; includes New York and national association conference agenda, correspondence, Women's Studies Review journal, notes.
31.24
Cassette 24, Anne Froine
, "Beauty Queens, Single Mothers, and Factory Workers: The Professions of Women in Asia," 1980
24.10
"Governor's Conference on Families," 1980; includes program, conference report, notes.
31.25-31.26
Cassettes 25-26, Catherine Stimpson
, "The Validity of Women's Studies as a Degree Granting Field," 1981
24.11
"Towards a Multi-Cultural Feminism," 1989-1993; includes correspondence, memos, fliers, programs, " Towards an Anti-Racist Feminism."
24.12-24.14
Other events, circa 1977-1993, no date; includes fliers, correspondence, memos, programs, photographs.
32.1+
Posters, circa 1984-1993, no date; includes Women's Studies sponsored events, Native American Studies, local poetry readings, and performance art [16 posters]
IV.E    Other women's studies programs, circa 1970-1992
Box-folder Contents
25.1
Syllabi, circa 1970-1983, no date
25.2-25.4
Programs, circa 1971-1976, 1982-1992, no date; includes Penn Women's Studies Planners report, conferences, newsletters, articles, correspondence.
25.5
Course catalogs, circa 1972-1976
Box-folder Contents
25.6 Native American Studies, circa 1970-1975, no date; includes summer orientation program, 1973 seminar: " We are all of the Same Mother," 1974 Seneca/UB National Institutes of Health grant proposal, correspondence, notes.
25.7 Department, circa 1972-1992, no date; includes Kennedy's chair appointment, Graduate Group on Native American Law and Policy Issues, academic planning statement, executive committee minutes.
28.9-28.10 Promotion and tenure, 1974-1977, no date
V.A    Courses, 1973-1979
Box-folder Contents
25.8-25.11
AMS 515/516: “Cross-Cultural Study of Women”, 1973-1979, no date; includes syllabi, memos, “Women in Non-Western Societies” course, spiral bound notebooks. [disbound]
25.12
Other courses, 1974, no date; includes AMS 497/498: “The Leveling of the People”, AMS 305: “American Cultural Development”, notes.
V.B    Student advisement, 1970-1976
Box-folder Contents
25.13-26.1
Tennise Morse, circa 1970-1973 ; includes research papers, correspondence. [2 folders]
26.2
Victor Jaroslav, 1972; includes correspondence, research papers, correspondence by Clifford Entes.
26.3
Barry White, circa 1972-1976 , no date; includes evaluation criteria for MA, correspondence.
V.C    Events, circa 1973-1974, 1989-1993
Box-folder Contents
26.4
American Studies Convention, 1973-1974; includes women's studies workshop, correspondence, notes.
26.5
Ford Foundation, 1989, 1992-1993; includes women's studies proposal, memos, itinerary.
26.6
American Studies for Inspectors of English, 1991; includes events schedule, participant list, memos.
Box-folder Contents
26.7 Protests, circa 1969-1991, no date; includes fliers, memos, clippings.
26.8 Daycare, 1970-1971, 1975, no date; includes fliers, questionnaires, memos, agenda, correspondence.
26.9-26.10 Anti-Rape Task Force, 1980-1981 , 1991, no date; includes fliers, correspondence, procedures.
26.11 Events, 1984 , 1990-1992, no date; includes Gay and Lesbian Alliance, Homotextualities, Academy for Educational Development.
26.12 Middle States Association review, 1991-1992; includes correspondence, sample questionnaires, Kennedy's report on quality of graduate student life.
VI.A    American Pluralism Subcommittee, 1988-1991
Box-folder Contents
26.13
NEH grant proposal: " Faculty Development in Preparation for a Pilot Course in Cultural Pluralism Utilizing Important Writings by Americans," 1988
26.14-26.16
Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE), 1988-1991; includes grant requests, memos, notes.
27.1-27.5
Memoranda, 1988-1993, no date; includes subcommittee summer workshop reports, statements by Prof. Thomas C. Barry on American Pluralism, 1992 "Course Development Information Packet."
27.6-27.7
Minutes, 1989-1991
27.8-27.9
Syllabi, 1989-1991; includes course descriptions, assignments.
27.10-27.11
Course evaluations, 1989-1991; includes TCEP results, subcommittee course evaluation reports, instructor course reflections.
VI.B    Committees, 1970-1993
Box-folder Contents
27.12
President's Commission on the Recruitment and Promotion of Women, circa 1970-1975, no date; includes pamphlet: " Studies on Women," memos, correspondence, notes.
27.13
Organizations, 1972-1976, 1992-1993; includes Women's Council, Women's Research Institute, Graduate Group for Feminist Studies.
28.1-28.2
Caucus on Women's Rights at SUNY, 1973-1975; includes minutes, memos, correspondence, newsletters.
28.3
Undergraduate College (UGC) Feminist and Minority Studies Curriculum Subcommittee, circa 1985-1987, no date; includes memos, report drafts.
28.4-28.5
UGC Equality and Diversity Subcommittee, 1986-1988; includes memos, agenda, report drafts.
28.6-28.7
UGC Curriculum Committee, 1987-1991; includes minutes, memos, addendum and update to " Undergraduate General Education Curriculum Proposal for Arts and Sciences Students at UB."
28.8
UGC General Assembly, 1988-1991; includes memos, minutes, agenda, 1990 report: " Undergraduate General Education Curriculum Proposal for Arts and Sciences Students at UB."

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Contributors

Davis, Madeline D., 1940-
DuBois, Ellen Carol, 1947-
Kelly, Gail Paradise
Korsmeyer, Carolyn
Robinson, Lillian S.
State University of New York at Buffalo. American Studies Dept.
State University of New York at Buffalo. Native Studies Component
State University of New York at Buffalo. Program in American Studies
State University of New York at Buffalo. University Archives
State University of New York at Buffalo. Women's Studies College
State University of New York at Buffalo. Women's Studies Program

Subject Terms

Authorship--Sex differences
DuBois, Ellen Carol, 1947--Feminist scholarship
Feminism and education--New York (State)--Buffalo
Feminism and education--United States
Feminism--New York (State)--Buffalo
Feminism--Research--New York (State)--Buffalo
Feminism--Study and teaching (Higher)--United States
Feminism--United States
Feminist theory--Study and teaching (Higher)--United States
Feminists--New York (State)--Buffalo
Gay rights--New York (State)--Buffalo
Gay rights--United States
International Women's Day
Interviews--New York (State)--Buffalo
Kennedy, Elizabeth Lapovsky, 1939--Archives
Kennedy, Elizabeth Lapovsky, 1939--Boots of leather, slippers of gold
Kennedy, Elizabeth Lapovsky, 1939--Correspondence
Kennedy, Elizabeth Lapovsky, 1939--Political activity
Lesbians--New York (State)--Buffalo
Multicultural education--New York (State)--Buffalo
Oral history. Buffalo (N.Y.)--Social life and customs--20th century
Protest movements--New York (State)--Buffalo
State University of New York at Buffalo--Administration
State University of New York at Buffalo--Archives
State University of New York at Buffalo. American Studies Dept.
State University of New York at Buffalo. Program in American Studies
State University of New York at Buffalo. Women's Studies College--Curricula
State University of New York at Buffalo. Women's Studies College--Faculty
State University of New York at Buffalo. Women's Studies College--Records and correspondence
State University of New York at Buffalo. Women's Studies Program--Curricula
State University of New York at Buffalo. Women's Studies Program--Faculty
State University of New York at Buffalo. Women's Studies Program--Records and correspondence
Student movements--New York (State)--Buffalo.
Student protesters--New York (State)--Buffalo
Women college students--New York (State)--Buffalo
Women college teachers--New York (State)--Buffalo
Women in higher education--United States
Women political activists--New York (State)--Buffalo
Women political activists--United States
Women scholars--United States
Women's rights--United States
Women's studies--New York (State)--Buffalo
Women's studies--Research--New York (State)--Buffalo
Women's studies--United States
Women--New York (State)--Buffalo--Societies and clubs
Women--Study and teaching (Higher)--United States
Women--United States--Societies and clubs

Genre Terms

Audiotapes
Black-and-white photographs
Posters