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American Association of University Women, West Harris County Branch Records

Identifier: 2017-033

The American Association of Universty Women (AAUW), West Harris County Branch Records document the history and operations of the organization from 1976 to 2020. Comprised of a Minutes series and a Publicity and Press series, include board, branch, and interbranch meeting minutes, newsletters, member directories, other administrative documents, newsletters, photographs, brochures, scrapbooks and member directories.


  • 1976-2020


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Open for research.

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6 linear feet (6 linear feet in 5 boxes.)

Historical Information

Founded in 1881, the American Association of University Women (AAUW) is the nation’s leading voice in promoting equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. Non-profit and non-partisan, AAUW has a nationwide network of 170,000 members and supporters, 1,000 local branches, and 800 college and university partners. With its core vision of equity for all, AAUW advances its goals in ways that value integrity, inclusion, and intersectionality.

AAUW – West Harris County Branch promotes equity, education and development of opportunities for women and girls that enable them to realize their full potential. The West Harris County branch holds monthly branch meetings, engages in outreach activities, and each year provides scholarships to three graduating high school women who plan to pursue a career in math or science.

Acquisition Information

Materials were transferred to Special Collections on August 22, 2017.

Guide to the American Association of University Women, Harris County Branch Records
Polina Kharmats
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the University of Houston Libraries Special Collections Repository

University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
MD Anderson Library
4333 University Drive
Houston TX 77204-2000 USA