Women's studies -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Drawer Oversized Archives AC Drawer
Identifier: AC 0534
Abstract In 1967 a small Basque studies program was established within the social sciences division of the Great Basin Institute. Originally established to study the Basques as an integral part of the sheep industry that had so influenced the development of the Intermountain West, over time (and since incorporated officially into the University of Nevada, Reno), the Center for Basque Studies has become the leading research and educational institute of its kind outside the European Basque homeland....
Overview The collection consists primarily of materials created and/or used by Ford during her years as Nevada state legislator and during the operation of her businesses. Additional materials include personal papers, and course materials from her role as instructor in the Women’s Studies Program at UNR. A series which was added in 1996 contains materials about the many organizations and committees she has been involved with in her professional career.
Identifier: AC 0569
Abstract The collection consists of books from the Women's Studies departmental library and curricular material. Of particular interest is "The Spirit of Houston - The First National Women's Conference: An Official Report to the President, the Congress and the People of the United States." Nevada delegates included Frankie Sue Del Papa, Ruby Duncan, Jean Ford, Senator Mary Gojack, and Assemblywoman Sue Wagner.