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Christine Weiss Daugherty Papers

Collection Number: A&M 4509

Scope and Contents

This collection includes materials pertaining to Christine Weiss Daugherty, an advocate in issues related to women's economic equality, rural economic development, non-profit management, and more. Materials in this collection include correspondence, publications, business records, ephemera, photographs, and more.

The content of this collection reflects Daugherty's varied professional and avocational background. She ran Garretts Bend Pottery Studio in 1972-1979. From 1979-1988, she was the executive director of Women and Employment (later, Center for Economic Options) and in 1988 she became the senior project associate with the Ms. Foundation for Women. Beginning in 1988, she began Rural Strategies, a consulting firm specializing in rural economic development and women and community economic development. In 1990-1993, she had a fellowship with the Kellogg International Leadership Program that facilitated her travel to international destinations. She served as interim co-director of the West Virginia University Center for Women's Studies for academic year 1992-1993, and earned her Regents B.A. from West Virginia State College in 1994. In 1996, she was named senior program advisor to the Volunteers in Overseas Cooperative Assistance (VOCA) Rural Development Project in Slovakia which lasted 3 years. In addition, she has participated in numerous other projects and volunteer organizations.


  • Creation: ca. 1948-2016


Conditions Governing Access

No special access restriction applies.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. For more information, please see the Permissions and Copyright page on the West Virginia and Regional History Center website.


2.25 Linear Feet (2 ft. 2 1/2 in. (1 record carton, 15 in.); (2 document cases, 5 in. each); (1 flat storage box, 1 1/2 in.) )



Physical Location

West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL:

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Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US