West Virginia Feminist Activist Collection
Subject Source: Local sourcesScope Note: This subject heading serves to unite all of the collections held by WVU that pertain to this special collecting effort.
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M 4356
Scope and Contents This collection includes materials pertaining to Carrie Koeturius and her career at and connections with West Virginia University. Koeturius is an alumna of WVU, and has worked at WVU as manager of its Conference Center (1984), served as co-chair of the WVU Conference on Women and Creativity (1984), and was recipient of the Mary Catherine Buswell Award (1984). In 1984 she moved to California. Formats include clippings, correspondence, conference materials and publications, etc.
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...
Dates: ca. 1948-2016
Janet Robbins, Professor, Papers regarding Conferences on Women in the Arts at West Virginia University
Collection Number: A&M 4516
Scope and Contents Programs, correspondence, flyers, and other materials related to the 1993 7th Annual JoAnne and Charles Dickinson Symposium "Changing Compositions: Women, Gender, and the Arts" and the 2004 national conference "Women and Creativity: Examining the Past, Composing the Future." Also includes an autographed letter and a note from Libby Larsen, keynote presenter at the latter conference.
Collection Number: A&M 4518
Scope and Contents Papers, photographs, binders, artifacts, and newspapers belonging to Lillian Waugh, professor of Women's Studies at WVU and gender equality activist. This collection contains personal family photographs, correspondence, and research about Waugh keeping her surname after marriage. Protest and activism papers, photographs, and artifacts include assorted materials related to Waugh's involvement in the National Organization for Women (NOW), the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) campaign, gender equality...
Dates: 1884-2021; Majority of material found within 1960-2018
Collection Number: A&M 4510
Scope and Contents This collection includes materials pertaining to Lisa Diehl, an advocate for women on issues related to nontraditional employment, economic self-sufficiency, and non-discrimination. She was a carpenter's apprentice in the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, 1977-1983. From 1983-1985 she worked for West Virginia Citizen Action. From 1985-1999, she worked for the Center for Economic Options in Charleston, WV. In 2000, she founded and later served as a board member for West...
Dates: 1976-2005; Majority of material found within 1982-1999
Collection Number: A&M 4515
Scope and Contents Two binders of "Womyn's Community Newsletters" (briefly titled "Women's Community Newsletter") of the Womynkind Foundation of Charleston, WV. These newsletters include short stories, poetry, and art created by various local female and LGBTQ+ authors and community members, monthly event calendars, assorted advertisements and flyers for other women's and LGBTQ+ organizations, and other material. This collection also includes several budgets for potluck dinners and other events put on by the...
Collection Number: A&M 4508
Scope and Contents This collection includes WV FREE materials regarding reproductive rights advocacy. WV FREE is a reproductive health, rights and justice organization. Formats include newsletters, press clippings, flyers and news releases, printed materials, etc.