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University Archives and History

Women's History Collections

The women's history collections include a variety of materials from mutiple collections, the most prominent of which is of the Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project. Due to the fact that UNCG was a women's college for the first seventy years of its existence, the University History Collections also provide a significant look at women's history.

 

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Women Veterans Historical Project
The Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project (WVHP) documents the contributions of women in the military and related service organizations since World War I. This collection is not yet searchable through this page and must be searched separatetly but we hope to have it integrated by the fall of 2014.

 

Home Economics and Nutrition Pamphlets
The Home Economics and Nutrition Pamphlets Collection consists of government and commercial publications on the subject of home management and nutrition and include educational materials, recipes, household hints, and other materials. 

 

Oral History Collections
Oral history interviews with historical figures, many of whom were students at what is now UNCG during its years as a women's college.

 

Physical Education Pamphlets
This collection focuses on anthropometry, diet and nutrition, exercise therapy, deformities of the spine, barbell/dumb bell exercises, Indian club exercises, physical education and curriculum, and development of exercises specifically for children’s, men’s, and women’s health.

 

American Suffragettes: Selections of Manuscripts
Inspired by Women’s History Month, UNCG is featuring some well-known suffragettes and their papers: Susan B. Anthony, Lucy Stone, Julia Ward Howe, Ethel Mary Smyth, and Anna Howard Shaw.

 

 

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