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Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (AIAW) archives

Abstract

Title:
Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (AIAW) archives
Author/Creator:
Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (AIAW)
Collection number:
multiple accessions: 81-3 is main accession
Size:
411.25 linear feet
Bulk dates:
1967-1983
Inclusive dates:
1967-1983
Collection Area:
State of Maryland and Historical Collections
Repository:
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email: askhornbake@umd.edu
Abstract:

The Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (AIAW) was established in 1971 to provide governance and leadership in the assurance of standards of excellence and educational soundness in women's intercollegiate athletics. The AIAW replaced the Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics for Women which had been founded in 1967 by what is today the National Association for Girls and Women in Sports, of which the AIAW was a sub-unit. The AIAW, having lost significant funding and membership to the NCAA, ceased to operate in 1983. The championship files for the various sports sponsored by the AIAW have been fully processed. The remaining, unprocessed materials include membership lists, eligibility records, procedures manuals, proceedings, programs, publications, handbooks, and such administrative records as minutes, reports, correspondence, and conference files; a preliminary inventory is available for these materials.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

Yes, some files in this collection are restricted. Please contact the Archives and Manuscripts Department for more information.

Preferred citation:

Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (AIAW) archives, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1903.1/1346
Publication rights:

Photocopies of original materials may be provided for a fee and at the discretion of the curator. Please see our Duplication of Materials policy for more information. Queries regarding publication rights and copyright status of materials within this collection should be directed to the appropriate curator.

Status:

This collection is currently UNPROCESSED. This abstract may represent one of many unprocessed accessions in this collection. Please contact the Curator of State of Maryland and Historical Collections for more information.