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Women's Manuscript Collections: Reference Files

The University Archives and Records Center keeps vertical reference files on a variety of topics relating to the university and to Louisville and the surrounding area. 

Reference Files for Women's History

Files that document women's experiences at the University of Louisville include but are not limited to:

  • Alpha Omicron Pi
  • Athletics -- women
  • Basketball -- women
  • Beauty pageants
  • Business and Professional women
  • Chi Omega
  • CWENS, National Society of
  • Dames Club
  • Delta Zeta
  • Field Hockey
  • FOCUL (Feminists on Campus, UofL)
  • General Hospital: School of Nursing
  • Home Economics Department
  • Kappa Delta
  • Ladybirds
  • Nursing, School of -- pre-1980
  • Nursing, School of -- 1980s
  • Nursing, School of -- 1990s
  • Nursing, School of -- 2000s
  • P.E.A.C.C. (Prevention, Education and Advocacy on Campus and in the Community)
  • Pi Beta Ohi
  • Pi Gamma Omicron
  • Rape Relief Center
  • Rowing (women)
  • Sexual harassment
  • Sigma Kappa
  • Soccer (women)
  • Softball (women)
  • Sororities
  • Tennis (women)
  • Track (women)
  • Volleyball -- 1970s
  • Volleyball -- 1980s
  • Volleyball -- 1990s
  • Volleyball -- 2000s
  • Volleyball -- general
  • Women, Commission on the Status of
  • Women students (includes firsts)
  • Women's Center
  • Women's Club
  • Women's and Gender Studies
  • Zeta Tau Alpha

Related Files

Files that document women's experiences in the Louisville area include but are not limited to:

  • Blacks -- Women United for Social Action
  • Civic and Fraternal Organizations -- Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Civic and Fraternal Organizations -- Junior League
  • Education -- Girls High School
  • Education -- Holy Rosary High School
  • Education -- Loretto High School
  • Education -- Louisville Female Seminary
  • Education -- Louisville Normal School
  • Education -- Mercy Academy
  • Education -- Presentation Academy
  • Government -- Women
  • Health -- Home Birth Movement
  • Nursing -- General
  • Nursing -- Louisville General Hospital
  • Nursing -- Norton Memorial Infirmary
  • Immigrants -- Women's Club campaign
  • Politics -- League of Women Voters
  • Public Issues -- Abortion
  • Social Service Agencies -- Babies Milk Fund Association
  • Social Service Agencies -- Girl Scouts
  • Social Service Agencies -- Louisville Flower Mission
  • Social Service Agencies -- Women
  • Social Service Agencies -- YWCA
  • Women -- AAUW
  • Women -- Clubs
  • Women -- Democratic Women's Club of KY
  • Women -- Equality
  • Women -- Fund for Women, Inc.
  • Women -- General
  • Women -- KY Foundation for Women
  • Women -- National Organization for Women
  • Women -- Physicians
  • Women -- Politics
  • Women -- Publications
  • Women -- Rape and Violence
  • Women -- Republican Club
  • Women -- Sports

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