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Women in Academics Week records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1111

Scope and Contents

The Women in Academics Week records was chaired by Susan Session Rugh in 1974. It began as an alternative to the annual bridal fair on campus and highlighted women who were successful in their own right. The series consisted of monthly lectures and a full week in February. It was designed to help female students recognize their full potential. This collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, talks, and flyers announcing activities associated with the Women in Academics Week.


  • 1973-1975


Conditions Governing Access

Restricted. Closed for 35 years from the date of creation of the records, and thereafter open to the public in accordance with the University Archives Policy.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Women in academics week records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

The Associated Students of Brigham Young University (ASBYU) was the student government organization on campus until 1988 when it was replaced by the Brigham Young University Student Association (BYUSA) which was created under the direction of university president Jeffrey R. Holland.


2 folders (0.02 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Gift of Susan Session Rugh, May 2004.


University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).

Register of Women in Academics Week records
Jennifer Kim
2011 August 24
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections. University Archives Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US