These collections concern education for women in Florida. Many deal with Florida State College for Women (the predecessor of Florida State University). Also included are several modern series pertaining to equal educational and employment opportunities for women at Florida public universities. See also, in Part 4, Public Life, the records of Barbara Newell (S1196 and S1199), Betty Castor
(S1355), and Mary McLeod Bethune (M95-2) for materials related to education.
S 1 Board of Regents.
Minutes, 1905-1974, 1987-1988. 23 volumes.
The Board of Regents presides over the Division of Universities in the Department of Education. The Board oversees Florida's public university system. Included in the minutes of this period is information regarding Florida State College for Women.
S 163 Department of Public Instruction.
Scholarship Files, 1923-1927. 1.50 cubic feet
The Department of Public Instruction was the predecessor agency to the Department of Education. The collection includes scholarship applications to Florida State College for Women and the correspondence of John G. Kellum, business manager of FSCW.
S 164 Florida State University. Office of the President.
Bernard F. Sliger Administrative Files, 1976-1990. 122.00 cubic feet
President Sliger's files document civil rights issues, affirmative action programs and equal opportunity employment at FSU. There are numerous files on women's athletics and the president's relations with the American Association of University Women.
S 218 Board of Control.
Trustees of the Westcott Estate, Minutes, 1929-1930. 1 volume.
The Board of Control was the predecessor body to the Board of Regents. These minutes document the sale of twenty acres of James D. Westcott's estate to Florida State College for Women.
S 546 Florida Construction Program.
Publicity Records, 1936-1937. .50 cubic feet
Work on both the Florida Industrial School for Girls and Florida State College for Women was included in the Florida Construction Program, a Public Works Administration project. This collection consists of records relating to the publicity of the project, including newspaper articles and solicitation letters for advertisements.
S 750 Board of Regents.
University Construction Records, 1946-1971. 18.00 cubic feet
These records contain construction plans, records and files for Florida State College for Women. Also included are related reports and correspondence.
S 758 State University System of Florida.
Office of Personnel. Faculty Relations Reference Files, 1965-1978. 52.00 cubic feet
The responsibilities of the Office of Personnel of the State University System include equal opportunity employment programs. These files document employment status and opportunities for women within the Florida public university system.
S 999 State University System of Florida. Office of Personnel.
Reference Files, 1970-1980. 31.00 cubic feet
The subjects covered in these files include affirmative action and equal employment opportunity programs for women and minorities. Documents include correspondence, legal papers, reports, and studies.
S 1110 State University System of Florida. Office of Equal Educational Opportunity Programs.
Title IX University Self-Evaluation Reports, 1972-1978. 1.00 cubic feet
This series consists of self-evaluations by Florida universities in regard to sexual discrimination in admissions, athletic programs, scholarships, and employment. In addition to the evaluations, the series also includes correspondence, memoranda, follow-up reports, and suggestions.
S 1259 Florida State University. Office of the President.
Stanley Marshall Committee Files, 1957-1976. 5.00 cubic feet
This series consists of files on various campus committees. Subject matter includes women's groups and employment of women.
S 1268 State University System of Florida. Office of Equal Educational Opportunity Programs.
University Visitations Files, 1983-1986. 2.00 cubic feet
This series consists of the files of Delores Auzenne, Special Assistant to the Chancellor for Equal Education Opportunity Programs. The files relate to visits to Florida universities and include reports, mendations, university responses, and plans and actions of universities to enhance affirmative action and equal educational opportunities.
S 1360 Florida State University. Office of the President.
Doak S. Campbell Administrative Files, 1941-1957. 21.00 cubic feet
President Campbell presided over the transition of Florida State College for Women to coeducational Florida State University. The files include correspondence, memoranda, reports, and budgets that document the President's relations with university staff and faculty and with the Board of Control.
S 1361 Florida State College for Women. Office of the President.
Edward Conradi Administrative Files, 1939-1941. 2.00 cubic feet
Under the administration of President Conradi, Florida State College for Women grew from a few hundred students to over two thousand. These files consist primarily of correspondence documenting the President's interaction with staff, faculty and the Board of Control.