The American Association of University Women (AAUW), Kensington Branch organized in 1947 and operated as a branch for over 50 years. These records include the materials relevant to the function and mission of the Kensington Branch, including its participation in the Maryland Interbranch Council and the Maryland State Division. Also prevalent in the collection are materials documenting the Conference on Affirmative Action in 1974.
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The records of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Kensington Branch cover the period from 1947-2003; the bulk of the materials date from 1960-1990. The collection consists of budgets, bylaws, correspondence, directories, financial records, memorabilia, minutes, publications, speeches, and tapes pertaining to the function and mission of the Kensington Branch, including its participation in the Maryland Interbranch Council and the Maryland State Division.
This collection was donated to the University of Maryland Libraries by Julie Snell in 2006 and 2010.