Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Women's Studies Council:

An Inventory of Its Records, 1981-2006, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library

Descriptive Summary

Creator Texas Tech University. Women's Studies Council
Title: Women's Studies Council Records,
Dates: 1981-2006
Abstract: Exit Interviews conducted by the Women's Studies Council from 1981-2006.
Collection # U 189.1
Quantity: 1 Box (0.5 linea feet)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Founded at Texas Tech in 1981, the Women's Studies Program offered courses which could satisfy social sciences and humanities degree requirements. The purpose of the program was to promote perspectives with special awareness in women's concerns. The Women's Studies Council was established to advise the program's director, and to facilitate partipication by and engage the university's diversity community.

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of exit interviews of former female Texas Tech employees, most of whom were teaching faculty, conducted from 1981-2006 by the Women's Studies Council. Also included are the council's meeting minutes from 1981-1991.


The collection is organized by departmental name in alphabetical order.


Access Restrictions

Open for research

Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Organizations)
Texas Tech University--Employees--Attitudes.
Texas Tech University--Employees--Interviews.
Texas Tech University--Employees--Job satisfaction.
Texas Tech University. Women's Studies Council.
Universities and colleges--Employees--Attitudes.
Universities and colleges--Employees--Interviews.
Universities and colleges--Employees--Job satisfaction.
Women employees--Attitudes.
Women employees--Interviews.
Women employees--Job satisfaction--Texas, West.
Women in education--Attitudes.
Women in education--Interviews.
Women in education--Job satisfaction--Texas, West.
Employment interviewing.

Administrative Information

Women's Studies Council Records, 1981-2006, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas


Collection accession #(s):
91-0157-B, 97-0037-B, 2000-0256-B, 2000-0346-B, 2001-0330-B, 2003-0189-B, 2006-0015-B, and 2017-0078-B

Gifts, 1981-2007

Processed by

Chaiporn Sricharoentham, January 2002

Detailed Description of the Collection


box folder
1 1 Architecture, 1997-2006
2 Art, 2001
3 Biology, 1993
3B Business Administration, 2005
4 Chemistry/Biochemistry, 1998
5 Classical and Modern Languages, 1992-2005
6 Classical and Romance Languages, 1990
7 Communication Studies, 1993-2000
8 Computer Science, 1999
9 Counseling Services, 1992
10 Economics and Geography, 2005
11 Education, 1992-2006
12 English, 1991-2001
13 Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, 1991-2000
14 Health, Exercise, and Sports Science, 2006
15 Health Sciences Center, 2003
16 History, 1999-2000
17 Home Economics, 1990-2003
18 Honors College, 2006
19 Human Development and Family Studies, 1990-2002
20 Incomplete interviews, 1993 and undated
21 Law, 1994-2004
22 Library, 1994
23 Marketing, 1994
24 Mass Communications, 2001
25 Mathematics, 1994-2004
26 Merchandising, Environmental Design and Consumer Economics, 1990-1996
27 Museum, 1995
28 Music, 2001
29 Philosophy, 2000
30 Plant and Soil Science, 1997
31 Political Science, 1991-2004
32 Printech, 1994
33 Psychology, 1994-2001
34 Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work, 1990-2006
35 Special Education, 1996
36 Speech and Hearing Science, 1993
37 Theatre and Dance, 1998-2006
38 Women's Studies, 2001
39 Women's Studies Council Meeting Minutes, 1981-1991