Kimberly E. Charlton Papers, 1990-1997

Collection Number: 37-5-3217

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Kimberly E. Charlton papers, 1990-1997
Collection Number:
37-5-3217
Creator:
Kimberly E. Charlton, 1972-
Quantity:
0.2 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, schedules, brochures, memorabilia, newspaper clippings.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Cornell Fencing memorablia and clippings collected by Kim Charlton, a member of the team. Materials cover the Title IX lawsuit brought against Cornell University by the Women's Fencing and Gymnastics teams.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Member of the Class of 1994. Member of the Cornell Fencing Team, 1990-1994; Captain, 1992-1994; Assistant Coach, 1994-1995. One of nine female athletes to bring a Title IX lawsuit against Cornell in 1993 after the Women's Fencing and Gymnastics teams were cut. The teams were reinstated in December 1993.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Team schedules, brochures, captain?s letters, newspaper clippings, programs, and ephemera from the Cornell Varsity Fencing team from 1990-1997. Includes press releases, correspondence, and newspaper clippings about the Title IX lawsuit brought against Cornell University by members of the Women?s Fencing and Gymnastics teams.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Charlton, Kimberly E., 1972-
Cornell University. Class of 1994
Cornell University. Fencing Team
Cornell University. Gymnastics Team

Subjects:
College athletes
Fencing for women
Gymnastics for women
Sex discrimination against women--Law and legislation--United States
Sex discrimination in sports--Law and legislation--United States
Sports for Women--Law and Legislation--United States


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Kimberly E. Charlton Papers, #37-5-3217. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Box 1 Folder 1
Team captain letters
Box 1 Folder 2
Fencing season schedules and team brochures
Box 1 Folder 3
Fencing meet and event programs
Box 1 Folder 4
Title IX: Press releases, letters, copy of complaint
Box 1 Folder 5
Title IX: Photographs of settlement signing
Box 1 Folder 6
Title IX and general fencing: Newspaper clippings
Box 1 Folder 7
Cornell Invitational score sheet, 1991(?)
Box 1 Folder 8
Fencing miscellany