Cornell Eleven Records And Briefs,1979-1984.

Collection Number: 4197

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Cornell Eleven records and briefs, 1979-1984.
Collection Number:
4197
Creator:
Cornell Eleven.
Quantity:
21 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, newspapers, publications, reports.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Files relating to the sex discrimination case, including files of J. Anthony Gaenslen (attorney for the plaintiffs) and Jennie Farley.
Language:
Collection material in English


ORGANIZATIONAL HISTORY

The case, brought by a group of women calling themselves the Cornell Eleven (Cornell 11) and including Donna Zahorik, Judith Long Laws, Jacqueline Livingston, Antonia Glasse, and Charlotte Farris, accused Cornell University of academic sex-biased evaluation procedures.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Files relating to the sex discrimination case, including files of J. Anthony Gaenslen (attorney for the plaintiffs) and Jennie Farley.
Three volume typescript copy of briefs and trial records from a court case, Donna Zahorik, Judith Long Laws, Jacqueline Livingston, Antonia Glasse, and Charlotte Farris, Plaintiffs v. Cornell University, seeking that the action be maintained as a class action for "all women with academic appointments who are employed by Cornell University..." Also one Cornell Eleven t-shirt.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Cornell Eleven.
Farley, Jennie.
Farris, Charlotte J.
Gaenslen, J. Anthony.
Glasse, Antonia.
Laws, Judith Long.
Livingston, Jacqueline.
Zahorik, Donna.
Bond, Schoeneck & King.
Cornell University.
Hogan & Hartson.

Subjects:
Sex discrimination in employment.
Sex discrimination in education.
Women in education.
Women college teachers.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Access Restrictions:
Restricted until 2031.
Cite As:
Cornell Eleven. Records and Briefs, #4197. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1-14, 21
Undescribed material
Box 15 Folder 1
Court Papers, Plaintiffs’ opposition to defendant’s motion for summary judgment, working papers – memos, affidavits, exhibits.
n.d.
Box 15 Folder 2
Rajender v. University of Minnesota, No. 4-73-435 (D.Minn) 1980 – copy of the consent decree.
[1980]
Box 15 Folder 4
Settlement proposal – Draft of the settlement proposal, notes
1982
Box 15 Folder 5
Friends of the Cornell Eleven (support to the Cornell Eleven Case) – Pamphlets, correspondence, petitions, paper clippings, notes, drafts of statements.
1980-1981
Box 15 Folder 6
Friends of the Cornell Eleven, gift appeal.
[1983]
Box 15 Folder 7
Memorandum of law in support of motion for class determination – notice of motion, motion.
1982
Box 15 Folder 8
List of names and those who suggested them by department or school. Documentation on academic women and sex discrimination.
n. d.
Box 15 Folder 9
Processing complaints; perspective on affirmative action – Copy of a report on processing complaints of discrimination on the basis of sex (1977) and study untitled A perspective on affirmative action (Ann S. Bedingfield, seminar in legal education, 1980)
1977-1980
Box 15 Folder 10
Women faculty – articles, pamphlet.
1979-1980
Box 15 Folder 11
Women faculty; psychological studies – Articles.
1975-1981
Box 15 Folder 12
AAUW (American Association of University Women), publications and newspapers – report, gift appeal, newspapers.
1978-1982
Box 15 Folder 13
Academic appraisal – articles, notes.
1980-1984
Box 15 Folder 14
Faculty appointments in Cornell University – extracts from directories and reports, memos, notes, article.
1979-1984
Box 15 Folder 15
“Sex discrimination by law: a study in judicial perspective” by John D. Johmston Jr. and Charles L. Knapp.
1971
Box 15 Folder 16
Appointments in Cornell University in 1979 – statistics.
1979
Box 15 Folder 17
Information about Louise Palmer Fortmann – note, CV, letter. Affirmative action statements about academic appointments in 1980 – statistics.
1980-1981
Box 15 Folder 18
Discrimination, Articles: “Wage discrimination, Job Segregation, and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964” by Ruth G. Blumrosen; “Academic freedom and problem of proof” by Karl Boedecker.
1979-1980
Box 15 Folder 19
Women faculty in Cornell university – notes, paper clippings, statistics.
1978-1979
Box 15 Folder 20
Women at Cornell; Meetings of the Friends of the Cornell Eleven; sex discrimination – statistics, notes, minutes, article clippings, letters.
1980-1982
Box 15 Folder 21
Strategies to prevent claims against universities on employment subjects – articles.
1973-1981
Box 15 Folder 22
Sex discrimination’s legal aspects – articles, notes.
1975-1981
Box 15 Folder 23
“The status of women at the city university of New York”, a report of the Chancellor’s advisory committee on the status of women at the city university of New York, 1972.
1981
Box 15 Folder 24
Digest of Education statistics.
1979-1980
Box 15 Folder 25
Report of the Ad Hoc trustee Committee on the Status of Women at Cornell.
1974
Box 15 Folder 26
Review and recommendations concerning affirmative action in selected departments, colleges and divisions, Cornell University (report by the Task Force on implementation to the affirmative Action Advisory Board).
1979
Box 15 Folder 27
Promoting and achieving sex equity in vocational education, report of a project conducted by the National Center for Research in Vocational education).
1979
Box 15 Folder 28
Academic Appointees in Cornell University – 1 volume of statistics.
1980
Box 16 Folder 1
Exhibits to defendant Cornell University’s memorandum of points and authorities in opposition to plaintiff’s motion for class determination – draft version.
[1982]
Box 16 Folder 2
Cornell Eleven – papers clippings, articles.
1980-1981
Box 16 Folder 3
Cornell Eleven’s case, documentation collected by Jennifer Farley – legal papers, correspondence, paper clippings, drafts of settlement proposals, statistics.
1975-1982
Box 16 Folder 4
“A preliminary statement on judicially compelled disclosure in the nonrenewal of faculty appointments” – copy of the article.
1981
Box 16 Folder 5
Correspondence from Hogan & Hartson – Letters and inclosed documentation.
1984
Box 16 Folder 6
Plaintiffs’ supplemental opposition to defendant’s motion for summary judgment – draft.
[1984]
Box 16 Folder 7
Deposition of K. C. Parsons – draft.
Box 16 Folder 8
Tracing salary cursus. – notes, statistics.
1984
Box 16 Folder 9
Questions to ask about trusts and their tax consequences – list of questions.
Box 16 Folder 10
Letter of Irving Lazar to C. Farris explaining the reasons of his refusal to recommend her promotion.
1979
Box 16 Folder 13-23
Cornell University’s salary studies – letter, rosters, graphs and histograms (no. 1-90).
1976-1984
Box 16 Folder 13
Nos. 1-4
Box 16 Folder 14
No. 5
Box 16 Folder 15
Nos. 6-10
Box 16 Folder 16
Nos. 16-26
Box 16 Folder 17
No. 27
Box 16 Folder 18
Nos. 32-39
Box 16 Folder 19
Nos. 40-47
Box 16 Folder 20
Nos. 50-77
Box 16 Folder 21
Nos. 78-85
Box 16 Folder 22
Nos. 86-89
Box 16 Folder 23
No. 90
Box 16 Folder 24
Articles and studies: extract from an article about discrimination; comment on manuscript evaluation procedure; “Impression on affirmative action in 1978: a report to the German Marshall Fund” by Sadie Roberts.
1972-1978
Box 17 Folder 1
Defendant Cornell University’s supplemental memorandum of points and authorities in opposition to plaintiff’s motion for class determination.
n. d.
Box 17 Folder 2
Exhibit of academic staff from 1976-1980.
[1981]
Box 17 Folder 3
Charlotte Farris files – listings, correspondence, memos, statements, notes, publishing agreement, bills, evaluations, statements, affidavits.
1978-1980
Box 17 Folder 4
Judith Long Laws files – listings, correspondence, memos, curriculum vitae, statement, notes, survey, evaluations, chronology, copies of court papers.
1975-1981
Box 17 Folder 5
Antonia Glasse files – listings, correspondence, memos, guidelines, paper clipping, evaluations, statements, legal papers, curriculum vitae, articles.
1963-1981
Box 17 Folder 6
Jacqueline Livingston file – listing, petition, correspondence, evaluations, notes, memos, meeting minutes, chronology, curriculum vitae.
1976-1980
Box 17 Folder 7
Donna Zahorik files – listings, correspondence, memos, meeting minutes, legal papers, statements, curriculum vitae, notes, resolution, surveys, articles, evaluations,
1975-1981
Box 17 Folder 8
Sex discrimination – articles.
1980-1982, n. d.
Box 17 Folder 9
Faculty women and faculty couples in Cornell University – Affidavit, statistics, memos, notes, correspondence, drafts of arguments.
1978-1982, n.d.
Box 17 Folder 10
Advance response to the first interrogatory set in “Plaintiff’s interrogatories Re: Plaintiffs’ response to defendant’s opposition to motion for class determination” – correspondence, questionnaires.
1981
Box 17 Folder 11
Cooke deposition – notes.
n. d.
Box 17 Folder 12
Plaintiff’s supplemental opposition to defendant’s motion for summary judgment, working file – draft.
n. d.
Box 17 Folder 13
Settlement, working file – notes, letter.
1982-1983
Box 17 Folder 14
Fundraising, working file – notes, correspondence, listing, pamphlets, statements.
1983-1984
Box 18 Folder 1
Title VII and sex discrimination – articles.
1977-1980, n. d.
Box 18 Folder 2
Cases involving institution of higher education being sued by women faculty – filing cards.
n. d.
Box 18 Folder 3
Information about faculty members and their salaries from 1976-1980 – filing cards.
[after 1980]
Box 18 Folder 4
Class correspondents of Cornell Alumni News – filing cards.
1981-1982
Box 18 Folder 5
New appointees from 1973-1976 by level, sex, and inclusion in 1981-1982 staff directory – filing cards.
n. d.
Box 18 Folder 6
Faculty members by title from February, 1977 thru February 1981 – filing cards.
n. d.
Box 18 Folder 7
References of articles and cases – filing cards and box.
n. d.
Box 18 Folder 8
Men and women assistant professors at Ithaca Campus, Cornell University, as of Fall, 1971 – filing cards.
n. d.
Box 18 Folder 9
Assistant professors appointed in 1973-1974 – filing cards.
n. d.
Box 18 Folder 10
Assistant professors appointed in 1974-1975 – filing cards
n. d.
Box 18 Folder 11
Women considered for tenure turned down by a negative department vote in 1976-1977.
n. d.
Box 18 Folder 12
Names of people considered too early or gotten out of Fall 1981 Directory.
n. d.
Box 18 Folder 13
Mailing list.
n. d.
Box 18 Folder 14
List of associate or assistant professors and their departments.
n. d.
Box 19 Folder 1
Plaintiff’s memorandum of law in support of motion to reconsider court’s letter of August 12, 1983, and grant plaintiffs full rule 56(f) discovery or in the alternative to decide the motion for summary judgment – salary claims – on the papers already before the court – original version.
1983
Box 19 Folder 2
Plaintiffs’ opposition to defendant’s motion for summary judgment (salary claims) – copy of the court volume with a court stamp.
1983
Box 19 Folder 3
Working file for a meeting – note, letters, article clippings, documentation, settlement proposal.
[1982]
Box 20 Folder 1
Defendant Cornell University’s memorandum of points and authorities in opposition to plaintiffs’ motion for class determination – annotated copy of vol. 3.
[1983]
Box 20 Folder 2
Defendant Cornell University’s supplemental memorandum of points and authorities in opposition to plaintiffs’ motion for class determination.
[1983]
Box 20 Folder 3
Plaintiffs’ reply to defendant’s opposition to plaintiffs’ motion for class determination – copy of the vol. 6 of court papers including a court stamp and the form for a stipulation.
Box 20 Folder 4
Settlement of the Cornell Eleven case in the press – clippings of newspapers.
1984
Box 20 Folder 5
Copy of the Cornell Chronicle, vol. 13, no. 18.
1982
Box 20 Folder 6
Plaintiffs’ replay to defendant’s opposition to plaintiffs’ motion for class determination – copy of an annotated draft.
[1983]
Box 20 Folder 7
Copy of the Communiqué, no. of June, 1981.
1981
Box 20 Folder 8
Resolving sex discrimination on campus: four perspectives. Ed. Jennie Farley.
[1982?]
Box 20 Folder 9
Cornell Eleven case and sex discrimination, clippings of articles.
1980-1984