Womens Self-Government Association records, 1915-1968.
Collection Number: 37-9-1208

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Womens Self-Government Association records, 1915-1968.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Collection Number:
37-9-1208
Abstract:
Includes history, constitution, and bylaws; reports, minutes, correspondence, and notebooks of the Association President; reports, memoranda, and pamphlets of the Second Vice President; budgets, financial statements, checkbooks, correspondence, procedures, and reports of the House of Representatives, including the Judicial Committee and the Residence Committee; Executive Committee and W.S.G.A. Council minutes and reports; and subject files concerning student activities, campus organizations, dormitories, program evaluations, faculty committees, and other subjects. Also, Account books for 1938-40.
Creator:
Cornell University. Women\'s Self-Government Association
Cornell University. Women's Student Government Association
Quanitities:
7 cubic feet.
Language:
Collection material in English

ORGANIZATIONAL HISTORY

The Women's Self-Government Association was formed in 1917 and succeeded the Sage College Association in having disciplinary jurisdiction over undergraduate women students at Cornell University.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Includes history, constitution, and bylaws; reports, minutes, correspondence, and notebooks of the Association President; reports, memoranda, and pamphlets of the Second Vice President; budgets, financial statements, checkbooks, correspondence, procedures, and reports of the House of Representatives, including the Judicial Committee and the Residence Committee; Executive Committee and W.S.G.A. Council minutes and reports; and subject files concerning student activities, campus organizations, dormitories, program evaluations, faculty committees, and other subjects. Also, Account books for 1938-40.

INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:

Women's Self-Government Association records, #37-9-1208. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

SUBJECTS

Names:
Cornell University -- : Administration.
Cornell University -- : Students.
Subjects:
Women college students.
Student participation in administration.

CONTAINER LIST
Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Budgets
1915-1934
Box 1 Folder 2
By-laws
1915-1944
Box 1 Folder 3
Judiciary Committee
1916
Box 1 Folder 4
Reports
1916-1917
Box 1 Folder 5
Gray Book History
1917-1930
Box 1 Folder 6
Judiciary Committee
1917-1926
Box 1 Folder 7
Rules
1917-1948
Box 1 Folder 8
Sun Editor
1917-1957
Box 1 Folder 9
Cornell Publications
1919-1943
Box 1 Folder 10
Point System
1919-1938
Box 1 Folder 11
President's Report
1919-1920
Box 1 Folder 12
President's Report - Sage
1919-1953
Box 1 Folder 13
Reports
1920-1921
Box 1 Folder 14
Cornell Songs
1921
Box 1 Folder 15
Old Committees
1921-1937
Box 1 Folder 16
Drives
1922 - 1942
Box 1 Folder 17
Reports
1922-1923
Box 1 Folder 18
Activities Committee Cards
1923-1944
Box 1 Folder 19
Council Minutes
1923-1924
Box 1 Folder 20
Chairman of Organized Groups
1923-1941
Box 1 Folder 21
CURW
1923-1943
Box 1 Folder 22
Chairman of Activities
1924-1947
Box 1 Folder 23
Dramatic Club
1924-1940
Box 1 Folder 24
Judiciary Committee
1925-1926
Box 1 Folder 25
News WSGA
1926-1942
Box 1 Folder 26
Debate Club
1927-1934
Box 1 Folder 27
"The Cornell Women's News"
1927
Box 1 Folder 28
President's Report
1927-1929
Box 1 Folder 29
Junior Advisory
1928-1944
Box 1 Folder 30
"The Cornell Women's News"
1928-1929
Box 1 Folder 31
Women's Glee Club Treasurer's Accounts
1928-1935
Box 1 Folder 32
Dormitory Reports - Balch I
1929-1953
Box 1 Folder 33
Dormitory Reports - Balch II
1929-1951
Box 1 Folder 34
Publicity Chairman
1929-1931
Box 1 Folder 35
Women's Glee Club
1929-1940
Box 1 Folder 36
WSGA Constitution
1929-1930
Box 1 Folder 37
"The Cornell Women's News"
1930-1931
Box 1 Folder 38
Pan-Hellenic
1933-1945
Box 1 Folder 39
President's Report
1933-1940
Box 1 Folder 40
Cornell Day for Women
1934-1942
Box 1 Folder 41
Cornellian
1934-1944
Box 1 Folder 42
Mortar Board
1934
Box 1 Folder 43
Balch III Accounts
1935-1967
Box 1 Folder 44
Instrumental Club Accounts
a. 1935-1940
Box 1 Folder 45
WSGA Accounts
1935-1940
Box 1 Folder 46
WSGA Budget
1935-1939
Box 1 Folder 47
Dorm Report - Balch IV
1937-1954
Box 1 Folder 48
WSGA Budget
1938-1944
Box 1 Folder 49
Budgets
1938-1940
Box 1 Folder 50
Executive Committee
1938-1939
Box 1 Folder 51
Instrumental Club
1938
Box 1 Folder 52
President's Report
1938-1939
Box 1 Folder 53
Executive Committee Minutes, President's Report
1939-1940
Box 1 Folder 54
Freshman Orientation Committee
1939-1943
Box 1 Folder 55
Comstock A
1940-1949
Box 1 Folder 56
Comstock B President's Report
1940-1953
Box 2 Folder 1
Budgets
1940-1941
Box 2 Folder 2
Cottage Reports (Folder 1 of 2)
1940-1946
Box 2 Folder 3
Cottage Reports (Folder 2 of 2)
1940-1946
Box 2 Folder 4
Executive Committee Minutes
1940-1941
Box 2 Folder 5
Budgets
1941-1942
Box 2 Folder 6
Dormitory Report - Balch III
1941-1952
Box 2 Folder 7
Executive Committee Minutes
1941-1942
Box 2 Folder 8
Budgets
1942-1943
Box 2 Folder 9
Executive Committee Minutes
1942-1943
Box 2 Folder 10
Faculty Committee on Student Activities
1942-1953
Box 2 Folder 11
Founder's Day and Fields of Work for Women
1942
Box 2 Folder 12
Freshman Specials Report
1942
Box 2 Folder 13
President's Report
1942-1943
Box 2 Folder 14
Budgets
1943-1944
Box 2 Folder 15
Activities Council Minutes
1943-1946
Box 2 Folder 16
Cornell for Victory
1943
Box 2 Folder 17
Faculty Committees
1943-1945
Box 2 Folder 18
WSGA Budget
1943-1947
Box 2 Folder 19
Executive Committee Minutes (Folder 1 of 2)
1943-1944
Box 2 Folder 20
Executive Committee Minutes (Folder 2 of 2)
1943-1944
Box 2 Folder 21
First Vice President' Report (Folder 1 of 3)
1943-1950
Box 2 Folder 22
First Vice President' Report (Folder 2 of 3)
1943-1950
Box 2 Folder 23
First Vice President' Report (Folder 3 of 3)
1943-1950
Box 2 Folder 24
Infirmary
1943-1944
Box 2 Folder 25
President's Report
1943-1944
Box 2 Folder 26
Secretary's Report
1943-1957
Box 2 Folder 27
Activities Council
1944
Box 2 Folder 28
Budgets
1944-1945
Box 2 Folder 29
Dorm Integration Evaluation
1944-1966
Box 2 Folder 30
Executive Committee Minutes
1944-1945
Box 2 Folder 31
Food Reports
1944
Box 2 Folder 32
House of Representatives Minutes
1944-1945
Box 2 Folder 33
President's Report
1944-1945
Box 2 Folder 34
WSGA Constitution
1944-1950
Box 2 Folder 35
Budgets
1945-1946
Box 2 Folder 36
Executive Committee Minutes
1945-1946
Box 2 Folder 37
Residence Council (Folder 1 of 2)
1945-1946
Box 2 Folder 38
Residence Council (Folder 2 of 2)
1945-1946
Box 2 Folder 39
Second Vice-President's Report
1945-1951
Box 2 Folder 40
WSGA/Mortar Board Finances
1945-1961
Box 2 Folder 41
Budgets
1946-1947
Box 2 Folder 42
Chaperon Bulletin
1946-1950
Box 2 Folder 43
Dickson V Treasurer's Ledger
1946-1967
Box 2 Folder 44
Dorm Reports - Dickson V
1946-1950
Box 2 Folder 45
Executive Committee Minutes
1946-1947
Box 2 Folder 46
Residence Council
1946-1947
Box 3 Folder 1
Budgets
1947-1948
Box 3 Folder 2
Minutes of Executive Committee and House of Representatives (Folder 1 of 2)
1947-1948
Box 3 Folder 3
Minutes of Executive Committee and House of Representatives (Folder 2 of 2)
1947-1948
Box 3 Folder 4
Budgets
1948-1949
Box 3 Folder 5
C.A.R.E. Correspondence
1948
Box 3 Folder 6
Executive Committee Minutes
1948-1949
Box 3 Folder 7
Freshman Mass Meetings
1948-1949
Box 3 Folder 8
Freshamn Orientation
1948-1949
Box 3 Folder 9
History and Rules
1948-1952
Box 3 Folder 10
House of Representatives Minutes
1948-1949
Box 3 Folder 11
IAWS Correspondence with other Schools
1948-1950
Box 3 Folder 12
Mass Meetings
1948-1950
Box 3 Folder 13
President's Report
1948-1950
Box 3 Folder 14
Residence Council Minutes
1948-1949
Box 3 Folder 15
Treasury
1948-1961
Box 3 Folder 16
Bridge Tournament
1949-1950
Box 3 Folder 17
Budgets
1949-1957
Box 3 Folder 18
Budgets
1949-1950
Box 3 Folder 19
Campus Organizations
1949-1950
Box 3 Folder 20
Dickson VI President's Reports
1949-1952
Box 3 Folder 21
Dorms - WSGA Social Coordinator
1949-1960
Box 3 Folder 22
Executive Committee Minutes
1949-1950
Box 3 Folder 23
Executive Committee Minutes
1949-1950
Box 3 Folder 24
Executive Committee Reports
1949-1950
Box 3 Folder 25
Film Service
1949
Box 3 Folder 26
Food Permission
1949-1951
Box 3 Folder 27
Freshman Orientation
1949-1950
Box 3 Folder 28
Head Resident's Handbook/Bulletin
1949-1951
Box 3 Folder 29
House of Representatives Minutes
1949-1950
Box 3 Folder 30
Ithaca Social
1949-1953
Box 3 Folder 31
Miscellaneous Correspondence
1949-1950
Box 3 Folder 32
Miscellaneous Information on WSGA Operation
1949-1950
Box 3 Folder 33
Publicity
1949-1955
Box 3 Folder 34
Report of S.P.B. Chairman
1949-1950
Box 3 Folder 35
Residence Council
1949-1950
Box 3 Folder 36
WSGA Committees
1949-1951
Box 3 Folder 37
WSGA Training Program
1949-1950
Box 3 Folder 38
Activities Points
1950
Box 3 Folder 39
Budgets
1950-1951
Box 3 Folder 40
By-Laws
1950-1958
Box 3 Folder 41
Campus Organizations
1950-1951
Box 3 Folder 42
Cornell Strike
1950
Box 3 Folder 43
Compulsory Registration
1950-1952
Box 3 Folder 44
Dormitories: Fresman Information
1950-1954
Box 3 Folder 45
Dormitory Social Reports
1950-1951
Box 3 Folder 46
Executive Committee Minutes
1950-1951
Box 3 Folder 47
Executive Committee Minutes
1950-1951
Box 3 Folder 48
Faculty Committee on Student Activities
1950-1951
Box 3 Folder 49
Fall Meeting
1950
Box 3 Folder 50
Freshman Orientation
1950-1951
Box 3 Folder 51
House of Representatives Evaluation
1950-1951
Box 3 Folder 52
House of Representatives Minutes
1950-1951
Box 3 Folder 53
Refusal letters for Social Committee
1950-1954
Box 3 Folder 54
Residence Council Minutes
1950-1951
Box 3 Folder 55
Residence Hall Meetings
1950-1954
Box 3 Folder 56
Social Coordinator's Report
1950-1951
Box 3 Folder 57
Special Events
1950-1951
Box 3 Folder 58
Special Permissions Board
1950-1951
Box 3 Folder 59
Student Council Conduct Committee
1950-1952
Box 3 Folder 60
Training Program
1950-1954
Box 3 Folder 61
Applications
1951-1952
Box 3 Folder 62
Budgets
1951-1954
Box 3 Folder 63
Campus Organizations
1951-1952
Box 3 Folder 64
Class Councils
1951-1953
Box 3 Folder 65
Executive Committee Minutes (Folder 1 of 2)
1951-1952
Box 4 Folder 1
Executive Committee Minutes (Folder 2 of 2)
1951-1952
Box 4 Folder 2
Faculty Committees
1951-1952
Box 4 Folder 3
Fall Mass Meeitng
1951
Box 4 Folder 4
Freshman Orientation
1951-1952
Box 4 Folder 5
Freshman Vice Presidents
1951-1955
Box 4 Folder 6
Frosh and Orientation
1951
Box 4 Folder 7
House of Representatives
1951-1952
Box 4 Folder 8
House of Representatives Minutes
1951-1952
Box 4 Folder 9
House President's Report
1951-1954
Box 4 Folder 10
IAWS: Conference on Women in the Defence Decade
1951-1952
Box 4 Folder 11
Installation Committee for Dr. Mallott
1951
Box 4 Folder 12
Miscellaneous Matters; Correspondence
1951-1952
Box 4 Folder 13
Public Relations
1951-1952
Box 4 Folder 14
Second Vice-President's Report
1951-1952
Box 4 Folder 15
Special Events
1951-1952
Box 4 Folder 16
Special Permissions Board
1951-1952
Box 4 Folder 17
Spring Meeting
1951
Box 4 Folder 18
Training Program
1951
Box 4 Folder 19
Training Program
1951-1953
Box 4 Folder 20
Transfers
1951-1952
Box 4 Folder 21
WSGA Publicity
1951-1958
Box 4 Folder 22
WSGA Report
1951
Box 4 Folder 23
Beta Epsilon Phi
n.d.
Box 4 Folder 24
Cornell Countryman
n.d.
Box 4 Folder 25
Ithaca Girls
n.d.
Box 4 Folder 26
Social Event Reports etc.
n.d.
Box 4 Folder 27
Student Faculty Committee Signups
n.d.
Box 4 Folder 28
Applications
1952-1953
Box 4 Folder 29
At Home - Guest list, Reports, etc.
1952-1953
Box 4 Folder 30
Balch III
1952-1961
Box 4 Folder 31
Calendar
1952
Box 4 Folder 32
Campus Organizations
1952-1953
Box 4 Folder 33
Co-Ed's Creed
1952
Box 4 Folder 34
Correspondence
1952-1953
Box 4 Folder 35
Committees
1952-1953
Box 4 Folder 36
Dormitory Administration
1952-1953
Box 4 Folder 37
Executive Committee Minutes
1952-1953
Box 4 Folder 38
Executive Committee Minutes
1952-1953
Box 4 Folder 39
Executive Committee Minutes
1952-1953
Box 4 Folder 40
Formal Dinner
1952
Box 4 Folder 41
General Reference
1952
Box 4 Folder 42
House of Representatives Minutes (Folder 1 of 2)
1952-1953
Box 4 Folder 43
House of Representatives Minutes (Folder 2 of 2)
1952-1953
Box 4 Folder 44
Men's Social
1952-1953
Box 4 Folder 45
Miscellaneous
1952-1953
Box 4 Folder 46
Miscellaneous
1952-1953
Box 4 Folder 47
Miscellaneous
1952-1954
Box 4 Folder 48
Orientation
1952-1953
Box 4 Folder 49
Proposed Changes
1952
Box 4 Folder 50
Publicity
1952-1953
Box 4 Folder 51
Publicity
1952-1953
Box 4 Folder 52
Residence Committee Letters
1952-1953
Box 4 Folder 53
Residential Halls
1952-1954
Box 4 Folder 54
Risley
1952-1953
Box 4 Folder 55
Second Vice-President's Report
1952-1953
Box 4 Folder 56
Social Conduct
1952-1953
Box 4 Folder 57
Social Coordinator's Suggestions (Jan Peet)
1952-1953
Box 4 Folder 58
Social Program
1952-1956
Box 4 Folder 59
Sorority Council Minutes
1952-1956
Box 4 Folder 60
Spring Mass Meeting
1952
Box 5 Folder 1
Spring Mass Meeting
1952-1954
Box 5 Folder 2
Thanksgiving Weekend
1952
Box 5 Folder 3
Turnabout Dance
1952
Box 5 Folder 4
WSGA Secretary's Report
1952-1953
Box 5 Folder 5
Apartment Party Committee
1953
Box 5 Folder 6
Applications
1953-1954
Box 5 Folder 7
At Home Instructions
1953-1954
Box 5 Folder 8
Correspondence
1953-1954
Box 5 Folder 9
Dorm Libraries
1953
Box 5 Folder 10
Fall and Spring Officers' Teas
1953
Box 5 Folder 11
Head Resident's Manuals
1953-1963
Box 5 Folder 12
Social Chairman Recommendations
1953
Box 5 Folder 13
Social Chairman's Report
1953-1954
Box 5 Folder 14
Social Committee
1953-1954
Box 5 Folder 15
Applications
1954-1955
Box 5 Folder 16
Carbon Letters
1954-1955
Box 5 Folder 17
Cooperative Housing
1954-1956
Box 5 Folder 18
Dorm Reports - New Freshman System
1954
Box 5 Folder 19
Fall Mass Meeting Skits
1954-1955
Box 5 Folder 20
Frush Experiment
1954-1955
Box 5 Folder 21
House Representative's Evaluations
1954-1955
Box 5 Folder 22
Miscellaneous
1954-1956
Box 5 Folder 23
Residence Committee Minutes
1954-1955
Box 5 Folder 24
Social Chairman
1954-1955
Box 5 Folder 25
Social Coordinator's Report
1954-1955
Box 5 Folder 26
Social Coordinator's Reports
1954-1955
Box 5 Folder 27
Women's Dorm Evaluation Sheets
1954-1955
Box 5 Folder 28
WSGA By-laws
1953-1955
Box 5 Folder 29
WSGA Newspaper Clippings
1954-1955
Box 5 Folder 30
WSGA Policies
1954-1957
Box 5 Folder 31
Advising WSGA Social Committee
1955-1963
Box 5 Folder 32
Committee Minutes (Executive Comm., House of Reps.)
1955-1957
Box 5 Folder 33
Coordination with Men's Dorms
1955
Box 5 Folder 34
Correspondence
1955-1956
Box 5 Folder 35
Correspondence and Speeches
1955-1956
Box 5 Folder 36
Education
1955-1956
Box 5 Folder 37
Freshman Activities Plan
1955-1956
Box 5 Folder 38
Intercollegiate Association for Women Students
1955
Box 5 Folder 39
Invitations
1955-1956
Box 5 Folder 40
Schedules, Standard Operating Procedures
1955-1956
Box 5 Folder 41
Second Vice-President's Report
1955-1956
Box 5 Folder 42
Shingles
n.d.
Box 5 Folder 43
Speeches
1955
Box 5 Folder 44
Vice-President's Dorm Report
1955
Box 5 Folder 45
Wait and Circle
1955
Box 5 Folder 46
WSGA Procedures
1955-1957
Box 5 Folder 47
Accounts Ledger
1956-1963
Box 5 Folder 48
Social Chairman
1956-1957
Box 5 Folder 49
Vice-President's Dorm Report
1956
Box 5 Folder 50
Sorority Council Minutes
1957-1960
Box 5 Folder 51
Committees
1958-1959
Box 5 Folder 52
Correspondence from other Schools
1958
Box 5 Folder 53
Executive Committee Minutes
1958-1959
Box 5 Folder 54
Field Counseling Office Notes
1958-1959
Box 5 Folder 55
Panhellenic
a. 1958-1961
Box 6
Scrapbooks
Box 7 Folder 1
Reports, Residence Committee Minutes
1958-1962
Box 7 Folder 2
Dorm Questionnaires
1959-1960
Box 7 Folder 3
Executive Committee
1959-1962
Box 7 Folder 4
Judicial Reports
1959-1960
Box 7 Folder 5
Judiciary
1959-1960
Box 7 Folder 6
Student Code
1959-1963
Box 7 Folder 7
Suggestions for Panhellenic Night
1959
Box 7 Folder 8
Agendas and Minutes
1960-1961
Box 7 Folder 9
Assembly Agenda
1960-1961
Box 7 Folder 10
Dormitories
1960
Box 7 Folder 11
Education Chairmen
1960-1961
Box 7 Folder 12
Executive Committee
1960-1961
Box 7 Folder 13
Executive Committee
1960-1961
Box 7 Folder 14
IAWS
1960-1961
Box 7 Folder 15
Judiciary
1960-1961
Box 7 Folder 16
Manual for V.P.'s
1960-1961
Box 7 Folder 17
Minutes
1960-1961
Box 7 Folder 18
Panhellenic Constitution
1960-1961
Box 7 Folder 19
Publicity, News Clippings
1960-1961
Box 7 Folder 20
Residential Committee
1960-1961
Box 7 Folder 21
Selection/Election Forms
1960-1961
Box 7 Folder 22
WSGA of 1960-1961
1960-1961
Box 7 Folder 23
WSGA Social Coordinator
1960-1961
Box 7 Folder 24
Candidates for President
1961-1966
Box 7 Folder 25
News Clippings
1961-1962
Box 7 Folder 26
Program Coordinator
1961
Box 7 Folder 27
Administration
1962-1963
Box 7 Folder 28
Assembly
1962-1963
Box 7 Folder 29
Dining Room Dress
1962-1964
Box 7 Folder 30
Executive Committee Minutes
1962
Box 7 Folder 31
Judiciary
1962-1963
Box 7 Folder 32
News Clippings
1962-1965
Box 7 Folder 33
Sorority Committee Minutes
1962
Box 7 Folder 34
Sorority Council Members
1962-1963
Box 7 Folder 35
Sorority Key Reports
1962-1963
Box 7 Folder 36
Box Lunches
1963-1964
Box 7 Folder 37
Correspondence, Residence Council Minutes
1963-1965
Box 7 Folder 38
Dorm Integration
1963-1965
Box 7 Folder 39
Judicial System
1963-1965
Box 7 Folder 40
News Clippings
1963-1965
Box 7 Folder 41
News Clippings - Elections
1963-1965
Box 7 Folder 42
Review and Recommendations Report
1963-1964
Box 7 Folder 43
WSGA Constitution
1963
Box 7 Folder 44
Election Procedures
1964
Box 7 Folder 45
Financial Procedures and Budget
1964-1965
Box 7 Folder 46
Judiciary Procedures
1964-1965
Box 7 Folder 47
Legislative Representatives Election
1964-1965
Box 7 Folder 48
News Clippings
1964-1965
Box 7 Folder 49
News Clippings - Judicial
1964-1965
Box 7 Folder 50
President's Evaluations
1964-1966
Box 7 Folder 51
Residential Council Report
1964-1965
Box 7 Folder 52
Dormitory Integration Committee
1965
Box 7 Folder 53
Minutes
1965-1966
Box 7 Folder 54
Residence Council
1965-1966
Box 7 Folder 55
Residence Council Correspondence
1965
Box 7 Folder 56
V.P. Selection Committee
1965
Box 7 Folder 57
Penalties
1966-1967
Box 7 Folder 58
Penalities
1967-1968
Box 7 Folder 59
Residence Staff Bulletin
1966-1967
Box 7 Folder 60
Senate Study of the Report of the Commission on Self-Governance
1977