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Subject Files, 1968-2011


Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The Women and Gender Resource Action Center (WGRAC) records comprise four series which include subject files, audiovisual materials, administrative files, and print publications. Subject files and the administrative files are arranged alphabetically by title. The Audiovisual series includes sixty-five audio cassette tapes and two video cassette tapes arranged chronologically by year. Print publications include popular magazines (e.g. Working Woman), scholarly journals (e.g. NWSA Journal), small-run serials (e.g. On Campus with Women), and local press periodicals (e.g. The Waterfall: Connecticut NOW News). The collection includes materials ranging in date from the early 1960s to the mid-2000s.

Of interest are publications produced by the Trinity College Women’s Center, namely Feminist Scholarship Review, and the Trinity College Women’s Center Newsletter. In addition the collection contains course syllabi, bibliographies, papers or lectures authored by Trinity faculty, and a ‘zine produced by students for a class assignment. Also of note is a folder containing “working papers” on various topics published by the Wellesley College Women’s Center.


  • Creation: 1968-2011

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to the public and must be used in the John M.K. Davis Reading Room of the Watkinson Library, Trinity College Library, Hartford, Connecticut. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws when using this collection.

This collection contains restricted material, please check the series and folder listings for additional information.

This collection contains audiovisual materials, which require at least two weeks’ advance notice prior to use. Items that cannot be used in the John M.K. Davis Reading Room of the Watkinson Library or are too fragile for researchers to handle, may require that a digital copy be made prior to use.


From the Collection: 5 Cubic Feet (5 records center cartons of letter-size files) ; 1 box (16.25 in. x 13 in. x 10.5 in.) equals 1 cubic foot ("cubic foot" defined in SAA Dictionary)

From the Collection: .61 Cubic Feet (One flat box with 45 cassette tapes; and one flat box with 4 cassette tapes and 2 video cassette tapes) ; 1 flat box (15.25"L x 10.25"W x 3"H) equals .27 cubic feet; 1 flat box (17.25"L x 11.5"W x 3"H) equals .34 cubic feet (as defined by UNLV Archives Calculator)

From the Collection: .74 Cubic Feet (2 document boxes of letter-size files) ; 1 letter document box (12.5"L x 5"W x 10.25"H) equals .37 cubic feet (as defined by UNLV Archives Calculator)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Trinity College Archives Repository

Watkinson Library
300 Summit St.
Hartford CT 06106 USA