The Jeanne Dost papers include reports, correspondence, publications, and other materials relating to Dost's work as a professor at Oregon State University and her political involvement with groups such as Oregon NOW and the Oregon Women's Political Caucus. Topics covered include sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace, women in education, the Women's Studies Department at Oregon State University, and the Equal Rights Amendment. Materials also include records of Dost's many awards.
Restrictions on Access :
Collection is open to the public.
Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.Preferred Citation :
[Identification of item], Jeanne Dost papers, Coll 366, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.Restrictions on Use :
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Archival material may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal and/or state right to privacy laws and other regulations.
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If a researcher finds sensitive personal information in a collection, please bring it to the attention of the reading room staff.
Collection is organized into the following series:
Series I: Oregon State University. Includes information regarding Dost's role as the founder and director of the Women's Studies Department.
Series II: Women's Rights Activism. Includes materials relating to Dost's involvement in the Oregon Women's Political Caucus and other women's rights political groups.
Series III: Subject Files and Pulications. Includes ephemera, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other miscellaneous subject files. Also includes some publications.
Detailed Description of the Collection