Guide to the Jeanne Dost Papers
1972-1988

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Dost, Jeanne
Title: Jeanne Dost papers
Dates: 1972-1988 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 7.5 linear feet (5 containers)
Collection Number: Coll 366
Summary: Jeanne Dost was born on August 12, 1929 in Walla Walla, Washington to Marge and William Ebbert. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in 1951 from Washington State University, her MA in Economics from Radcliffe in 1953, and her Ph.D from Harvard in 1959. In addition to her accomplished academic career, she founded and served as the first Director of Oregon State University's Women's Studies Department and served as the first president of the Oregon Women's Political Caucus. The Jeanne Dost papers include reports, correspondence, and other material pertaining to the OSU Women's Studies Department and the Dost's work with the OWPC and NWPC.
Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon, 97403-1299
(541) 346-3068
spcarref@uoregon.edu

Languages: Collection materials are in English. 
Sponsor: Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) administered through the Oregon State Library.

Historical Note

Content Description

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.

Use of the Collection

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Collection is open to the public.

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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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Administrative Information

Arrangement :

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.

Related Materials :  

This collection is part of the Oregon Women's Political History Collection, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I:  Oregon State University
Container(s)
Description
Dates
Box
Folder
1 1 Oregon State University Women's Studies Center Progress Report 1974-1975
3 8 Faculty Distribution at Oregon State Unversity
3 9 Employment Equality
4 10 Sex Discrimination in Education
1 16 Women Studies Center Questionairre
1 18 Oregon State University Letters and Memorandums
1 19 Oregon State University General Instructions
1 22 Women Studies Questionairre Results
1 25 Women's Studies related Publications
1 26 Women's Studies related Publications
1 35 Oregon State University Women's Studies Department
2 6 Oregon State University Women Studies Miscellaneous Papers
2 7 Jeanne Dost, Director of Women Studies
2 8 Jeanne Dost, Director of Women Studies
2 9 Jeanne Dost- Promotion Dossier: College of the Liberal Arts 1983
2 10 Jeanne Dost- Promotion Dossier: College of the Liberal Arts 1983
2 11 Oregon State University Women Studies Reports
2 15 Oregon State University Women Studies Program
2 18 Women Studies Certificate Proposal
2 19 Women Studies Ephemera
2 30 Women's Studies Newsletter
2 35 Faculty Women for Equity
2 40 Special Student Comments about Women Studies Program
2 41 Women Studies Graduate Proposal
2 42 Women's Studies related Publication
3 1 Framed Women's Studies Photo
3 13 Photograph of Women Studies Students
4 4 Oregon State University Attendance Data
4 6 Women in History
4 7 Women in History
4 8 Student Reports
4 9 Miscellaneous Reports
4 10 Women's Studies related publications and newspaper clippings
4 11 Women's Studies related publications and newspaper clippings
4 12 Letters and Correspondence
4 13 Jeanne Dost Reports
4 14 Jeanne Dost Report
4 15 Women and Education related Publications
4 16 Miscellaneous Women Studies Papers
4 17 Member and Contact List
4 18 Faculty Women for Equity
4 28 List of Tentured Faculty at Oregon State University
4 29 Women's Studies Data
4 30 Women's Conference
4 32 Sex Discrimination in Education
4 33 Oregon State University Women's Studies
4 34 Oregon State University Office of Women Studies
4 38 Journal of Higher Education
4 39 Oregon State University Department of Engineering
4 40 Bergmann Notes
4 41 List of PH.D students
4 45 Program Reduction
4 46 Staff and Student Testimonies
4 47 Higher Education General Information Survey
4 52 Oregon Universities Data
5 6 History of Oregon State University's Women's Center
5 9 Women's Studies Bibliography
5 10 Women's Studies Bibliography 3rd Edition 1978-1979
5 11 Women's Studies Bibliography 4th Edition 1980-1981

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Series II:  Women's Rights Activism
Container(s)
Description
Dates
Box
Folder
3 7 The National Women's Conference Committee
1 14 State Report on Women Rights February 1986-September 1986
1 23 The Oregon Women's Political Caucus Miscellaneous Papers
1 24 Commission of Women Equal Rights Admendment Project
1 28 Statewide Women's Conference- Workshop Reports and List of Attenders
1 29 Task Force on Sex Discrimination
1 30 Task Force Committee Members
1 37 Action Proposal to eliminate sex discrimination
2 1 Department of Health, Education, and Welfare
2 12 Commission of Women Equal Rights Admendment Project
2 13 Miscellaneous Sex Discrimination Task Force Papers
2 14 Oregon Women's Political Caucus Membership Directory
2 20 Expert Witness in Economics
2 21 Caucus Papers
2 22 Oregon NOW
2 24 Sex Discrimination
2 25 Women's Rights Coalition
2 26 Ephemera
2 27 Working Women
2 28 Congressional Board
2 29 Older Women's Caucus
2 31 Court related papers
2 32 Court related papers
2 33 Jeanne Dost Reports
2 34 Jeanne Dost Reports
2 37 National Commission on the Observance of International Women's year
2 38 Social Security
2 39 Dost-Testimony
2 43 State Senate
2 44 Miscellaneous Reports
2 45 Micellaneous Sexual Discrimination and Harassment Papers
3 2 N.A.A.C.P.- Freedom Award Citation
3 3 N.A.A.C.P.- Freedom Award Citation
3 4 Notable Americans of the Bicentennial Era 1976
3 5 Notable Americans Award 1978-1979
3 6 Notable Americans of 1976-77 Award 1976-1977
3 7 Framed Drawing
3 8 N.A.A.C.P.- Freedom Award Citation
3 10 Jeanne Dost's Award Certificates
3 11 Award for Outstanding Achievement in Women's Right's
3 12 The World Who's Who of Women Award
3 16 Tote bag from the Third International Interdisplinary Congress on Women 1987
3 17 T-shirt fromt the National Women's Conference
3 18 12 audio cassessets of the International Women's Year National Women's Conference
4 1 A Consumer's guide
4 2 A Consumer's guide
4 3 National Women's Conference
4 5 Margie Hendriksen
4 19 Seneca Falls National Women's Center
4 20 Letters
4 21 Oregon Women's Political Caucus papers
4 26 NWPC Financial Statements
4 27 Sally Hacker
4 31 Ephemera
4 35 United States Department of Labor
4 36 Oregon State Senate
4 37 Equal Rights Amendment
4 42 Jeanne Dost Information
4 43 OWPC Analysis Newspapers
4 44 OWPC Analysis Newspapers
4 48 House Committee on Education-Affirmative Action
4 49 House Committee on Education Reports
4 50 House Committee on Education Report
4 51 Jeanne Dost Testimony
5 1 Rape Cases
5 2 Rape Cases
5 3 National Women's Political Caucus
5 4 National Women's Political Caucus
5 7 The Women's Calendar for 1980
5 8 National Women's Political Caucus Conferece

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Series III:  Subject Files and Publications
Container(s)
Description
Dates
Box
Folder
1 2 Rape Crisis Center
1 3 A Kaleidoscope of Women The Way of the Future -- Planning and Technology Information Folder
1 4 Miscellaneous Reports and Press Releases
1 5 Reports of the Communications Coordinator
1 6 The Dinner Party
1 11 Senate Commintee on Education-1/16-3/27
1 12 Senate Commintee on Education-4/1-5/1
1 13 Senate Committee on Educatiom-5/6-6/14
1 15 Sherrie L. Sant's report
1 17 Board of Education Miscellanous Papers
1 20 Stuart E. Knapp
1 21 Miscellaneous letters and notes
1 27 Suggestested Personnel Policy Guidelinesfor School Districts
1 31 Department of Education- Report and Letters
1 32 Miscellaneous Papers
1 33 Sexism, and miscellaneous papers
1 34 Ephemera
1 36 Reports on Sexual Harrasment
2 2 Personal Discrimination
2 3 Penk Case
2 4 Miscellaneous Women Studies Papers
2 5 Corvallis Gazette Times Newspaper Article
2 16 Miscellaneous Rape Papers
2 17 Rape Reports
2 23 Notes
2 36 Life quotes
2 46 The Washington Star Newspaper
3 9 Alice Tubbs Biography
3 14 Photograph of the front view of a house
3 15 "Paleotology Lab leaves old home" Newspaper Artcle clipping
4 22 Newspaper clippings
4 23 Meeting Notes
4 24 Miscellaneous Notes and Letters
4 25 Women's Rights Coalition
5 5 Rape related Publications
5 12 equality: a kaleidoscope of the future proceedings
5 13 The way we work: a kaleidoscope of women
5 14 List of Descriptors on the theme of women March 1988
5 15 Women as writers
5 16 Feminism
5 17 Women in Education
5 18 Women in Education
5 19 Women and media
5 20 Quest: A feminist quarterly
5 21 Women's Studies Journals
5 22 Women's Studies Journals
5 23 Woman of Power
5 24 Sexual Harassment
5 25 Consultation on Discrimination against minorities and women in pensions and health, life, and disability insurance Volume 1: Proceedings and Papers
5 26 Consultation on Discrimination against minorities and women in pensions and health, life, and disability insurance Volume 2: Exhibits
5 27 Ideas and Resources for integrating Women's Studies into the Currriculum Volume 1
5 28 Ideas and Resources for integrating Women's Studies into the Currriculum Volume II

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Subjects

  • Corporate Names :
  • National Organization of Women (NOW).
  • Oregon Women's Political Caucus.
  • Subject Terms :
  • Equal rights amendments
  • Women--Education (Higher)--Oregon--Corvallis.
  • Women--Political activity--Oregon

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