Collection F-164 - Women's movement collection (Andrea Lebowitz collector)

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Women's movement collection (Andrea Lebowitz collector)

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    CA SFU F-164

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    • 1967 - 1999 (Creation)
      Lebowitz, Andrea

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    39 cm of textual records

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    Andrea Pinto Lebowitz came to Simon Fraser University in 1965 as a charter faculty member in the Department of English. Lebowitz participated in a number of feminist activities including the Women's Caucus. She became the first coordinator of the Women's Studies program and transferred her appointment to the Women's Studies Department in 1997.

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    Fonds contains material relating to Lebowitz's career at SFU and her participation in the Corrective Collective, a feminist writing group active in the 1970s. Fonds includes correspondence, minutes, proposals, publications, newspapers, invoices, receipts, a ledger, and other documents.

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    Andrea Lebowitz donated the collection to the SFU Archives in 2001.


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        The files are open with no restrictions.

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        Series descriptions and file and item lists are available. Appendices contains autobiographical notes and Andrea Lebowitz's comments on the fonds and the Corrective Collective.

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        Also see the inventories for Department of Women's Studies / SFU Archives (collector), F-62 and Frances Wasserlein fonds, F-162.

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        All accessions have been processed as of March 2006. No further accruals are expected.

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        Finding aid prepared by Frances Fournier, Enid Britt (November 2001); updated by Lisa Beitel (March 2006), Enid Britt (April 2007), Richard Dancy (Oct 2009).

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