Records were held in their office of origin until July 1987 when they were transferred to the Archives.
Scope and content
Series consists of materials pertaining to Women's Studies programs and services at Douglas College. These textual records include documentation charting the history of Women's Studies at the College (also called "Programs for Women" during its early years), as well as materials related to curriculum development, campus and community events, gender in post-secondary contexts, and more. This series contains memoranda, correspondence, meeting agendas and minutes, financial records, reports, and promotional materials such as flyers and program guides.
The predominant records creators contributing to this series are Lillian Zimmerman and Margaretha Hoek, the first coordinators of Women's Studies programming and services, and the early advisory bodies responsible for overseeing this area.
The scope of the series dates from the early inception of Programs for Women until the early 1980s.