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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Content Note

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Margaret Joseph Papers, 1987-1996

University of Texas San Antonio

Inventory of the Margaret Joseph Papers, 1987-1996



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Joseph, Margaret
Title: Margaret Joseph Papers
Dates: 1987-1996
Creator Abstract: Margaret Joseph was the Assistant Director for Public Services at the University of Texas at San Antonio Library from 1973 until her retirement in 2001. She was one of the first librarians hired in the UTSA Library. From 1987 through 1996, Joseph served on the Women's History Week Organizing Committee, producing library exhibits and bibliographies on various topics in women's history. She also worked on the Women's Walk for Athletics from 1992-1993.
Content Abstract: The papers span the years 1987 through 1996 and comprise documentation of Margaret Joseph's involvement with UTSA Women's History Week and Women's Walk for Athletics. Materials include correspondence and memoranda, meeting minutes and agendas, programs, flyers and brochures, bibliographies of women's history subjects, captions for exhibit materials, issues of the Roadrunner newsletter, and handwritten notes.
Identification: UA 99.0008
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 Box)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Biographical Note

Margaret Joseph was the Assistant Director for Public Services at the University of Texas at San Antonio Library from 1973 until her retirement in January 2001. She was one of the first librarians hired in the UTSA Library, beginning on June 15, 1973. From 1987 through 1996, Joseph served on the Women's History Week Organizing Committee, producing library exhibits on various topics in women's history in honor of the annual event. She also worked on the Women's Walk for Athletics from 1992-1993.

The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) Library was established in 1973, the first year students were admitted to the new university. The Public Services Department oversaw reference, instruction, outreach, and other functions related to aiding UTSA faculty, staff, and students in library research. Public Services staff administered the University's Library Instruction Course (LIB 1001), in which UTSA students were taught how to conduct library research and compile bibliographies.

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Scope and Content Note

The papers span the years 1987 through 1996 and comprise documentation of Margaret Joseph's involvement with UTSA Women's History Week and Women's Walk for Athletics. Materials include correspondence and memoranda, meeting minutes and agendas, programs, flyers and brochures, bibliographies of women's history subjects, captions for exhibit materials, issues of the Roadrunner newsletter, and handwritten notes.

This collection is housed at UTSA's HemisFair Park Campus, though off-site access is also available at UTSA's John Peace Library.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions on the materials for research purposes, and the collection is open to the public.

Usage Restrictions

The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Joseph, Margaret.
Organizations
University of Texas at San Antonio. Library. Public Services Department.
University of Texas at San Antonio--History.
Subjects
Academic librarians--Texas.
Academic libraries--Reference services--History--20th century.
Women's studies.
Universities and colleges--History--20th century.
Locations
San Antonio (Tex.)--History--20th century.
Genres/Formats
Memorandums.
Correspondence.
Subject bibliographies.
Fliers (printed matter).
Minutes.
Newsletters.
Local Subjects
UTSA History
Women

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Related Material

Materials documenting Joseph's work in the UTSA Library may be found in the UTSA Library Public Services Department records ( UA 5.02). Materials pertaining to Women's History Week at UTSA may be found in the UTSA Center for the Study of Women and Gender records ( UA 13.01), as well as the UTSA Women's Studies Institute records ( UA 14.03).

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Margaret Joseph Papers, UA 99.0008, University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

Acquisition Information

Transferred to the University Archives in January 2004 (Acc. 2004-011).

Processing Information

Processed and encoded by Angela McClendon Ossar, University Archivist.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Margaret Joseph Papers, 1987-1996

The papers comprise documentation of Margaret Joseph's involvement with UTSA Women's History Week and Women's Walk for Athletics. Materials include correspondence and memoranda, meeting minutes and agendas, programs, flyers and brochures, bibliographies of women's history subjects, captions for exhibit materials, issues of the Roadrunner newsletter, and handwritten notes.
Box Folder
1 1-2 Women's History Week file, 1987-1996
3 Women's Walk for Athletics file, 1992-1993

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