Fonds UBCA-ARC-1184 - Women's Undergraduate Society fonds

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Women's Undergraduate Society fonds

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  • 1932-1933 (Creation)
    University of British Columbia. Women's Undergraduate Society

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2 cm of textual records

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The Women's Undergraduate Society (WUS) was formed at the birth of UBC to consider and advance the interests of the women students through the promotion of extra‐curricular activities and speakers. All women students were automatically members of the Undergraduate Society. The executive's significant role was to coordinate the activities of the women's undergraduate societies in the various faculties. The WUS annually organized social activities, especially for the female freshmen (ʺfreshettesʺ) during the first few weeks of classes. In 1958 the WUS regrouped under the new name of Associated Women Students.

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Fonds consists of minutes of meetings, reports, budgets, and correspondence documenting the activities of the Women's Undergraduate Society during the 1932/33 school year.

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Related records may be found in the Alma Mater Society fonds.

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Stored with the vertical files at VF 103.

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