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Preliminary Guide to the Karen J. Blair Papers



Accession No.: 3376
Creator: Blair, Karen J. , creator
Title: Karen J. Blair papers
Date Span: 1975-1987
Quantity: 12 boxes
Languages: Collection materials are in English.




Historical Note

Karen Blair is an historian and professor, who has taught history at Central Washington University since 1987, and chaired the History Dept. since 1998. She studied at Mount Holyoke College (B.A., 1971) and the State University of New York at Buffalo (M.A., 1974, PhD., 1976). Prior to joining the CWU History Dept. Blair was at the University of Washington, Women Studies Program as Assistant Professor, and Adjunct Assistant Professor of History, 1979-1987. Her research emphasis has been on the history of women's clubs and volunteer organizatons.

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Accession No. 3376-001
Karen J. Blair Papers, 1975-1987
11 linear feet (9 cartons and 3 flat boxes)
Scope and Content
Biographical features, correspondence, speeches and writings, project files, student records and papers, conferences and conventions, clippings, reports, publications, and ephemera.
This accession includes three groups of materials of particular historical value. First is the work of Professor Blair's students. Their papers about local women and women's organizations, and cassette recordings of interviews of memorable Seattle women comprise an excellent resource. Second, the growth of the University of Washington's Women Studies Program since 1979 is recorded in documents collected by Dr. Blair. The earlier history of the University of Washington's Women Studies Program is reflected in papers given to Dr. Blair by Chris Bose, a former faculty member. Finally, changes in the women's movement nationwide are evidenced in this accession by Blair's collection of women's publications and ephemera, 1975-1987.
Acquisition Info
Gift of Karen J. Blair, 6/11/1987
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Accession No. 3376-002
Karen Blair papers,
.42 cubic feet (1 box)
Biographical Note
Karen Blair (assistant Professor team taught this Women Studies 200 with two other instructors from the Women Studies dept. from 1979 to 1984. Daily guest lecturers addressed contemporary women's issues in a lively period of the women's rights movement.
Scope and Content
Course materials from UW Women Studies 200, Dated 1979-1984. Records include Ms Blair's own notes on the lectures, course syllabi, handouts from speakers, reading packet and blair's notes on the mechanics of implementation for the course. Also includes a complete CV for Blair.
Acquisition Info
Gift of Karen J. Blair, 9/19/2012

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Organizations:
University of Washington. University Archives.
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