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Dr. Shirley A. Nuss papers

Identifier: COU:1184

Scope and Contents

At the time these materials arrived at the University of Colorado Prof. Nuss provided a listing of the contents of the boxes. This list is enclosed. The following container listing of the contents of the boxes also contains the following appended notation "[Nuss List Box # ]." Use the notation as a reference back to the lengthy content descriptions provided by Prof. Nuss. It must also be noted here that Prof. Nuss' list did not include all the boxes received and there were also problems comparing and indentifying the contents of some of the boxes with her descriptive list.


  • Creation: 1975 - 1983

Copyright Statement

The University Libraries do not own the copyright to this collection. Researchers are responsible for contacting the copyright holder(s) for this material and obtaining permission to publish or broadcast. The University Libraries will not grant permission to publish or broadcast this material and are not responsible for copyright violations resulting from such use.

Biographical Note

Professor Nuss received her PhD in Sociology from the University of Colorado in 1975. She was Research Consultant for the United Nations in 1974-1975 and 1979-1980. She has had grants for research from the National Science Foundation and the International Sociological Association. She has also taught in the Women's Studies Programs at the University of Colorado and Wayne State University.


57 linear feet (34 Boxes )

Language of Materials



Papers pertain to the sociology of women in society, the women's movement, sex roles in society, labor issues, race issues and the Detroit economic crisis 1980-1983. Papers contain information concerning the Women's Studies Program at the University of Colorado and at Wayne State University; the 1975 International Women's Year; the 1980 World Conference of the United Nations Decade for Women; the 1985 World Conference to Review and Evaluate the U.N. Decade for Women; the International Project on Women and Decision-making and Non-Governmental Organizations for the Advancement of Women and Human Rights.


This collection is arranged in original order in which we attained it from the donor, with a box level inventory list.

In Progress
Harvey N. Gardiner
July 27, 1993
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries, Rare and Distinctive Collections Repository

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