Records of the American Society of Criminology, Division on Women and Crime. Container List

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Administrative Files
Box Folder Description
Constitution and By-laws, 1977-1997
Box: 1 Folder: 1

 American Society of Criminology (ASC) materials.

  • Constitution and By-Laws of the ASC. Rev. April 19, 1977.
  • Constitution for the Division on People of Color and Crime.
  • Policies and Procedures Manual. Phyllis Jo Baunach, Chair. Constitution and By-Laws Committee. October 13, 1989.
Box: 1 Folder: 2 Constitution and By-Laws for the DWC (1982). Proposed draft presented to ASC Board, September 7, 1982. Revised Constitution and By-Laws, November 5, 1982.
Box: 1 Folder: 3 Constitution and By-Laws for the DWC. Revised February 1990. Includes copy of the Constitution and By-Laws for the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS). December 1989.
Box: 1 Folder: 4 Constitution and By-Laws for the DWC (1990-1993). "First revision January 1990. Second revision approved October 29, 1993."
Box: 1 Folder: 5 Constitution and By-Laws for the DWC. Proposed changes and revisions, 1996-1997. Final draft and working copy, July 7, 1997. Final edition submitted to ASC Board, November 21, 1997.
Membership and Committee Lists, 1980-1999
Box: 2 Folder: 1-3 Membership/Mailing lists of DWC members. 1980; 1983 (includes ASC membership list); 1984; 1987; 1992; 1994-1997.
Box: 2 Folder: 4 Lists of DWC Board/Officers, Committee Chairs and Task Force members. 1984-1985; 1988;1990-1999.
Minutes of Meetings, 1982-1998
Box: 3 Folder: 1-6

Minutes and agendas for DWC annual meetings. 1982; 1986-87; 1992-1998. Most years include agendas with minutes.

  • November 4, 1982 (minutes only)
  • October 31, 1986 (minutes only)
  • November 12, 1987 (minutes only, includes ACJS minutes, September 18, 1987)
  • November 5, 1992 (Business Meeting, includes separate sheet listing income and expenses)
  • October 28 & 29, 1993 (General Meetings I and II)
  • November 10 & 11, 1994 (General Meetings I and II)
  • November 16 & 17, 1995 (Business Meetings I and II)
  • November 20, 1996 (Executive Council meeting)
  • November 21 & 22, 1996 (Business Meetings I and II)
  • November 23, 1996 (ASC Executive Board meeting)
  • November 19, 1997 (Executive Council meeting)
  • November 20 & 21, 1997 (Business Meetings I and II)
  • November 12 & 13, 1998 (Business Meetings I and II)
Reports and Financial Statements, 1990-1999
Box: 4 Folder: 1-3

Annual reports of the Division's activities and goals for the preceding year. Submitted to ASC Executive Board.

  • 1991-1992 (Submitted January 24, 1992)
  • 1997 (Submitted November 21, 1997)
  • 1998 (Submitted November 13, 1998)
Box: 4 Folder: 4-5 Financial reports of the DWC,1990-1997; 1999. 1990 report includes review of finances for years 1983-1990. Title varies: Division Financial Report, Income and Expenses, Treasurer's Reports, and Financial Statements. Submitted to ASC Executive Board. 1999 report (8-31-99) gives only brief statement of balance.
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Correspondence, 1981-1999
Box Folder Description
Box: 5 Folder: 1-8 Correspondence, General. 1981-1999. Primarily incoming and outgoing letters between DWC chairs and members of the Executive Board, Committees and Task Forces. Primary correspondents include Chairs Phyllis Jo Baunach, Carole Garrison, Lynne Goodstein, Chris Rasche, and Nicole Rafter. Topics include summaries of conference meetings and discussions, reviews of DWC agendas and committee assignments, the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) research/evaluation plan in 1991-92, and the DWC listserve in 1999. Folder 7: DWC letterhead stationery.
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Box Folder Description
Box: 6-7 Folder: 1-30

Correspondence, Committee. 1990-1999. Primarily incoming and outgoing letters regarding individual commitee activities, nominations for awards and elections, and membership issues. Committees include:

  • ASC Fellows and Awards, 1992-1997
  • ASC Nominations and Elections, 1991-94
  • Curriculum Guide, 1992-1993 (includes Curriculum Guide materials, form)
  • DWC Awards, 1993-98
  • DWC Nominations and Elections, 1991-1995; 1997; 1999
  • Fifteenth Anniversary Committee, 1998-1999
  • Good Practice Committee, 1999
  • Long Range Planning Committee, 1991-199-?
  • Mentoring Committee/Project, 1992-1996
  • Outreach Committee, 1995-1997
  • Sexual Harrassment Committee/Task Force, 1991-1993
  • Student Affairs Committee, 1992-1993; 1995-97
  • Student Outreach Committee, 1992
  • Student Paper Competition, 1996-1998
  • Task Force on Criminalization of Pregnancy, 1991-1992
  • Task Force on Decarceration, 1995-1997
  • Task Force on Professional Women in Criminology, 1997
  • Task Force on Women in Prison, 1990-1995
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Subject Files, 1975-2004
Box Folder Description
Box: 8 Folder: 1-8

Subject files pertaining to miscellaneous activities and issues:

  • Archives project. Search for a permanent archives for DWC records. 1995-1998
  • ASC annual meeting activities, October 30-November 2, 1975 (conference program lists first ASC panel on Women and Crime)
  • ASC annual meeting activities, November 8-12, 1989 (instructions for table volunteers)
  • ASC annual meeting activities, November 1992 (includes Teaching Workshop proposal)
  • ASC annual meeting activities, October 27-30, 1993 (includes proposal for a thematic panel at the 1993 meetings)
  • ASC annual meeting activities, November 9-12, 1994
  • ASC annual meeting activities, 1996-1997 (includes planning for 1996 plenary session)
  • ASC annual meeting activities, 1998 (includes information on DWC fun run event)
  • ASC annual meeting activities, 2004 (member's name tag)
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Publications, 1980-2006
Box Folder Description
Box: 9 Folder: 1 Brochure: The Division on Women and Crime of the American Society of Criminology. Informational brochure, 1985-1986; 1998-99. Includes mockup items, and correspondence regarding brochure revisions.
Box: 9 Folder: 2 DWC news in The Criminologist newsletter, 1992-1993.
Box: 9 Folder: 3 DWC newsletter. The Newsletter of Women in the ASC / Newsletter of the Division on Women and Crime. Print copies: March 1980; August 1980; October 1980; February 1982; October 1982; January 1983; March 1984; October 1984; April 1985; October 1985; September 1986. Continued by: DivisioNews, 1987-
Box: 9 Folder: 4-6 DWC newsletter. DivisioNews. Correspondence, ideas for future issues, and examples of other newsletters, 1983-1995.  Newsletter expenses, 1987-1995.
Box: 9 Folder: 7

DWC newsletter. DivisioNews, 1987- Print copies:

  • vol. 1 no. 1-2 (Spring, Fall 1987)
  • vol. 2 no. 1-2 (Spring, Fall 1988)
  • vol. 3 no. 1-2 (Spring, Fall 1989)
  • vol. 4 no. 1-2 (Spring, Summer 1990)
  • vol. 5 no. 1-3 (Spring, Summer, Fall 1991)
  • vol. 6 no. 1-2 (Spring, Summer/Fall 1992)
  • vol. 7 no. 1-3 (Spring, Summer, Fall 1993)
  • vol. 8 no. 1 (Fall 1994)
  • vol. 9 no. 1-4 (Spring, Fall 1995; Spring, Fall 1996)
  • vol. 10 no. 1 (Summer 1997)
  • vol. 11, no. 1-3 (Fall 1997; Summer, Fall 1998)
Box: 9 Folder: 8-9 DWC newsletter. DivisioNews, 2002- Web copies: Spring 2002, Issue 8- Fall 2006, Issue 23. Some issues not available online.
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Photographs, 1975-1998
Box Folder Description
Box: 10 Folder: 1 Photograph: First ASC Panel on Women and Crime, October 31, 1975. Topic: The Interaction between Female Emancipation and Female Criminality. Barbara Price, second on right; Freda Adler, third on right. With ASC conference program.
Box: 10 Folder: 2 Photographs from 1993 ASC annual meeting (Boston, MA)
Box: 10 Folder: 3 Photographs from 1996 ASC annual meeting (Chicago, IL)
Box: 10 Folder: 4 Photographs from 1997 ASC annual meeting (San Diego, CA)
Box: 10 Folder: 5 Photographs from 1998 ASC annual meeting (Washington D. C.)
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Memorabilia, 1998
Box Folder Description
Box: 11 Folder: 1 Three t-shirts with wording: [Division on] Women & Crime celebrates ASC's 50th anniversary
Box: 11 Folder: 2 One drinking cup with wording: American Society of Criminology - Division on Women and Crime Est. 1984
Box: 11 Folder: 3 One button with wording: Ask me about the DWC!