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Elaine Themo Papers

Identifier: UA 6.075

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Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, news clippings, photographs, and reports from 1974-1993 pertaining to Dr. Elaine Themo's research and teaching career in the Department of Sociology at the College of William and Mary. Included in the collection are proposals for Women's Studies workshops as well as for a Women's Studies program at William and Mary; correspondence, reports, and publications about Sexual Harassment in general as well as at William and Mary; and news clippings about sexist fraternity posters at the College.


  • Creation: 1974-1993
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1974-1985


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Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Biographical Information:

Elaine M. Themo was a professor in the Department of Sociology at the College of William and Mary from 1966-2000. Her appointments: Assistant Professor of Sociology, 1966-1971; Associate Professor of Sociology, 1971-2000; On leave of per sure research, 1998-1999. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .


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Acquisition Information:

Acc. 2008.118 was received sometime before 2007.

Related Materials:

Department of Sociology Records (UA 195); R. Wayne Kernodle Papers (UA 6.044).

Processing Information:

Processed by Steven Bookman in October 2008.

Guide to the Elaine Themo Papers
Finding Aid Authors: Steven Bookman.
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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository