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Bucknell University, Women's Student Government Association Records

 Record Group
The records of the Women's Student Government Association are arranged alphabetically by folder title and range from 1919 to 1964. Included in the records are correspondence, by-laws, banquet programs, and minutes.


  • 1919-1964


Materials are in English.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Usage Restrictions

The materials in this collection may be protected under copyright law and may only be used for educational, teaching, and research purposes. If the intended use is beyond these purposes, it is the responsibility of the user to obtain the appropriate permissions by contacting Special Collections/University Archives at the Ellen Clarke Bertrand Library, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA.


0.21 Linear Feet ((1) 2.5 inch document box)

Administrative History

The Women's Student Government Association (WSGA) was formed at Bucknell University on March 31, 1913. Every undergraduate women student was an active member of the organization. According to its constitution, the purpose of the WSGA was to "represent the best interests of the women students in planning campus activities, to promote active participation in the procedures of democratic self-government and individual responsibility, and to foster closer understanding between students and the administration." The WSGA was a bicamerial organization, having a Senate and House of Representatives. The WSGA was renamed Associated Women Students on June 1, 1964.


Records are arranged alphabetically by folder title and chronologically within the folders.

Separated Materials

Photographs may be housed with the Special Collections/University Archives Photograph Collection.
Bucknell University, Women's Student Government Association Records
Crystal Matjasic
2017 October
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Repository Details

Part of the Bucknell University Special Collections/University Archives Repository

028 Bertrand Library
Bucknell University
One Dent Drive
Lewisburg PA 17837 United States US
570-577-3313 (Fax)