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Series 4: United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM), 1975-2020
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
The UNIFEM series documents the development of projects and programs in numerous countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. The series contains extensive documentation on the history and development of the Fund through reports of the General Council, financial statements, meeting minutes, memos, correspondence, and staffing records. A major portion of this series contains reports from the Consultative Committee, which reviewed project proposals, fund-raising activities, financial statements, and guidelines for future work.
Also included are files on countries' branches, including the United States, Finland, and the United Kingdom, as well as material related to the United Nations, including General Assembly documents and other countries' statements on UNIFEM. The "projects" grouping of material contains records related to the Green Belt Movement, Women and Food Cycle Technologies (WAFT), Participatory Action Programme for Latin America and the Caribbean (PAPLAC), and the Knowledge Bank. The series also contains papers and reports from conferences and seminars on topics such as population problems, the changing role of African women, integration of African women in development, education, family welfare, technology and machinery, discrimination, and social conditions of women. The "country reports" grouping describes programs conducted in various countries.
Arranged alphabetically by subject.
A box of David Sweetman research files that accompanied the 2008 donation was separated and recycled, except for a typed draft of Chapter 1 of an unpublished Sweetman manuscript. No materials were separated from the 2014 donation or the 2018 donation. No information about appraisal is available for other donations.
These papers were processed with the generous support of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission and the John Foster and Janet Avery Dulles Fund.
- Processing Information
This collection was processed by Cheryl Oestreicher in July 2005. Finding aid written by Cheryl Oestreicher in July 2005. Additional donations added by Mudd Library Staff in 2008-2014. Digital materials were processed by Elena Colon-Marrero in June 2015 and finding aid was updated. The December 2018 accession was processed by Kelly Bolding in June 2019, at which point the finding aid was updated and materials were intellectually integrated into existing topical series. The collection was reprocessed to include the 2023 accession and the finding aid was updated in July 2023 by Caitlin Abadir-Mullally.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research use.
- Conditions Governing Use
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- Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Series 7: Interviews contains six minicassettes and sixty audio cassettes from 90 to 120 minutes in length which require appropriate playback machines. his collection contains materials acquired from a DVD. Researchers are responsible for meeting the technical requirements needed to access these materials, including any and all hardware and software.
- Credit this material:
Series 4: United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM); Margaret Snyder Papers, MC096, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library65 Olden StreetPrinceton, NJ 08540, USA
- Storage Note:
- Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Boxes 9-38; 40; 44; 53-54; 56; 62; 64; S-000529; S-000520; S-000521; S-000522; S-000515; S-000517; S-000519; S-000524
- Centre for Social Development and Humanitarian Affairs United Nations
African Training and Research Centre for Women
Women and Food Cycle Technologies Project (Zimbabwe)
Women's World Banking
World Assembly of Youth.
World Conference to Review and Appraise the Achievements of the United Nations Decade for Women (1985 : Nairobi, Kenya)
Green Belt Movement (Society : Kenya)
Snyder, Margaret C. (1929 January 30-2021 January 26)