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Seymour, Rosemary Yolande Levinge, 1919-1984

Collection | Ref # NZC Archives no. 21 | Held by University of Waikato Library: New Zealand Collection

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Seymour, Rosemary Yolande Levinge, 1919-1984


Seymour, Rosemary Yolande Levinge, 1919-1984

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Reference number:

NZC Archives no. 21


Rosemary Seymour lectured at the University of Waikato in Women's Studies (the first programme in New Zealand) and Sociology. Her interests included affirmative action, women's studies and women in history (through literature), and innovations in office technology. She developed the Women's Studies Resource Collection and edited several volumes of 'Women's Studies in New Zealand' (bibliography/directories).

The Rosemary Seymour Collection includes:
a. Women's Studies Resource Collection - reference material on women, women's issues, history of women; newsletters from many women's organisations; administrative records; deposited archives.
b. Rosemary Seymour's teaching and research - lecture notes, student essays, preparation of 'Women's Studies in New Zealand', administrative records, research notes, published papers, opinion surveys, submissions to commissions and select committees; deposited archives.
c. Rosemary Seymour's academic background and private life - student notes, thesis research, poetry, general correspondence and personal accounts.


Dates covered:

Circa 1960 - 1984

Access conditions:

Not restricted. By appointment only.

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