Kathleen "Kay" Crouch papers

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Kathleen "Kay" Crouch papers 1956-1992 [bulk 1982-1989]

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Kathleen "Kay" Crouch:

A Guide to Her Papers at Georgia State University Library

Georgia State University
Georgia State University
Special Collections and Archives
100 Decatur St., SE
Atlanta, GA 30303-3202
404-413-2880
Fax: 404-413-2881
archives@gsu.edu

2004



Profile Description

Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator: Crouch, Kathleen Duncan
Title: Kathleen "Kay" Crouch papers
Dates: 1956-1992[bulk 1982-1989]
Quantity: 9 linear ft. in 10 document boxes, 2 oversize boxes and 5 artifact boxes.
Abstract:Kathleen "Kay" Crouch earned an M.B.A. in Counseling Psychology (Washington University, 1959), and a Doctor of Education in Educational Psychology (University of Georgia, 1970). She worked in the Atlanta Public School System, 1959-1967, before her career at Georgia State University. At Georgia State, she served as a member of the Counseling faculty (1969-1973), Vice President of University Operations (1973-1977), Assistant Vice President for Student Services (1977-1978), and Vice President for Academic Services (1978-1985). She was an advocate for increased sexual harassment education and a compliance officer for Title IX (which banned discrimination on the basis of sex by educational institutions receiving federal funding). She retired from Georgia State University in 1985. The collection is comprised of the personal and professional papers of Dr. Kathleen "Kay" Crouch.
Identification: W050
LanguageEnglish.

Organization of the Papers

The collection is organized into three series:
Series I. Personal
Series II. Professional
Series III. Photographs and slides
Current order was established by the Special Collections Department based upon content, and arranged chronologically.

Scope and Content of the Papers

The collection is comprised of the personal and professional papers of Dr. Kathleen "Kay" Crouch. The personal papers relate to Crouch's various lifelong interests, and include files on Clan Donnachaidh, travel and art, as well as materials relating to her retirement and life after retirement. The professional papers cover Crouch's education, professional development, and professional recognition. Subject files reflect her many interests, including sex-role stereotyping and assertiveness training, and are especially strong in the areas of curriculum development, and learning methods.


Biography of Kathleen (Kay) Duncan

Mary Kathleen (Kay) Duncan was born in 1915 in Atlanta, Georgia. She briefly attended Georgia State College from 1933-1934. In 1941 she married Lieutenant Robert Crouch, a civil engineer and career Army officer, and in 1945, had a daughter, Moira Kathleen. From 1949, Crouch accompanied her husband in his various Army postings throughout the world, spending time in the Pacific Northwest, Japan, and France. When her husband was transferred back to Atlanta, Crouch enrolled at Georgia State College and in 1957 graduated with a B.B.A. in Marketing. In 1958, when her husband was posted to Washington D.C. Crouch attended Washington University, where she earned an M.B.A. in Counseling Psychology (1959). After her husband's retirement from the U.S. Army, Crouch enrolled at the University of Georgia, and in 1967 attained a School Specialists Degree in Counseling. In 1970, she was awarded a Doctor of Education in Educational Psychology by the University of Georgia.

From 1959 to 1967, Crouch worked in the Atlanta Public School System. In 1969 she was hired by Georgia State University as a Counselor/Assistant Professor and by 1971, she was promoted to Counselor/Associate Professor. Dr. Crouch became Vice President of University Operations in 1973, Assistant Vice President for Student Services in 1977, and Vice president for Academic Services in 1978. During her tenure at Georgia State University, Crouch taught grooming, etiquette, and assertiveness training, in addition to study skills for incoming freshmen. Crouch was an advocate for increased sexual harassment education and was also a compliance officer for Title IX (passed in 1976, requiring that educational institutions receiving federal funding could no longer discriminate on the basis of sex). Crouch was a member of the Georgia Association of School Counselors, Georgia Personnel and Guidance Association, and the American Personnel and Guidance Association.

Crouch retired from Georgia State University in 1985, and during her retirement continued her lifelong passion for traveling, in particular, taking trips to Scotland, as well as supporting Scottish tourism and industry. Crouch served as a pastoral and lay counselor at Bayfront Medical Center, and, an avid gardener, she was a member of the Rhododendron Society of America. In 1993, Crouch suffered a stroke. She died in Atlanta, GA in 1998.


Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the Georgia State University Library online catalog (GIL). Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

Crouch, Kathleen Duncan, 1915-1998--Archives.
Georgia State University--Office of the Vice President for Academic Services.
Georgia State University--Officials and employees.
Counseling in higher education.
Curriculum planning.
Study skills.
Women--Assertiveness training.
Women--Education (Higher)--Georgia.

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the Worldwide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult the reference archivist to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original. All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.


Administrative Information

Citation

[item], [folder title], [series title], Kathleen (Kay) Duncan Crouch papers, W050, Archives for Research on Women and Gender. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Gift from Moira Kathleen Crouch, December 1998.

Processing Information

Processed by Barbara Orsolits, 2004.


Related Material

Related materials in this repository: In Georgia State University Archives: Records of the Vice President for Academic Services.

At the Georgia Department of Archives and History: Georgia Coordinating Committee on the Observance of International Women's Year records (bulk 1976-1977); and National Commission on the Observance of International Women's Year records, 1973-1978 (bulk 1977).

Published: Administrators and Researchers: Coworkers in University Planning, Arlington, VA, 1978.


Separated Material

Separated material: During processing, some items have been removed to the Women's Printed Collections: Periodicals, and Women's Printed Collections: Pamphlets. See List of Separated Material following Detailed Description of the Collection.


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