A Guide to the National Organization for Women, Rhode Island Chapter Records, 1972-1983

A Guide to the National Organization for Women, Rhode Island Chapter Records An Inventory

Summary Information

Title
A Guide to the National Organization for Women, Rhode Island Chapter Records
Creator
National Organization for Women.
Inclusive Dates
1972-1983
Extent
5.0 Linear feet
Abstract
The collection contains administrative records, publications, newspaper clippings and fliers documenting the work of the Rhode Island Chapter of the National Organization for Women.
Call Number
1998.0194
Language
English
Finding Aid Prepared By
Finding aid prepared by Ashley Norris. (January 2012)
Repository
University of Connecticut Libraries 405 Babbidge Road Unit 1205 Storrs, Connecticut, 06269-1205 860.486.2524 archives@uconn.edu

Preferred Citation

[Item description, #:#], National Organization for Women, Rhode Island Chapter Records.  Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center,  University of Connecticut Libraries.

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Access and Use

Acquisition Information

The collection was donated by the Rhode Island Chapter in .

Acquisition Information

Unknown.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open and available for research.

Preferred Citation

[Item description, #:#], National Organization for Women, Rhode Island Chapter Records.  Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center,  University of Connecticut Libraries.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • National Organization for Women.

Genre(s)

  • Administrative records
  • Books.
  • Correspondence
  • Manuscripts (document genre)
  • Publications

Subject(s)

  • Organizational records
  • Political Collections

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History

RI NOW’s purpose is to take action to bring women into full participation in all aspects of public and private life without experiencing barriers based on gender. We are an all-volunteer, membership-based organization that uses the legislative process to improve the lives of women and girls in Rhode Island.

Additional information is available on their website.

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Scope and Contents

The collection contains documentation of the activities and programs of the Rhode Island Chapter of the National Organization for Women from 1972 through 1983.

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Collection Inventory

Series I: Inventory, 1972-1983 

Box

Fliers, Newspaper Clippings, Publications, 1974-1983 

Scope and Contents note

[Subjects include: Political Skills Training for Women, equal rights.]

1

Newspaper Clippings, 1974-1983 

Scope and Contents note

[Subjects include: Women's Rights.]

2

Fliers, Publications, Newspaper Clippings, Administrative Records, Notes, Correspondence, Manuscripts, 1972-1980 

Scope and Contents note

[Subjects include: CWEALF,  Women's Bureau,  R.I. Women's Political Newsletter, women's political caucus, women's labor movement, equal opportunity commission.]

3

Book, Manuscript, Publication, Correspondence, Administrative Records, Fliers, Newspaper Clippings,  1972-1975 

Scope and Contents note

[Subjects: Academic Women, Sex Discrimination and the Law,  Academic Women in Protest, guidelines for committee meetings,  National Women's Political Caucus.]

4

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