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Women's Printed Collection: Periodicals

 Collection
Identifier: W-Periodicals

Scope and Content of the Collection

The "Printed Collection: Periodicals" is an artificial collection of serial publications by or about women. Materials are usually received by Special Collections along with donated manuscript collections.

Significant periodicals include Ms., Off Our Backs, Georgia Voter, published by the League of Women Voters of Georgia; Women's Political Reporter, published by the Georgia Women's Political Caucus; and newsletters published by local and national chapters of the National Organization for Women, such as NOW Notes and National Now Times. Topics include the Equal Rights Amendment ratification efforts in the state of Georgia and the United States; the Women's Movement in Georgia and the United States; women's political, professional, and religious organizations; newsletters from Women's Studies departments at colleges and universities throughout the United States, Canada, and Britain; rape and violence against women; and other issues of importance to women.

The "Printed Collection: Periodicals" is available for use only in the Special Collections Department.

Dates

  • 1947-

Creator

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.

Extent

96 Linear Feet (in 120 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

The "Printed Collection: Periodicals" is an artificial collection of serial publications by or about women. Materials are usually received by Special Collections along with donated manuscript collections.

Organization of the Collection

Files are arranged alphabetically. Dates are general and inclusive. The collection is currently being cataloged, and detailed records are available for many of the publications listed. Researchers should search in GIL, GSU's online system or consult with staff in Special Collections.

Processing Information

Processed by Lee Elzroth, 1995-2002. Georgia State Unversity Library, 2003-
Title
Women's Printed Collection - Periodicals:
Subtitle
A Guide to the Collection at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
100 Decatur St., S.E.
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
404-413-2880
404-413-2881 (Fax)