Betty Grant papers
Scope and Contents of the Papers
The collection consists of subject files, photographs, and artifacts collected by Betty Grant pertaining to the activities of the Georgia National Organization for Women (NOW), 1976-1991. The collection includes materials which document key Georgia NOW activities including state conferences, minutes, legislative activities and events such as the April 9, 1989 March for Women's Equality and Women's Lives, public relations material, articles, and clippings. Other items include photographs and artifacts consisting of a name badge, press passes, a banner, and ink stamps.
- Majority of material found within 1988 - 1990
- Grant, Betty J. (Person)
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research use.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Georgia State University is the owner of the physical collection and makes reproductions available for research, subject to the copyright law of the United States and item condition. Georgia State University may or may not own the rights to materials in the collection. It is the researcher's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and obtain permission from the copyright holder before publication, reproduction, or display of the materials beyond what is reasonable under copyright law. Researchers may quote selections from the collection under the fair use provision of copyright law.
Betty J. Grant served as president of the Georgia chapter of the National Organization for Women from 1988 into the early 1990s. Georgia NOW advocated core issues addressing abortion and reproductive health services access, violence against women, constitutional equality, diversity and racism, gender rights, and economic justice. The organization participated in lobbying, rallies, marches, and conferences. Grant also owned a private consulting company, Betty Grant Public Relations, from 1988 until 1998.
2.1 Linear Feet (5 boxes)
Language of Materials
Betty Grant served as the president of the Georgia chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW), 1988-early 1990s. The Betty Grant papers include office files pertaining to the activities of the Georgia NOW during her time serving the organization in various roles, including that of president, as well as photographs and artifacts.
Arranged in three series: I. Subject Files, II. Photographs, III. Artifacts.
Donated by Betty Grant, 2012.
Processed by Meredith E. Torre at the item level, June 2014. During processing, a copy of the monograph Gender and Justice in the Courts: A report to the Supreme Court of Georgia by the Commission on Gender Bias in the Justice System (August 1991) was deaccessioned due to the department already possessing two copies.
- The publication, "Gender and Justice in the Courts: A report to the Supreme Court of Georgia by the Commission on Gender Bias in the Justice System" (August 1991) was removed
- Grant, Betty J. (Person)
- Betty Grant:
- A Guide to Her Papers at the Georgia State Library
- Meredith E. Torre
- June 20, 2014
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
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