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Nancy Hall papers

 Collection
Identifier: W065

Scope and Content of the Records

Correspondence, manuals, newsletters, bylaws, minutes, financial records, conference programs, news clippings and artifacts make up the Nancy S. Hall papers. The bulk of the papers document Hall's work with Georgia Women's Political Caucus, and they include Caucus records, as well as more general materials relating to politics and the search for feminist political allies. Also documented is her involvement with other women's groups, such as the Council on Battered Women, and the National Organization for Women (NOW), as well as her attendance at conferences, such as The Women and the Constitution Conference (1988) and the 1989 Women and the Law Conference.

Dates

  • 1977-2000

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.

Biography of Nancy Hall

Nancy Hall was born in Savannah, Georgia in 1949, and graduated from the University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism in 1972. She served as Special Assistant to the Georgia Superintendent of Schools, working in the area of public affairs and with intergovernmental initiatives, including serving as the Department's legislative liaison. She was also co-chair of the Executive Committee of Family Connection, and served on Governor Miller's Policy Council on Children and Families. Hall has also held positions with Mercer University in Macon, East Georgia College in Swainsboro, and University Publications in Blacksburg, Virginia.

Hall has served as Interim Executive Director of Georgia Public Broadcasting from July 2004-2008. Prior to being appointed to the Interim position by the GPB Board of Directors, she was the Director of External Affairs and served as the liaison to the Georgia General Assembly and Georgia's Congressional delegation for GPB. She also serves as President of the Foundation for Public Broadcasting in Georgia.

Active in several women's organizations, as well as education and children's organizations, Hall was a member of the Georgia Women's Political Caucus, seving as co-chair from 1989-1990, and was a member of the Board of Directors and Advisory Council of the Council on Battered Women. She also served as president of the Georgia School-Age Care Association Board of Directors and as an ex-officio member of the Georgia Child Care Council. She currently is a member of the Board of the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education and the Georgia Peach Credit Union. She has participated in both Leadership Georgia and the Regional Leadership Institute.

Extent

2.5 Linear Feet (in 5 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

Nancy Hall served as Interim Executive Director of Georgia Public Broadcasting from July 2004-2008. Prior to being appointed to the Interim position by the GPB Board of Directors, she was the Director of External Affairs and served as the liaison to the Georgia General Assembly and Georgia's Congressional delegation for GPB. She also serves as President of the Foundation for Public Broadcasting in Georgia. Active in several women's organizations, as well as education and children's organizations, Hall was a member of the Georgia Women's Political Caucus, serving as co-chair from 1989-1990, and was a member of the Board of Directors and Advisory Council of the Council on Battered Women. The bulk of the papers document Hall's work with Georgia Women's Political Caucus, and they include Caucus records, as well as more general materials relating to politics and the search for feminist political allies.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Nancy Hall, March 2002 and March 2006.

Online Availability:

Several items have been digitized and are available online at Georgia State University Library Digital Collections.

Separated Materials Note

Separated to Women's Printed Collection: Pamphlets (W-Pamphlets) see finding aid for access

  1. Men Stopping Violence, Men Stopping Violence (Atlanta, GA: Men Stopping Violence, Inc.) [Men Stopping Violence]
  2. More Women Candidates, Inc. More Women Candidates (Camp Hill, PA: More Women Candidates, Inc.) [Women in Politics]

Separated to Women's Printed Collection: Spec Books, see online catalog for access

  1. National Women's Political Caucus, National Directory of Women Elected Officials, 1987 (Washington, D.C.: National Women's Political Caucus, 1987)
  2. National Women's Political Caucus, National Directory of Women Elected Officials, 1989 (Washington, D.C.: National Women's Political Caucus, 1989)
  3. Women's Yellow Pages of Greater Atlanta, 1993 (Atlanta, GA: Ilene D. Patrick, 1993)

Separated to Women's Printed Collection: Periodicals (W-Periodicals), see finding aid or online catalog for access

  1. Atlanta Women's ERA , Vol.1, No.2, October 1977; Vol.1, No.3, November 1977; Vol. 2, No.1, January 1978; Vol.2, No.2, February 1978; Vol.2, No.3, March 1978
  2. Council on Battered Women News [Newsletter](Atlanta, GA: Council on Battered Women, Inc.), Vol.1, No.3, December 1977; Vol.3, No.2, April 1980; March 1982; Vol.5, No.8, May-June 1983; Vol.5, No.11-13, January-April 1984
  3. Inter-Action (Atlanta, GA: Feminist Action Alliance, Inc.), Vol. 4, No. 8, September 1977
  4. Matrix: The Magazine for Women in Journalism and Communications (Austin, TX: Theta Sigma Phi, Inc.), Summer 1970
  5. Network News (Georgia Network to End Domestic Violence), Vol. 1, No. 1, January 1990. Note: Filed with Georgia Network to End Domestic Violence [Newsletter]
  6. WI Connections (Atlanta, GA: Women in Communications, Inc., Georgia Professional Chapter), August 1989

Processing Information

Processed by Jacinta Godwin at the file level, 2007.
Title
Nancy Hall:
Subtitle
A Guide to Her Papers at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2007: EAD edited by William Hardesty.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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