Lucy Hargrett Draper U.S. Equal Rights Amendment (1921-1982) Research collection
Scope and Content of the Records
The Lucy Hargrett Draper U.S. Equal Rights Amendment (1921-1982) Research collection is comprised of primary and secondary materials of all formats relating to efforts and activities at state, regional and national levels, to secure the passage of an equal rights amendment for women. The core of the collection is the personal library of Lucy Hargrett Draper, comprising of more than 160 monographs and periodicals. Also included are artifacts and other printed materials that have been donated and purchased with funds from the Lucy Hargrett Draper Endowment. The collection, which is continually growing, complements the Donna Novak Coles Georgia Women's Movement Archives.
- circa 1920-1998
- Draper, Lucy Hargrett (Person)
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research use. Because of preservation concerns, access to one file is restricted. Reproductions of its contents are available 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.
Biography of Lucy Hargrett Draper
Lucy Hargrett Draper has had a long and deep interest in the first women’s rights movement (1848-1920). This interest has inspired Draper’s own efforts to bring about change in the United States to ensure greater opportunities and equality for American women. Former president of the Women's Equity Action League (WEAL), she was involved in the second wave of the women's rights movement as an activist, organizer, and officer in organizations focused on the economic, educational and legal equality of women. Draper holds advanced degrees in education, history and law, and has been an active member of the Georgia Women's Movement Project -- a joint venture of Georgia State University's Women's Studies Institute and Special Collections Department.
21 Linear Feet (in 6 boxes and printed volumes)
Language of Materials
Lucy Hargrett Draper has had a long and deep interest in the first women's rights movement (1848-1920). The Lucy Hargrett Draper U.S. Equal Rights Amendment (1921-1982) Research Collection is comprised of primary and secondary materials of all formats relating to efforts and activities at state, regional and national levels, to secure the passage of an equal rights amendment for women.
Arranged in two series: I. Printed materials, II. Artifacts and textiles.
Some materials were donated by Lucy Hargrett Draper. Others have been purchased with the Lucy Hargrett Draper Endowment, 1996-.
Several items have been digitized and are available online at Georgia State University Library Digital Collections.
Processed by E. Lee Elzroth at the item level, 1996.
- Draper, Lucy Hargrett (Person)
- Lucy Hargrett Draper U.S. Equal Rights Amendment (1921-1982) Research Collection:
- A Guide to Her Collection at Georgia State University Library
- Georgia State University Library
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
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