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Lucy Hargrett Draper U.S. Equal Rights Amendment (1921-1982) Research collection

 Collection
Identifier: W015
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.

Dates

  • circa 1920-1998

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

21 Linear Feet (in 6 boxes and printed volumes)

Abstract:

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.

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.

Acquisition Information

Some materials were donated by Lucy Hargrett Draper. Others have been purchased with the Lucy Hargrett Draper Endowment, 1996-.

Online Availability:

Several items have been digitized and are available online at Georgia State University Library's Digital Collections, Lucy Hargrett Draper Collections on Women’s Rights, Advocacy and the Law page.

Related Archival Materials

Related Materials in Other Repositories
  1. Lucy Hargrett Draper British and American women's history collection, 1840-1998 (ms3071). Hargrett Library, University of Georgia, Athens.

Processing Information

Processed by E. Lee Elzroth, 1996. EAD created by Morna Gerrard, 2004. EAD edited by Amanda Brown, 2005; William Hardesty, 2007.
Title
Lucy Hargrett Draper U.S. Equal Rights Amendment (1921-1982) Research Collection:
Subtitle
A Guide to Her Collection at Georgia State University Library
Status
completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
1996
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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