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Georgia Women's Movement Project collection

 Collection
Identifier: W016

Scope and Content Note of the Collection

The collection includes materials (manuscript materials, invitations and programs, flyers, audio recordings, photographs, and artifacts) documenting the history and activities of the Georgia Women's Movement Project, since its founding in 1995 and including its "Diane L. Fowlkes Georgia Women's Movement Project Annual Spring Event: A Convocation For Feminist Transformations," named in 1998.

Dates

  • 1995-[ongoing]

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.

History of the Georgia Women's Movement Project

In June 1995, the Special Collections Department of the Georgia State University Library initiated a project to build archival collections in women's history. The first collecting area was the Women's Movement in Georgia, initiated by the Georgia Women's Movement Project, a joint endevour of the GSU Women's Studies Institute and the Special Collections Department.

Extent

2.5 Linear Feet (in 5 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

In June 1995, the Special Collections Department of the Georgia State University Library initiated a project to build archival collections in women's history. The collection includes materials (manuscript materials, invitations and programs, flyers, audio recordings, photographs, and artifacts) documenting the history and activities of the Georgia Women's Movement Project.

Acquisition Information

Multiple donations via attendees at events, 1995- (ongoing).

Online Availability:

A digital photograph of the Georgia Women's Movement Project lapel pin is available online at Georgia State University Library Digital Collections.

Related Archival Materials

Related Materials in This Repository

  1. Women's Events collection, 1996- (W030)
  2. Diane L. Fowlkes papers, circa 1959-1998 (W018)
  3. Valerie Fennell papers, 1973-1998; undated (W058)

Processing Information

Processed by Lee Elzroth and Wesley Chenault, 1999-2002; Morna Gerrard, 2003- (ongoing). Files are arranged chronologically.
Title
Georgia Women's Movement Project:
Subtitle
A Guide to Its Collection at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
1999-[ungoing]
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2005: EAD created by Morna Gerrard.
  • 2005: EAD revised by Amanda Brown.
  • 2007: EAD edited by William Hardesty.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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Atlanta, Georgia 30303
404-413-2880
404-413-2881 (Fax)