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Roberta Malavenda papers

 Collection
Identifier: W037

Scope and Content of the Papers

The Roberta Malavenda papers, 1978-1985, document her involvement in the National Women's Political Caucus (NWPC), Georgia Women's Political Caucus (GWPC), and National Anti-Klan Network. Her NWPC materials [folders 1-3] contain information on the Affirmative Action Program (1981-1982), leadership lists and form letters (1982) and legislative updates and guidelines (1982). The materials relevant to the GWPC [folder 4] are copies of their newsletter, Women's Political Reporter, (1982-1983). The National Anti-Klan Network materials [folder 5] include the program and hand-outs from the organizations' 3rd annual conference, "Strategies to Counter the Ku Klux Klan: Organizing Effective and Local Response" held in Atlanta, Ga., on June 18-20, 1982, as well as newspaper clippings related to the Ku Klux Klan (circa 1981-1982) and copies of the National Anti-Klan Network Newsletter (1982). Newspaper clippings and articles (1978-1985) related to women's issues are included [folder 6], as well as a copy of Malavenda's scrapbook of news clippings and journal articles (1980-1983) related to women in politics and the ERA [folder 7]. Twenty photographs (b/w and color) [folder 8] pertaining to her activism in all three of the above organizations are provided.

Dates

  • 1978-1985

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.

Biography of Roberta Malvenda

Roberta Malavenda has worked as an educator, community consultant, social worker and community organizer advocating for child care and developmental disabilities rights. She is currently the Deputy Director of Programs for the Save the Children Child Care Support Center in Atlanta, Georgia, and serves as the president of Parent Services Project, Inc. and as the co-chair of the National Family Support/Child Care Project, PSP, Inc. She was involved with both the National Women's Political Caucus and the Georgia Women's Political Caucus serving as the ERA State Coordinator and President, 1979-1980.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (in 1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

Roberta Malavenda has worked as an educator, community consultant, social worker and community organizer advocating for child care and developmental disabilities rights. The Roberta Malavenda papers, 1978-1985, document her involvement in the National Women's Political Caucus (NWPC), Georgia Women's Political Caucus (GWPC), and National Anti-Klan Network.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Roberta Malavenda, September 1999.

Related Archival Materials

Related Materials in This Repository

  1. Roberta Malavenda oral history interview, November 22, 1998. Georgia Women's Movement Oral History Project (W008)

Processing

Processed by E. Lee Eltzroth at the file level, February 2000.
Title
Roberta Malavenda:
Subtitle
A Guide to Her Papers at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
2000
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2003: EAD created by Morna Gerrard.
  • 2005: EAD edited by Amanda Brown.
  • 2007: EAD edited by William Hardesty.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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