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Rhoda A. Pollock papers

 Collection
Identifier: W041

Scope and Content of the Papers

The collection, bulking in the 1970s, consists of printed material, personal material and two artifacts that reflect Pollock's interest in feminism and the women's movement. The printed materials (folders 1-8) include a program and registration form for the August 1973 conference "The American Woman: Who Will She Be?" held at the University of Georgia; cartoons on gender equity and women's liberation, circa 1973-1976; the 1975 Liberated Woman's Appointment Calendar, miscellaneous printed material and a poster. Personal materials (folders 9-10) include an "Emancipated Woman" birthday card, a thank you note from Betty Ford, and an original cartoon signed by "Gruner." Artifacts include ERA jewelry. According to Pollock, much of the printed material in her collection was hung on her personal bulletin board at St. Mary's Hospital.

Dates

  • circa 1966-1980

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open 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 Rhoda A. Pollock

Rhoda A. Pollock graduated from Montana State College in 1947 with a B.S. in botany and bacteriology and worked as a medical technologist (specializing in blood bank work) at St. Mary's Hospital in Athens, Georgia. She retired in February 1986 and lived in Athens, Georgia until her death in 2013.

Extent

0.75 Linear Feet (in 2 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

Rhoda A. Pollock worked as a medical technologist (specializing in blood bank work) at St. Mary's Hospital in Athens, Georgia. Her collection, bulking in the 1970s, consists of printed material, personal material and two artifacts that reflect her interest in feminism and the women's movement. According to Pollock, much of the printed material in her collection was hung on her personal bulletin board at St. Mary's Hospital.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Rhoda A. Pollock, January 2000.

Processing Information

Processed by E. Lee Elzroth at the item level, 2000.
Title
Rhoda A. Pollock:
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

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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