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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

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 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 currently 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 file 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

Revision Statements

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

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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