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Ramona S. Frasher papers

 Collection
Identifier: W052

Scope and Content of the Papers

The papers are comprised primarily of materials related to sex-role stereotyping, and include education packs/visual aids, and games, as well as the study, Research on Women, Sex-, and Gender-related Topics by Persons Affiliated with Georgia State University, by Lyn Thaxton. Also in the papers are bylaws and a speakers kit created by the Atlanta Chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW). Other feminist and political items include greeting cards and buttons.

Files are arranged alphabetically.

Dates

  • 1968-1992

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 Romona S. Frasher

Ramona Marie Scheiderer was born in Union County, Ohio, in 1940. She received a B.S. in Education (Concordia College, Seward, NE, 1962); an MLS from Queens College (CUNY) in 1967; a Masters in Education and PhD from Georgia State University, 1972 and 1974.

Frasher has been a kindergarten teacher (1962-1964), a school librarian (1965-1969), and served on the faculty of Georgia State University from 1969-1971, and from 1974 to 1998. She was a member of the Atlanta chapter of NOW during the 1970s, and has been a member of the National Library Association, the American Educational Research Association, the National Council of Teachers of English, and the International Reading Association. Frasher has been active in a number of special interest groups focusing on children's literature, international education, and women's/gender issues. Now living in Melbourne Beach, Florida, she is involved in animal welfare, and volunteers for a local animal shelter.

Extent

2.09 Linear Feet (in 3 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

Ramona S. Frasher was a member of the Atlanta chapter of NOW during the 1970s, and has been a member of the National Library Association, the American Educational Research Association, the National Council of Teachers of English, and the International Reading Association. The papers are comprised primarily of materials related to sex-role stereotyping, and include education packs/visual aids, and games, as well as the study, Research on Women, Sex-, and Gender-related Topics by Persons Affiliated with Georgia State University, by Lyn Thaxton.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Ramona S. Frasher, 2004.

Online Availability:

Several items have been digitized and are available online at Georgia State University Library Digital Collections.

Related Archival Materials

Related Materials in This Repository

  1. Annabelle Walker oral history interview, September 24, 1999. Georgia Women's Movement Oral History Project (W008)

Related Materials in the University Library

  1. Frasher, Ramona Scheiderer, 1940-. "Sex bias in the evaluation of administrators," The Journal of educational administration.volume 8, no.2 (October 1980).
  2. Frasher, Ramona Scheiderer, 1940-. Modification of children’s toy preferences Thesis (Ph. D.) --Georgia State University, 1974.

Separated Materials

Separated to Women's Printed Collection: Pamphlets (W-Pamphlets) see finding aid for access

  1. Women's Educational Equity Act, First Annual Report, September 30, 1976 [Education]
  2. Stalled at the Start: Government Action on Sex Bias in the Schools, 1978 [Education]

Separated to Women's Printed Collection: Periodicals (W-Periodicals), see finding aid or online catalog for access

  1. The Atlantic: March 1970
  2. Interact: Publication of the National Student YWCA, December 1969
  3. International Journal of Women's Studies: Vol. 3, No. 2. March/April 1980
  4. Journal of Educational Administration, Vol. 18, No. 2. October 1980
  5. The MBA, March 1971
  6. Majority Report, Vol. 3, No.2. June 1973
  7. Newsweek, August 16, 1971
  8. NOW News (South Metro Atlanta Chapter), Vol.1, No.1; Vol.1, No.2, August; October 1973
  9. NOW Notes (Atlanta Chapter), 1971-1973
  10. Page One, Vol.1, No.1; 2 June; July 1973
  11. Psychology Today, July 1971
  12. The Reading Teacher, Vol. 30, No. 8. May 1977; Vol. 32, No. 2. November 1978
  13. Sex Discrimination in Education Newsletter, Vol.1, Nos. 1 and 2, October-December 1975; Vol. 1, No. 4, undated; Vol. 1, No. 5, 6, January 1975; Vol.2, Nos.1 and 2, October-December 1976
  14. Saturday Review, February 21, 1970
  15. Time, August 31, 1970; March 20, 1972; July 23, 1984
  16. Women: A Journal of Liberation, Vol.1, No.3; Vol.2, No.4

Separated to Spec Books Collection (See catalog for access)

  1. Beauvoir, Simone de. The Second Sex. New York, Knopf, 1953 (1968 printing). (Spec. Women's HQ1208 .B352)
  2. Burton, Gabrielle. I'm Running Away From Home, But I'm Not Allowed to Cross the Street. New York: Avon Books, 1975, c1972. (Spec. Women's HQ1426 .B85 1975)
  3. Carden, Maren Lockwood. The New Feminist Movement. New York, Russell Sage Foundation [1974]. (Spec. Women's HQ1426 .C38 c.2)
  4. Cooke, Cynthia W. and Dworkin, Susan. The Ms. Guide to A Woman's Health: The Most Up-to-date Guide to a Woman's Health and Well-being. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1979 (Spec. Women's RG121 .C767 1979)
  5. Coopersmith, Stanley and Feldman, Ronald (eds.). The Formative Years: Principles of Early Childhood Education. San Francisco, Albion Pub. Co. [1974]. (Spec. Women's LB1140 .C65)
  6. Diner, Helen. Mothers and Amazons: The First Feminine History of Culture. New York: Julian Press, 1965. (Spec. Women's HQ1121 .E 313)
  7. Farrant, Patricia A (ed.). Strategies and Attitudes: Women in Educational Administration. Washington, D.C. : National Association for Deans, Administrators, and Counselors, c1986. (Spec. Women's LB2831.82 .S77 1986)
  8. Figes, Eva. Patriarchal Attitudes. Greenwich, Conn.: Fawcett Publications, [1971]. (Spec. Women's HQ1121 .F53 1971)
  9. Friedan, Betty. It Changed My Life: Writings on the Women's Movement. New York, Random : House, c1976. (Spec. Women's HQ1413 .F75 A34 1976)
  10. Greer, Germaine. The Female Eunuch. New York : McGraw-Hill, [1971]. (Spec. Women's HQ1206 .G77 1971 c.2)
  11. Harrison, Barbara Grizzuti. Unlearning the Lie: Sexism in School. New York : Liveright [1973]. (Spec. Women's HQ57.5 .A3 H37)
  12. Hennessey, Caroline. I, B.I.T.C.H.. New York : Lancer Books, c1970. (Spec. Women's HQ1154 .H451)
  13. Maccoby, Eleanor Emmons and Jacklin, Carol Nagy. The Psychology of Sex Differences. Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1974. (Spec. Women's BF692 .M274)
  14. Mill, John Stuart. On the Subjection of Women. Greenwich Conn. : Fawcett Publications, [1971]. (Spec. Women's HQ1596 .M52 1971 c.2)
  15. Millett, Kate. Sexual Politics. Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1970. (Spec. Women's HQ1154 .M5 c.2)
  16. Sexton, Patricia. Women in Education. Bloomington, Ind. : Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation, c1976. (Spec. Women's LC1752 .S49)
  17. Sheridan, Marcia (ed.). Sex Stereotypes and Reading: Research and Strategies. Newark, Del.: International Reading Association, c.1982. (Spec. Women's Z5814 .D5 S49 1982)
  18. Steinem, Gloria. Revolution From Within: A Book of Self-Esteem. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., c1992. (Spec. Women's BF697.5 S46 S74 1992 c.2)

Processing Information

Processed by Morna Gerrard, 2005. Files are arranged alphabetically.
Title
Ramona S. Frasher:
Subtitle
A Guide to Her Papers at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2005: EAD edited by Amanda Brown.
  • 2007: EAD edited by William Hardesty.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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