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Betty Grant:

A Guide to Her Papers at the Georgia State Library

Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
100 Decatur St., S.E.
Atlanta, Georgia, 30303
404-413-2880
archives@gsu.edu

June 20, 2014



Profile Description

Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-06-26T13:19-0400
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
Creator:Grant, Betty J.
Title: Betty Grant papers
Dates: Bulk, 1988-1990
Dates: 1976-1991
Quantity: 2.1 Linear feet
Abstract:Betty Grant served as the president of the Georgia chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW), 1988-early 1990s. Her papers, 1976-1991, include office files pertaining to the activities of the Georgia NOW during her time serving the organization in various roles, including that of president, as well as photographs and artifacts.
Identification: W123
Language: English

Scope and Contents of the Papers

The collection consists of subject files, photographs, and artifacts collected by Betty Grant pertaining to the activities of the Georgia National Organization for Women (NOW), 1976-1991. The collection includes materials which document key Georgia NOW activities including state conferences, minutes, legislative activities and events such as the April 9, 1989 March for Women's Equality and Women's Lives, public relations material, articles, and clippings. Other items include photographs and artifacts consisting of a name badge, press passes, a banner, and ink stamps.


Biographical Note

Betty J. Grant served as president of the Georgia chapter of the National Organization for Women from 1988 into the early 1990s. Georgia NOW advocated core issues addressing abortion and reproductive health services access, violence against women, constitutional equality, diversity and racism, gender rights, and economic justice. The organization participated in lobbying, rallies, marches, and conferences. Grant also owned a private consulting company, Betty Grant Public Relations, from 1988 until 1998.


Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the Georgia State University Library online catalog (GIL). Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

Georgia NOW
National Organization for Women
National Organization for Women. Atlanta Chapter
Abortion--Law and legislation
Equal rights amendments
Feminism
Sex discrimination against women
Women--Legal status, laws, etc.
Women's rights
Georgia

Restrictions

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.


Administrative Information

Citation

[item], [folder title], [series title], Betty Grant papers, W123, Archives for Research on Women and Gender. Special Collections and Archives Department, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Betty Grant, 2012.

Processing Information

Processed by Meredith E. Torre, June 2014. Electronic finding aid created by Meredith E. Torre, June 2014.


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