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Women and Gender Printed Collection
Women and Gender Printed Collection

The "Printed Collection: Pamphlets" is an artificial collection of published and unpublished materials by or about women. Although called a pamphlet collection, this is in fact what some might consider to be a subject file or a vertical file, as it also includes reports, articles, directories, etc. Materials are usually received by Special Collections along with donated manuscript collections. Subjects include discrimination in employment; the equal rights amendment, reproductive rights, and religion; sex discrimination, social security and women's history; and various women's organizations, such as the American Association of University Women [AAUW], the National Organization for Women [NOW] and the National Women's Political Caucus [NWPC].

The "Printed Collection: Periodicals" is an artificial collection of serial publications by or about women. Materials are usually received by Special Collections along with donated manuscript collections. Significant periodicals include Ms., Off Our Backs, Georgia Voter, published by the League of Women Voters of Georgia; Women's Political Reporter published by the Georgia Women's Political Caucus; and newsletters published by local and national chapters of the National Organization for Women, such as NOW Notes and National Now Times. Topics include the Equal Rights Amendment ratification efforts in the state of Georgia and the United States; the Women's Movement in Georgia and the United States; women's political, professional, and religious organizations; newsletters from Women's Studies departments at colleges and universities throughout the United States, Canada, and Britain; rape and violence against women; and other issues of importance to women.

Selected items from these collections have been digitized and displayed here with permission from rights holders. Copyrights to the items in this collection are held by various entities. Rights information, if known, is specified in the item’s description.

 
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