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Beverly Jordan:

A Guide to Her Papers at Georgia State University Library

Georgia State University
Georgia State University
Special Collections and Archives
100 Decatur St., SE
Atlanta, GA 30303-3202
404-413-2880
Fax: 404-413-2881
archives@gsu.edu

1995



Profile Description

Creation: Encoded by Morna Gerrard, 2005.
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator: Jordan, Beverly Turner, 1937-
Title: Beverly Jordan papers
Dates: 1980-1986; undated
Quantity: 3 linear ft. in 4 boxes
Abstract:Beverly Turner Jordan was born in Buffalo, N.Y. in 1937. The Jordan Collection is arranged by subject/format catagories: Manuscript materials include records relating to the Cobb County and Georgia Women's Political Caucus and ERA Georgia, Inc., as well as Jordan's Roladex cards (originals and photocopies).
Identification: W004
LanguageEnglish.

Scope and Content of the Papers

The Jordan Collection is arranged by subject/format catagories: Manuscript materials include records relating to the Cobb County and Georgia Women's Political Caucus and ERA Georgia, Inc., as well as Jordan's Roladex cards (originals and photocopies). Artifacts include stickers and pinback buttons about women's rights, political campaigns and environmental issues. Textiles are comprised of a sweater; a sweatshirt; a skirt; and a T-shirt.


Biography of Beverly Jordan

Beverly Turner Jordan was born in Buffalo, N.Y. in 1937. She received her master's degree in architecture from Georgia Institute of Technology in 1976. She served as the administrative vice-president of ERA Georgia, Inc. from 1978 thru 1983. She then trained as a paralegal, and was with L.A. Paulk, P.C. until 1990. During her career, Jordan was also employed as an interior decorator and owned a decorating franchise. As of 1995, Jordan was retired and writing and was operations vice president for the Unitarian Universalist Metro Atlanta North.


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.

Jordan, Beverly, 1937-
ERA Georgia, Inc.
Women's Political Caucus.
Equal rights amendments--Georgia.
Georgia--Feminism.
Artifacts.
Textiles.

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], Beverly Jordan papers, W004, Donna Novak Coles Georgia Women's Movement Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Beverly Turner Jordan, August 1995.

Processing Information

Processed by E. Lee Elzroth, 1995.


Related Material

Related materials in this repository: See also the Georgia Women's Movement Oral History Collection for Jordan interview, dated February 26, 1997.


Separated Material

Separated material: During processing, books and pamphlets were separated to the Women's Printed Collection. See List of Separated Material following Detailed Description of the Collection.


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