A Guide to Her Papers at Georgia State University
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EAD version 2002 finding aid created in
XMetaL 4.5 by Morna Gerrard,
Georgia State University Library,
Special Collections and Archives,
Steinberg, Cathey W.
Cathey W. Steinberg
22.5 linear ft. (in
Cathey W. Steinberg was recognized as a
leader for consumer, family, and women’s rights during her service in
the Georgia House of Representatives (1977-1989) and Georgia Senate
(1991-1993). Her papers consist of correspondence, newsclippings, legislation,
printed materials, reports, speeches, and campaign materials, 1976-1994, that
document her public service and political campaigns.
Organization of the Papers
Organized into 4 series:
Series I: Georgia General Assembly, 1976-1992
Series II: Campaigns and Elections, 1976-1992
Series III: Visual Materials
Series IV: Textiles
Scope and Content of the Papers
Consisting mostly of correspondence, newsclippings, legislation,
printed materials, reports, speeches, and campaign materials, the Cathey
Steinberg papers, 1976-1994, document Steinberg's work in the Georgia House and
Senate and her various campaigns for political office, including those for the
Georgia Public Service Commission (1988) and the United States Congress (1992).
Most prominently featured are documents relating to Steinberg's legislative
efforts in behalf of the Equal Rights Amendment, and women's, family, elderly
and consumer issues.
Biography of Cathey Steinberg
Cathey W. Steinberg (b.1942) is recognized as a leader for consumer,
family, and women’s rights through her work in the Georgia House of
Representatives (1977-1989, District 46, DeKalb County), where she was the
primary sponsor of the resolution to ratify the ERA in 1981-1982. She served in
the Georgia Senate as well for one term (1991-1993, District 42). Steinberg
received a B.A. from Carnegie - Mellon Institute and a master's degree in
Guidance Counseling from the University of Pittsburgh. She has been a
consultant in public and community relations and marketing and a frequent guest
speaker and lecturer on various issues. From 1993 until June 1999, she was the
managing partner for Ahead of the Curve, a public policy consulting and
advocacy training firm. In July 1999, Governor Roy Barnes appointed Steinberg
Georgia’s first Consumer Insurance Advocate. She left the post in March
2003. Steinberg is currently the Executive Director of the Juvenile Justice
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.
Steinberg, Cathey W.,
ERA Georgia, Inc.
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted access. All requests subject to limitations noted in
departmental policies on reproduction.
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.
[item], [folder title], [series title], Cathey Steinberg papers, W042, Donna Novak
Coles Georgia Women's Movement Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University,
.25 linear feet of photocopied scrapbook materials were acquired in
February 2000 and May 2002. The bulk of the papers were transferred to Georgia
State University from Emory University's Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book
Library (MARBL) in June 2006.
Original accession processed by AR, WJC, ELE May 2000; remainder
processed by Casey Cater 2009-2010
Related materials in this repository: For
interviews with Steinberg, see the Georgia Women’s Movement Oral History
Collection (MSS #W008) and the Georgia Government Documentation Project, Series
C, both in the Special Collections Department.
Separated material: During processing,
printed material was separated to Women's Printed Collections. See List of
Separated Material following Detailed Description of the Collection.