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Cathey W. Steinberg:

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

2000; 2009



Profile Description

Creation: EAD version 2002 finding aid created in XMetaL 4.5 by Morna Gerrard, January 2004.
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator:Steinberg, Cathey W.
Title:Cathey W. Steinberg papers
Dates: 1976-1994
Quantity: 22.5 linear ft. (in 52 boxes)
Abstract: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.
Identification: W042
LanguageEnglish.

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 Fund.


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.

Steinberg, Cathey W., 1942-
ERA Georgia, Inc.
Equal rights amendments--Georgia
Family relations--Georgia.
Women in politics--Georgia
Women legislators--Georgia--Archives
Georgia--Feminism
Bumper stickers.
Buttons.
Campaign materials.
Correspondence.
Legislation.
Newsclippings.
Newsletters.
Photographs.
Posters.
Printed Materials.
Reports.
Speeches.
Textiles.

Restrictions

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.


Administrative Information

Citation

[item], [folder title], [series title], Cathey Steinberg papers, W042, Donna Novak Coles Georgia Women's Movement Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

.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.

Processing Information

Original accession processed by AR, WJC, ELE May 2000; remainder processed by Casey Cater 2009-2010


Related Material

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

Separated material: During processing, printed material was separated to Women's Printed Collections. See List of Separated Material following Detailed Description of the Collection.


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