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Georgia Women's Movement Project:

A Guide to Its Collection 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

1999-[ungoing]



Profile Description

Creation: Finding aid encoded by Morna Gerrard, 2005.
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator: Georgia Women's Movement Project
Title: Georgia Women's Movement Project collection
Dates: 1995-[ongoing]
Quantity: 2.5 linear ft. in 5 boxes
Abstract:In June 1995, the Special Collections Department of the Georgia State University Library initiated a project to build archival collections in women's history. The collection includes materials (manuscript materials, invitations and programs, flyers, audio recordings, photographs, and artifacts) documenting the history and activities of the Georgia Women's Movement Project.
Identification: W016
LanguageEnglish.

Organization of the Collection

Files are arranged chronologically.

Scope and Content Note of the Collection

The collection includes materials (manuscript materials, invitations and programs, flyers, audio recordings, photographs, and artifacts) documenting the history and activities of the Georgia Women's Movement Project, since its founding in 1995 and including its "Diane L. Fowlkes Georgia Women's Movement Project Annual Spring Event: A Convocation For Feminist Transformations," named in 1998.


History of the Georgia Women's Movement Project

In June 1995, the Special Collections Department of the Georgia State University Library initiated a project to build archival collections in women's history. The first collecting area was the Women's Movement in Georgia, initiated by the Georgia Women's Movement Project, a joint endevour of the GSU Women's Studies Institute and the Special Collections Department.


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.

Fowlkes, Diane L.,
Georgia State University--University Library--Special Collections Department.
Georgia State University--Women's Studies Institute.
Women's studies.
Women--Special events.
Georgia--Feminism.

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], Georgia Women's Movement Project collection, W016, Donna Novak Coles Georgia Women's Movement Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Multiple donations via attendees at events, 1995- (ongoing).

Processing Information

Processed by Lee Elzroth and Wesley Chenault, 1999-2002; Morna Gerrard, 2003- (ongoing).


Related Material

Related materials in this repository: For other events relating to the GWMP, Special Collections, WSI and other women's issues, see also the Women's Events Collection (MSS #W030).

For information relating to the Women's Studies Institute, see the Diane L. Fowlkes papers (MSS# W018) and the Valerie Fennell papers (MSS# W058).


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