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Nancy Hall:

A Guide to Her Papers at Georgia State University Library

Georgia State University
Georgia State University Library
Special Collections and Archives
100 Decatur St., SE
Atlanta, GA 30303-3202
Fax: 404-413-2881


Profile Description

Creation: EAD version 1.0 finding aid created in XMetaL 4.5 by Jacinta Godwin, 2007.
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator:Hall, Nancy
Title:Nancy Hall papers
Dates: 1977-2000
Quantity: 2.5 linear ft. (in 5 boxes)
Identification: W065


Files are arranged alphabetically.

Scope and Content of the Records

Correspondence, manuals, newsletters, bylaws, minutes, financial records, conference programs, news clippings and artifacts make up the Nancy S. Hall papers. The bulk of the papers document Hall's work with Georgia Women's Political Caucus, and they include Caucus records, as well as more general materials relating to politics and the search for feminist political allies. Also documented is her involvement with other women's groups, such as the Council on Battered Women, and the National Organization for Women (NOW), as well as her attendance at conferences, such as The Women and the Constitution Conference (1988) and the 1989 Women and the Law Conference.

Biography of Nancy Hall

Nancy Hall was born in Savannah, GA in 1949, and graduated from the University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism in 1972. She served as Special Assistant to the Georgia Superintendent of Schools, working in the area of public affairs and with intergovernmental initiatives, including serving as the Department's legislative liaison. She was also co-chair of the Executive Committee of Family Connection, and served on Governor Miller's Policy Council on Children and Families. Hall has also held positions with Mercer University in Macon, East Georgia College in Swainsboro, and University Publications in Blacksburg, Virginia.

Hall has served as Interim Executive Director of Georgia Public Broadcasting since July 2004. Prior to being appointed to the Interim position by the GPB Board of Directors, she was the Director of External Affairs and served as the liaison to the Georgia General Assembly and Georgia's Congressional delegation for GPB. She also serves as President of the Foundation for Public Broadcasting in Georgia.

Active in several women's organizations, as well as education and children's organizations, Hall was a member of the Georgia Women's Political Caucus, serving as co-chair from 1989-1990, and was a member of the Board of Directors and Advisory Council of the Council on Battered Women. She also served as president of the Georgia School-Age Care Association Board of Directors and as an ex-officio member of the Georgia Child Care Council. She currently is a member of the Board of the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education and the Georgia Peach Credit Union. She has participated in both Leadership Georgia and the Regional Leadership Institute.

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.

Hall, Nancy, 1949-
Council on Battered Women
Georgia Women's Political Caucus
Advocates for battered women (Atlanta, GA)
Women in politics--Georgia
buttons (information artifacts)


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


[item], [folder title], Nancy Hall Papers, W065, Donna Novak Coles Georgia Women's Movement Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Nancy Hall, March 2002 and March 2006.

Processing Information

Processed by Jacinta Godwin.

Separated Material

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

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