Ramona S. Frasher papers

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Ramona S. Frasher:

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

2005



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Language: English

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator: Frasher, Ramona Schneiderer, 1940-
Title: Ramona S. Frasher papers
Dates: 1968-1992
Quantity: 3 linear ft.in 4 boxes
Abstract: Ramona S. Frasher was a member of the Atlanta chapter of NOW during the 1970s, and has been a member of the National Library Association, the American Educational Research Association, the National Council of Teachers of English, and the International Reading Association. The papers are comprised primarily of materials related to sex-role stereotyping, and include education packs/visual aids, and games, as well as the study, Research on Women, Sex-, and Gender-related Topics by Persons Affiliated with Georgia State University, by Lyn Thaxton.
Identification: W052
LanguageEnglish.

Organization of the Papers

Files are arranged alphabetically.

Scope and Content of the Papers

The papers are comprised primarily of materials related to sex-role stereotyping, and include education packs/visual aids, and games, as well as the study, Research on Women, Sex-, and Gender-related Topics by Persons Affiliated with Georgia State University, by Lyn Thaxton. Also in the papers are by-laws and a speakers kit created by the Atlanta Chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW). Other feminist and political items include greeting cards and buttons.


Biography of Romona S. Frasher

Ramona Marie Scheiderer was born in Union County, Ohio, in 1940. She received a B.S. in Education (Concordia College, Seward, NE, 1962); an MLS from Queens College (CUNY) in 1967; a Masters in Education and PhD from Georgia State University, 1972 and 1974.

Frasher has been a kindergarten teacher (1962-1964), a school librarian (1965-1969), and served on the faculty of Georgia State University from 1969-1971, and from 1974 to 1998. She was a member of the Atlanta chapter of NOW during the 1970s, and has been a member of the National Library Association, the American Educational Research Association, the National Council of Teachers of English, and the International Reading Association. Frasher has been active in a number of special interest groups focusing on children's literature, international education, and women's/gender issues. Now living in Melbourne Beach, Florida, she is involved in animal welfare, and volunteers for a local animal shelter.


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.

Frasher, Ramona Sheiderer, 1940-
Georgia State University--Officials and employees
National Organization for Women--Atlanta Chapter
Feminism
Sex-role--Study and teaching
Women--Education (Higher)--Georgia
buttons (information artifacts)
educational games
visual material

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], Ramona S. Frasher papers, W052, Donna Novak Coles Georgia Women's Movement Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Ramona S. Frasher, 2004.

Processing Information

Processed by Morna Gerrard, 2005.


Related Material

Related materials in this repository: Georgia State University Library General Collection: Frasher: Ramona Scheiderer. Modification of children's toy preferences, 1974; "Sex bias in the evaluation of administrators," in Journal of educational administration, volume 8, no.2 (October 1980)

Georgia State University Special Collections: An interview with Annabelle Walker which forms part of the Georgia Women's Movement Oral History collection (W008) references Walker and Frasher's research on sex-role stereotyping.


Separated Material

Separated material: During processing, some printed material (books, periodicals, pamphlets) was removed and filed with the Women's Printed Collection. A list is available at the end of the finding aid.


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