A Guide to the Collection at Georgia State University
Georgia State University Georgia State University Library Special Collections and Archives 100 Decatur St., SE Atlanta, GA 30303-3202 404-413-2880 Fax: 404-413-2881 firstname.lastname@example.org
Morna Gerrard, 2003-(ongoing).
Georgia State University Library,
Special Collections and Archives,
Georgia State University
Women's Printed Collection: Periodicals
96 linear ft. in 169 boxes and 12 volumes
The "Printed Collection:
Periodicals" is an artificial collection of serial publications by or about
women. Materials are usually received by Special Collections along with donated
Organization of the Collection
Files are arranged alphabetically. Dates are general and inclusive.
The collection is currently being cataloged, and detailed records are available
for many of the publications listed. Researchers should search in GIL, GSU's
online system or consult with staff in Special Collections.
Scope and Content of the Collection
The "Printed Collection: Periodicals" is an artificial collection of
serial publications by or about women. Materials are usually received by
Special Collections along with donated manuscript collections.
Significant periodicals include Ms.,
Off Our Backs, Georgia
Voter, published by the League of Women Voters of Georgia;
Women's Political Reporter, published by the
Georgia Women's Political Caucus; and newsletters published by local and
national chapters of the National Organization for Women, such as
NOW Notes and National Now
Times. Topics include the Equal Rights Amendment ratification efforts in
the state of Georgia and the United States; the Women's Movement in Georgia and
the United States; women's political, professional, and religious
organizations; newsletters from Women's Studies departments at colleges and
universities throughout the United States, Canada, and Britain; rape and
violence against women; and other issues of importance to women.
The "Printed Collection: Periodicals" is available for use only in the
Special Collections Department.
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.
Georgia Women's Political
League of Women Voters of
National Organization for
Women in community
Women in public
Restrictions on 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.
[after identification of item(s)], Women's Printed Collection:
Periodicals, Donna Novak Coles Georgia Women's Movement Archives. Special
Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.