Women's Printed Collection: Periodicals

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Women's Printed Collection: Periodicals 1947-

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Women's Printed Collection - Periodicals:

A Guide to the Collection at Georgia State University Library

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
archives@gsu.edu



Profile Description

Creation: Morna Gerrard, 2003-(ongoing).
Language: eng

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator: Georgia State University Library
Title: Women's Printed Collection: Periodicals
Dates: 1947-
Quantity: 96 linear ft. in 169 boxes and 12 volumes
Abstract: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.
Identification: W-Periodicals
LanguageEnglish.

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.


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.

Altrusa International.
Georgia Women's Political Caucus.
League of Women Voters of Georgia.
National Organization for Women.
Domestic violence.
Equal rights amendments--Georgia.
Feminism.
Women in community organizations.
Women in public life.
Women's rights--United States.
Women's studies.
periodicals

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

[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.

Processing Information

Processed by Lee Elzroth, 1995-2002.


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