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Phyllis Holmen:

A Guide to Her Papers at Georgia State University Library

Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
100 Decatur St., S.E.
Atlanta, Georgia, 30303
404-413-2880
archives@gsu.edu



Profile Description

Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-12-17T10:25-0500

Collection Summary

Repository: Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
Creator:Holmen, Phyllis J.
Title: Phyllis Holmen papers
Dates: 1985-2010
Quantity: 1.8 Linear feet
Abstract:The Phyllis Holmen papers document her work as the Treasurer and Board Member of the Women’s Policy Group and Women’s Policy Education Fund, later known jointly as Georgia Women for a Change, from 1985-2010. The papers include materials such as correspondence, meeting minutes, financial records including budgets, and by-laws.
Identification: W109
Language: English

Scope and Contents of the Papers

The Phyllis Holmen papers document her work as the Treasurer and Board Member of the Women’s Policy Group and Women’s Policy Education Fund, later known jointly as Georgia Women for a Change, from 1985-2010. The papers include materials such as correspondence, meeting minutes, financial records including budgets, and by-laws. The material documents the work of the board as well as activities such as fundraising events; other organizations, such as the Atlanta Women’s Agenda; and includes notes on the Georgia General Assembly from 1992-1994.


Biographical and Historical Note

Phyllis Holmen earned both her undergraduate degree in English and her Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois. She was admitted to the Georgia Bar in 1974, and joined the Georgia Legal Services Program (GLSP). Since 1990, she has served as GLSP's Executive Director. Holmen has served on numerous national, state, and local committees. She is the former Treasurer and board member of Georgia Women for a Change and of the Women's Policy Education Fund.

Georgia Women for a Change is a registered non-profit organization in Georgia, with the goal to “promote progressive public policy that benefits women, girls, and their communities,” particularly when it comes to diversity and economic equality. Founded in 1988, the organization was originally two separate units, The Women's Policy Group and the Women's Policy Education Fund.


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.

Georgia Women for a Change
Women's Policy Education Fund
Women's Policy Group
Feminism
Georgia
Nonprofit organizations
Women--Political activity

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], Phyllis Holmen Papers, W109, Archives for Research on Women and Gender. Special Collections and Archives Department, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Phyllis J. Holmen, November 27, 2010.

Processing Information

Processed by Courtney Nix, October 2013.


Related Material

Related Material in this Repository
Women's Policy Group Records, Archives for Research on Women and Gender (W094)
Stephanie Davis Oral History Interview, Activist Women's Oral History Project
Chris Carroll papers, Archives for Research on Women and Gender (W112)


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