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Tampa Women's Liberation:

A Guide to Its Records 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

2003



Profile Description

Creation: Encoding information unknown
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator: Tampa Women's Liberation
Title: Tampa Women's Liberation records
Dates: 1970-1988
Quantity: 2.5 linear ft.5 boxes
Abstract:Pay equity studies, the Tampa Women's Center, the University of South Florida Women's Studies Program, a series of local newspapers and journals, and Women's Centers were the roots of the Women's movement in Tampa. The collection consists of articles, journals and pamphlets concerning women's issues in the early 1970s.
Identification: W031
LanguageEnglish.

Organization of the Records

Organized into 2 series:
Series I. Textual
Series II. Non-textual

Scope and Content of the Records

The collection consists of articles, journals and pamphlets concerning women's issues in the early 1970s. Specifically highlighted is women's studies and women's rights in Tampa, Florida. The Women's Studies Program at the University of South Florida (Tampa) is also highlighted. Women's liberation and the women's movement is the basis of most of the material. Also included are videoletters from Los Angeles. Videoletters was a monthly tape exchange among women's groups from different cities across the country. They provided information about current events as well as a record of women's history from a women's perspective.


History of the Tampa Women's Liberation

The women's movement in Tampa emerged in 1970. It grew from a few small consciousness-raising circles to a varied network of individuals and institutions by the mid-1970s. Pay equity studies, the Tampa Women's Center, the University of South Florida Women's Studies Program, a series of local newspapers and journals, and Women's Centers were the roots of the Women's movement in Tampa. Individual activists moved from grassroots organizing to teaching at the University of South Florida, to law and health care practices and to governmental offices.


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.

University of South Florida
Equal rights amendments--Florida
Feminism
Sex discrimination against women--Florida
Women's studies--Florida-- Tampa
Women's rights--Florida--Tampa

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], [series title], Tampa Women's Liberation records, W031. Archives for Research on Women and Gender. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Mary Ellen Brown

Processing Information

Processed by Angela Lefebvre, October 2003.


Related Material

Related materials in other repositories: The University of South Carolina holds serial and microfilm copies of the Tampa Women's Liberation publication, "Birthright," 1970-1972.

Related materials in this repository: A fuller run of Off Our Backs is available in the Women's Printed Collections: Periodicals.


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