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Roberta Malavenda:

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

2000



Profile Description

Creation: Encoded by Morna Gerrard, November 2003.
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator: Malavenda, Roberta
Title: Roberta Malavenda papers
Dates: 1978-1985
Quantity: .5 linear ft.in 1 box
Abstract:Roberta Malavenda has worked as an educator, community consultant, social worker and community organizer advocating for child care and developmental disabilities rights. The Roberta Malavenda papers, 1978-1985, document her involvement in the National Women’s Political Caucus (NWPC), Georgia Women’s Political Caucus (GWPC), and National Anti-Klan Network.
Identification: W037
LanguageEnglish.

Scope and Content of the Papers

The Roberta Malavenda papers, 1978-1985, document her involvement in the National Women’s Political Caucus (NWPC), Georgia Women’s Political Caucus (GWPC), and National Anti-Klan Network. Her NWPC materials [folders 1-3] contain information on the Affirmative Action Program (1981-1982), leadership lists and form letters (1982) and legislative updates and guidelines (1982). The materials relevant to the GWPC [folder 4] are copies of their newsletter, Women’s Political Reporter, (1982-1983). The National Anti-Klan Network materials [folder 5] include the program and hand-outs from the organizations’ 3rd annual conference, “Strategies to Counter the Ku Klux Klan: Organizing Effective and Local Response” held in Atlanta, GA, on 18-20 June 1982, as well as newspaper clippings related to the Ku Klux Klan (ca. 1981-1982) and copies of the National Anti-Klan Network Newsletter (1982). Newspaper clippings and articles (1978-1985) related to women’s issues are included [folder 6], as well as a copy of Malavenda’s scrapbook of news clippings and journal articles (1980-1983) related to women in politics and the ERA [folder 7]. Twenty photographs (b/w and color) [folder 8] pertaining to her activism in all three of the above organizations are provided.


Biography of Roberta Malvenda

Roberta Malavenda has worked as an educator, community consultant, social worker and community organizer advocating for child care and developmental disabilities rights. She is currently the Deputy Director of Programs for the Save the Children Child Care Support Center in Atlanta, Georgia, and serves as the president of Parent Services Project, Inc. and as the co-chair of the National Family Support/Child Care Project, PSP, Inc. She was involved with both the National Women’s Political Caucus and the Georgia Women’s Political Caucus serving as the ERA State Coordinator and President, 1979-1980.


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.

Malavenda, Roberta
Georgia Women's Political Caucus
National Women's Political Caucus
Women in politics--Georgia
Georgia--Women in politics
Clippings
Newsletters
Photographs

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], Roberta Malavenda papers, W037, Donna Novak Coles Georgia Women's Movement Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Roberta Malavenda, September 1999.

Processing

Processed by Lee Elzroth, AER, February 2000.


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