The Women's Movement, 1960s-1980s
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- Elizabeth (Betsy) Alden Papers (1970s-1980s)
- United Methodist clergywoman, Duke graduate, coordinator of Service-Learning for Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke. Primarily published materials relating to women's employment, religious, legal, and domestic issues, especially during the 1970s and 1980s in Texas. 2 linear ft.
- Atlanta Lesbian Feminist Alliance (ALFA) Archives and Periodicals Collection (1972-1994)
- ALFA administrative files and records of other Southern women's organizations such as Lucina's Music, Southeast Women's Music Festival, Atlanta Socialist Feminist Union; ephemera; and hundreds of newsletters from feminist, lesbian, and other activist organizations. Check the finding aid for titles. 24 linear ft.
- Boyte Family Papers (1941-1981)
- The Harry C. Boyte Series documents the involvement of Harry Boyte and activist and scholar Sara Evans Boyte (to whom he was then married) in New Left and Socialist organizations. This collection also contains some papers of Sara Evans Boyte (now Sara Evans) when she was a student at Duke, including SNCC newsletters and minutes from the Feminary Collective and Lollipop Power meetings. 14.8 linear ft.
See also Sara Evans Papers.
- Carolina Wren Press Records (1972-1999)
- Small press founded by Judy Hogan in Carrboro, NC. Includes the records of Lollipop Power, Inc. a collective in Chapel Hill during the 70s that published non-sexist, non-racist children's literature. Collective minutes, statement of purpose, lists of manuscript submission, and books. 80 linear ft.
- Charis Books and More-Charis Circle Records (1976-2004)
- Documents the day-to-day operations, programs, and missions of two organizations, a feminist bookstore and a non-profit feminist organization in Atlanta, GA. Includes financial records for both organizations; board minutes; log books; instructions and reports for the bookstore; records of community programs; poetry workshop materials; photographs; audio cassette tapes; video cassette tapes; computer disks; and ephemera such as flyers, t-shirts, and banners. Collection not yet available for use. 23.5 linear ft.
- Phyllis Chesler Papers (1968-2003)
- Feminist psychologist and author (Women and Madness, About Men, etc). Collection includes publishing files, research files, academic/teaching materials, subject files, correspondence, writings, printed materials, and ephemera. Parts of collection under restricted access. 212.4 linear ft.
- Common Woman Chorus Records (1970s-2003)
- Administrative files and records from Common Woman Chorus; sheet music, skits and programs from performances; and many newsletters and correspondence from other feminist and gay men's choruses such as Cincinnati's Women's Choir, Columbus Women's Chorus, GALA Choruses. The Common Woman Chorus is a feminist and non-profit organization "serving the Triangle [Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill, NC] since 1983." 16 linear ft.
- Nikki Craft Papers (1970-1992)
- Activist who uses guerilla theater to protest the media's control of women's bodies, e.g. anti-beauty contest, anti-pornography. One small box of mostly flyers, photos, newsletters, newspaper accounts of her projects, more. .3 linear ft.
- Sara Evans Papers (1965-2000, bulk 1968-1998)
- Contains papers documenting the teaching, research, writing, and activism of the author of the groundbreaking 1979 study, Personal Politics, about the emergence of the Women's Liberation Movement from the Civil rights and New Left movements. 20 linear ft.
See also Boyte Family Papers
- Feminist Women's Health Center Records (1977-2003)
- Comprehensive clinic for women in Atlanta, GA. Administrative records, subject and research files, correspondence, printed material, manuals, meeting minutes, photographs, videotapes, artifacts, medical ledgers, and more. Access restricted. 81.3 linear ft.
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- Milo Guthrie Papers (1962-1987)
- Southern activist, environmentalist, politician, and graphic artist. Collection has many movement flyers, pamphlets, and newsletters. Check the finding aid for names of organizations and titles of newsletters. 20.2 linear ft.
- Judith Hennessee Papers (1970-1999)
- Biographer of Betty Friedan and member of National Organization for Women. Materials related to NOW, especially their media monitoring of ABC; also clippings, buttons, and stickers; research materials for Friedan biography. Parts of collection under restricted access. 3.5 linear ft.
- Merle Hoffman Papers (1960-2003)
- Publisher/editor-in-chief of On the Issues magazine and founder/director of Choices Women's Medical Center, Inc. and Choices Mental Health Center. Files document professional and personal activities. 75 linear ft.
- Angela Jeannet Papers (1969-1983)
- Co-founder of Lancaster (PA) Women's Liberation Group. Clippings and publications (volumes, pamphlets, newsletters, and other periodicals) related to the movement, on topics including sexual harassment, ERA, pro-choice movement, campus activism, NOW, and women and work; correspondence and meeting minutes. 4.5 linear ft.
- Paula Kamen Papers (1971-2000)
- Author, journalist, feminist scholar, and playwright; one of the first to describe the third wave of feminism. Research files, clippings, manuscripts, correspondence, publicity materials, recorded interviews and transcripts. 42 linear ft.
- Nancy Peeler Keppel Papers
- North Carolina native; lay minister for the United Church of Christ; social justice activist. Primarily newsletters, published resources, and conference files documenting Kepple's interest in social justice issues generally and in the Protestant church specifically. Topics include gay and lesbian rights, divorce, sexuality, gender-inclusive language, women's place in work, home, and church, and the quest for spirituality and meaning. Also writings, class notes, calendars/daybooks, photographs, videocassette and audio cassette tapes, and correspondence. Parts of collection under restricted access. 12.3 linear ft.
- Margaret McFadden Papers (1970s-2003)
- Feminist scholar and activist. Founder of Women's Studies Program and professor of Interdisciplinary Studies at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC. Professional papers, including published materials, conference files, materials related to Southeastern Women's Studies Association, correspondence, writings, teaching materials, subject files, research files, book notes, and book drafts. 32 linear ft. See also NWSA Journal Records.
- Kate Millett Papers (1953-2002)
- Author, feminist theorist, activist, and visual artist. Manuscripts, writings, photographs, correspondence, research materials, financial files, college notebooks, paintings, and sculptures. Parts of the collection under restricted access. 134.1 linear ft.
- Robin Morgan Papers (1940s-2002, bulk 1970-2000)
- Feminist activist, poet, journalist, author, child star, and longtime editor of Ms. magazine. Documents personal, political, and professional life. Includes materials on Ms., demonstrations against Miss America Pageants, and other activist work; correspondence with Gloria Steinem, Simone de Beauvoir, Kate Millet, Adrienne Rich, Sallie Bingham, and many others; drafts, typescripts, and other materials related to her published and unpublished writings. Parts of the collection under restricted access. 45 linear ft.
- NWSA Journal Records (1990s-2004)
- Publication of the National Women's Studies Association. Administrative files; records of site search and other editorial board policy matters; correspondence; annual and semi-annual reports; copyedited manuscripts; readers' reports; and completed manuscripts. Collection closed pending processing. Revisions of issues from each volume published by NWSA Journal. 45 linear ft. See also the Margaret McFadden Papers.
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- Bobbye Ortiz Papers (1919-1993)
- International socialist feminist grassroots organizer from 1940s to 1980s. Collection documents professional and personal life and includes personal correspondence; extensive subject files on international political and cultural movements; photographs and slides; ephemera; sounds recordings; US and international movement posters from the 1960s and 70s; and more. Parts of collection under restricted access. 30.4 linear ft.
- Victoria Ortiz Papers (1942-1999)
- Activist and author, currently Assistant Dean for Student Services at the UC-Berkeley School of Law; daughter of Bobbye Ortiz. Newspaper and magazine articles, organizational materials, photographs, pamphlets, speeches, and reports related to the international women's movement. Parts of collection under restricted access. 19 linear ft.
- Irene Peslikis Papers (ca. 1962-2002)
- Feminist activist and artist. Records documenting Feminist Art Institute, Redstockings, and journal Women & Art; artwork; writings; correspondence; financial, legal, and medical files; teaching notes and files; subject files; photographs and slides; audio and videocassettes. 39.9 linear ft.
- Resource Center for Women and Ministry in the South Records (1939-2003, bulk 1977-1990)
- NGO founded in Greensboro, NC, in 1977, and now based in Durham, to provide support for women in ministry, persons of faith working for justice in the South, and religious organizations that address women's needs. Primarily printed material, correspondence, writings, clippings, account books, grant proposals, minutes, newsletters, photographs, audio tapes, filmstrips, and videocassette tapes. 17.8 linear ft.
- Alix Kates Shulman Papers (1892-2003, bulk 1968-2000)
- Feminist activist and author (Memoirs of an Ex-Prom Queen, Drinking the Rain, etc). Collection includes manuscripts, family papers, correspondence and clippings, with an emphasis on early feminist research and activism. Parts of collection under restricted access. 24.5 linear ft.
- Sisterhood is Global Institute Records (1973-2004)
- International feminist NGO founded in 1984 by Robin Morgan and Simone de Beauvoir. Files relating to the organization's conferences and international advocacy work. 113.7 linear ft.
- Mab Segrest Papers (1967-1996)
- Southern author, feminist, gay rights and anti-racism activist. Correspondence, research files, manuscript drafts, printed materials, teaching files, and other papers concerning Segrest's career and personal life. Collection under restricted access.
- Southeast Women's Employment Coalition (SWEC) Records (1868-1991, bulk 1981-1990)
- Women organizing for change in workplace legislation and policy in the blue collar South. Correspondence, financial records, reports, printed materials, personnel files, photographs, audiovisual material, writings, meeting minutes, and conference papers. 103.5 linear ft.
- Women's International League for Peace and Freedom Records (1938-2004)
- Chapel Hill branch of international peace organization founded in 1915. Meeting agendas and minutes, directories, group organizing information, correspondence (including with Senators Jesse Helms and John Edwards), photographs, more. 4.65 linear ft.
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