National Organization for Women, Thurston County Chapter records, 1980-1993  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
National Orgainzation for Women. Thurston County Chapter
Title
National Organization for Women, Thurston County Chapter records
Dates
1980-1993 (inclusive)
Quantity
1.5 cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection Number
5950 (Accession No. 5950-001)
Summary
Records from the Thurston County chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW). NOW is the largest organization of feminist activists in the United States.
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Open to all users.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

The National Organization for Women (NOW), which was founded in 1966, is the largest organization of feminist activists in the United States and works to achieve equality for women. The organization focuses on six key issues including reproductive rights, ending sex discrimination, promoting diversity and ending racism, economic justice, stopping violence against women, and lesbian rights. The Thurston County Chapter recieved its official charter in January 1986.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Records from the Thurston County chapter of the National Organization for Women, including newspaper clippings, pamphlets, newsletters, fliers, member mailings, meeting minutes, correspondence, fundraising and budget forms, and more.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/1 Abortion and Reproductive Rights 1989-1992
1/2 Actions 1992
1/3 August 1992 Candidates' Forum 1992
1/4 Pro-choice Rally November 12, 1989
1/5 Women and AIDS 1990-1991
1/6 Annual Report 1992
1/7 Board Issues 1989-1992
1/8 State NOW Conference 1989-1991
1/9 1990 Conference Delegate Information 1990
1/10 Chapter Development 1985-1992
1/11 Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues undated
1/12 Contacts and Resources 1992
1/13 Correspondence 1992
1/14 Donations by Thurston County NOW 1992
1/15 Equal Rights Amendment 1988
1/16 Fundraising 1989
1/17 Issues 1992
1/18 Minutes 1987-1988
1/19 Legislative Updates 1991
1/20 Lobby Day 1989-1992
1/21 Member Phone List 1990-1991
1/22 Meta Heller articles 1989
1/23 Newsletters 1989-1992
1/24 Fliers, Meeting Minutes, and Newsletters 1987-1989
1/25 Campaign Finances and Forms 1989-1992
1/26 National NOW Board Information and Minutes 1987-1992
1/27 Miscellaneous Materials from the National Board 1988-1992
1/28 NOW letterhead undated
1/29 Washington State NOW PAC 1988-1992
1/30 Rainbow Coalition 1990
1/31 Violence Against Women and Children undated
1/32 Washington State NOW Board Information 1989-1991
1/33 Washington Women United 1987-1990
1/34 Seattle NOW Newsletters 1988-1990
1/35 National NOW Times 1986-1990
1/36 Washington State NOW Activist Newsletter 1985-1990
1/37 Women's Political Caucus 1980-1982
1/38 Washington Women United 1981-1990
1/39 Treasurer Information 1989-1992
1/40 NOW Candidate Forum Cassette Tapes 1992
2/1 Thurston County Chapter newsletters 1991-1993
2/2 Meeting Minutes and Member Mailings 1981-1986
2/3 FIST (Feminists in Self-Defense Training) 1991-1993
2/4 Chapter Convening Manual 1984
2/5 NOW Administrative Policy Manual 1990
2/6 NOW Issues Policy Manual 1990
2/7 Thurston County Chapter newsletters 1992
2/8 Women's Yellow Pages, Northwest Washington Edition 1991

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • AIDS (Disease) in women--Washington (State)--Thurston County
  • Feminism--Washington (State)--Thurston County
  • Pro-choice movement--Washington (State)--Thurston County
  • Women's rights--Washington (State)--Thurston County
  • Corporate Names :
  • National Organization for Women
  • National Organization for Women. Thurston County Chapter--Archives
  • National Organization for Women. Thurston County Chapter--Correspondence
  • National Organization for Women. Thurston County Chapter--Finance
  • National Organization for Women. Thurston County Chapter--Membership
  • National Organization for Women. Washington Chapter
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Annual reports
  • Business correspondence
  • Ephemera
  • Minutes (Records)
  • Newsletters

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  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)