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COLLECTION Identifier: MC 1168; T-544

Records of the National Organization for Women Cape Ann/North Shore Chapter, 1980-2011

Overview

Cape Ann/North Shore Chapter of the National Organization for Women membership and financial records, meeting announcements and agendas, and flyers, fact sheets, and other mailings from Massachusetts NOW and the National Organization for Women.

Dates

  • 1980-2011

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research, with the exception of #2.1-2.6, 4FB.1-4FB.5, and F+D.1, which contain membership records and are closed for 50 years from the date of creation.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by the Cape Ann/North Shore Chapter of the National Organization for Women is held by the President and Fellows of Harvard College for the Schlesinger Library. Copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.

Copying. Records may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.

Extent

2 linear feet ((2+1/2 file boxes, 1 folio box) plus 1 folio+ folder, 1 supersize folder, 2 objects)

The records of the Cape Ann/North Shore Chapter of the National Organization for Women includes membership and financial records; meeting announcements and agendas; phone messages; flyers, fact sheets, and other mailings from Massachusetts NOW and the National Organization for Women; a t-shirt, bag, and a button; and an audiocassette. Files are arranged alphabetically.

History

The Cape Ann/North Shore Chapter of the National Organization for Women works on issues such as reproductive rights, violence against women, women in Afghanistan, and the Equal Rights Amendment.

Physical Location

Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession numbers: 2017-M160, 2020-M139, 2021-M182

The records of the Cape Ann/North Shore Chapter of the National Organization for Women were given to the Schlesinger Library by Bonnie Howard between 2017 and 2021.

Processing Information

Processed: January 2022

By: Johanna Carll

The Schlesinger Library attempts to provide a basic level of preservation and access for all collections, and does more extensive processing of higher priority collections as time and resources permit.  Finding aids may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.

Author
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
Language of description
eng
Sponsor
Processing of this collection was made possible by the Alice Jeannette Ward Fund.
EAD ID
sch02132

Repository Details

Part of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Repository

The preeminent research library on the history of women in the United States, the Schlesinger Library documents women's lives from the past and present for the future. In addition to its traditional strengths in the history of feminisms, women’s health, and women’s activism, the Schlesinger collections document the intersectional workings of race and ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and class in American history.

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