Language of Materials
As of December 2015, written permission of the National Organization for Women (NOW) is no longer required for access to folders #1.2-3.9.
Conditions Governing Use
Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.
1.04 linear feet (2+1/2 file boxes)
Series I, Writings by Norman (#1.1), contains one folder of writings on rape.
Series II, NOW Western Region (#1.2-2.13), contains information on NOW chapters in the Western Region, including correspondence, newsletters, and printed items. There are also minutes, correspondence, and printed materials concerning the 1976 Western Regional Conference. Papers are arranged with general Western Regional records first, followed by individual state files, alphabetically arranged.
Series III, NOW Treasurer (#2.14-3.9), contains budgets, financial correspondence, and a small amount of NOW National Board correspondence.
Folder headings are those of Norman unless otherwise noted; archivist's headings and notes are in square brackets. All printed material by or about Norman, as well as all printed material with annotations, has been kept in the collection. Other NOW publications and reports, except those created by Norman, were transferred to the NOW records in the Schlesinger Library. Non-NOW printed material produced by mainstream organizations and publications was discarded; leaflets and other ephemera of small, transient organizations were retained.
Norman was appointed to the Los Angeles Mayor's Committee on Women's Rights, and to the California Attorney General's Task Force on Women's Rights, where she was sub-committee chair for Child Care and Development, and sub-committee chair for Women in Prison. She was a founding member and vice president of the Los Angeles Commission on Assaults Against Women, which was a coalition to solve the problem of rape.
- Series I. Writings by Norman (#1.1)
- Series II. NOW Western Region (#1.2-2.13)
- Series III. NOW Treasurer (#2.14-3.9)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
These papers were given to the Schlesinger Library by Eve Norman in November 1979.
By: Johanna Carll
- Norman, Eve. Papers of NOW officer Eve Norman, 1971-1979: A Finding Aid
- Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
- These papers were processed under a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
- EAD ID
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