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COLLECTION Identifier: 1578

Papers of Maurine B. Neuberger, 1966-1969


Correspondence of Maurine Brown Neuberger, U.S. Senator from Oregon and chair of the Citizens' Advisory Council on the Status of Women, 1966-1968.


  • Creation: 1966-1969

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Maurine Brown Neuberger as well as copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.

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


.42 linear feet (1 file box)

The correspondence of Maurine Brown Neuberger, United States Senator from Oregon, Chairman of the Citizens' Advisory Council on the Status of Women, 1966-1968, relates only to the activities of the Council. Citizens' Advisory Council on the Status of Women was established in November, 1963 as a result of the report American Women of the President's Commission on the Status of Women, to ensure effective and continuing leadership in advancing the status of women, by stimulating action in the private sector, evaluating progress and advising and assisting the Interdepartmental Committee on the Status of Women.

Maurine Brown Neuberger's correspondence files cover the period July, 1966-1969 and include additionally the letters of Catherine East, Executive Secretary of Citizens' Advisory Council on the Status of Women, written after the resignation of Neuberger, at the beginning of the Nixon administration.


Maurine Brown Neuberger was a United States Senator from Oregon and Chairman of the Citizens' Advisory Council on the Status of Women from 1966 to 1968.

Physical Location

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 1578

The collection was given to the Schlesinger Library by Maurine Brown Neuberger in 1969.

Processing Information

Preliminary inventory: April 1980

By: Jane S. Knowles

Neuberger, Maurine B. (Maurine Brown), 1907-2000. Papers of Maurine B. Neuberger, 1966-1969: A Finding Aid
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
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Repository Details

Part of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Repository

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