Papers of Mala Htun, 1956-2003 (inclusive), 1991-2000 (bulk)
- Majority of material found within 1991-2000
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Use
Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.
3.34 linear feet (8 file boxes)
Series I, INTERVIEWS AND RESEARCH, 1965-2001 (inclusive), 1991-1998 (bulk) (#1.1-5.1), contains handwritten and typewritten notes from Htun's interviews with Latin American politicians, clergymen, lawyers, and judges, primarily on the subject of divorce and abortion. There are also notes from Htun's archival research, as well as clippings, reports, travel itineraries, and correspondence. The majority of these materials are in Spanish or Portuguese. The materials in this series are arranged alphabetically.
Series II, CONFERENCES AND CAMPAIGNS, 1993-2002 (#5.2-6.5), includes agendas, publications, and drafts from international conferences that Htun attended and helped organize, namely the Women's Leadership Conference of the Americas (WLCA), the Inter-American Dialogue, and the United Nations World Conference on Women in Beijing. In addition, there are pamphlets, flyers, directories and other materials related to women who ran for and held public office in Latin American countries, particularly Brazil. Most of these items are in Spanish or Portuguese. The materials in this series are arranged alphabetically.
Series III, ORGANIZATIONS, 1989-2003 (inclusive), 1993-2000 (bulk) (#6.6-8.19), features reports, directories, pamphlets, agendas, and correspondence related to national and international organizations which Htun served. These organizations included the Inter-American Development Bank, the Organization of American States, and the United Nations. Of particular note are the materials from different Latin American countries' participation in the United Nations World Conference on Women in Beijing. Most of these materials are in Spanish or Portuguese. The materials in this series are arranged alphabetically.
- Series I. Interviews and research, 1956-2001 (inclusive), 1991-1998 (bulk) (#1.1-5.1)
- Series II. Conferences and campaigns, 1993-2002 (#5.2-6.5)
- Series III. Organizations, 1989-2003 (inclusive), 1993-2000 (bulk) (#6.6-8.19)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers of Mala Htun were given to the Schlesinger Library by Mala Htun in 2009, and transferred from Widener Library in 2017.
By: Ayoola White, with assistance from Ashley Thomas.
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