Northwestern

Styers, Aleta Edit

Summary

Identifier
MS66

Dates

  • 1966-1971 (Creation)

Extents

  • 1.00 Boxes (Whole)

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Subjects

Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    Aleta Styers was president of the Chicago chapter of the National Organization for Women founded in 1966 in Washington, D.C. The material in this collection relates to the formation and early history of the Chicago chapter of N.O.W. as well as the Illinois branch of the organization between 1966 and 1972. Holdings consist of correspondence, membership lists, financial information, miscellaneous notes for speeches and articles, flyers, newspaper clippings, and information on the testimony of members of the Chicago chapter of N.O.W. at the U.S. Department of Labor hearings in Chicago in 1969.

  • Abstract

    The National Organization for Women (N.O.W.) was established on June 30, 1966 in Washington, D.C., by people attending the Third National Conference of the Commission on the Status of Women. Aleta Styers was president of the Chicago chapter of the National Organization for Women founded in 1966 in Washington, D.C. The material in this collection relates to the formation and early history of the Chicago chapter of N.O.W. as well as the Illinois branch of the organization between 1966 and 1972.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    There are no restrictions on use of the materials in the department for research; all patrons must comply with federal copyright regulations.

  • Method of Acquisition

    Aleta Styers donated the material in this collection to the Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections.

  • Existence and Location of Originals

    unspecified

  • Related Materials

    unspecified

  • Related Publications

    Consult the Northwestern University Library online catalog for serials published by the Chicago Chapter of the National Organization for Women and monographs related to feminism in Chicago. Ephemeral materials on the Chicago Chapter of N.O.W. and other organizations will also be found in the McCormick Library's Women's Ephemeral Files (WEF) catalog.

  • Processing Information

    Sigrid Pohl Perry, September 1996.

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