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Aleta Styers Papers on the National Organization for Women

 Collection
Identifier: MS66
Aleta Styers was president of the Chicago chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW; founded in 1966 in Washington, D.C.) The material in this collection relates to the formation and early history of the Chicago chapter of NOW 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 NOW at the U.S. Department of Labor hearings in Chicago in 1969.

Dates

  • 1966-1971

Creator

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.

Extent

1.00 Boxes

Abstract

Aleta Styers was president of the Chicago chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW; founded in 1966 in Washington, D.C.). The material in this collection relates to the formation and early history of the Chicago chapter of NOW as well as the Illinois branch of the organization, between 1966 and 1972.

Method of Acquisition

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

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.
Title
Guide to the Aleta Styers Papers on the National Organization for Women
Author
Sigrid Pohl Perry
Date
01/09/1996
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections Repository

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