Manuscript Collection

South Carolina International Women's Year Conference Records - Accession 101 - M43 (57-58)

Title

South Carolina International Women's Year Conference Records - Accession 101 - M43 (57-58)

Files

Identifier

Accession 101 M43 (57-58)

Inclusive Dates

1974-1977

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

147 pieces

Language

English;

Historical Note

The South Carolina International Women's Year Conference was held on June 10 and 11, 1977 to formulate "grass-roots opinions for the National Conference" that was held November 18-21 in Houston, Texas and so "the South Carolina woman [could] gain knowledge of her heritage and hope for her horizons."

Scope and Content Note

The South Carolina International Women's Year Conference Records consist of news releases, membership lists, directives, bibliographies, memorabilia, newspaper clippings, and other records, concerning the SC International Women’s Year Conference held June 10-11, 1977 in Columbia, SC which met to discuss women’s issues.

Additional Notes

There are also 18 tape recorded interviews of the Conference in the Oral History Collection. Two publications, The Legal Status of Homemakers in South Carolina and “To Form a More Perfect Union.”: Justice for American Women were transferred to the Acquisitions Department for review.

Provenance

The South Carolina International Women's Year Conference Records were donated to the Archives by Louise Pettus, who attended the conference, on June 13, 1977.

Keywords

Women's History, Women's Rights, Human Rights, Feminism

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

South Carolina International Women's Year Conference Records - Accession 101 - M43 (57-58)

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