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Identifier

Accession 114

Inclusive Dates

1974-1977

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

2,000 pieces, 1.00 linear feet

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 provide background information on the activities of an international women’s group dedicated to giving women a voice in all aspects of life and thus making women aware of their heritage and future horizons. The collection includes minutes, correspondence, financial records, resolutions, magazine and newspaper articles, government publications and other records.

Provenance

The records of the South Carolina International Women’s Year Conference were deposited with the Winthrop Archives on various dates by Lessie M. Reynolds, Mary Breakfield, and Louise Pettus, all of Winthrop.

Keywords

Women, Women's History, Women in South Carolina, Women's Organizations

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 114

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