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Identifier

Accession 226

Inclusive Dates

1976-1978

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

4,000 pieces 2 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 focuses on the workings of the various committees which organized the (SCIWY) Conference and provided essential information on the planning and execution of the state meeting. The collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, minutes, agenda notes, reports, speeches, financial records, newspaper clippings, press releases, election tally sheets, delegate applications, questionnaires, brochures, photographs, cassette tape recordings and publications pertaining mainly to the (SCIWY) Conference but also to the National Conference.

Provenance

The records of the South Carolina International Women’s Year Conference were given to the Archives on various dates in 1978 by Marianna Davis, Permanent Chairperson of the Conference.

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 226

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