Manuscript Collection

National Council of Negro Women, Inc.-Florence Section Records - Accession 445 - M181 (222)

Title

National Council of Negro Women, Inc.-Florence Section Records - Accession 445 - M181 (222)

Files

Identifier

Accession 445 - M181 (222)

Inclusive Dates

1973-1979

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

66 pieces

Language

English

Historical Note

National Council of Negro Women was founded by Mary McLeod Bethune in 1935. Bethune envisioned NCNW functioning as a clearinghouse, facilitating networking and coalition building, and advocating the use of collective power on issues affecting women, their families and communities.

Scope and Content Note

The National Council of Negro Women, Inc. – Florence Section Records consist of correspondence, brochures, pamphlets, and newspaper clippings relating to the organization’s activities at the local, state, and national levels. Much of the material focuses on educator Mary McLeod Bethune (1875-1955).

Provenance

The National Council of Negro Women, Inc.-Florence Section Records were given to the Archives by Alexine A. Smith on February 22, 1982.

Copyright

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

National Council of Negro Women, Inc.-Florence Section Records - Accession 445 - M181 (222)

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