Manuscript Collection

National Council of Negro Women, Inc.-Columbia Section Records - Accession 179 - M180 (221)

Title

National Council of Negro Women, Inc.-Columbia Section Records - Accession 179 - M180 (221)

Files

Identifier

Accession 179 - M180 (221)

Inclusive Dates

1974-1977

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

250 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. Columbia Section Records consist of agenda notes, letters, charters, newsletters (Black Women's Voice), pamphlets, clippings relating to the history of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) and of the life of Mary McLeod Bethune (1875-1955).

Provenance

The National Council of Negro Women, Inc.-Columbia Section Records were given to the Archives by Mrs. Alma Byrd on April 7, 1978.

Keywords

Women, African-American Women, Women's History, Women's Clubs, Mary McLeod Bethune

Copyright

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

National Council of Negro Women, Inc.-Columbia Section Records - Accession 179 - M180 (221)

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