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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.
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.
Women, Women's History, Women in South Carolina, Women's Organizations
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Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "South Carolina International Women's Year Conference Records - Accession 114". Finding Aid 249.