National Women's Political Caucus

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Collection Overview
Title: National Women's Political Caucus
Creator: National Women's Political Caucus
Call Number: D.459
Dates: ca. 1970-1980
Physical Description: 1 box
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Department of Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation

Biographical/Historical Note
National Women's Political Caucus was formed in 1971 with the stated purpose of being multi-partisan, rather than nonpartisan and support progressive programs as well as encourage women's political participation. As such, the organization established a process for screening and endorsing political candidates according to a detailed list of questions. .

The National Women's Political Caucus is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduScope and Content
This collection contains documents from the Monroe County chapter of the National Women's Political Caucus in addition to materials from the parent organization. Materials include 1970s newspaper clippings addressing women's rights such as abortion, co-education, employment, Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), female political candidates, gender discrimination, and maternity leave policies in addition to correspondence regarding endorsement of female political candidates speeches, press releases, political candidate screening questions and endorsements, Monroe County Republican Committee correspondence, and League of Women Votes publications.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Nan Johnson, 1999.Citation
[Item title, item date], National Women's Political Caucus, D.459, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of RochesterRelated Material
See also: Johnson,Nan .

Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rare Books and Special Collections staff
Publisher: Department of Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation
Rush Rhees Library
Second Floor, Room 225
Rochester, NY 14627-0055

Content List
Series I. Organizational Materials
Folder 1. News articles regarding Women's Political Caucus, ca. 1970-1980
Folder 2. Caucus Master Lists, ca. 1974
Folder 3. Caucus Member Lists, ca. 1973-1974
Folder 4. Caucus Member Lists, ca. 1971
Folder 5. Constitution and Statement of Purpose
Folder 6. Meeting Notes and Agenda, ca. 1972-1975
Folder 7. Membership Recruitment and Membership Communication
Folder 8. Public Activism and Outreach, ca. 1970-1980
Folder 9. Monroe County Republican Party notes, correspondence and publications, ca. 1970-1980
Folder 10. Notes evaluating political candidates, ca. 1972-1975
Folder 11. New York State Women's Political Caucus Convention program and notes, 1972
Folder 12. "An Analysis of Some Appointed Boards, Commissions and Authorities in Rochester and Monroe County," 1973
Folder 13. Data and meeting notices regarding "Sexism and Politics," 1974
Folder 14. National Women's Political Caucus Convention Agenda and Resolutions, June 1975

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