National Women's Political Caucus

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National Women's Political Caucus papers
Creator: National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.)
Call Number: D.459
Dates: circa 1970-1980
Physical Description: 1 box
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Related Materials
Content List
Series I: Organizational materials
Collection Overview
Title: National Women's Political Caucus papers
Creator: National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.)
Call Number: D.459
Dates: circa 1970-1980
Physical Description: 1 box
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

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. .

Scope 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.

Subject(s):
New York (State)--Monroe County
Women--Political activity
Women's rights
Correspondence
Press releases
Minutes (Records)
National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.)
National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.). Monroe County (N.Y.)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Nan Johnson, 1999.Access
The National Women's Political Caucus papers 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.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], National Women's Political Caucus papers, D.459, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of RochesterRelated Materials
See also: Nan Johnson Papers .


Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rare Books and Special Collections staff
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
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Content List
Series I: Organizational materials
Box 1, Folder 1News articles regarding Women's Political Caucus, circa 1970-1980
Box 1, Folder 2Caucus master lists, 1974
Box 1, Folder 3Caucus member lists, circa 1973-1974
Box 1, Folder 4Caucus member lists, circa 1971
Box 1, Folder 5Constitution and statement of purpose
Box 1, Folder 6Meeting notes and agenda, circa 1972-1975
Box 1, Folder 7Membership recruitment and membership communication
Box 1, Folder 8Public activism and outreach, circa 1970-1980
Box 1, Folder 9Monroe County Republican Party notes, correspondence and publications, circa 1970-1980
Box 1, Folder 10Notes evaluating political candidates, circa 1972-1975
Box 1, Folder 11New York State Women's Political Caucus convention program and notes, 1972
Box 1, Folder 12"An analysis of some appointed boards, commissions and authorities in Rochester and Monroe County", 1973
Box 1, Folder 13Data and meeting notices regarding "Sexism and politics", 1974
Box 1, Folder 14National Women's Political Caucus convention agenda and resolutions, June 1975


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