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National Organization for Women. Greater Springfield Chapter Records, 1976-1989
3 boxes (3.75 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 338

Abstract:
Records of the NOW Springfield Chapter include administrative records, membership records, correspondence, minutes, newsletters, financial material, projects and programs, national and state NOW material, feminist memorabilia, and audiovisual material. NOTE: There is no container list online for this finding aid. You may contact the Sophia Smith Collection if you want one sent to you.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection.

This collection has not been fully processed and therefore may be difficult to use.

Restrictions on use:

Copyright to unpublished materials may be owned by the creator, or their heirs or assigns. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights. Permission to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use" must also be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection as owners of the physical property.

Sophia Smith Collection
Smith College
Northampton, MA

Historical Note

The Springfield chapter of the National Organization for Women was established in 1977 in order to create an organized feminist presence in Springfield and to take action to bring women into full participation in the mainstream of American society now, exercising all privileges and responsibilities thereof in truly equal partnership with men. This purpose includes, but is not limited to, equal rights and responsibilities in all aspects of citizenship, public service, employment, education, and family life, and it includes freedom from discrimination because of age, marital status, sexual preference, and parenthood.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The records of the NOW Springfield Chapter include administrative records, membership records, correspondence, minutes, newsletters, financial material. Also included are subject files, project and program material, national and state NOW records, records generated by other organizations, material distributed by other organizations, miscellaneous printed material, feminist memorabilia, and audiovisual material.

NOTE: There is no container list online for this finding aid. You may contact the Sophia Smith Collection if you want one sent to you.


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection.

This collection has not been fully processed and therefore may be difficult to use.

Restrictions on use:

Copyright to unpublished materials may be owned by the creator, or their heirs or assigns. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights. Permission to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use" must also be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection as owners of the physical property.

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:

National Organization for Women. Greater Springfield Chapter Records, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, Mass.

History of the Collection
Accruals:

Periodic additions to collection are expected and may not be reflected in this record.


Additional Information
Contact Information
Sophia Smith Collection
Smith College
Northampton, MA 01063

Phone: (413) 585-2970
Fax: (413) 585-2886

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Language
English


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Subjects
  • Abused women--Services for--Massachusetts--History--Sources
  • Equal rights amendments--United States
  • Feminists--Massachusetts--History--20th century--Sources
  • National Organization for Women. Greater Springfield Chapter (Springfield, Mass.)
  • Pro-choice movement--Massachusetts--History--Sources
  • Springfield (Mass.)--History
  • Teenage pregnancy----Massachusetts--History--Sources
  • Women's rights--Massachusetts--History--20th century--Sources
  • Women--Massachusetts--Springfield--History


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