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Valley Women's Union Records, 1974-1976
1 box (0.25 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 201

Abstract:
Organization based in Northampton, Massachusetts, whose purpose was to unify groups that were working for political change beneficial to women. Records include newsletters, agendas for meetings, reports, position papers, and mailings.

Terms of Access and Use:

The collection is open for research.

Special Collections and University Archives, W.E.B. Du Bois Library, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Historical Note

The Valley Women's Union was established in 1974 by members of the Valley Women's Center, Northampton, Massachusetts, who were committed to political change benefiting women. They were concerned that the Valley Women's Center had become a static umbrella organization and that many of its formerly vital functions had been absorbed by local social service agencies.

The purpose of the new organization was to unify groups working for political change, and to initiate action intended to bring about change.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Records include newsletters, agendas for meetings, reports, position papers, and mailings, 1974-1976.


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

The collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Valley Women's Union Records (MS 201). Special Collections and University Archives, W.E.B. Du Bois Library, University of Massachusetts Amherst.

History of the Collection

Acquired from Dale Melcher, 1986.

Processing Information

Processed by Linda Seidman, 1986.


Additional Information
Contact Information
Special Collections and University Archives
W.E.B. Du Bois Library
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003-9275

Phone: (413) 545-2780
Fax: (413) 577-1399
Language
English.