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Finding Aid to the Elizabeth Jetter Collection of National Organization for Women, San Fernando Valley Chapter Files, 1966-1996, bulk 1971-1981
BANC MSS 2005/194 c  
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Description
Elizabeth Jetter's Collection of San Fernando Valley Chapter of National Organization of Women (NOW) Files contains correspondence, bylaws, organization information and guidelines, meeting minutes, conference and workshop materials, speeches, papers, notes, newsletters, brochures, flyers, articles, and newsclippings. The collection includes Jetter's subject files with background material on specific topics, particularly the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), affirmative action, and legislation relating to women's issues.
Background
Elizabeth Jetter served in various official positions within the National Organization for Women (NOW), San Fernando Valley Chapter. In 1973, she was a member of the Board and Vice President; President in 1974; State Delegate to California NOW in 1975; and Chapter Delegate in 1977. She also participated in committees, task forces, and spoke on topics related to women's rights at conferences and workshops.The National Organization for Women (NOW) is the largest organization of feminist activists in the United States. NOW has 500,000 contributing members and 550 chapters in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Extent
Number of containers: 2 cartons, 1 box, 1 oversize folder Linear feet: 3.0
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research.