Guide to the Older Women's League, San Diego County Chapter Records

Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections & University Archives Staff.
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2007-11-08
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Guide to the Older Women's League, San Diego County Chapter Records 1980/1998

Special Collections & University Archives

Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Older Women's League, San Diego County Chapter Records
Dates: 1980-1998
Identification: MS-0031
Creator: Older Women's League, San Diego Chapter
Physical Description: 8.50 linear ft
Language of Materials: English
Repository: Special Collections & University Archives
5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
San Diego, CA, 92182-8050
URL: http://library.sdsu.edu/scua
Email: scref@rohan.sdsu.edu
Phone: 619-594-6791

Historical Note:

The Older Women's League (OWL) is a national membership organization addressing the special concerns of midlife and older women. Furthering public policy changes through research and education, OWL works to improve the image and status of the older woman, to provide mutual support for its members, and to achieve economic and social equity.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Corporate Name:

Older Women's League (U.S.). San Diego Chapter -- Archives

Genre/Form of Material:

Organizational Records
Photographs
Publications

Topical Term:

Feminists -- California -- San Diego -- Sources
Older women -- California -- San Diego -- Sources

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Use:

The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine.  Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.

Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation:

Identification of item, folder title, box number, Older Women's League, San Diego County Chapter Records, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.
Tish Sommers Papers

Arrangement of Materials:

I. Organizational
II. Issues and Concerns
III. Publications
IV. Meetings/Conferences/Programs/Workshops
V. News Clippings/Photographs/Miscellaneous
VI. Scrapbooks

Scope and Contents

The collection includes publications, minutes, clippings, and scrapbooks.  It is arranged in six series: Organizational Records, Issues and Concerns, Publications / Meetings / Conferences / Programs / Workshops, News Clippings / Photographs / Miscellaneous, and Scrapbooks.

Detailed List of Contents

 

Organizational Records

Box 1, Folder 1

By-law/Policies 1982-1997

Box 1, Folder 2

OWL Policy circa 1989

Box 1, Folder 3

Organization Founders 1980-1990

Box 1, Folder 4

OWL Organizing Manual July 1981

Box 1, Folder 5

Member Directory January 1983

Box 1, Folder 6

Board Member Directory 1985

Box 1, Folder 7

Membership-computer print-outs, lists, directories 1988-1998

Box 1, Folder 8

Membership 1989-1998, 1992-1998

Box 1, Folder 9

Membership Recruitment-How To ... 1984-1994

Box 1, Folder 10

General Meeting Minutes 1980-1991

Box 1, Folder 11

Board Meeting Minutes 1981-1991

Box 1, Folder 12

Board Meeting Minutes 1992-1994

Box 1, Folder 13

Board Meeting 1996-1998

Box 1, Folder 14

Annual Reports 1984-1994

Box 1, Folder 15

Annual Reports (including Financial Reports) 1981-1983

Box 1, Folder 16

Bank Statements 1988-1994

Box 1, Folder 17

Bank Statements 1986-1988

Box 1, Folder 18

Correspondence 1982-1987

Box 1, Folder 19

Correspondence 1990s

Box 2, Folder 1

Installation of Officers 1986, 1993

Box 2, Folder 2

Chapter Development 1987-1992

Box 2, Folder 3

North County OWL 1984-1988

Box 2, Folder 4

Fundraisers 1981-1993

Box 2, Folder 5

OWL-Media Training Material

Box 2, Folder 6

Grants- proposals, application forms, correspondence 1983-1993

Box 2, Folder 7

Newsletter procedure 1984-1993

Box 2, Folder 8

Member Survey 1-19 1985

 

Issues and Concerns

Box 2, Folder 1

Replies to health insurance survey 1990

Box 2, Folder 2

The State of Our Health-Health Insurance Survey Report 1991

Box 2, Folder 3

HICAP-Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program 1991-1991

Box 2, Folder 4

Health Care Services-Issues, Expenses, etc., 1992-1994

Box 2, Folder 5

Health Access of San Diego-Correspondence, fact sheets, etc., 1990-1997

Box 2, Folder 6

Computer worksheets on HMO's, medical and long term care insurance

Box 2, Folder 7

Nursing Home Legislature 1984

Box 2, Folder 8

Conciousness Raising circa 1981-1992

Box 2, Folder 9

Pension Equity 1983-1984

Box 2, Folder 10

Social Security 1983-1984

Box 2, Folder 11

Social Security Pension 1991-1994

Box 2, Folder 12

Housing Issues 1990-1993

Box 2, Folder 13

Women's Coalition 1983-1986

Box 2, Folder 14

Assembly and Senate Bills 1980-1984

Box 2, Folder 15

Legislature 1981-1986

Box 2, Folder 16

Legislature 1984-1993

Box 2, Folder 17

Legislature National Issues 1985

Box 2, Folder 18

Women'as Economic Agenda Project 1989

Box 2, Folder 19

October Forum Council on Aging 1992-1993

Box 2, Folder 20

Graphics 1985-1990

Box 2, Folder 21

Earnings-sharing 1983-1985

Box 2, Folder 22

Employment- issues, brochures 1980-1984

Box 2, Folder 23

Joyce Beers Community Center 1980-1984

Box 2, Folder 24

"Women's Health and Managed Care: Principles for Federal Legislature" circa 1997

Box 2, Folder 25

Testimony of Deborah Briceland-Betts, executive director, before the House Committee on Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security 1997

Box 2, Folder 26

Norma Jones Memorial Founds 1991-1995

Box 2, Folder 27

Performance Arts Project 1983-1984

Box 2, Folder 28

Voter Registration Project 1983-1984

Box 2, Folder 29

Vote '92 Project

 

Publications

Box 3, Folder 1

Lsit of OWL Publications 1990

Box 3, Folder 2

OWL Newsletter 1980-1984

Box 3, Folder 3

"Owlspeak"- OWL Newsletters 1985-1998

Box 3, Folder 4

OWL-CA News: The Official Newsletter of OWL of California fall 1988-fall 1998

Box 3, Folder 5

OWL-Newsletter ofNAtional Office 1981-1982

Box 3, Folder 6

The Official New of OWL-CA 1991-1998

Box 3, Folder 7

Mother's Day Report 1986-1998

Box 3, Folder 8

"The Path to Poverty"-An analysis of women's retirement income May 1997

Box 3, Folder 9

Female and Old in Seattle-"King Country"-A report on the status of midlife and older women in our community Fall 1987

Box 3, Folder 10

Gray Paper-"Older Women and Job Discrimination: A Primer"

Box 3, Folder 11

Gray Paper-"Till Death Do Us Part: Care giving Wives of Severly Disables Husbands"

Box 3, Folder 12

Gray Paper-"Death and Dying: a Staying in Control to the End of Our Lives"

Box 3, Folder 13

Making Ends Meet: Midlife and Older Women's Search for Economic Self-Sufficiency Through job training and Employment" by Vikki Gregory 1990

Box 3, Folder 14

Field Advocate July 1985-December 1998

Box 3, Folder 15

The OWL National Newspaper of the Older Women's League March 1982-Summer 1998

Box 3, Folder 16

"OWL"

Box 3, Folder 17

"Older Women's League" circa 1987

Box 3, Folder 18

"A Matter of Life and Death" 1987

Box 3, Folder 19

"Long Term Care Campaign" 1993

Box 3, Folder 20

"People Just Like You" 1994

Box 3, Folder 21

"A Roof Over Your Head-Your Life Depends On It" 1994

 

Meetings/Conferences/Programs/Workshops

Box 4, Folder 1

OWL-CA Conference in Santa Clara October 1990

Box 4, Folder 2

OWL Regional Meeting 1984

Box 4, Folder 3

OWL-CA Regional Meeting-Minutes March 1985

Box 4, Folder 4

OWL-CA Council Meeting 1991

Box 4, Folder 5

OWL-CA Council Meeting July 1992 and October 1992

Box 4, Folder 6

OWL-CA Council Meeting January 1993 and October 1993

Box 4, Folder 7

OWL-CA Council Meeting July 1994

Box 4, Folder 8

OWL-CA Council Meeting June 1995

Box 4, Folder 9

OWL-CA Council Meeting 1997

Box 4, Folder 10

1st National Convention "Coming of Age" 1982

Box 4, Folder 11

2nd National Convention 1984

Box 4, Folder 12

3rd National Convention "Sharing the Past, Shaping the Future" 1986

Box 4, Folder 13

5th National Convention 1993

Box 4, Folder 14

OWL National Convention-10th Anniversary 1990

Box 4, Folder 15

Mother's Day Project 1985

Box 4, Folder 16

OWL Mother's Day Report-"Women, Work and Pension: Improving the Odds for Secure Retirement" 1998

Box 4, Folder 17

Women's Opportunity Week October 1992

Box 4, Folder 18

Growing Number: Growing Force, The White House Mini-Conference On Older Women October 1980

Box 4, Folder 19

Eleanor Roosevelt-Centennial Celebration 1984-1985

Box 4, Folder 20

Family Medical Leave Packet 1991

Box 4, Folder 21

"The Complete Long Term Care Workshop" by Linda A. Jajake February 1993

Box 4, Folder 22

Speaker's Bureau Workshop 1986-1991

Box 4, Folder 23

"Save Our Bones: An OWL Forum on OWL Forum on Oesteoporosis" September 1994

Box 4, Folder 24

"You Can Make a Difference for Midlife and Older Women"-Conference October 1998

Box 4, Folder 25

"Making the Difference: National and Local Together"-Workshop circa 1984

Box 4, Folder 26

OWL Retreat February 1992

Box 4, Folder 27

Legislative Workshop January 1994

Box 4, Folder 28

OWL-CA Action Workshop May 1990

Box 4, Folder 29

Health Care Workshop-QMB, SSI, social security, Medicare, etc.., 1994-1998

Box 4, Folder 30

"Women over 60:The Challenges Ahead"-Workshop October 1996

Box 4, Folder 31

National and State Legislative Report 1984

Box 4, Folder 32

WOW 5th Anniversary Awards Celebrations 1985

Box 4, Folder 33

OWL 7th Anniversary Awards Celebrations 1987

Box 4, Folder 34

WOW 10th Anniversary Awards Celebrations 1990

Box 4, Folder 35

Villers Doundation Project 1989

Box 4, Folder 36

Legislative Report 1983

Box 4, Folder 37

OWL Action Kit Universal Health circa 1992

Box 4, Folder 38

"A Woman's Rhythms: Midlife PAssage and Beyond"- Workshop circa 1995

Box 4, Folder 39

OWL-SD Chapter Conference 1998

Box 4, Folder 40

OWL-San Diego County OWL Awards 1985

Box 4, Folder 41

High Ten Raffle Donations 1991

 

News Clippings/Photographs/Miscellaneous

Box 5, Folder 1

Image of Women-articles, comic strips/cartoons 1981-1986

Box 5, Folder 2

Violence Abuse

Box 5, Folder 3

Eleanor Roosevelt-Centennial Celebration 1984-1985

Box 5, Folder 4

Videos 1991-1998

Box 5, Folder 5

Wonderful Older Women, 10th Anniversary OWL October 3, 1990

Box 5, Folder 6

Awards-nominations, certificates, news clippings 1980-199

Box 5, Folder 7

High Tea Raffle Donations 1991

Box 5, Folder 8

Computer Disks-WPA: Disk Directory M Soft Office B: Lables

Box 5, Folder 9

Newspaper Clippings 1978-1998

Box 5, Folder 10

Articles/Information re: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) 1990

Box 5, Folder 11

Xerox Articles 1986-1990

Box 5, Folder 12

WOW Miscellaneous 1993

Box 5, Folder 13

OWL Miscellaneous circa 1983

Box 5, Folder 14

Important Papers, miscellaneous 1980, 1990-1998

Box 5, Folder 15

501-C-3 Status

Box 5, Folder 16

Miscellaneous 1983-1985

Box 5, Folder 17

Photographs, miscellaneous

Box 5, Folder 18

Trophy Cup-San Diego Senior Olympics, Team Champions (OWL) 1989

 

Scrapbooks

Box 6, Folder 1

Book I- 1980-1983

Box 6, Folder 2

Book II- 1984-1985

Box 6, Folder 3

Book III- 1985-1987

Box 6, Folder 4

Book IV- 1989-1990

Box 6, Folder 5

Book V- 1980-1995