Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
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  
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (91.82 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
Collection Details
 
Table of contents What's This?
  • Collection Summary
  • Information for Researchers
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical Information and Organizational History
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Elizabeth Jetter collection of National Organization for Women, San Fernando Valley Chapter files
    Date (inclusive): 1966-1996,
    Date (bulk): , bulk 1971-1981
    Collection Number: BANC MSS 2005/194 c
    Creators : Jetter, Elizabeth
    Extent: Number of containers: 2 cartons, 1 box, 1 oversize folder Linear feet: 3.0
    Repository: The Bancroft Library
    Berkeley, California 94720-6000
    Abstract: 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.
    Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English.
    Physical Location: Many of the Bancroft Library collections are stored offsite and advance notice may be required for use. For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.

    Information for Researchers

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Elizabeth Jetter Collection of National Organization for Women, San Fernando Valley Chapter Files, BANC MSS 2005/194 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Alternate Forms Available

    There are no alternate forms of this collection.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Jetter, Elizabeth--Archives
    Women's rights--United States
    Women--California--Societies and clubs
    Feminism--United States
    National Organization for Women. San Fernando Valley Chapter
    California NOW
    National Organization for Women

    Administrative Information

    Acquisition Information

    The Elizabeth Jetter Collection of National Organization for Women, San Fernando Valley Chapter Files were given to The Bancroft Library by Elizabeth Jetter on August 6, 2004.

    Accruals

    No additions are expected.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Janice Otani in 2005.

    Biographical Information and Organizational History

    Elizabeth Jetter

    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.

    National Organization for Women

    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.
    Since its founding in 1966, NOW's goal has been to take action to bring about equality for all women. NOW works to eliminate discrimination and harassment in the workplace, schools, the justice system, and all other sectors of society; secure abortion, birth control and reproductive rights for all women; end all forms of violence against women; eradicate racism, sexism and homophobia; and promote equality and justice in our society.
    From NOW website:

    Scope and Content of Collection

    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.