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Joanne L. Schweik papers

 Collection — Box: 1-4, 6-10
Identifier: MS 37
Papers of Joanne L. Schweik concerning her activities as Vice President for Public Relations of the New York Branch of the National Organization for Women (NOW) and as editor of the NOW New York State newsletter. Included are correspondence, local branch newsletters, council meeting minutes and newspaper clippings. Also included is a photocopy of the transcript for the Equal Rights Amendment hearings before the New York State Senate Judiciary Committee on March 11, 1975.

Please note box 5 no longer exists. Folders were combined with box 4.

Dates

  • 1972-1980
  • Majority of material found within 1972-1977

Creator

Language of Materials

Collection material in English.

Terms of Access

The Joanne L. Schweik papers, 1972-1980, are open for research.

Copyright

Copyright of papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns. Researchers must obtain the written permission of the holder(s) of copyright and the University Archives before publishing quotations from materials in the collection. Most papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures unless otherwise specified.

Extent

5.63 Linear Feet (2 cartons, 6 manuscript boxes, 3 half manuscript boxes)

Overview

Papers of Joanne L. Schweik concerning her activities as Vice President for Public Relations of the New York Branch of the National Organization for Women (NOW) and as editor of the NOW New York State newsletter. Included are correspondence, local branch newsletters, council meeting minutes and newspaper clippings. Also included is a photocopy of the transcript for the Equal Rights Amendment hearings before the New York State Senate Judiciary Committee on March 11, 1975.

Biographical Note

Joanne L. Schweik was a faculty member at the State University of New York College at Fredonia for many years working in the college's David A. Reed Library. During the 1970s she was the Vice President of Public Relations for the New York State National Organization for Women and editor of the NOW New York State newsletter.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in three series: I. Working files, II. New York State Local Chapters, and III. Publications and clippings.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Joanne L. Schweik, June 5, 1979. Additional papers donated April 18, 1983.

Accruals and Additions

No further accruals are expected to this collection.

Related Resources

MS 36, Sonia Swanson papers, 1971-1978
MS 60, National Organization for Women. Buffalo Chapter, records, 1973-1986

Separated Materials

The following publications, not concerning the New York State or local chapters of the National Organization for Women were consolidated with a similar run of serials in the Sonia Swanson papers (MS 36):
Electric Circle, 1975
Feminist Art Journal, Winter 1974-1975 [Brooklyn, New York]
Feminist Bulletin 1974-1975, 1977 [Scarborough, New York]
Hera, 1975 [Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]
Majority Report, 1973-1975 [New York, New York]
New Directions for Women in New Jersey, 1972-1973 [Dover, New Jersey]
New Women's Times, 1976-1979 [Rochester, New York]
Off Our Backs, 1977 [Washington, D.C. ]
Spokeswoman, 1973-1977 [Chicago, Illinois]
Women's Voices, September 1976, volume 5 number 1

Processing Information

Collection processed by Archives Staff.
Finding aid encoded by Danielle White, February 2015.
Title
Finding Aid for the Joanne L. Schweik papers
Status
completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Archives Staff.
Date
2005
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
und

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository

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