Women's rights -- Texas -- Houston
Subject Source: Lcnaf
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Found in: University of Houston Libraries Special Collections / Houston Area NOW and Other Feminist Activities Collection
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of the files maintained by the members of the Houston Area (National Organization for Women) NOW. Not all of the files pertain specifically to Houston NOW activities and organizations because several of the members were active in other NOW affiliated organizations. The collection is organized into 11 series: Houston area NOW; Texas NOW organization(s) ; Other state, regional and/or local NOW organizations; National NOW; NOW task forces and committees; NOW social and...
Scope and Contents This small collection is housed in 1 box and consists of one series that documents Norma Lee's correspondence concerning activist and feminist activities in the mid to late 1970s. Most notably, the collection contains correspondence from well-known political figures such as Rep. Barbara Jordan. Additionally, you can find correspondence regarding high profile issues and events such the Equal Rights Amendment and the International Women's Year (IWY) National Women's Conference, 1977.
Found in: University of Houston Libraries Special Collections / Marjorie Randal National Women's Conference Collection
Dates: 1974-1982; Majority of material found in 1977
Scope and Contents This collection, donated by Marjorie Randal, documents the National Women's Conference held in Houston in November 1977. The collection includes clippings, brochures, flyers, newsletters, invitations, correspondence, and publications. Materials in the collection date from 1974-1982, with the bulk of the collection dated 1977. The collection was originally in two large binders labeled Events and Opinions. The materials in those binders have been removed to facilitate handling of the items and...
Scope and Contents This collection documents the career of Nikki Van Hightower from the time of her appointment as Women's Advocate up to, and including, her work as Harris County Treasurer. It contains material dating from 1967 to 1997, with the bulk of the material dating from 1977 to 1989. Types of material within the collection include correspondence, memoranda, reports, studies, speeches, commentaries, press statements, publications, diaries, photographs and clippings. The papers were originally...