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Council on Appalachian Women Collection, 1958-1981 | Archives of Appalachia

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Predominant Dates: 1977-1981
ID: 500/AppMs 101
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Arrangement: The dates of the documents span from 1958 to 1981 but predominantly fall between 1977 and 1981. The papers are divided into seven series. Documents concerning the organization and operational procedures of the council are in Series 1. The second series contains the financial records of the council. Series 3 consists of the general office files including the general correspondence and subject files. Material concerning the Appalachian Consortium and Land of Sky Regional Council is also located in this series. The papers in Series 4 concern the council's activity on specific projects: humanities forums; Appalachian Women magazine; newsletter; and child development. The sixth and seventh series contain respectively the publication of the council and oversized material. An inventory of tapes follows the series folder listings.
Extent: 16.0 linear feet
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Scope and Contents: The papers of the Council on Appalachian Women reflect the council's day to day operation from 1977 to 1981, interaction with other organizations on issues concerning Appalachian women, collection of reference material on women and Appalachia, presentation of humanities forums from 1978 to 1980, and publication of the Appalachian Women magazine. The first two executive directors, Jeanne Hoffman and Constance Mahoney, created most of the papers; however, the collection contains scattered papers of the staff, officers, members, and the third executive director, Ethelene Brasington. The collection includes correspondence, meeting minutes, position papers, grant proposals, financial statements and receipts, newsclippings, council publications, a scrapbook, photographs, and cassette tapes.

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