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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Separated Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Barbara M. Duke Collection, 1974-1982



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Duke, Barbara M.
Title: Duke, Barbara M. Collection
Dates: 1974-1982
Abstract: The Barbara M. Duke Collection consists of letters, notes, newspapers, clippings, pamphlets, magazines, posters, buttons, instructional materials, printed material, and other ephemera documenting Duke’s activities for and with the National Organization for Women at the local, regional, state, and national levels.
Accession No.: 83-234; 83-266
Extent: 13 ft., 8 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Sketch

Barbara M. Duke was active in the National Organization for Women, Inc., the Texas State National Organization for Women, and the Austin Chapter of the National Organization for Women during the 1970s and 1980s. Additionally, Duke worked for and with the Center for Battered Women in Austin, the Austin Networker, and Women in Communications, Inc.

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Scope and Contents

The Barbara M. Duke Collection, 1974-1982, consists of letters, notes, newspapers, clippings, pamphlets, magazines, posters, buttons, instructional materials, printed material, and other ephemera documenting Duke’s activities for and with the National Organization for Women at the local, regional, state, and national levels. Furthermore, the collection relates to her work for and with the Center for Battered Women in Austin, the Austin Networker, and Women in Communications, Inc.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions

Unrestricted use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Duke, Barbara M.--Archives.
Subjects (Organizations)
National Organization for Women
National Organization for Women--Austin Chapter
National Organization for Women--Texas Chapter
Austin Center for Battered Women
SafePlace (Austin, Tex. : Firm)
Networker
Women in Communications, inc.
Subjects
Women--Texas
Women's rights--Texas
Gay rights
Feminism
Education--Texas
Places
Austin (Tex.)
Texas

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Related Material

See also the National Organization for Women, Austin Chapter Records.

See also the National Organization for Women, Dallas County Chapter Records.

See also the National Organization for Women, Texas Chapter Records.

National Organization for Women. Austin Chapter. The NOW Guide for Austin Women. Austin, Texas: The Chapter, 197-. Call number: HQ 1439 A9 N38

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Separated Material

Some material has been separated to the Broadsides Collection and to the Library Unit.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Barbara M. Duke Collection, 1974-1982, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2.325/H1 The NOW Times, 1977-1981
Do it NOW, 1974-1977
New Directions for Women, September/October 1981
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2.325/H2 Conveners kit, for starting a NOW chapter
NOW/PAC (Political Action Committee) material, 1978-1979
Texas Woman's meeting, June 24-26, 1977
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2.325/H3 International Women's Year material, 1977
Lesbian rights
MOTHERS (Mothers of the wHole Earth Revolt)
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2.325/H4 Miscellaneous printed material on the ERA and women, 1980-1983
Publications:
Profile of the Dallas Woman, 1976 report on the Dallas Commission on the Status of Women
"…To Form a More Perfect Union…" Justice for the American Women, report of the National Commission of the Observance of International Women's Year, 1976
The Legal Status of Homemakers in Texas, by the Homemaker Committee, 1977
Color Me Flo: My Hard Life and Good Times, by Flo Kennedy, 1976
"The NOW Guide for Austin Women," 1980
"Our Future Starts NOW," Texas State Convention, August 27-29, 1982
"Cassandra and essay by Florence Nightingale," 1979
Problems of Women's Liberation, by Evelyn Reed, 1969
Socialist Review, March-April, 1981.
Woman's Evolution: From Matriarchal Clan to Patriarchal Family, 1975
My Mother My Self, by Nancy Friday, 1977
Five Pins about ERA
Cassette tape, "Paul Harvey on ERA," April 30, 1977
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2.325/H5 Legal Foundation Education Fund, 1979
"Window Dressing on the Set: Women and Minorities in Television," 1977
Reproductive rights packet
"Sexual Harassment: A Report on Sexual Harassment of Students," August 1980
"Stalled at the Start: Government Action on Sex Bias in the Schools," 1977
"New Leadership in the Public Interest: A Report," 1981
"ERA Impact Clearinghouse: Indexes and References," 1980
"The Legal Status of Homemakers in Texas," March 1977
"Legislative Handbook on Women's Issues," 1976
"Survival and the Law for the Colorado Woman," 1979
"Task Force on Older Women," 1977
Miscellaneous printed material on various legal issues, 1979-1981
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2.325/H6 NOW Administrative Policy Manual, 1979-1980
NOW By-laws, 1979
Women in Labor, Texas Employment Commission, 1977
Equal Rights Amendment national outreach campaign kit
National Issues Conference, 1980
Political surveillance
Women's centers
NOW Conference, 1979
Miscellaneous printed material on women in the workforce, 1976-1982
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2.325/H7 Textbook learning information
HB 1370
Education agency, Texas
Education, 1978
ERA information
NOW By-Laws Committee
Women in Communications, Inc., Austin, membership directory, 1980-1982
Women in Communication, Inc., National membership directory, 1981
ERA Impact Project
NOW national board policies and procedures, 1978-1979
Now Policy Manual, 1979
Miscellaneous printed material concerning education and professional development, 1976-1981
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2.325/H8 Women's Educational Equality Act
Women's Center, Austin
United Nations
Women's State of the Union
Women's Equality Action League
Women's Lobby
Women's Political Caucus
Three Marias
Martha Movement
Mental Health
Women in the Military
Minority Women
Publicity
Rape
National Symposium on Social Security, Washington, D.C., October, 1979
Title IX
Miscellaneous printed material concerning Title IX, ERA, sex bias, etc., 1977-1980
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2.325/H9 Child Care
Colorado Now
Commission on the Status of Women
NOW National Conference, 1974, 1975
Consumer Association, Texas
Credit Committee
Credit Unions, feminist
Alliance for Displaced Homemakers
Employment (discrimination, Affirmative Action)
ERA extension
Health
Housing
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2.325/H10 ERA information, 1974-1981
By-laws, 1977-1979
Chapter newsletters, 1977-1978
Child care, 1976
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2.325/H11 Alcoholism and Women
Advisory Council on Women's Educational Programs
"Cracking the Glass Slipper: PEER's Guide to Ending Sex Bias in Your Schools," 1977
Ms. Magazine, August 1982
Women in Management, 1976
"Women and the American Economy: A Look into the 1980s," 1977
"Corporate and Union Political Action Committees: A Primer," by Curtis C. Sproul, undated
Miscellaneous printed material concerning educational opportunities for women and other NOW activities," 1978-1980

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