A Guide to the Bonnie D. Huval Papers, 1977-1992
Bonnie D. Huval, originally from Texas, has worked as an engineer in oilfield services and at the Johnson Space Center as well as a consultant helping companies with dispatch, transaction, and automation systems. From 1983 to 1986, she served as the director of the National Organization for Women (NOW) South Central region and greatly improved the financial situation of the nonprofit organization. Now living in England, Huval’s other business interests include real estate and property management. She is the author of business books including Make Sure You Get Paid-And Other Business Basics (2004); Get Paid! : As Much As You Deserve, and On Time (2009); and Nobody Mentioned That! : Essays for Small Business, USA-UK (2009). Additionally, Huval gives presentations and produces materials to help small businesses be more successful.
Source: Ezine Articles. "Bonnie Huval-EzineArticles.com Expert Author Bio." http://ezinearticles.com/?expert_bio=Bonnie_Huval (accessed August 16, 2010).
Correspondence, classified files, financial records, chapter records, convention information, speeches, books, manuals, addresses, directories, mailing lists, memos, mail receipts, bumper stickers, posters, notes, notebooks, newspapers, newsletters, minutes, reports, studies, news clippings, photographs, artifacts, and transparencies comprise the Bonnie D. Huval Papers, 1977-1992. Huval’s classified files pertain to the National Organization for Women (NOW), the NOW South Central region, and Texas NOW, including national board meetings and other NOW sessions, the 1987 NOW Convention in Philadelphia, NOW elections, and membership. The materials document NOW board activities and include organizational records such as the NOW policy manual, and relate to Huval’s activities with Texas NOW and as the NOW South Central Regional director along with some personal activities. Additionally, the papers concern feminism and women’s issues in general. Other topics documented in the collection are human rights for women, the physically challenged, and minority groups, including specific issues such as pornography, reproductive rights, sexual harassment, and political matters such as state legislation, voter registration, and presidential campaigns.
The collection contains materials related to NOW chapter development, administration and issues policies, bylaws of both the National and the Texas chapters, national briefings, and activities of Texas women for the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The correspondence between Huval and friends and colleagues concerns women’s issues and activities as well as personal matters. Additionally, the papers include a letter, dated August 1992, from Huval to Katherine Adams relating the previous year’s activities. The collection also contains materials related to the NOW Rape Task Force as well as memorabilia from the Kansas NOW state conference of 1983 and from the National Women’s Conference in Houston in 1977. Furthermore, the papers include copies of the Texas NOW Times from 1977 to 1987 as well as a log book and notes from the NOW Grievance Committee, Washington, D.C. and Mid-Atlantic region, 1985-1986.
The collection is open for research.
Bonnie D. Huval Papers, 1977-1992, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
This collection is unprocessed. Contact repository for more information.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light project, 2009-2011.
Detailed Description of the Papers