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Finding Aid to the Maryjean Suelzle Collection of National Organization for Women, Berkeley Chapter Files, 1966-1974
BANC MSS 85/39 c  
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Description
Maryjean Suelzle's Collection of National Organization for Women (NOW), Berkeley Chapter Files contains correspondence, bylaws, organization information, meeting materials, conference and workshop materials, speeches, papers, notes, newsletters, brochures, flyers, posters, articles, and newsclippings. The collection includes conference papers from "Women: Breaking the Shackles" compiled by Suelzle in preparation for publication.
Background
Maryjean Suelzle was a founding member and first President of National Organization for Women, Berkeley Chapter from November 1969 to January 1971 and also served as National Board Member in 1972. She gave presentations and speeches on women's rights, participated in related professional activities, and wrote articles for the Berkeley NOW newsletter. Suelzle attended the University of California, Berkeley as a candidate in the Department of Sociology. She was also known as Marijean Suelzle.The National Organization for Women (NOW) is the largest organization of feminist activists in the United States. NOW has 500,000 contributing members and 550 chapters in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Extent
Number of containers: 3 cartons, 1 oversize folder Linear feet: 3.95
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research.