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Finding Aid for the Betty Jetter papers, 1981-1988 LSC.1983
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  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing History
  • Sponsor
  • UCLA Catalog Record ID
  • Biography/History
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
  • Related Material

  • Title: Betty Jetter papers
    Identifier/Call Number: LSC.1983
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 3.0 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 carton, 1 shoe box, and 1 flat box)
    Date (inclusive): 1972-1993
    Abstract: Betty Jetter was active in lesbian separatist communities and conversations, particularly with the Califia Community, which organized feminist educational retreats. She was also a poet and participant in local lesbian politics. This collection contains personal correspondence and material about Califia community organizing and feminist organization Sol Sisters, as well as ephemera, photographs, and collected readings.
    Language of Materials: Materials are in English.
    Physical Location: Stored off-site at SRLF. All requests to access special collections material must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.
    Creator: Jetter, Betty, 1932-

    Conditions Governing Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. All requests to access special collections material must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.

    Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Betty Jetter papers (Collection 1983). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Elizabeth S. Jetter, 2012.
    This collection is part of an outreach and collection-building partnership between the June L. Mazer Lesbian Archives , the UCLA Center for the Study of Women (CSW) , and the UCLA Library .

    Processing History

    Processed by Stacy Wood, 2012. Description enhanced and further physical processing completed by Sabrina Ponce in 2017.

    Sponsor

    The June L. Mazer Lesbian Archive  at UCLA is an outreach and collection-building partnership between the June L. Mazer Lesbian Archives , the UCLA Center for the Study of Women (CSW) , and the UCLA Library . These collections expand the pool of primary source materials available to researchers and to the community at large. This partnership was initiated by CSW and is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to inventory, organize, preserve, and digitize more than eighty Mazer collections pertaining to lesbian and feminist activism and writings.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 7400247 

    Biography/History

    Betty Jetter was active in lesbian separatist communities and conversations, particularly with the Califia community. She was also a poet and participant in local lesbian politics.

    Scope and Content

    The bulk of the collection is made up of both audio and paper correspondence between Betty Jetter and her former lover, Joy Howard. The correspondence deals with both women's experiences within the lesbian community as well as their opinions and thoughts on contemporary political issues such as sadomasochism, lesbian separatism, and pornography. In addition, there is a substantial amount of material about Califia Community retreats for women and the feminist group Sol Sisters, as well as readings, poems, photographs, and ephemera created or collected by Betty Jetter.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Materials arranged by subject.

    Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

    COLLECTION CONTAINS AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS: Audiovisual materials in this collection will require assessment and possible digitization for safe access. All requests to access special collections material must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.

    Related Material

    Diane Germain papers (Collection 1961).  Available at Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Jetter, Betty, 1932- -- Archives.
    June L. Mazer Lesbian Archive at UCLA.
    June L. Mazer Lesbian Archives.
    Lesbian activists--United States--Archives.