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Archives for Research on Women: About the Archives


The Archives for Research on Women and Gender documents the experiences of women and men participating in women-centered and LGBTQ activist and advocacy activities in Georgia and the Southeast throughout the 20th and 21st centuries. It also documents the experiences of women at Georgia State University. Collections include the personal and professional papers of individual activists as well as the records of activist organizations, and the personal and professional papers of GSU administrators and faculty, as well the records of its Women’s Studies Institute, and women-centered committees and organizations.

Materials available for research include correspondence, visual materials, audio recordings, meeting minutes, and printed matter and subjects include:

Abortion /reproductive rights
Women in politics and policy making
Domestic violence and rape prevention
Women’s health
Human tafficking and child sex trafficking 
Refugee women and children
Women and the arts
LGBTQ issues
Women and the environment

Special Collections and Archives

Special Collections and Archives

Oral Histories at GSU

Donna Novak Coles Georgia Women's Movement Archives

Lucy Hargrett Draper Collections on Women's Rights, Advocacy, and the Law

Phone: (404) 413-2880

Mailing Address:
Special Collections & Archives
Georgia State University Library
100 Decatur Street, SE
Atlanta, Georgia 30303-3202

In Person:
Library South, 8th floor

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