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Texas International Women's Year Coordinating Committee records
Title: Texas International Women's Year Coordinating Committee records
Description: The Texas International Women's Year (IWY) Coordinating Committee, also known as the Texas Coordinating Committee, was created by Congress in December 1975 with the passage of Public Law 94-167 (HR 9924) for the purpose of holding state meetings to elect delegates and adopt resolutions that promoted equal rights for women to present at the National Women's Conference. The committee planned and held the Texas Women's Meeting in Austin from June 24 to 26, 1977, at which participants voted on delegates and resolutions for the National Women's Conference held in Houston that year. Records of the committee are attendee registration forms, correspondence, delegate nomination forms, memorandums, interviews, resolutions, publications, press material, minutes, photographs, rules and procedures, reservations, budgets, audio and video recordings, résumés, voting tally sheets, maps, buttons, exhibit panels, photo negatives, and slides, dating 1971-1978, bulk 1977. A portion of the records have been digitized and are part of the Texas Digital Archive.
Citation information: (Identify the item and cite the series), Texas International Women's Year Coordinating Committee records. Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
Arrangement: The records are organized into eight series: Executive binders, Executive committee files, Public relations committee files, Outreach committee files, Arrangements committee files, Program committee files, Nominations committee files, and Opposition files
Copyright information: Under the Copyright Act of 1976 as amended in 1998, unpublished works are protected for the life of the author plus 70 years. The term of copyright for published material varies. The researcher is responsible for complying with U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17 U.S.C.).
Access restrictions: Records containing restricted information (social security numbers) in the series "Executive committee files" and "Nomination committee files" have been redacted in accordance with Texas Government Code, Section 552.101 (common law privacy).