Author Archives: Morna J Gerrard

2017 Georgia Women’s Movement Spring Event: “See Jane Run!”

The Georgia Women’s Movement Project Spring Event is held annually to highlight collections in the Georgia State University Library Women and Gender Collections, and to celebrate the lives of the unsung heroines of the women’s movement in Georgia. The 2017 … Continue reading

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Special Collections Celebrates International Women’s Day

In the heart Women’s History Month, International Women’s Day is celebrated around the world on March 8. In recognition of this special day, we would like to highlight a collection with a strong international focus. Part of the Archives for … Continue reading

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Georgia State University Documents the Women’s Marches

On January 21, 2017, the Women’s March on Washington took place in the nation’s capital, and sister marches were held across the nation and worldwide. A concerted effort is underway to document the marches in every state, and Georgia State … Continue reading

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Georgia Women’s Movement Spring Event 2016: Reporting Women

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The Georgia Women’s Movement Project Spring Event is held annually to highlight collections in the Georgia State University Library Women and Gender Collections, and to celebrate the lives of the unsung heroines of the women’s movement in Georgia. The 2016 … Continue reading

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First Edition of the Women and Gender Collections’ Newsletter

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The Nexus: Where the Past Inspires the Future Opening a window into the world of the archives, the first edition of the new electronic newsletter, The Nexus, has just been released. In this regular newsletter, friends and researchers will be … Continue reading

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Franklin Abbott Papers are Open for Research

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Just in time to honor his 65th birthday, the personal papers of Franklin Abbott have been processed and are now available to researchers. Psychotherapist, poet and community organizer, Abbott was an original member of the Radical Faeries and has explored … Continue reading

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GSU Women’s Collections Commemorate the Life of Dorothy Gibson-Ferrey

Donor and longtime friend to the University Library Women’s Collections, Dorothy Gibson-Ferrey passed away in late November, shortly after her 97th birthday. Dorothy Wiggins Gibson-Ferrey was born in New London, Connecticut in 1917. She attended Southern Seminary (Buena Vista, VA), … Continue reading

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Sheroes of the Year Event, 2014

Celebrate the Power of Purpose and Persistence! Our dear friends Joyce Dunaway Parker and Alicia Philipp are being honored as the 2014 Sheroes of the Year by the Georgia State University Library’s Women and Gender Collections. The 2014 Sheroes of … Continue reading

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Georgia Women’s Movement Spring Event: Women Organize for Change!

The Georgia Women’s Movement Project Spring Event is held annually to highlight collections in the Georgia State University Library Women and Gender Collections, and to celebrate the lives of the unsung heroines of the women’s movement in Georgia. The 2014 … Continue reading

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GSU Women’s Collections Sheroes of the Year Event, 2013

Celebrate [AT]lanta’s [A]wesome [T]wosome! Presented annually, the Shero of the Year Award recognizes an individual or individuals whose support has made a significant impact on the Georgia State University Library’s Women’s Collections. The 2013 Shero of the Year Celebration will be … Continue reading

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