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Betty Mae Page papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IWA0281

Scope and Contents

The Betty Mae Page papers dates from 1969 to 1996 and consists of 4 items. The correspondents are Governor Robert ray; Melvin Synhorst, Secretary of the State of Iowa; Governor Terry Brandstad; and Betty Mae Page herself. The correspondence from Ray and Synhorst relate to the appointment of Page to two terms on the Governor's Commission onthe Status of Women. The letter from Branstad is one of congratulations for Page having been selected as a recipient of an award for outstanding volunteer service. The fourth item is a letter that Page wrote to archivist Kathryn M.Neal.


  • Creation: 1969-1996


Conditions Governing Access

The correspondence is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright held by the donor has been transferred to the University of Iowa.

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Biographical / Historical

Betty Mae Page, an African-American woman from Waterloo, Iowa, served on the Governor's Commission on the Status of Women in 1970 through 1972. She was also selected to receive an award for outstanding volunteer service to the state of Iowa from the Department of Human Services in 1989.


0.25 linear inches

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Waterloo, Iowa resident who served on Governor Ray's Commission on the Status of Women.


One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Method of Acquisition

The correspondence (donor no. 384) was donated by Betty Mae Page in 1996.

Kristen Rassbach, 1997; Robert Jett, 1999.
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Repository Details

Part of the Iowa Women's Archives Repository

100 Main Library
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242 IaU
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