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Betty Mae Page correspondence Edit




  • 1969-1996 (Creation)


  • 4.00 items (Whole)

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  • Abstract

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

  • Arrangement

    One folder, shelved in SCVF.

  • 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.

  • Method of Acquisition

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

  • Preferred Citation

    Betty Mae Page correspondence, Iowa Women's Archives, The University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City.

  • Scope and Contents

    The Betty Mae Page correspondence 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.

  • 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.