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Guide to the Betty Mae Page correspondence

Collection Overview

Date Span: 1969-1996
Creator: Page, Betty Mae (1929-)
Extent: 4.00 items.
Collection Number: IWA0281
Repository: Iowa Women's Archives
Summary: Waterloo, Iowa resident who served on Governor Ray's Commission on the Status of Women.

Arrangement: One folder, shelved in SCVF.

Access: The correspondence is open for research.

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

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.

Repository: Iowa Women's Archives
Address: 100 Main Library
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-5068
Curator: Kären Mason
Email: lib-women@uiowa.edu
Website: http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/iwa

Betty Mae Page, an African-American woman from Waterloo, Iowa, served on theGovernor'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.

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.

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