National Council of Women

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- report by Mrs L Pulling, Chair of Working Party on Transport

- report of the Working Party on Pensions, May 1978

- portrayal of women in advertisements, 1978

- 'Women at work' Discussion notes to accompany five films about women at work held on Mar 1978; leaflet for one-day seminar on images of women organised by Mary Stott in Mar 1978; other related papers

- minutes of Annual General Meeting on Oct 1977. Treasurer's report attached

- papers relating to conference dinner, President's address delivered at the Annual conference in Apr 1978 and resolutions passed

- Headquarters Branch annual report 1977/1978, Headquarters Branch newsletters (Apr 1977- Jul 1978)

- minutes of the Animal Welfare Special Committee, Jan and Jun 1978

- minutes of the Arts Committee, Jan 1978, Jul 1978, Sep 1978 (agenda only)

- agenda and minutes of the meetings of the Committee of Management from Nov 1977- Sep 1978

- minutes of the meeting of the Consumer Affairs Committee, Nov 1977, Jun 1978, Nov 1978 (agenda only)

- minutes of the Education Special Committee, Oct 1977, May 1978 (agenda only), Nov 1978

- minutes of the Health Committee, Oct 1977, Apr 1978, Oct 1978 (agenda only)

- minutes of Housing Special Committee, Dec 1977, Jul 1978, Nov 1978 (agenda only)

- minutes of the meeting of the International Special Committee, Dec 1977, May 1978

- minutes of the Mass Media Special Committee, Nov 1977, May 1978

- minutes of the Public Services and Magistrates Committee, Feb 1978, Sep 1978 (agenda only)

- minutes of Regional and Branch Committee, Oct 1977, Mar 1978

- minutes of the Scientific Development Special Committee, Oct 1977, Mar 1978, Oct 1978 (agenda only)

- minutes of the Social Welfare Special Committee, Oct 1977, Mar 1978

- minutes of the Status and Employment of Women Special Committee, Jan 1978, Jul 1978 (agenda only), Sep 1978

- circular letters to NCW members, election nomination forms, election of officers and members of the Committee of Management, Jul 1978, amendments to Year Book 1977/1978

- Fixture list of meetings 1978/1979

- manuscript notes

- press cutting 'Teachers to carry on with sanctions' (no publication details or date)[1978]

- photocopy typescript 'Memorandum on the Government Consultative Document 'Equal opportunities for men and women', Nov 1973

Publications:

- leaflet 'What is NCW?' Jun 1974

- Annual Report and accounts, 1977-1978, National Council of Women of Great Britain

- Annual Conference 1978, National Council of Women of Great Britain

The following items are held in The Women's Library Printed Collections and so were removed from the archive as duplicates:

- Council : newsletter of the National Council of Women of Great Britain, Sep/Oct 1977, Jan/Feb 1978, May/Jun 1978, Jul/Aug 1978, Sep/Oct 1978 (periodicals)

- Women and Europe : news and views on European affairs of special interest to women and their organisations, Jan/Feb 1978 (periodicals)

- Year book. 1977-78 / National Council of Women of Great Britain (ref 305.4206041 NAT)

- Women in council : the journal of the National Council of Women, Summer 1970, Autumn 1971 (periodicals)

- One parent families : the journal of the National Council for One Parent Families, Summer 1977 (periodicals)