Women in Media Minutes and related papers

Scope and Content

Following a meeting on 12 Dec 1979 it was decided to produce newsletters from 1980 which included minutes. These newsletters have been moved to Printed Collections. Consult The Women's Library Printed Collections catalogue for Women in Media newsletters 1980-Feb 1986 (periodicals).

Consists of:

- paper by Helen Franks on 'Today WIM - tomorrow the world' dated 17 Jan 1980 with manuscript notes

- notice about creation of The 300 Group

- photocopy report on publishing bulletin

- photocopy of report on monitoring press for anti-discriminatory material

- accounts for year Apr 1979-Mar 1980

- newsletter no 5 including minutes for 19 May 1980 (manuscript notes)

- list of names of attendees at meeting on 28 Jul 1980

- agenda for meeting on 22 Feb 1982 and names of acting committee

- minutes of meeting held on 20 Apr 1982

- minutes of meeting held on 26 Apr 1982 concerning images of women in advertising

- minutes of Women in Media committee meeting held on:

19 May 1982 (subjects for summer meetings and autumn); 11 Jun 1982 (details about newsletter organisation); 5 Jul 1982 (details about organisation of group); 4 Aug 1982 (Autumn schedule); 1 Sep 1982 (progress on Autumn schedule); 20 Oct 1982; 13 Apr 1983; 13 Apr 1983 (Women's media action group); 4 May 1983; 13 Jun 1983; 19 Mar 1984 (reallocating jobs, monthly magazines, campaign against 'Crumpet on the box')

- circular letter to members re UN Decade for Women dated 28 Dec 1984

- draft constitution for discussion at Annual General Meeting on 27 Jan 1986