Papers, circa 1970s-1990s, of Evelyn Momsen Hailey (1922-2011) of Norfolk, Virginia. Hailey served as a member of the Virginia House of Delegates from 1974 to 1981 and as a member of the State Senate from 1981 to 1982. She was active with women's rights organizations and environmental protection and an avid supporter of Equal Rights Amendment legislation. Her papers include correspondence, clippings, speeches, and printed material, campaign materials, and other materials related to her political career. Several bumper stickers are housed in the Mansucripts Artifact Collection. Four reel-to-reel audiotapes are housed in the Manuscripts Audiovisual Collection.
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Evelyn Momsen Hailey (1922-2011) of Norfolk, Virginia served as a member of the Virginia House of Delegates from 1974 to 1981 and as a member of the State Senate from 1981 to 1982. She was active with women's rights organizations and environmental protection and an avid supporter of Equal Rights Amendment legislation.
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Arrangement of Materials:
Organized into five series: Series 1: Campaign Materials, Series 2: Clippings, Series 3:Correspondence, Series 4: Legislation, Series 5: Outreach.
Acquisition information for material received after 7/13/2009 is available by consulting a Special Collections Research Center staff member.
Several bumper stickers and signs have been transferred to the Manuscripts Artifact Collection (Mss. 1.03). Four reel-to-reel audiotapes were pulled from this collection and were transferred to the Manuscripts Audiovisual Collection (Mss. 1.04).
A bumper sticker, reel-to-reel audiotapes, a plaque, and signs were pulled from Acc. 2011.623 and were transferred to the Manuscripts Audiovisual Collection (Mss. 1.04) on 10/14/2011.
Accessioned and minimally processed by Benjamin Bromley in June 2011. Processed and finding aid created by Rachel Thomas, SCRC Staff, in September 2011. Acc. 2011.623 accessioned and minimally processed by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in October 2011.
The collection description/finding aid is written in English
May 12th, 2017: Finding aid updated in August 2011 by Benjamin Bromley due to an addition (Acc. 2011.517). Finding aid updated in October 2011 by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, due to an addition (Acc. 2011.623).