Marty Vaughn Papers

Women’s Museum of California Archives

 Guide to Marty Vaughn, Official National Organization of Women (N.O.W.) Archivist

Bulk Dates: 1980-1989


Collection Overview:

Title: Marty Vaughn, N.O.W. Archivist, 1980-1989

Accession Number: AC-027

Location: Women's Museum of California

Creator: Marty Vaughn

Prepared By: Kathleen Stanford

Head Archivist: Bonnie Domingos

Date Acquired: unknown

Date Processed: March 2014

Administrative Information:

Access Restrictions: None

Use Restrictions:  None

Provenance: Cannot establish official Provenance. No donor records exist or have been located. These collections of records were located in an unmarked box, by Bonnie Domingos in January 2014. The records were appraised and then given to intern for processing. No official accession number has been given as it is presumed more records will be unearthed.

Historical Note

Marty Vaughn was the official archivist for the San Diego County Chapter of National Organization for Women during the early years of the 1980s.

Scope and Contents of Material

Series I

A collection of papers in a binder presumed to be a directory for the San Diego County Chapter of the National Organization for Women. Contained within the directory are membership roster lists past and present, membership dues, Constitution and By-laws, media address for radio, television, newspapers and other organizations. 

Series II

A collection of more contact lists, abbreviation information, flyers for Walk for Equality 24 August 1980, Member interest sheets, newsletters, transmission of funds, correspondences and personal correspondence to and from Marty Vaughn. Three important letters: One from U.S. Senator Pete Wilson to Marty Vaughn about a letter he sent to Kate Michelman on the subject of his standing of abortion. Second letter From Marty Vaughn to Clara Justice about religious Science being a part of the New Thought movement; containing two small booklets about the subject. Third from Jim Bates, a Member of Congress, writing back to Marty about the letter he received from her about H.R. 100, the Fair Insurance Practices Act.

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Container List (Inventory)

Box # 1

Series # 1 National Organization for Women Directory

Folder # 1 of 11: Membership Roster 1980

Folder # 2 of 11: Former Members at Large, 1980

Folder # 3 of 11: Friend’s/Subscribes

Folder # 4 of 11: Treasurer

Folder # 5 of 11: Board

Folder # 6 of 11: Newspaper

Folder # 7 of 11: TV Stations

Folder # 8 of 11: Radio

Folder # 9 of 11: Const. and By-laws

Folder # 10 of 11: Paper

Folder # 11 of 11: Membership Old


Series # 2

Series # 1 National Organization for Women

Folder # 1 of 3: N.O.W. Materials

Folder # 2 of 3: Marty Vaughn Personal Correspondence

Folder # 3 of 3: Miscellaneous