Title: Ellen (Kilander) Chaffee Papers
Collection Number: Mss 11033
Quantity: .5 foot
Abstract: Relates to Ellen Kilander Chaffee’s activities as a member and as President of the North Dakota Commission on the Status of Women, and also as a speaker and presenter on equal rights issues. Consists of presentation and speech material, a scrapbook, copies of cartoons, programs, official gubernatorial documents appointing Ellen to the Commission, newspaper clippings, list of book titles, and the articles of incorporation of the North Dakota Commission on the Status of Women.
Provenance: The State Historical Society of North Dakota acquired the Ellen (Kilander) Chafee Papers in 2008. Emily Ergen prepared the inventory in August 2009.
Property Rights: The State Historical Society of North Dakota owns the property rights to this collection.
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2 Presentations and speeches material (records, policies and procedures, and lists) 1970s
3 Presentations and speeches material (records, policies and procedures, and lists) 1970s
4 Presentations and speeches material (records, policies and procedures, and lists) 1970s
5 Scrapbook: five themes in Ellie Kilander's (Chaffee) professional and personal contributions to the women's movement: organization, public speaking, role modeling, advising grievants, and consultant 1970s
6 Copies of two cartoons showing cultural confusion about what equality might mean 1970s
7 Outstanding North Dakota Women Recognition dinner program, Bismarck, 10/21/1973
8 Official gubernatorial document appointing Ellie Kilander to the North Dakota Commission on the Status of Women, mounted on wood 1973
9 Newspaper clippings 1973-1980s
10 Typewritten list of titles for a never-written book on the lapses and misdeeds of the federal government with respect to women throughout United States history, by Chaffee and Anita Brasik ca. 1974
11 Official gubernatorial document appointing Ellie Kilander to the North Dakota Commission on the Status of Women, mounted on wood 1974
12 Articles of incorporation for the North Dakota Commission on the Status of Women 1975
13 Statehouse Conference on Women, program: "Women: To Your Health!" Sponsored by the ND Commission on the Status of Women, 11/1975
14 Application for replacement Commissioner of the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education: correspondence and newspaper clipping 1981
15 North Dakota Women's Network speech, 6/15/2007
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