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Manuscripts by Subject - Women's History - #10488

Title:  Beatrice M. Peterson

Dates:  1971-1989

Collection Number: 10488

Quantity:  10 feet

Abstract:  Correspondence, memoranda, notes, reports, video cassettes, and publications documenting Peterson's participation in a variety of governmental, civil rights, political, and women's organizations, including the North Dakota Constitutional Convention, White House Conference on Aging, Criminal Justice Commission, Democratic National Committee, North Dakota Medical Advisory Committee, White House Consultation with Rural Women, Agricultural Policy Committee, Multilateral Trade Negotiations, Missouri River Basin Commission, ERA, International Women’s Year, SALT, drug abuse, the North Dakota Advisory Committee to the U. S. Civil Rights Commission, North Dakota Penwomen, Western North Dakota District Office of the American Lutheran Church, and the North Dakota Cowbelles.

Provenance: Beatrice M. Peterson donated her papers to the State Historical Society of North Dakota in July 1989.

Property Rights: The State Historical Society of North Dakota owns the property rights to this collection.

Access: This collection is open under the rules and regulations of the State Historical Society of North Dakota.


Box 1:

1. Center for Human Development, LEAA Family Violence Program Discretionary  Funds 1978
2. National Tokyo Roundtable at Multilateral Trade Negotiations 1979
3. North Dakota West River Study  1975-1976
4. United Nations Decade for Women  1980
5. National Delegate to International Women’s Year in Copenhagen World  Conference on the UN Decade for Women 1980
6. ND Criminal Justice Commission 1979
7. ND Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court 1978
8. Equal Rights Amendment Working Papers and References  1970s
9. Rules Committee, Working Papers National Democratic Convention 1976
10. Arrangements Committee Democratic National Convention, Media Kit 1980
11. ND Equal Rights Amendment Working Papers 1970s

Box 2:

1. Constitutional Revision Working Papers;
2. ND Division of Rehabilitation: Rehab Act of 1973 Working Papers, White House Conference and Handicapped Individuals 1973-1977  
3. ERA Material: Half Hour Video tape ERA Debate Papers only 1970s
4. ND Criminal Justice Commission 1974-1975
5. ND Medical Advisory Council
6. Rural American Women
7. Democratic Senate and Presidential Campaign, Official Proceedings of Convention, Senate Campaign Papers 1974-1984
8. Level B Yellowstone Basin and Adjacent Coal Area and ND Industries
9. State and National Democratic Conventions Working Papers 1982-1984
10. U.S. Department of State and Department of Agriculture Progression Agriculture in Geneva Trade Talk APAC and Multilateral 1980

Box 3:

1. Arrangements/Committee Working Papers for 1980 Democratic National Convention New York 1979
2. U.S. Commission on Civil Rights 1984-1985
3. Twenty Second Annual Report of the President of U.S., President Carter on the Trade Agreement of 1977
4. National Delegate Working Papers on the World Conference of the United Nations Decade for Women
5. Equal Rights Amendment Working Papers
6. U.S. Delegate Working Papers World Conference of the United Nations Decade For Women 1980
7. Working Papers on Women also International Year of Women

Box 4:

1. State and National Senior Citizens and Rural Women
2. Miscellaneous UN Decade for Women, President Carter Statement on World Trade 1970s
3. National Rural American Women
4. Special Working Papers to Ward Off the Recession of the ERA and Rehabilitation Working Papers 1970s
5. ND Drug and Alcoholism Council Special Alcoholism Report
6. Medora Branch and Charter of Pen Women and ND Pen Women
7. Medical Advisory Council Working Papers
8. Office of Special Representative for Trade Negotiations Working Papers
9. Joint Committee on Tax and Finance Severance and Energy Conversion and Property Tax Workbook
10. ERA Letters and Materials

Box 5:

1. U.S. Delegate to World Conference United Nation's Decade for Women Working Papers 1980
2. U.S. Delegate to World Conference United Nations Decade for Women Working Papers1980
3. American Lutheran Church Social Services Comm. Democratic Party and World Hunger
4. Western Governors Conference on Agriculture Billings, MT
5. State Plan for Drug Abuse, ND Press Women Convention, Mental Health Association, Multidisciplinary Center of Gerontology 1973
6. Women Miscellaneous
7. ND Civil Rights Commission, Acting Chair

Box 6:

1. World Conference, Stockmen Cowbelles, Miscellaneous
2. ND Pen Women (Artists) Yellowstone River Study
3. Miscellaneous State, Federal International Rural Problems Trade, Women Items
4. UN Preconference Copenhagen, Rural American Women Working Papers
5. [Various Women Issues Files]
6. [Rural Women, Rural Issues, health and human services issues]
7. International Women's Year, Transcript of Proceedings on Civil Rights
8. Small Community and Rural Development Policy First Amendment, NOW Conference in Billings MT
9. World Conference of United Nations Decade for Women Books and Papers from around the World and the Conference

Box 7:

1. UND Grand Forks Medical School Working Papers
2. State and National Criminal Justice Commission
3. ND Harvest for Hunger Committee, Land Reform Rehab Booklet and The Farmer Speaks
4. Constitutional Convention
5. Constitutional Convention Materials Correspondence
6. Constitutional Convention Books and Working Papers
7. National Foreign Policy Conference for Leaders of the Third World, State Department, Women and Working Policy and Conditions around World
8. Constitutional Rights on Child Bearing, Supreme Court Criminal Procedures Hearing, Civil Procedure and Appellate and Women and the Law

Box 8:

1. Juvenile Justice Commission and Miscellaneous Subjects
2. SW ND Grasslands Books and International Trade
3. Aging Services in ND
4. State and National Press Women and Workshop Information
5. Environmental Policy and Synthetic Fuels
6. Women's Issues ERA etc.
7. MidAmerica International Trade Council, Democratic Convention 1972 book, Farmers Union Book and Miscellaneous International Papers
8. Social Services Vocational and Legislative Council
9. Working Papers and Journals International Year of the Women 1980
10. Midconference UN Decade for Women 10th Anniversary of Democratic Jimmy Carter record on Women's Issues 1980

Box 9:

1. SALT II materials
2. Dickinson Region Vocational Rehab Meeting Tapes 1970s
3. Women's Missionary Federation of ND turned into American Lutheran Women 1950s
4. Beef Council Cowbelles and NOW and Housing Discrimination
5. Rehabilitation Services land services
6. ND Cowbelles Special Report
7. ND Mother of the Year Committee Rural Women Miscellaneous
8. Video tapes – autobiographical 1989
9. Chronology of Beatrice Peterson's Life
10. Copies of Newspaper articles written by or about Beatrice Peterson

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