• IdentificationMS126
  • Title
    • Guide to the Chicago Commission on Women's Affairs
    • Chicago Commission on Women's Affairs
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Date1984-1985
  • OriginationChicago (Ill.). Mayor's Advisory Commission on Women's Affairs Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections
  • Physical Description1.00
  • RepositoryCharles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections Deering Library, Level 3 1970 Campus Drive Evanston, IL, URL: http://www.library.northwestern.edu/spec Email: special.collections@northwestern.edu Phone: 847-491-3635
  • AbstractThe Chicago, Illinois city council established the mayor’s advisory Commission on Women’s Affairs in 1984. This archive includes materials from the Chicago Commission on Women’s Affairs, including the commission’s mission, procedures, minutes, first year accomplishments, and report to the mayor for 1984.

The Chicago, Illinois city council established the mayor’s advisory Commission on Women’s Affairs in 1984. Appointed members represented the geographic, cultural, ethnic, racial and socio-economic diversity of the city. The purpose of the commission was to assist the mayor in the “formulation of programs, policies and legislation relating to the female population of the City of Chicago and to coordinate, advise and provide vital input and representation of women into all levels of City government.”

  • NamesChicago (Ill.). Mayor's Advisory Commission on Women's Affairs
  • Subject
    • Women--Illinois--Chicago
    • Women--Legal status, laws, etc.--Illinois--Chicago

These materials were donated to the McCormick Library by Marilyn J. Carlander, appointed to chair the Chicago Commission on Women's Affairs from 1984 to 1985.

Sigrid Pohl Perry, August 1999.

There are no restrictions on use of the materials in the department for research; all patrons must comply with federal copyright regulations.

This archive includes materials from the Chicago Commission on Women’s Affairs, including the commission’s mission, procedures, minutes, first year accomplishments, and report to the mayor for 1984. Detailed minutes and recommendations from the Health Committee of the Commission from 1985 are also included.