Summary of Document
This file contains a variety of materials in addition to correspondence, from newspaper clippings to reports. The documents cover a wide time range which stretches from June 1975 to March 1988.
The bulk of this file contains clippings, pamphlets and reports surrounding the International Woman’s Year 1975. The IBA Education Officers Jean Sargeant and Susan Elliott appeared to be gathering these materials for a presentation that met at Burton Manor College for Adult Education in Cheshire in November 1975 (see document). There was also an exchange of letters between Margaret Cochrane of the DSA and Lady Plowden about careers for women in the media (see document). This file also contains several press releases from the Equal Opportunities Commission published in 1984. This file would be of interest to researchers of gender relations in the media.
Clipping, Times Ed. Supp., 24 January 1975, Media women adopt Working Women’s Charter
Letter date 7 November 1975, from Susan Elliott to Ethel Chipchase
Letter dated 8 November 1979 from Lady Plowden to Margaret Cochrane