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Charlotte Adelman papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Adelman

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, notes, and legal documents of Charlotte Adelman, attorney. Adelman acted as legal counsel for the National Organization for Women (NOW) and as Chairperson of Chicago NOW, before becoming an environmental activist in Wilmette, IL. Collection includes correspondence, notes, and other documents pertaining to family history research, family affairs, reflections on what it means to be Jewish, U.S. relations with Israel, Palestine, and Muslims, women's affairs, pesticides, recycling, and other environmental issues in Wilmette and Chicago.

Dates

  • approximately 1999-approximately 2015

Creator

Language

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Papers closed until Adelman's death.

Extent

8 Linear Feet (8 record cartons)

Abstract

Correspondence, notes, and legal documents of Charlotte Adelman, attorney. Adelman acted as legal counsel for the National Organization for Women (NOW) and as Chairperson of Chicago NOW, before becoming an environmental activist in Wilmette, IL and co-authoring "The Midwestern Native Garden, an illustrated guide". Collection includes correspondence, notes, and other documents pertaining to pesticides, recycling, and other environmental issues in Wilmette and Chicago. Also includes email correspondence, 2007-2009, regarding family history research, family affairs, reflections on what it means to be Jewish, U.S. relations with Israel, Palestine, and Muslims, women's affairs, and her writings.

Physical Location

1 55 4

Creator

Source

Title
Charlotte Adelman papers, approximately 1999-approximately 2015
Status
Unprocessed
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the The Newberry Library - Modern Manuscripts Repository

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