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5.5: South Carolina International Women's Year Committee, 1977-1978, and undated


Scope and Contents

From the Series:

Holds correspondence,reports, meeting minutes, and various documents pertaining to Whipper's commission, committee, and Board of Trustee positions, along with her civic/social involvement. Contains the subseries: Charleston County School District (CCSD); Mayor's Advisory Committee on Human Relations; City of Charleston Department and Committees; Charleston County Bicentennial Committee; South Carolina International Women's Year; Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture; Young Women's Christian Association of Greater Charleston (YWCA); Board of Trustee Appointments; Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated; Charleston Chapter of Links, Incorporated; Charleston and South Carolina Organizations; and National Association Affiliations.


  • 1977-1978, and undated


Language of Materials

From the Collection:

Material is in English.

Access Restrictions

No restrictions


From the Collection: 80.02 linear feet (approximately 182 archival boxes; 3 oversize boxes) : includes photographs and audio visual recordings


A celebration which was held throughout the United States during 1977. It was a forum providing women an opportunity to speak at a grassroots level on legislative and executive matters. Whipper was elected to represent South Carolina at the National Conference held in Houston, Texas, 18-21 November 1977. Includes documents from the National Commission of International Women's Year and it's conference.

Repository Details

Part of the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture Repository

125 Bull Street
Charleston South Carolina 29424 United States