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Nancie Fadeley papers , 1971-1989
- Fadeley, Nancie, 1930-
- Nancie Fadeley papers
- 1971-1989 (inclusive)19711989
6 linear feet, (5 containers)
- Collection Number
- Coll 349
- Nancie Peacocke Fadeley earned her MA in Journalism from the University of Oregon and went on to become a representative for the state of Oregon from 1971 to 1981. Now a free-lance journalist, Nancie specializes in articles about Oregon history and environmental issues. She was also the director of public affairs for KWAX (formerly an NPR radio station) before becoming the Assistant Vice Provost at the University of Oregon. The Nancie Fadeley papers contain campaign paperwork and subject files regarding the many issues Fadeley fought against and supported throughout her term in office as State Representative (1971-1981).
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
1299 University of Oregon
- Access Restrictions
Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.
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- Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) administered through the Oregon State Library.
Historical NoteReturn to Top
Born in St. Louis, Missouri on July 11, 1930, Nancie Peacocke Fadeley was an Oregon State Representative from 1971 to 1981. In 1973, she chaired the House Environment and Land Use Committee, the House committee that reported out SB 100, Oregon's pioneering, statewide land use planning legislation. The passage of SB 100 prompted the formation of 1000 Friends of Oregon, a watchdog organization committed to the defense of, and advocacy for, the state's land use program.
In 1975, 1977, and 1979, Fadeley served as chair of the House Environment and Energy Committee. She also championed women's rights legislation and spearheaded the bill signed by Governor Robert Straub which established displaced homemaker programs in Oregon, programs that helped widowed or divorced women develop skills to enter the workforce. Later she became a charter member and a national board member of the Older Women's League (OWL), a grass roots organization that advocates for women as they age. After her service in the Oregon Legislative Assembly, Fadeley began a career at the University of Oregon where she was assistant vice provost. The mother of two children, Fadeley is now a freelance journalist who writes about Oregon history, environmental issues, and concerns of older women.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
The Nancie Fadeley papers contain campaign paperwork and subject files regarding the many issues Fadeley fought against and supported throughout her term in office as State Representative (1971-1981).
Series I: Campaign Materials (1971-1981) consists of correspondence and subject files pertaining to Fadeley's multiple campaigns she participated in running for State Representative. Files are organized by year.
Series II: Bills/Policy Materials contains a variety of subject files on issues Fadeley fought against and supported throughout her term in office. Major issues include gasohol, equal rights, field burning and the displaced homemakers. Files are organized alphabetically.
Series III: Subject Files includes various materials regarding Fadeley's interests and activities. Files are organized alphabetically. Many folders kept their original titles of "Nancie," which are working files and are organized by year.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
|Guide to the Nancie Fadeley Papers|
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Political campaigns--Oregon
- Women's rights--Oregon
- Fadeley, Nancie, 1930-
- 1000 Friends of Oregon
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