The Clarion Records, 1966-2013 (bulk 1982-1986)

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The Clarion Records, 1966-2013 (bulk 1982-1986)

MS 534

Collection Summary

Creator: The Clarion
Collection Name: The Clarion Records,
Inclusive Dates: 1966-2013
Bulk Dates: (bulk 1982-1986)
Physical Description:2 Linear Feet
Abstract:The Clarion Records, 1966-2013 (bulk 1982-1986), includes financial papers, administrative papers, and newspaper issues from The ClarionNewspaper. The Clarionnewspaper was a Tucson based newspaper that focused on women’s issues. Items in the collection include tax documents, newspaper clippings, newspaper issues, staff files, and subscription information.
Collection Number:MS 534
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
University of Arizona
PO Box 210055
Tucson, AZ 85721-0055
Phone: 520-621-6423
Fax: 520-621-9733

Historical Note

The Clarionnewspaper began in 1976 as a newsletter for the Tucson Women’s Commission. The Tucson Women’s Commission is a city agency dedicated to the elimination of sexual discrimination and the achievement equality of opportunity for women. In 1981The Clarion was incorporated as a non-profit organization with the support of Tucson’s major and council and in 1982 The Clarion became an independent community based newspaper. The Clarion focused on and promoted a clearer understanding of issues and events effecting women’s health, employment, children, politics, arts, and interpersonal relationships. In 2013 the Tucson Women’s Commission initiated a newsletter named Clarion Redux

Scope and Content Note

Papers 1966-2013 (bulk 1982-1986): This collection consists of administrative files, financial records, and newspaper issues. The bulk of the material consists of subscription and distribution lists, newspaper issues and advertising documents. Administrative files include material related to the staff including resumes, resignations, memos and classified ads as well as materials related to the organizational history, subscriptions and distributions, various board meetings and the salute awards. The financial records include tax and financial information, fundraising activities and grant foundations. Also included are The Clarion newspaper issues.


This collection is organized into 3 series



No Restrictions


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Access Terms

Geographic Name(s)

Newspapers--20th Century
Women's Issues

Administrative Information

Credit Line

The Clarion Records (MS 534). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries.

Container List

Series 1: Administrative Files, 1966-2013
This series contains materials pertaining to the management of The Clarion and relationships with related agencies. Information about newspaper distribution and subscriptions, meetings and events, administrative boards, advertising and promotion, organizational history, publication, and staff is included. Also included are news clippings related to women’s issues and The Clarion. The materials are arranged alphabetically.
11 Advertising, 1983-1986
12 Advertising - Betty Lewis undated
13 Annual Reports 1982-1986
14 Clarion Boards 1982-1986
15 Clarion Organization 1982-1986
16 Distribution 1983-1986
17 Meetings 1982-1986, 1988
18 News Clippings 1966, 1982-1987
19 Promotional Material 1977, 1981, 1982
110 Publishing 1985
111 Salute Awards 1984
112 Staff 1981-1988
113 Subscriptions circa 1980-1983
114 Subscriptions (1 of 2) circa 1983-1986
115 Subscriptions (2 of 2) circa 1983-1986
116 Tucson Women's Commission 2010, 2012, 2013
117 Women's Issues 1982, 1983, 1985
118 YWCA 1983-1986
119 The Clarion 1982
Series 2: Newspaper Issues 1982-2013
This series contains issues of The Clarion newspaper. The issues are original copies of The Clarion. In 2013 the Tucson Women’s Commission initiated The Clarion Redux.
21 The Clarion 1983
22 The Clarion (1 of 2) 1984
23 The Clarion (2 of 2) 1984
24 The Clarion 1985
25 The Clarion 1986-2013
Series 3: Financial Records 1981-1988
This series contains financial records produced by The Clarion. These records include bank statements, financial reports, insurance, and tax documents. Also included are materials related to foundations The Clarion solicited for information about grants.
31 Bank Statements 1982-1984
32 Finance Reports 1982-1986
33 Fundraising 1982-1986
34 Gannet Foundation 1982-1986
35 Grant Foundation 1982-1986
36 Insurance 1982,1985
37 Taxes 1981-1988