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Eagle Forum Collection

The Eagle Forum collection reflects the purpose and activities of the organization and its founder Phyllis Schlafly and members. Material includes published and unpublished materials. This collection is closed to the public.

The Eagle Forum Collection comprises seven series: Conferences, Eagle Councils, Organization, Education Fund, Education Reporter, Education, and News and Notes.

The Conference Series [8 boxes] contains materials from Eagle Forum-sponsored conferences and some other conferences. Conference topics include Catholic Bishops, Child Care, Comparable Worth, Free Enterprise, Glass Ceiling, and Parental Leave.

The Eagle Council Series [7 boxes] contains materials from Eagle Councils (1972 to the present) plus materials from previous leadership conferences (1968-1972).

The Organization Series [13 boxes] contains a variety of materials about Eagle Forum including state chapters, Eagle Forum Collegians, correspondence, fundraising, lobbying, mailings, and marketing.

The Education Fund Series [1 box] contains financial records, programs, and research materials.

The Education Reporter Series [16 boxes] contains research material and copies of Eagle Forum's Education Reporter published monthly since 1986. (Folders containing all issues of the Education Reporter are also available.)

The Education Series [43 boxes] reflects the importance of education as an issue for Eagle Forum, especially the post 1982 period. Original curricula can be found for drug education, Developing Understanding of Self and Others (DUSO), global education, nuclear war, Sayville, NY Family Life, and suicide. Other topics include home schooling, outcome-based education, phonics, Quest (drug and alcohol abuse / sensitivity training), school-to-work, sex education, teen clinics, and values clarification.

The News and Notes Series [4 boxes] contains research material for and copies of the News & Notes newsletter, published since August 1981, by Eagle Forum. (The complete file of News & Notes is available to researchers on request.)