Oral history with Elsie West about the early days of the Business and Professional Council, 25 Aug 1981
Scope and Contents
The Lilian Sharpley Papers consist of .5 linear ft. and are primarily related to her research on the history of the YWCA's work with business and professional women. Types of materials include research notes, an oral history, photographs, and writings.
Sharpley's research on the history of the business and professional work includes an unfinished typescript history, correspondence, notes on conversations with Business and Professional program participants, copies of pertinent documents from the YWCA records, and an audiotaped oral history with Elsie West of the Business and Professional Council.
The Papers also contain a microfilm copy of Sharpley's 1944 thesis "Married Women at Work" and research notes on the unionization of national YWCA staff.
Dates of Materials
- Creation: 25 Aug 1981
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2 items (2 audiocassette tapes)
[2 audio tapes, digital copy available]
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