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Economics collection

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00432

Scope and Contents

The Economics Collection contains printed materials on economics as it relates to women in the U.S. The collection dates from the mid-nineteenth century to the present, although the majority of the material dates from the 1970s. Types of material include articles, newsletters, pamphlets, resource manuals, court hearings, and symposium proceedings. Topics covered are women in the workforce, women as economic equals, and women as consumers. There are also smaller amounts of material on women and development programs, insurance, pensions, credit discrimination, poverty and welfare, and information/statistics from the U. S. Department of Labor (Women's Bureau). There is also material relating to women published by the Joint Economic Committee, the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the United Nations (project achievement reports for U.N. development programs). Nineteenth century materials include books and a pamphlet, "An Appeal to the Women of America" by Desdemona Marke (1858), regarding a protective tariff.

Dates of Materials

  • 1858- 1990

Language of Materials

English.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection.

Conditions Governing Use

Materials in this collection may be governed by copyright. For reproductions of materials that are governed by fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. Researchers are responsible for determining who may hold materials' copyrights and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from Smith College Special Collections to move forward with their use.

Extent

1 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 volume)

Overview

Collection contains printed materials on economics as it relates to women in the U.S. Types of material include articles, newsletters, pamphlets, resource manuals, court hearings, and symposium proceedings. Includes women in the workforce, as economic equals, and as consumers. Material published by the U. S. Department of Labor, Joint Economic Committee, the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the United Nations.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials in this subject collection were either purchased or given to the Sophia Smith Collection by various donors.

Additions to the Collection

Periodic additions to collection are expected.

Processing Information

Finding aid revised in 2002 by Gayla Spaulding, intern. Recent additions may not be reflected in the finding aid.
Title
Economics collection
Subtitle
Finding Aid
Author
Finding aid prepared by mnsss.
Date
2003
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Sponsor
Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Revision Statements

  • 07/26/2017: This resource was modified by the ArchivesSpace Preprocessor developed by the Harvard Library (https://github.com/harvard-library/archivesspace-preprocessor)
  • 2005-09-23: mnsss89 converted from EAD 1.0 to 2002 by v1to02-5c.xsl (sy2003-10-15).
  • 2017-07-26T17:48:24-04:00: This record was migrated from InMagic DB Textworks to ArchivesSpace.

Repository Details

Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository

Contact:
Neilson Library
7 Neilson Drive
Northampton MA 01063