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Asian American Reproductive Justice Oral History Project oral histories

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00722

Overview

The Asian American Reproductive Justice Oral History Project presents oral histories of Asian American women who have been active in the Reproductive Justice movement since the 1980s. The collection includes interviews, transcripts, photographs, published materials, author's note, and original grant proposal.

Dates of Materials

  • 2012-2014

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Some of the oral histories in this collection have restrictions on access. Please see the notes attached to an individual interview for information about restrictions that apply to it.

Conditions Governing Access

Until we move into New Neilson in early 2021, collections are stored in multiple locations and may take up to 48 hours to retrieve. Researchers are strongly encouraged to contact Special Collections (specialcollections@smith.edu) at least a week in advance of any planned visits so that boxes may be retrieved for them in a timely manner.

Conditions Governing Use

To the extent that she owns copyright, the donor has assigned the copyright in her works to Smith College; however, copyright in specific interviews in this collection may be held by their respective narrators. 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. For instances which may regard materials in the collection not created by donor, 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.

Biographical / Historical

The Asian American Reproductive Justice Oral History Project was conceived and conducted by Juhee Kwon while a student at Brown University. Her diesire was to examine reproductive justice through a lens shaped by the history and identity of Asian American women. For the project, she interviewed Asian American women who have been active in the Reproductive Justice movement since the 1980s. Kwon graduated in 2014 with a B.A. in Biology and Ethnic Studies.

Extent

0.001 linear feet

Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

As a preservation measure, researchers must use digital copies of audiovisual materials in this collection. Please consult with Special Collections staff or email specialcollections@smith.edu to request the creation of and access to digital copies.

Creator

Title
Asian American Reproductive Justice Oral History Project oral histories
Status
Legacy Finding Aid (Updated)
Author
Scott Biddle
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2017-07-26T17:48:22-04:00: This record was migrated from InMagic DB Textworks to ArchivesSpace.
  • 2020-06-09: Added 17 interviews

Repository Details

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

Contact:
Young Library
4 Tyler Drive
Northampton MA 01063