Scope and Contents
The records of the International Women's Writing Guild include correspondence, conference material, newsletters, programs, flyers, brochures, pamphlets, monographs, documents pertaining to the work of IWWG members a directory of playwrights, a volume documenting the life of Banjo Clarke, and published books. The conference "The Diary, the Journal, the Autobiography" is particularly well-documented. There is a fairly complete run of the organization's newsletters, as well as the 10th annual yearbook and a copy of the play ""Of Two Minds", developed for the Women's Writing Conference held at Goucher College in 1977. Extensive documentation of the Artist of Life Award, an IWWG program that recognizes women over age sixty who have made a significant change of lifestyle in the third segment of their lives, is also included.
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This collection is open for use without restriction beyond the standard terms and conditions of Smith College Special Collections.
Conditions Governing Use
To the extent that they own copyright, Hannelore Hahn has assigned the copyright of the International Women's Writing Guild works to Smith College; however, copyright in other items in this collection may be held by their respective creators. 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 the International Women's Writing Guild, 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.
Founded in 1976, the International Women's Writing Guild is a network for the personal and professional empowerment of women through writing. The IWWG sponsors workshops, writing conferences, manuscript exchanges, and contacts to other authors and agents.
10.75 linear feet (12 boxes. )
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