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Wonder Woman Foundation records

Identifier: SSC-MS-00343

Scope and Contents

The Wonder Woman Foundation Records contain letters of inquiry and related correspondence plus copies of nomination forms and supporting materials for its 1982"Woman Over 40 Program".

Dates of Materials

  • 1981-1982


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use without restriction beyond the standard terms and conditions of Smith College Special Collections.

Biographical Note

The Wonder Woman Foundation (now defunct) was founded in 1981 by Warner Communications Inc. and DC Comics Inc. to honor real life women who possess the character traits of Wonder Woman, the comic book heroine created in 1941 by William Mouton Marston. In its first year the foundation made awards to women 40 years and older for qualities of maturity and development in American women.


3.688 linear feet (4 containers)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by the Wonder Woman Foundation in 1984.

Related Materials

See also Steinem, Pogrebin, and Ms. re the foundation.

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Revision Statements

  • 2017-07-26T17:48:24-04:00: This record was migrated from InMagic DB Textworks to ArchivesSpace.
  • 2021-10-28: Updated notes and published

Repository Details

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

Neilson Library
7 Neilson Drive
Northampton MA 01063