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Jan Roby collection of photographs of lesbian feminist activists

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00378

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 70 photographs of lesbian feminist activists: Jan Roby, Jill Johnston, Alida Walsh, Sidney Abbott, Dianne Brenner, Phyllis Birkby, and others.

Dates

  • 1970 - 1979

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Two nude photos of Jill Johnston were closed until her death - Sept. 18, 2010. These photos are now open to research.

Conditions Governing Access

Closed pending a deed of gift.

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

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.

Biographical / Historical

The Jan Roby collection of photographs of lesbian feminist activists consists of 70 photographs of lesbian feminist activists.

Extent

0.25 linear feet (1 (container))

Overview

Jan Roby collection of photographs of lesbian feminist activists consists of 70 photographs of lesbian feminist activists: Jan Roby, Jill Johnston, Alida Walsh, Sidney Abbott, Dianne Brenner, Phyllis Birkby, and others.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source unknown.

Related Materials

Phyllis Birkby Papers; Kate Millett Papers; Sydney Abbott Papers; Diana Davies Papers

Creator

Title
Finding aid to the Jan Roby collection of photographs of lesbian feminist activists
Status
Legacy Finding Aid (Updated)
Description rules
dacs

Revision Statements

  • 2017-07-26T17:48:24-04:00: This record was migrated from InMagic DB Textworks to ArchivesSpace.
  • 2019-05-15: Updated legacy finding aid and published.
  • Location of donor files

Repository Details

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

Contact:
Young Library
4 Tyler Drive
Northampton MA 01063