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New Bedford Women's Awareness Group records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SSC-MS-00480

Scope and Contents

The first installment of this collection consists of one folder of the organizations weekly newsletter,"Rough Draft"(1977-78) which includes essays, poems, and announcements of upcoming events and activities, compiled and duplicated by Joann Aalfs.

Dates

  • 1977-1978

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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

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, Joann Aalfs has assigned the copyright in her 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 Aalfs, 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 Note

The New Bedford Women's Awareness Group is a consciousness-raising group, founded by former members of the New Bedford Women's Center.

Extent

0.25 linear feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

The collection contains the weekly newsletter,"Rough Draft"(1977-78), of the New Bedford Women's Awareness Group, a consciousness-raising group, founded by former members of the New Bedford Women's Center. The newsletters include essays, poems, and announcements of upcoming events and activities.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was received as a gift from Joann Aalfs in 2003.

Related Materials

Joann Aalfs Papers
Title
Finding aid to the New Bedford Women's Awareness Group records
Status
Legacy Finding Aid (Updated)
Author
Madison White
Date
2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2017-07-26T17:48:24-04:00: This record was migrated from InMagic DB Textworks to ArchivesSpace.
  • 2018-10-12: Updated to conform to DACS

Repository Details

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

Contact:
Young Library
4 Tyler Drive
Northampton MA 01063