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Kristina Kiehl papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00517

Scope and Contents

The Kristina Kiehl papers consist of Partisan Project pamphlets, several pro-Kerry/anti-Bush fliers, a poster signed by Gloria Steinem, a packet of logistical information for a Gloria Steinem tour, personal and professional papers (much related to Kiehl's work with Voters for Choice), material related to her good friends and colleagues Wilma Mankiller and Gloria Steinem, A/V material, memorabilia, external hard drives, and four CD-Roms.

Dates

  • 1971-2014

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is closed pending settlement of access terms with donor.

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, Kristina Kiehl 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 Kristina Kiehl, 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

Kristina Kiehl is an organizer in the women's movement. Along with with Gloria Steinem, she co-founded Voters for Choice in 1979, the nation's largest independent non-partisan action committee. She co-founded United for Reproductive and Gender Equity (URGE) with Gloria Steinem and Julie Burton in 1992. She has helped develop ads and events for many national political candidates, including Ann Richards, Nancy Pelosi, and Al Gore. She is also a skilled photographer and film producer, working on such productions as Mankiller and The Cherokee Word for Water.

Extent

18 linear feet (16 containers)

Overview

Kristina Kiehl is an organizer in the women's movement. Her papers consist of Partisan Project pamphlets, several pro-Kerry/anti-Bush fliers, a poster signed by Gloria Steinem, a packet of logistical information for a Gloria Steinem tour, personal and professional papers (much related to Kiehl's work with Voters for Choice), material related to her good friends and colleagues Wilma Mankiller and Gloria Steinem, A/V material, memorabilia, external hard drives, and four CD-Roms.

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 to request the creation of and access to digital copies.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

These papers were donated by Kristina Kiehl. The date is unknown.

Accruals

Periodic accruals to collection are expected.

Related Materials

Gloria Steinem Papers, Voters for Choice Records
Title
Finding aid to the Kristina Kiehl papers
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.
  • 2019-06-20: Updated finding aid and published.

Repository Details

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

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