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Tina Reynolds collection of WoRTH records and teaching files

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00803

Scope and Contents

This collection is made up of administrative and program records of WoRTH (Women on the Rise Telling HerStory), including promotional material, financial and grant papers, collected articles and resources, and workshop and conference material. In addition to this material, there is a small amount of material related to Tina Reynolds, WoRTH's director, including her teaching material for a course on criminal justice at the City University of New York (CUNY).

Dates of Materials

  • 1985 - 2018

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for use with following restrictions on access:

Researchers must sign Access Agreement form to protect the privacy of individuals named in records.

Conditions Governing Use

To the extent that she owns copyright, Tina Reynolds has retained copyright in her works donated to Smith College. 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 those few instances beyond fair use, or which may regard materials in the collection not created by Reynolds, 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

Tina Reynolds received a Master in Social Work from Hunter College in 2003, co-founded WORTH (Women on the Rise Telling Her Story) for women affected by the criminal justice system, and is a board member of both Justice Works Community and the Virginia Drew Foundation. In her work over the past ten years, Ms. Reynolds partnered with formerly and imprisoned women to challenge and offer solutions to policies and other barriers women and families face during and after incarceration. Tina also developed a curriculum “Impact of Incarceration on Society, Community, Families and Children” for the City University of New York. [from https://cjinvolvedwomen.org/worth-women-on-the-rise-telling-her-story/]

Extent

7.251 linear feet (5 containers)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection is made up of administrative and program records of WoRTH (Women on the Rise Telling HerStory), including promotional material, financial and grant papers, collected articles and resources, and workshop and conference material. In addition to this material, there is a small amount of material related to Tina Reynolds, WoRTH's director, including her teaching material for a course on criminal justice at the City University of New York (CUNY).

Arrangement

The material has been left in the order in which it came to the Sophia Smith Collection.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was gifted by Tina Reynolds in 2019.

Appraisal

In 2019 when the collection was accessioned, approximately 3 record cartons of duplicate materials, sensitive financial, and personal records were removed from the collection, including payroll documents, receipts, and documents listing member and volunteer contacts. An audiocassette of Mariah Carey music was also removed.

Related Materials

There is additional material related to WoRTH in the Women on the Rise Telling HerStory records, SSC-MS-00691.

Creator

Source

Title
Finding Aid to the Tina Reynolds collection of WoRTH records and teaching files
Status
Minimum Finding Aid (Completed)
Author
Madison White
Date
2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2019-09-06: Published new finding aid

Repository Details

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

Contact:
Neilson Library
7 Neilson Drive
Northampton MA 01063