Linda Walsh Jenkins papers
Scope and Contents
The Linda Walsh Jenkins Papers include source material and correspondence relating to her book Women in American Theatre. There are also scripts, ephemera, periodicals, essays, clippings, and correspondence related to women's theatres around the world, as well as correspondence, printed material, and drafts for the newsletter, Women in the Performing Arts.
Dates of Materials
- Creation: 1975-1987
- Jenkins, Linda Walsh (Person)
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research use without restriction beyond the standard terms and conditions of Smith College Special Collections.
Conditions Governing Use
To the extent that she owns copyright, Linda Walsh Jenkinn 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 Jenkin, 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
Linda Walsh Jenkins was a tenured professor in the Theatre department at Northwestern University at the time this collection was donated. She was co-editor of Women in the American theatre: careers, images, movements: an illustrated anthology and sourcebook with Helen Kroch Chinoy (1981) and was an active member of the women's theatre community through the 1970s and 1980s. She had a son in 1971 and raised him as a single parent in Evanston, Il. No further biographical information is available.
2.397 linear feet (4 containers)
Professor, theater; Actor. Source material and correspondence relating to her book Women in American Theatre; also scripts, ephemera, periodicals, essays, clippings, and correspondence related to women's theatres around the world; and correspondence, printed material, and drafts for the Women in the Performing Arts newsletter.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Linda Walsh Jenkins donated her Papers to the Sophia Smith Collection in 1988 and 1989.
Preliminary processing done by Annie-Sage Whitehurst, Fraenkel intern, 2009.
- Linda Walsh Jenkins papers
- Finding Aid
- Finding aid prepared by Annie-Sage Whitehurst, intern.
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