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Abby Morton Diaz papers
Author, Suffragist, Social reformer. The Abby Morton Diaz Papers include biographical articles; articles and pamphlets written by Diaz; photographs; suffrage leaflets; reports of the Women's Educational and Industrial Union; miscellaneous pamphlets; and a book that includes a speech by Diaz.
Primarily printed materials, plus legislative records, memorabilia, and audiovisual materials documenting the efforts of both the pro-life and pro-choice movements. The Legal status section documents specific court cases, with an emphasis on the Roe v. Wade case (1973). Organizations represented include the National Abortion Rights Action League (NARAL) and the Women's National Abortion Action Coalition (WONAAC).
Adaline Pendleton Satterthwaite papers
Physician; Birth control advocate. The papers include extensive correspondence, diaries, medical records and reports, photographs, writings, and subject files pertaining to Satterthwaite's career as a physican, birth control pioneer, and internationally renowned expert in family planning. The collection is rich in materials documenting Satterthwaite's work in family planning in Puerto Rico, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and China.
Adrienne Germain papers
The Adrienne Germain papers contain the working papers of Adrienne Germain, a champion for women's health and human rights in low-income countries, including essays, research materials, and correspondence related to her work with the Ford Foundation and the International Women's Health Coalition.
Agnes Lauga papers
Social worker; Social work administrator and educator. The papers include correspondence, photographs, memorabilia, writings by Lauga and others, teaching materials, and other documents related to Lauga's teaching and administrative work at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine and her involvement in the Alumnae Association of the Smith College School for Social Work.
Aileen C. Hernandez papers
Alan Guttmacher Institute records
Alene Stern Erlanger papers
Dog trainer and breeder. Small collection of material from Erlanger's work with war dogs during World War II, including correspondence, photographs, citations, and books on dog training.
Alice Morgan Wright papers
Alice O. Howell papers
Teacher; Author; Astrologer. Collection includes personal papers and materials pertaining to Howell's career as an astrologer and teacher and practitioner of Jungian cosmology/psychology: a lengthy oral history; teaching materials; diaries; writings; correspondence; publicity materials; subject files; and memorabilia.
Ames family papers
Andrea Ayvazian papers
Professional and personal papers, including correspondence, business records, sermons, writings, both published and unpublished, and teaching/workshop materials, especially strong in anti-racism material, of Andrea Ayvazian, labor and delivery nurse, mountaineering guide, anti-racism consultant, a teacher, a folk singer and published poet, a college dean of religous life, and a pastor.
Ann Hartman papers
Anna Steese Richardson papers
Anne Burlak Timpson papers
Anne MacKay papers
The collection contains personal and business files of Anne Mackay, an amateur theatre director, playwright, and author, who was prominent in the New York lesbian community in the 20th century. It includes materials regarding MacKay's amateur theater work, as well as her work as an author of fiction, nonfiction and poetry. Also well-documented is her active participation in reunion activities at her alma mater Vassar College (Class of 1949).
Anne Morrow Lindbergh papers
Annette Kar Baxter papers
Associated Charities of Brattleboro records
Charitable organization. The Associated Charities, chartered by the state of Vermont in 1915, was formed by a group of women in the late 1800s and envisioned as a ''rainy day fund'' for less fortunate people. The records consist of two volumes: a Minute Book and an Account Book.
Barbara Honeyman Heath Roll papers
Barbara Honeyman Heath Roll was an anthropologist. Her papers include diaries, notes, correspondence, biographical articles, writings, printed material, photographs, research material, and an oral histoty. Much of the collection is comprised of field notes, photographs and somatotypes taken in the village of Pere in Papua New Guinea, where Roll worked with Margaret Mead, 1966 and 1975.
Bel Kaufman papers
Bernie D. Jones papers
Betty Carter papers
The Betty Carter Papers consist primarily of Carter's writings, as an authority on the subject of family and marriage therapy, about marriage, divorce and remarriage, and family dynamics.
This collection consists of biographical material on both famous and lesser-known women and men. For the most part, there is only a small amount of material on each individual. Materials typically include published and unpublished biographical sketches, books, correspondence, diaries, genealogies, photographs, and published and unpublished writings.
Birth control collection
This small collection is comprised of mostly books, plus some pamphlets, flyers, and other. Documents uses and misuses of contraception; family planning; sex in marriage; sex instruction; histories of the treatment of contraception by the church; population problems; fertility; and sterility.
Boden Sandstrom papers and Woman Sound records
The collection documents the history of Woman Sound (later City Sound Productions), the first all-woman sound company founded by Sandstrom and her partner, Casse Culver, in 1975. It is comprised of correspondence, financial records, legal documents, tax records, and general office files. The collection also includes research materials for Sandstrom's dissertation.
Bodman family papers
Brewster family papers
Traveler, author, English teacher, Smith graduate, and librarian. Papers are primarily those of Anna Gertrude Brewster and Mary Kate Brewster. Both sisters were devoted to theatre, particularly to the Academy of Music in Northampton. They also wrote several books and plays, some of which were published. Material documents world travel, and includes scrapbooks, photographs, diaries, correspondence, and the Brewster children's family newspaper.
Bush-Brown family papers
Includes papers of sculptor Henry Kirke Brown; his nephew, sculptor Henry Kirke Bush-Brown; his wife, painter Margaret Lesley Bush-Brown); their daughter, artist Lydia Bush-Brown Head; and sons, Harold Bush-Brown and James Bush-Brown.
Byllye Avery papers
Health reformer; reproductive rights advocate. Papers document Avery's work as an activist in the field of black women's health and reproductive rights, including clippings, articles, correspondence, financial information, conference materials, speaking engagements, memorabilia, and audiovisual materials. Materials relating to Avery's involvement in the Black Women's Health Imperative are also included.
- correspondence 180
- Books 170
- photographs 141
- clippings 123
- articles 113
- Writings 93
- memorabilia 90
- Audiotapes 76
- Notes 63
- reports 62
- Pamphlets 56
- diaries 54
- Publications 53
- scrapbooks 53
- Videotapes 52
- Manuscripts 51
- Newsletters 49
- Financial records 48
- Speeches. 47
- Research 46 + ∧ less
- Spanish; Castilian 7
- French 5
- German 3
- Breton 1
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 1
- Korean 1
- Portuguese 1
- Russian 1 + ∧ less
- Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History 27
- Smith College -- Students 15
- Planned Parenthood Federation of America 10
- Sanger, Margaret, 1879-1966 9
- National Organization for Women 7
- Young Women’s Christian Association of the U.S.A. 6
- American Birth Control League 5
- Blackwell, Alice Stone, 1857-1950 5
- Steinem, Gloria 5
- Alan Guttmacher Institute 4
- Birth Control Clinical Research Bureau (New York, N.Y.) 4
- Guttmacher, Alan Frank, 1898- 4
- International Planned Parenthood Federation 4
- McCormick, Katherine Dexter, 1876-1967 4
- National Women's Health Network 4
- Rose, Florence 4
- Abzug, Bella S., 1920-1998 3
- Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 3
- Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906 3
- Beard, Mary Ritter 3 + ∧ less