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Abe Louise Young papers
Abe Louise Young is a poet, activist, Sophia Smith Scholar in Poetry, and a founder of the Poetry Center at Smith College. Collection contains correspondence; diaries; poetry and writings; passport; flyers, brochures and newsletters pertaining to the women's movement and lesbian activism; and miscellaneous printed material, memorabilia, and photographs. A typescript of an interview with Elizabeth Alexander, first director of the Smith Poetry Center, is also included.
Abortion Rights Fund of Western Massachusetts records
The Abortion Rights Fund of Western Massachusetts is a volunteer group that generates donations from individuals and foundations to make loans to low-income women seeking abortions. The group also works to increase public awareness of curbs on freedom of choice. The papers include organization records, including financial material, conference materials, correspondence, fundraising material, publications, and other printed material.
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 de Mille papers
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.
Agnes Morgenthau Newborg papers
Woman's club leader; Suffragist. Collection contains correspondence pertaining to suffrage activities from nine women to Agnes Morgenthau, circa 1914: Mary Austin, Belle da Costa Greene, Beatrice Forbes- Robertson Hale, Marie Jenney Howe, Gertrude Kingston, Fola LaFollette, Alice Duer Miller, Marie Tempest, and Vira Boarman Whitehouse. There is also a photograph and suffrage poems by Alice Duer Miller.
Aileen C. Hernandez papers
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.
Alexander C. Sanger papers
The Alexander C. Sanger papers document Alexander Sanger's work as President and CEO of Planned Parenthood of New York City, and his involvement in Planned Parenthood Federation of America, the International Planned Parenthood Federation, and the general struggle for reproductive rights in the U.S. and abroad. The collection also includes materials related to the Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation Program for Commissioning Women in the Performing Arts, founded by Alexander Sanger in 2013.
Alice Beal Baker Hyde papers
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.
Alice Recknagel Ireys papers
Alice Weld Tallant papers
Physician, Settlement house worker, Relief worker, World War I. Small collection related to Tallant's medical career at Joy Settlement and St. Martha's House, Philadelphia, and in France during World War I.
Alison King Parra Bastien papers
Alison King Parra Bastien is a midwife and anthropologist who has studied with midwives and doctors in Mexico and been a regional representative for the Midwives' Alliance of North America. Her papers consist of correspondence, professional papers, notebooks documenting her midwifery practice, and notebooks and catalogs pertaining to her practice of herbology.
All Volunteer Escort Service for the Summit Women's Center records
Abortion rights advocacy group. Videotapes, photographs, and memorabilia documenting the anti-abortion protestors who formed around the Summit Medical Center, an abortion clinic in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Also contains court documents pertaining to a federal suit filed against some protestors.
American Association of University Women. Connecticut Valley Branch records
Collegiate association. The records document the organization's history, administration, committee activities, membership, and promotional activities. Materials include reports, brochures, correspondence, and printed materials.
American Council of Railroad Women records
An organization of women holding supervisory positions in railroad personnel and service. The records provide insight into the attitudes and motivations of a group of professional women organized for their mutual benefit at a time when most women had "jobs" rather than "careers." Material includes correspondence, minutes, reports, publications, photographs, scrapbooks, and other material which document its history and activities from its founding until 1977.
Ames family papers
Anna Moscowitz Kross papers
Anna Moscowitz Kross was a lawyer, judge, New York City Department of Corrections Commissioner, and social reformer. The bulk of the collection covers Kross's career as the Commissioner of Correction. Writings, speeches, and taped interviews reflect Kross's efforts to institute major reforms focusing on education and social rehabilitation for women prisoners. Correspondents include Constance Baker Motley and Eleanor Roosevelt.
Anne Burlak Timpson papers
Anne Morrow Lindbergh papers
Annetta Thompson Mills papers
Missionary; Teacher. Collection consists primarily of materials about the life of Annetta Thompson Mills and the history of the Yantai (Chefoo) School for the Deaf in Yantai, China.
Annette Hoyt Flanders papers
Landscape architect. Collection consists of files compiled by Patricia L. Filzen in preparation for writing her M.A. thesis on landscape architecture (1988, University of Wisconsin-Madison). While the files pertain primarily to Annette Hoyt Flanders, there are materials about other practitioners in the field, as well. Glass slides of Flanders' work are also included.
Annette Kar Baxter papers
Annie Gertrude Webb Porritt papers
Documents women's participation in, and contributions to, the broad field of art. Contains primarily printed material, plus, correspondence, interviews, notes, photographs, postcards, posters, speeches, and typescripts. The collection documents the lives and work of individual designers, landscape architects, women in the fine arts, as well as the status of women in the arts and organizations of feminist artists.
Asian American Reproductive Justice Oral History Project oral histories
The Asian American Reproductive Justice Oral History Project presents oral histories of Asian American women who have been active in the Reproductive Justice movement since the 1980s. The collection includes interviews, transcripts, photographs, published materials, author's note, and original grant proposal.
Association of Collegiate Alumnae records
- photographs 434
- correspondence 380
- clippings 234
- memorabilia 202
- Writings 184
- articles 144
- Audiotapes 128
- Books 117
- diaries 108
- reports 106
- Notes 105
- Speeches. 100
- scrapbooks 100
- Financial records 87
- Videotapes 82
- Pamphlets 77
- Manuscripts 76
- Publications 73
- Electronic records 71
- Computer media 69 + ∧ less
- Spanish; Castilian 12
- French 9
- German 4
- Breton 1
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 1
- Smith College -- Students 38
- Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History 21
- Young Women’s Christian Association of the U.S.A. 18
- Sanger, Margaret, 1879-1966 13
- Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 11
- Steinem, Gloria 11
- National Organization for Women 9
- Planned Parenthood Federation of America 9
- Smith College. School for Social Work 8
- YWCA of the U.S.A. 8
- Blackwell, Alice Stone, 1857-1950 7
- Millett, Kate (1934-09-14-2017-09-06) 7
- American Birth Control League 6
- Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906 6
- Beard, Mary Ritter 6
- Grierson, Margaret Storrs 6
- International Planned Parenthood Federation 6
- National Committee on the Cause and Cure of War (U.S.) 6
- Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 5
- Birkby, Phyllis (1932 December 16-1994 April 13) 5 + ∧ less