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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).
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.
Aileen C. Hernandez papers
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.
Alida Walsh papers
Alida Walsh was an artist, filmmaker, feminist, and professor of film studies. Artwork by Alida Walsh, including copies of her films and other audiovisual media; photographs, slides, color photocopies, writings, and correspondence of and pertaining to her work; and posters, reviews, and press releases for her exhibitions.
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.
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Professional and personal papers, including correspondence, business records, sermons, writings, both published and unpublished, and teaching/workshop materials, especially strong in anti-racism material, of Andrea Ayvazian, labor and delivery nurse, mountaineering guide, anti-racism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.
Anne Burlak Timpson papers
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.
Beth Jacobs papers
Beth Jacobs was a birth control activist and member of the Legislative Council of Jamaica. Her papers include correspondence, speeches, clippings, photographs, video tape, writings, and printed material relating to family planning, sex education, family life and health, child welfare association, the International Planned Parenthood Foundation and the Beth Jacobs Family Planning Clinic in Jamaica, 1950-1998.
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.
Black Women's Health Imperative records
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.
Brigitte Jordan papers
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.
Carmen Vázquez papers
Lesbian activist. The Carmen Vázquez Papers document Vazquez's activism for gay and lesbian rights; they include materials pertaining to gay and lesbian health issues, as well as Vazquez's interest and involvement in broader issues of race and class. The collection includes diaries, correspondence, biographical information, an interview, photographs, memorabilia, writings speeches.
Carole A. Oglesby papers
Carole A. Oglesby is a pioneer in the women's sports movement and one of the first "out" lesbians in U.S. athletics. The bulk of this collection represents Oglesby's professional activities, research and extensive writings, and contains materials related to women and sport in the United States and worldwide beginning in the 1950's.
Carole De Saram papers
Carole De Saram was a feminist activist in the 1970s, working as President of New York City National Organization for Women (NOW) for women's equality in all fields. Her papers include documents, legal information, conference and protest information, and organizational information about the National Organization for Women, as well as photographs, correspondence, and personal documents of Carole De Saram.
Carolyn McDade papers
Born June 19, 1935 to a Southern Baptist family, Carolyn McDade is a feminist, a writer of women's music, and self-described activist. The collection includes personal and professional papers, including correspondence, music, writing, and organizational documents.
Catholics for Choice records
Catholics for Choice (CFC) is an organization which seeks "to serve as a voice for Catholics who believe that the Catholic tradition supports a woman's moral and legal right to follow her conscience in matters of sexuality and reproductive health". The Catholics for Choice records are comprised of organizational records, including correspondence, reports, audiovisual materials, and articles that document the organization's mission and activities.
Center for the Advancement of Women records
Women's advocacy group. The records document the daily activities of a feminist non-prift research and advocacy group. Major topics covered: women's rights, women's health, reproductive rights, women of color, affirmative action, and domestic violence.
Cynthia Ellen Elbaum papers
Photojournalist. The Papers document Elbaum's career as a photojournalist, notably in Chechnya during the war with the Soviet Union and include biographical information and photographs.
Dee Mosbacher papers and Woman Vision records
Diann L. Neu papers
Documenting Lesbian Lives Oral History Project oral histories
Dolores Alexander papers
Dyke TV records
The Education Collection includes bibliographies, reports, papers, articles, biographies, textbooks, teaching materials, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, conference programs, proposals, scholarly papers, course syllabi and correspondence pertaining to women's education.
Elaine Pinderhughes papers
Elaine Pinderhughes was a professor of social work and highly sought after consultant, as well as a leader and featured speaker at conferences, workshops, and symposia. This collection includes published and unpublished articles and essays, including notes and drafts, as well as research materials for her book, Understanding Race, Ethnicity and Power: The Key to Efficacy in Clinical Practice (1989).
- correspondence 104
- Audiotapes 91
- photographs 82
- clippings 74
- Computer media 59
- Electronic records 55
- memorabilia 55
- articles 52
- Financial records 46
- Books 43
- reports 43
- DVD-Video discs 42
- Publications 39
- Writings 39
- Notes 38
- Speeches. 35
- CD-ROMs 34
- Pamphlets 33
- Newsletters 31 + ∧ less
- Spanish; Castilian 10
- Portuguese 2
- Chinese 1
- Danish 1
- Dutch; Flemish 1
- French 1
- German 1
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 1
- Hungarian 1
- Italian 1
- Norwegian 1
- Polish 1
- Swedish 1 + ∧ less
- National Organization for Women 8
- Steinem, Gloria 8
- National Women's Health Network 5
- Planned Parenthood Federation of America 5
- Ross, Loretta J. 5
- Sanger, Margaret, 1879-1966 5
- Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History 5
- International Planned Parenthood Federation 4
- Millett, Kate (1934-09-14-2017-09-06) 4
- National Abortion Rights Action League 4
- American Birth Control League 3
- Anderson, Kelly 3
- Avery, Byllye 3
- Biren, Joan E. (1944) 3
- Birkby, Phyllis (1932 December 16-1994 April 13) 3
- Birth Control Clinical Research Bureau (New York, N.Y.) 3
- Black Women's Health Imperative 3
- Caldicott, Helen 3
- Hammer, Barbara, 1939-2019 3
- Hunt, Mary E. 3 + ∧ less