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Pat Schneider, a poet, author and writing teacher, was the founder of Amherst Writers and Artists in Amherst, Massachusetts. These papers include Schneider’s journals, writings (published, unpublished, and drafts), teaching materials, and correspondence. Writings include plays, poetry, writing exercises, publication drafts, college papers, autobiographical works, and essays. Also included are several recordings of readings and some photographs.
Artist; Poet; Columnist. Published and unpublished writings by Crawford, an American living in Paris during World War II.
The papers represent the extended Pearce/Brown family involved in education in rural United States and missionary and education work at the Sidon Female Seminary in Syria and elswhere in the Middle East, circa 1880s-1930s. Also represented are Eleanor I. Burns, founder of the American College for Girls in Istanbul; Mary Mills Patrick, founder of Constantinople Women's College; and Alice Lloyd, founder of Caney Junior College in Kentucky.
Architect; film maker; lesbian activist; feminist; founder, Women's School of Planning and Architecture; and professor. The Birkby papers include her own documentation of women's activities through various forms of documentation. Materials include films, photographs, journals, writings, and correspondence with several notable feminists.
Author. Suffragist. Typescripts of Duganne's short stories comprise most of the collection, although there are also typescripts of five novels, a number of plays and scrapbooks. Correspondence with her agent Carl Brandt reflects her attempt to break into the television and film writing industries.
YWCA overseas secretary. Primarily photographs of YWCA members and activities in the Philippines and Brazil, circa 1930s-40s, with descriptive notes. Images include a YWCA Girls' Camp in the Philippines, and war-torn Manila in 1945.
Woman's club leader, suffragist and lecturer. Much of the collection appears to have been part of a scrapbook. Writings and speeches primarily relate to her father (Colonel and U.S. Representative Benjamin A. Willis), the League of Nations, suffrage, the Institute of Human Relations, and women's clubs. Correspondents include Gertrude Atherton, Carrie Chapman Catt, and Florence G. Tuttle.
Editor; YWCA worker; Women's rights advocate; Pacifist. Papers include McCulloch's published writings and notes on education, religion, social progress, working women, marriage and the women's movement; speeches; biographical material; memorabilia; photographs; a scrapbook kept by McCulloch's mother; and writings by close friend and pacifist Henrietta Roelofs.
Robert Foust visited the Soviet Union (USSR) in 1962 as part of an official USA-USSR exchange program with the YMCA/YWCA. The collection includes his personal records of the trip and souviners.
The collection contains the personal and professional papers of Ronnie Gilbert, singer, playwright, psychotherapist, narrator of numerous documentary films, feminist, and global peace worker. Also includes extensive audiovisual materials documenting concerts, albums, and interviews with Ronnie Gilbert and others.
Homemaker; Physician. Correspondence of Carl. W. Rosenbloom, M.D. and his fiancee (later his wife), Lena Berinstein, written while Carl pursued further medical training in Europe and Lena remained in Holyoke, Massachusetts. There are also a few photographs (reproductions).
Author, pacifist, and feminist. The Tuttle papers include writings, including an unpublished autobiography; photographs; speeches; research material; and records from Tuttle's involvement with various peace organizations. Topics covered include peace, internationalism, birth control rights, suffrage, women's clubs, and women writers. Correspondents include Virginia Gildersleeve, Florence Lamont, Anna Garlin Spencer, and Portia Willis (Berg) Fitzgerald.
Poet; Playwright; Author. Manuscript of Adam's Rib (including revisions; and Norwegian and Swedish editions); and The Old Sex and the New; published books, articles and poetry; unpublished writings. Major themes in the collection include literature, sexuality, and the women's movement.
YWCA overseas secretary and YWCA executive. The major portion of the collection focuses on Hill's service with the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) in Liberia, including detailed letters to her family; correspondence with YWCA officials; reports on her activities in Liberia; plus printed material, memorabilia, postcards and photographs documenting Liberia and YWCA activities there.
Teacher; Traveler; Military spouse. Papers include letters to family while working at Caney Creek Community Center, Pippa Passes, KY (1919); from Puerto Rico; and Hawaii (1940-42) with descriptions of the impact of the Pearl Harbor attack. Also photographs of Puerto Rico (1919-20), and travel diaries of her mother, Carrie Taylor Tuthill, Europe (1892 and 1913).
YWCA overseas secretary and official. This very small collection consists of Van Meter's notes about her travels and experiences working to establish YWCA chapters around the world and includes material relating to YWCA centers in Turkey and in South America.
YWCA executive. Papers are primarily related to her work in the Foreign Division of the Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A., 1923-1944. Types of materials include correspondence, photographs, reports, a scrapbook, speeches, travel notes, and writings. A large portion documents Lyon's overseas travels for the YWCA through reports and more informal "diary letters."
This very small collection includes a few pieces of correspondence (notably with Alma Routsong, Beva Eastman, and Kate Millett); writings; photographs; printed material; and biographical material.