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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).
Aileen C. Hernandez 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Professional and personal papers, including correspondence, business records, sermons, writings, both published and unpublished, and teaching/workshop materials, especially strong in anti-racism material, of Andrea Ayvazian, labor and delivery nurse, mountaineering guide, anti-racism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.
Anna Steese Richardson papers
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.
Committee on Women, Population and the Environment records
The collection contains the business records of the Committee on Women, Population,& the Environment (CWPE), a multi-racial alliance that works on the local, regional, national, and international levels to oppose population control policies that blame overpopulation for poverty, hunger, environmental degradation and political volatility.
Crime, prisons, and reform schools collection
Documents the activities and experiences of female criminals, the efforts of social scientists to understand them, the work of prison reformers to improve their treatment, and the changing approaches and methods used by the state to manage them. Material includes printed material, correspondence, drawings, reports, and unpublished papers that focus on the United States and England.
Collection contains printed materials on economics as it relates to women in the U.S. Types of material include articles, newsletters, pamphlets, resource manuals, court hearings, and symposium proceedings. Includes women in the workforce, as economic equals, and as consumers. Material published by the U. S. Department of Labor, Joint Economic Committee, the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the United Nations.
Elizabeth Lapovsky Kennedy papers
The collection contains personal and professional papers reflecting Elizabeth Kennedy's role as one of the pioneers in the field of Women's Studies and LGBTQ Studies as well as her activism, both in Buffalo, NY and in Arizona. Especially well documented is the emergence of Women's Studies as a viable academic field, as well as the opening up of American Studies and cultural anthropology.
Elizabeth Norris papers
YWCA Archivist, Librarian. Papers consist of biographical and family history information, family photographs, writings, and samples from her collections of memorabilia with associated reference files. The bulk of the papers is photographs and materials related to Norris' memorabilia collections.
Global Campaign for Microbicides records
Heather Huyck papers
The Heather Huyck papers consist of research files for Huyck's dissertation,"To Celebrate a Whole Priesthood: The History of Women's Ordination in the Episcopal Church" and professional and personal papers related to her career as a public historian, working especially with the National Park Service to establish women's history sites. Also includes papers related to Huyck's mother, Dorothy Boyle Huyck, who was involved with the Family Camping Association in the 1960s and 1970s.
This collection consists of printed materials that document the evolution of attitudes and approaches to lesbian, gay, and bisexual people and organizations from 1932-1995 (mostly the 1970s), and documents the political struggles of lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals to oppose homophobic discrimination in U.S. society. Also of interest are numerous newsletters, periodicals and leaflets that document lesbian organizing in Western Massachusetts.
Jane Garrett papers
Lamont-Corliss Family papers
Philanthropist; Pacifist; Poet; and Philosopher. Papers document Florence Haskell Corliss and Thomas Lamont's family, social life, and philanthropic work. Topics include philosophy, philanthropy, Smith College, literature, socialism, United Nations. Materials include correspondence, writings (manuscripts), childhood writings, speeches, diaries, genealogical material, photographs, memorabilia, and clippings.
Letty Cottin Pogrebin papers
Loraine Hutchins papers
Loretta J. Ross papers
Marcia Ann Gillespie papers
Margaret Sanger Research Bureau records
Mary van Kleeck papers
Miriam Ching Yoon Louie papers
Miscellaneous organizations collection
Miscellaneous subjects collection
Includes small amounts of mostly printed material on subjects related to women, including aging and aged women, alcoholism, anarchism, costume, fascism, friendship, girls, Nazism, physically handicapped women, postage stamps, rural women, sex, sex education, female sexuality, single women, taxation, tobacco, and witchcraft. Material includes printed material, books, cassette tapes, correspondence, position papers, questionnaires, reports, memorabilia, and stamps.
Molly Yard papers
Population problems collection
Collection consists almost entirely of printed materials, also includes handbills, reports, speeches, trial transcripts, a Smith College course syllabus and unpublished paper, and an audiotape of The Dick Cavett Show on the legalization of prostitution. Focus on the United States and England, some items on Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.
- Books 39
- articles 32
- correspondence 31
- photographs 26
- reports 23
- Newsletters 22
- Audiotapes 21
- memorabilia 19
- Writings 16
- Brochures 15
- Videotapes 15
- Leaflets 14
- Periodicals 14
- Speeches. 14
- Notes 13
- Research 13
- Organization files 12
- Publications 12 + ∧ less
- Spanish; Castilian 2
- French 1
- German 1
- Korean 1
- Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History 19
- National Organization for Women 4
- National Woman's Party 3
- Steinem, Gloria 3
- Dennett, Mary Ware, 1872-1947 2
- Gilman, Charlotte Perkins, 1860-1935 2
- National Women's Health Network 2
- Adam, Margie 1
- Adamson, Rebecca 1
- Alchon, Guy 1
- Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. 1
- Alliance Against the Oppression of Women 1
- American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation. Division for Girls and Women's Sports 1
- American Association for the United Nations 1
- American Association of Social Workers 1
- American Association of University Professors 1
- American Association of University Women 1
- American Birth Control League 1
- American Student Union 1
- American Studies Association 1 + ∧ less