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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
Alma Lutz papers
Biographer, editor, and historian. Papers consist primarily of material related to her work on the proposed Equal Rights Amendment, including writings, Congressional reports, and pamphlets. Printed material, writings, and speeches on women's rights, suffrage, and the National Woman's Party; plus a letter from John Stuart Mill.
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Professional and personal papers, including correspondence, business records, sermons, writings, both published and unpublished, and teaching/workshop materials, especially strong in anti-racism material, of Andrea Ayvazian, labor and delivery nurse, mountaineering guide, anti-racism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
Arise for Social Justice records
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.
Batya Bauman papers
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.
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.
Carrie Chapman Catt papers
Catharine Kerlin Wilder papers
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.
Choice USA records
Clara Barton papers
Nurse; Founder and President, American National Red Cross. Worked as a nurse in the Civil war and initiated a campaign to develop the American Red Cross. Papers include correspondence, manuscript notes, speeches, writings, photographs, memorabilia, and files documenting her work for the Civil War, Red Cross, and other relief organizations.
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.
Communism, socialism, and radical left politics collection
Includes printed materials, correspondence, journals and organizational records documenting women's involvement in socialist and communist movements in the United States, United Kingdom, and internationally. Individuals represented include Ella Reeve Bloor, Adeline Champney, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, Dolores (Pasionaria) Ibarruri, Zelda Kahan, Rosa Luxembourg, Betty Millard, Kate Richards O'Hare, Anna Louise Strong, and Clara Zetkin.
Constance Baker Motley papers
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.
Dorothy Hamilton Brush papers
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.
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).
Elizabeth Dodge Huntington Clarke papers
Elizabeth Healy Ross papers
Elizabeth Heard Bell papers
The Elizabeth Heard Bell papers include correspondence, diaries, subject files, clippings, and memorabilia. The subject files include material on many aspects of environmental activism, especially against nuclear energy.
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.
- correspondence 74
- articles 59
- photographs 58
- reports 46
- Books 44
- Newsletters 43
- Brochures 35
- memorabilia 35
- Speeches. 33
- Audiotapes 32
- Writings 32
- Notes 27
- Financial records 24
- Fliers 24
- Minutes 24
- Videotapes 24
- Periodicals 22
- Publications 22 + ∧ less
- Spanish; Castilian 7
- French 4
- German 3
- Portuguese 2
- Danish 1
- Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History 25
- Steinem, Gloria 5
- National Organization for Women 4
- National Woman's Party 3
- Sanger, Margaret, 1879-1966 3
- Young Women’s Christian Association of the U.S.A. 3
- Beard, Mary Ritter 2
- Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 2
- Crowe, Frances, 1919- 2
- Dennett, Mary Ware, 1872-1947 2
- Gilman, Charlotte Perkins, 1860-1935 2
- Grierson, Margaret Storrs 2
- International Planned Parenthood Federation 2
- Kenyon, Dorothy 2
- League of Nations 2
- McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922- --Correspondence 2
- National American Woman Suffrage Association 2
- National Committee on the Cause and Cure of War (U.S.) 2
- National Women's Health Network 2
- Neilson, William Allan, 1869-1946 2 + ∧ less