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Overview The Margaret Sanger Papers Project (MSPP) is a historical editing project sponsored by the Division of Libraries at New York University. The Project was formed by Dr. Esther Katz in 1985 to locate, arrange, edit, research, and publish the papers of the noted birth control pioneer. The collecion contains biographical files, subject files, chronology and newspaper clippings, correspondence, a few primary sources (pamphlets, brochures, and publications), computer files, and an FBI file on Margaret...
Dates: 1879 - 2012
Overview Marianne Robinson's letters, photographs, poetry, correspondence, and even invoices are fantastic primary sources for topics of the labor and women's movement, folk music, single motherhood, and activism. Her correspondence with Woody Guthrie might be of special interest.
Overview Columnist and novelist. The Manning Papers consist primarily of correspondence and writings. The writings contained in this collection, especially those relating to the Dear Beatrice Fairfax advice column, offer insight into the domestic and marital issues encountered by women. Correspondence includes letters from her friend Olivia Torrence which span a lifetime; letters between Manning and her son during World War II; as well as letters from Eleanor Roosevelt, Earl...
Dates: 1901-2000; Majority of material found within 1930-1945
Overview Photographer, Cat breeder, Poet, Restaurateur. Photographs; poems; notes; correspondence. Half of the collection is comprised of the Meisel's photographs (portraits), plus a few of her with her cats. There are also drafts of poems, and a small amount of personal correspondence.
Overview Marjorie Nelson was a lesbian activist, therapist and feminist. The Marjory Nelson papers consist of a wide range of materials documenting the progression of her life, from faculty wife in a traditional marriage to graduate student, lesbian activist, radical feminist, hypnotherapist, and pacifist. Her activities in the feminist movement are richly documented, from its beginnings in the 1960s to the present. There are also correspondence, photographs and other materials representative of...
Overview Martha Ackelsberg is the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor Emerita of Government and Professor Emerita of the Study of Women and Gender at Smith College. Born in 1946 in New York City to Socialist Zionist parents, Ackelsberg earned a bachelors degree in social studies from Radcliffe College, and a masters and doctorate degrees in political philosophy from Princeton. While at Princeton, she explored anarchist theories of justice in Godwin, Bakunin and Kropotkin, and her dissertation focused on...
Dates: 1929 - 2014
Overview Martha Tolles is a Smith College graduate and author of numerous works of popular childrens' fiction, including the "Darci" and "Katie" series of books, which were published in the 1980s. This collection of her papers documents her writing through drafts, correspondence with her editors and fans, and publicity materials, including interviews conducted with Tolles.
Dates: 1965 - 2015
Collection — Box: 1
Overview Founded in the early 1970s by several women dissatisfied with the sexist treatment they received as members of the Union of Radical Political Economists, the Marxist-Feminist Group reflected the radical politics and increasingly radical feminism of its founders. The collection contains Marxist-Feminist Group biographies and meeting materials, including notes, presentations, publications, articles, and mailing lists.
Overview Mary Logan Rothschild is an Emeritus Professor of women and gender studies at Arizona State University and has taught there since 1975; she was instrumental in the founding of its women's studies program in 1977. From 2000 to 2002, Rothschild and Kathryn Kish Sklar, in cooperation with the Sophia Smith Collection, implemented the Living U.S. Women's History Oral History Project. Her papers document her career as professor and include research and oral history materials for various projects.
Dates: 1964 - 2006
Overview Mary Daly (1928-2010) was a radical feminist philosopher, author, lecturer, and professor of religious and women's studies. This collection includes records of her personal and professional life. Of particular interest are Daly's fight with Boston College, her writing process, and her argument with Audre Lorde.
Dates: 1928 - 2013
Overview Theologian; Feminist; Professor. The Papers document Mary E. Hunt's career as a feminist theologian. Included are published and unpublished writings and lectures; audiovisual materials featuring Hunt; files on conferences and events she attended, and her travels. There is some biographical information, as well as a small amount of material documenting the Women's Alliance for Theology, Ethics and Ritual (WATER, founded in 1983 by Hunt and her partner, Diann L. Neu) and Women Crossing Worlds,...
Dates: 1974 - 2011
Overview Since the early 1970s, Mary J. Oates's scholarship has focused on the study of women, especially Catholics, in American social and economic history. She is the author or editor of several books, including Higher Education for Catholic Women: An Historical Anthology (1987), ed., and The Catholic Philanthropic Tradition in America (1995). Oates has also published numerous articles in both scholarly journals and anthologies.The...
Overview The collection contains the literary papers of Mary Mackey, feminist novelist and poet.
Dates: 1947 - 2017
Overview Lawyer, professor, and political activist. Major themes reflected in the papers include international law, anti-communism, civil rights, the anti-Vietnam war and anti-nuclear movements. The papers also document Kaufman's close associations with other prominent civil rights attorneys and her involvement in international war crimes tribunals. Material includes trial records and research; correspondence; published and unpublished writings; speeches; and teaching materials.
Dates: 1917 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1946-1986
Overview The collection contains professional academic papers and materials associated with publications of Mary Ryan, Women's History and Women's Studies scholar.
Dates: 1968 - 2015
Overview Professor and historian. Papers include creative and professional writings, artwork, diaries, teaching materials, scrapbooks, and photographs. The material provides insight into the coming of age and later professional academic life of a woman historian of the late 19th century. They are also a valuable source of information on the development of historiography. Correspondents include academics and fellow historians of the period.
Dates: 1857-1948; Majority of material found within 1880-1898
Overview Administrative records of an intercollegiate athletic association to promote competitions among female athletes in Massachusetts colleges. Included are membership directories, reports, and records of competitions, tournaments and championships. NOTE: There is no container list online for this finding aid. You may contact the Sophia Smith Collection if you want one sent to you.
Dates: 1971-2001 (ongoing)
Overview Founded in 1993 by a group of Western Massachusetts women concerned about issues related to breast cancer, the Pioneer Valley Chapter was associated with the statewide organization, the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC), until 1996 and in 2000 re-organized as the Cancer Connection which is still serving the Pioneer Valley in 2019. The collection contains correspondence, financial records, newspaper articles, meeting minutes and agendas, membership lists and programming materials.
Dates: 1990 - 2004
Overview Founded in 1991 by the National Coalition of Midwifery Educators, the Midwifery Education Accreditation Council (MEAC) serves as a non-profit and nationally recognized accrediting agency, making midwifery more accepted as it becomes more professionalized. The collection contains accreditation documentation, reports, minutes, agendas, and correspondence.
Dates: 1990 - 2013
Overview Labor organizer; Women's rights activist; Author; Activist; Poet. The papers include correspondence, organizing materials, conference materials, fliers, pamphlets, newsletters, and newspaper clippings. There is also Louie's course work as both student and instructor. Major topics include women and labor organizing, Asian American women's history, social justice activism, international women's rights, and issues surrounding race, class, immigration and poverty in the U.S. Especially impressive...
Dates: 1970 - 2016
Overview Mary Alexander (Molly) Yard was a political, civil rights and feminist organizer, best known for her work as the president of the National Organization for Women from 1987-1991, during which time she organized the 1989 National March for Women's Lives, one of the largest marches in Washington D.C. history. Born in 1912 in Shanghai, China, where her parents had sought temporary refuge from the political conflicts rocking Chengtu, the provincial home of their Methodist Episcopl mission. She lived...
Dates: 1917 - 1993
Overview Author; Philanthropist; President, Smith College. Collection consists primarily of the papers of Elizabeth Cutter Morrow, although her husband Dwight W. Morrow, and daughters Elisabeth Reeve Morrow (Morgan); Anne Spencer Morrow (Lindbergh); and Constance Cutter Morrow (Morgan), and extended family members are also represented. The papers include personal and professional papers and material pertaining to Smith College. Correspondence is extensive. Of interest are documents describing Elizabeth...
Dates: 1839-1966; Majority of material found within 1873-1955
Overview Feminist advocacy organization. Records pertain to all aspects of the Foundation's work since its inception and include records of the Board, correspondence, emails, minutes, agendas, reports, grant applications and proposals, programs, brochures, pamphlets, publications, membership and publicity materials, photographs, posters, audiovisuals, and memorabilia. Much of the collection consists of files documenting the Foundations' projects such as Take Our Daughters and Sons To Work Day; Free To...
Overview Professor of Zoology. Contains correspondence, clippings, notes, reports, and photographs.
Dates: 1888 - 1984
Found in: Smith College Archives
Overview The collection contains correspondence, diaries/journals, writings, both prose and poetry, course work, workshop materials, and photographs of Myra Shapiro, New York poet and author.
Overview Playwright, Lyricist, Actress, Producer. Collection includes correspondence; promotional material; scripts (some in braille); photographs; original film footage and soundtrack chiefly relating to filming, production and distribution of the Oscar winning documentary film Helen Keller in Her Story (1955). Included are research files, biographical information, correspondence and other papers relating to Helen Keller, Annie Sullivan, actress Katharine Cornell,...
Dates: 1862-1992; Majority of material found within 1952-1959
Overview Nancy Staver was a social worker, specializing in children's learning problems. The collection contains correspondence, lecture notes, publications, and an oral history consisting of ten cassette tapes and a transcript.
Dates: 1941 - 1989
Overview Nanette K. Gartrell, born in 1949, is an American psychiatrist, researcher, lesbian activist and author. The collection documents Gartrell's personal and professional life and is comprised of materials concerning Gartrell's advocacy for women's rights and LGBT people within the American Psychiatric Association; educational programs to promote non-homophobic healthcare; the lesbian physician's conference, Women in Medicine; studies on sexual abuse and her U.S. National Longitudinal Lesbian...
Overview Educational program. This small collection contains newsletters, brochures and pamphlets from the Women's Department of the National Association of Manufacturers for distribution to women's clubs. There is also a small amount of general printed material about the National Association of Manufacturers.
Overview Women's shelter. The NELCWIT Records include reports, planning board minutes, personal writings, fundraising and outreach materials, articles and clippings, and publications. The collection documents the organization's administration, shelter and counseling services, and educational programs from its founding in 1976 to the present. Included are personal writings by survivors of domestic violence and abuse; research papers; and publicity and printed materials related to issues of domestic...
Dates: 1975-2001 (ongoing)
- Subject: notes X
- Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History 209
- Smith College Archives 3
- correspondence 188
- Notes 174
- Photographs. 127
- clippings 115
- articles 101
- Writings 91
- Audiotapes 82
- reports 67
- Books 64
- memorabilia 63
- Publications 56
- Computer media 55
- Financial records 55
- Research 55
- Speeches. 54
- Manuscripts 51
- Videotapes 51
- Electronic records 50
- Pamphlets 50
- Brochures 42 ∧ less
- Spanish; Castilian 9
- French 3
- Breton 1
- German 1
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 1
- Smith College - Faculty. 6
- Smith College -- Students 6
- National Organization for Women 4
- Planned Parenthood Federation of America 4
- Sanger, Margaret, 1879-1966 4
- Steinem, Gloria 4
- Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A. 4
- Communist Party of the United States of America 3
- Hunt, Mary E. 3
- Smith College. School for Social Work. 3
- Alan Guttmacher Institute 2
- Alliance Against the Oppression of Women 2
- American Association for the United Nations 2
- Arise for Social Justice (Springfield, Mass.) 2
- Baumgardner, Jennifer 2
- Boston College -- Faculty 2
- Clinton, Bill, 1946- 2
- Crowe, Frances 2
- Daly, Mary 2
- Dublin, Thomas 2 ∧ less