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Overview This collection contains both printed materials and original sources documenting the broad spectrum of women's rights struggles and movements from the late eighteenth century to the present, primarily in the United States. Materials include biographical writings on individuals who made significant contributions to women's rights; an important concentration of sources on women's rights conferences and conventions; records pertaining to the E.R.A. fight; records of the President's Commission on...
Overview Educational program and feminist collective. The Women's School of Planning and Architecture Records provides a detailed account of the successes and struggles of an experimental, non-hierarchical educational institution founded at the height of the 1970s women's movement. Records document the School's sessions on feminist architectural planning and design. There is also rich documentation of the founding, planning, and operation of the School. Materials include correspondence; histories;...
Overview Student Group. The Women's Studies Task Force was formed at a crucial time in the history of the development of women's studies at Smith College. The Task Force, like its parent organization, the Women's Resource Center, played an instrumental, if little recognized role in providing impetus towards a formal women's studies program at the College. The records include administrative records and research materials. The bulk of the collection is research material from the Interterm Project of the...
Found in: Smith College Archives
Collection — Box: 1
Overview Abortion rights advocacy and women's health care organization. Founded in 1973 in Paoli, Pennsylvania the clinic was a non-profit outpatient facility that offered educational programs, counseling and abortion services. Beginning in 1982, anti-abortion activists were a regular feature outside the Clinic. The records include a large number of photographs of both staff and protestors, audio recordings (2) of a 1995 interview with founder Sherley Young; and documentary film: Casting the First...
Overview Collection includes published and unpublished letters to the editor, 1979-83.
Overview Smith College had booths at several world fairs and expositions from the 1890s to the 1930s, giving the college unique opportunities to publicize its merits. Materials in these records include guest registers, postcards, photographs, planning memos and correspondence. This collection gives insight into how the college presented itself to the public at a relatively early stage in its life. The material also reveals some of the college's publicity strategies.
Found in: Smith College Archives
Collection — Box: 1
Overview This collection contains material related to, and emanating from, several World's Fairs held in the United States from 1892 to 1965. Includes guides, jigsaw puzzle, admission ticket, souvenir map and flash cards and envelope.
Found in: Mortimer Rare Book Collection
Overview WP Theater was founded in 1978 by Julia Miles to develop and cultivate the creative talents of women in the American theater. WP Theater sought to give women from all areas of theater the opportunity to establish their professional credibility, gain visibility and foster their artistic growth. The collection includes play scripts, promotional materials, administrative records, and materials related to Julia Miles, founder and artistic director. WP Theater often commissioned plays by women...
Overview Wynona Ward founded Have Justice Will Travel in 1998, an organization that brings free legal services into rural [Vermont] communities to disrupt domestic abuse. Her papers consist of Ward's vitae; writings by Ward, including narratives of her own experience of domestic violence and essays written for law school classes and for the lecture circuit; domestic violence statistics for Orange County, Vermont in 1995; and a folder containing informational materials about her organization, Have...
Overview Social worker and professor. Specializing in treatment of emotionally disturbed children, Feldman conducted seminars and institutes around the country; and served as consultant for numerous institutions, social work agencies, and case workers. Material includes writings (including autobiographical material), teaching material, correspondence, case notes, and photographs.
Overview This record group includes objects created by and from the YWCA. Forms part of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Records.
Overview This record group contains reference files compiled from the National Board Library collection and National Board Archives providing general historical information about the YWCA of the U.S.A., its organizational structure, requirements for membership, and affiliation with the World YWCA. Also included are biographical files on staff and board members and reference files on the World YWCA and national YWCAs in other countries. Forms part of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Records.
Overview This Record Group forms part of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Records. It includes professionally produced video and audio recordings of program materials, public service announcements, and training materials; audio soundtracks for slideshows. There are also in-house recordings of speeches, lectures, and panels; programs at local, regional, national, and World YWCA events, such as conferences and conventions; staff meetings; teleconferences; some YWCA-themed music; and a few interviews and oral...
Overview Record Group 11. Microfilmed headquarters files, of the YWCA of the U.S.A. records includes the records of importance to the Association as a whole, which were submitted for filing at national headquarters. It includes Minutes and Reports, Subject Files, and Community (or "Local") Associations Files, which were microfilmed and mostly destroyed as a records management strategy beginning in 1964.
Overview This record group contains records of the two national YWCA organizations that merged to form the YWCA of the U.S.A. in 1906-07; plus records of the YWCA of the U.S.A. National Board, Executive Committee, National Coordinating Board, Board of Trustees, and National Nominating Committee. Predecessor organization records include conference and convention reports, publications, minutes, and correspondence. YWCA of the U.S.A. National Board Records include minutes, reports, rosters, publications,...
Overview This record group consists of the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s national administrative office files including records from the office of the General Secretary (later Executive Secretary, later Chief Executive Officer), records on buildings and properties owned by the national organization, finance and development files, and records of the departments of data and statistics, library and archives, and publicity. Forms part of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Records.
Overview This record group consists of planning materials, mailings, local arrangements, preparatory materials, reports, proceedings, addresses, programs, and newspaper clippings for YWCA general and regional conferences and National Conventions. General conferences were some of the primary training and information-sharing opportunities for professional and volunteer staff, and members. National Conventions were held at least every three years to share information and develop program and priorities for...
Overview This record group documents the history, organization, and functions of YWCA international work: the international study of the YWCA and YMCA, conducted in the late 1920s; budgets and finance, including the International Building Fund; World Fellowship; leadership training for national staff and volunteers and YWCA women in other countries; conferences, meetings, and international study seminars; international affairs and development; cooperation with other countries; and relationships with...
Overview Record Group 6. Program of the YWCA of the USA records documents national staff and committees' work to achieve the overall goals and program of the Association as directed by the National Convention. Series within this Record Group document Public Advocacy; work with Employed Women, Immigrants, Teen-agers, and Young Adults; Racial Justice work; War Work; and program materials on camping, health, recreation, music, pageantry and drama, and religion. Materials include committee and department...
Overview This record group documents national YWCA work with college and university students. Materials include minutes; newsletters and other publications; reports; subject and reference files; mailings; a small amount of correspondence; work plans; conference and training materials; and files on individual college and university Student Associations. Forms part of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Records.
Overview This record group documents the National Association's interactions with local YWCAs and other types of general membership groups (such as Registered Groups). Materials include minutes; reports; publications; lists; forms, policies and procedures; correspondence and mailings; constitutions and by-laws; legal files; rosters; spreadsheets; studies and surveys; training materials; and files on individual Associations dating from 1884-2002. Forms part of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Records.
Overview This record group includes photographic prints, negatives, slides and filmstrips documenting the work of the YWCA from the 1890s to the early 2000s. It forms part of the YWCA of the U.S.A. records.
Overview Zelie De Lussan was an opera singer. Papers include biographical information; photographs; notebooks; concert programs and scrapbooks, including material from performances before Queen Victoria; correspondence; and posters.
Overview Zonta Club of the Northampton Area is a community service organization. The records include correspondence, minutes, agendas, programs, reports, newsletters, project files, membership files, clippings, publications, photos, awards and memorabilia.
- Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History 794
- Smith College Archives 369
- Mortimer Rare Book Collection 121
- correspondence 601
- Photographs. 446
- clippings 343
- memorabilia 253
- writings 246
- articles 243
- Audiotapes 202
- reports 184
- notes 174
- books 171
- diaries 147
- pamphlets 145
- Speeches. 137
- financial records 133
- Publications 131
- Videotapes 130
- Computer media 127
- scrapbooks 127
- newsletters 122
- Minutes 108 ∧ less
- Smith College - Faculty. 53
- Smith College. 36
- Smith College--Students--History--Sources 35
- Smith College -- Students -- Correspondence 26
- Smith College -- Alumni and alumnae. 25
- Sanger, Margaret, 1879-1966 19
- Steinem, Gloria 18
- YWCA of the U.S.A. 17
- Smith College -- Students 14
- Smith College--History--Sources 14
- Planned Parenthood Federation of America 13
- Smith College. Office of President. 13
- Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A--History 13
- Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 10
- Plath, Sylvia 9
- Smith College School for Social Work--History--Sources 9
- Grierson, Margaret Storrs 8
- National Organization for Women -- History 8
- International Planned Parenthood Federation 7
- SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Health Collective 7 ∧ less