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Overview Women of color grassroots network; Welfare rights, reproductive rights, and women's health advocacy organization in Oakland, California The WCRC seeks to educate and empower women and girls of color, helping them to become effective leaders while at the same time advocating for public policies that help women of color, and bringing their concerns to the forefront of all social justice and women's rights movements. The WCRC has also sought to build transnational relationships with sister...
Overview The Women of Rock Oral History Project documents the lives and careers of women in rock who have been underrepresented or omitted from rock journalism and historical scholarship. The project, created and managed by Tanya Pearson, seeks to facilitate a more comprehensive cultural history, by women, for women and gender non-conforming individuals who have historically been silenced or overlooked as a result of their gender.
Overview Prison reform organization. The records include correspondence, financial materials, emails, conference materials, press releases, meeting agendas and minutes. Programs are fairly well-documented, including leadership and advocacy programs for women, anti-shackling campaigns, and community education. Major topics include reproductive justice, prison reform, incarcerated mothers and their children, legal advocacy for women, African American women and the U.S. prison-industrial complex, and...
Dates: 1975 - 2018
Overview Collection contains manuscripts and published material, including books dating from the early nineteenth century. The collection consists primarily of published sources such as lectures, sermons, and printed material; but also includes a significant amount of unusual and unique material such as household bills and inventories, letters, lists, and notes.
Overview WomenArts is a non-profit arts service organization dedicated to helping women artists get the resources they need to do their creative work. The WomenArts records consist of grant applications, funding proposals, financial information, reports, and publicity materials for the parent organization, as well as for projects and artists that WomenArts funded.
Overview Women's advocacy organization and feminist collective. The extensive WAA records are a rich source of information about the contemporary women's movement and the dynamics of race and class within it. The organization's projects focused on such issues as coalition-building among women's groups, women's economic development, teenage pregnancy prevention, and non-sexist child development. The WAA Records document the administration of the organization, its projects, and its role as a women's...
Dates: 1970 - 1996
Overview Pacifist, anti-nuclear organization. Records include correspondence and memoranda; videotapes, films and photographs; printed material, including pamphlets and flyers; articles, periodicals, and newsletters; educational and staff training materials and manuals; reports; personnel files; financial records; Board meeting and staff meeting agendas and minutes; speeches; publicity material; conference material; and memorabilia. NOTE: There is no container list online for this finding aid. You may...
Dates: 1973 - 2012
Overview Intercultural exchange organization. This small collection contains the records of Zelia Ruebhausen, former chair of the Women's Africa Committee, and includes publications, correspondence, reports, minutes, photographs, scrapbooks, "case histories," and clippings. The records focus on their Community Service Program, in which participating African community leaders participated in American women's volunteer and educational efforts. The records illuminate American efforts at cultural exchange...
Overview Religious organizations; Feminist advocacy organization. Records consist of administrative records dating from the organization's inception in 1983, and includes extensive documentation of WATER programs in Latin America and in the U.S., its fundraising and outreach initiatives, its publications, and audiovisual records of its program speakers. The organization's commitment to justice and social activism through a feminist interpretation of theology, and its commitment to promoting women's full...
Dates: 1983 - 2013
Collection — Multiple Containers
Overview "The Farm" was founded in the mid-1980s. It is a self-supporting women's artist colony run by Kate Millett. Women apply to work at The Farm, a successful Christmas tree venture, in exchange for room, board and studio space. Records include applications, printed material, financial records. The collection also includes unpublished writings, photographs, audio and visual tapes, and slides.
Dates: approximately 1964-1995
Overview Collection of files on women's clubs in the United States, primarily in New England.
Overview Women's funding and advocacy organization located in Easthampton, MA, The WFWM advances social change philanthropy to create economic and social equality for women and girls in the region using three major strategies: mobilize and support women's philanthropy; make strategic grants to nonprofit organizations that work with women and girls toward progressive social change; and advocate for system improvements for women and girls through research, education, and collaboration. The records include...
Dates: 1997-2009 (ongoing)
Overview Founded in 1975 as the Chico Feminist Women's Health Center (FMWH) by a collective of women dedicated to the women's health movement, the organization, subsequently namedthe Women's Health Specialists of California, offers women in northern California access to reproductive health care, including abortion services, adoption services, and education. The collection contains correspondence, photographs, A/V, reports, publications, legal documents, clinic incident logs, scrapbooks, and ephemera.
Dates: 1967 - 2017
Overview Women's Interfaith Institute (WII) was founded in 1992 as a support network for clergywomen in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts by Yale Divinity School graduate Reverend Allison Stokes. The collection contains minutes and records of board and annual meetings, financial records, grant information and requests, correspondence, mailings to members and "friends", promotional material and other organizational records from the WII's Berkshires location. it also includes papers on local women...
Dates: 1981 - 2014
Overview Pacifist organization, Peace activists. Records contain printed materials dating from the founding in 1946 to its investigation by HUAC in 1949; publications of international affiliates; and records of congresses sponsored by WIDF between 1945 and 1969, primarily from the World Congress of Women held in Helsinki in 1969. Included is a biography of the founder Eugenie Cotton; correspondence of the Congress of American Women (American affiliate); and materials relating to the Vietnam War and...
Overview The collection consists of scripts of 125 plays that were submitted for two awards, mailing lists, correspondence, clippings, publicity material and printed material, as well as questionnaires and other documents relating to the proposed International Women's Theatre Festival.
Overview This collection documents the mid-20th century women's liberation movement in the United States. Materials include printed material, bibliographies, book reviews, books, catalogs, correspondence, position papers, publicity, questionnaires, reports, resolutions, speeches, photographs and audiotapes. There is also memorabilia and ephemera. Also included are organizational files of the National Organization for Women, and local groups such as New York City's Redstockings and Berkeley's Women's...
Dates: 1959-2006; Majority of material found within 1966-78
Overview The Women's Music Archives records and collected music consists of bibliographies, biographical sketches, clippings, correspondence, flyers, newsletters, photographs, posters, publicity materials, songbooks, sound recordings, videotapes, and memorabilia. The bulk of the collection dates from 1975 to 1995 and consists of live and studio-produced recordings by women musicians and of women's music festivals, retreats, and conferences. There is also a significant amount of papers documenting the...
Overview Women's Resource Center Records includes flyers, newsletters, notebooks, photographs and planning material for conferences and events. The "Take Back the Night" file is complete with meeting notes and the work that went into organizing the march and the Alternative Careers Conference folder contains letters, meeting notes and organizational materials. Most of the information in the files focuses on specific events in the 1980s, though the Women's Resource Center continues to be an active campus...
Dates: 1974 - 1995
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...
Dates: 1789-2000; Majority of material found within 1864-1983
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;...
Dates: 1974 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1974-81
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...
Dates: 1972 - 1981
Collection — Multiple Containers
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.
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...
Dates: 1951 - 2010
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.
- Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History 798
- Smith College Archives 437
- Mortimer Rare Book Collection 128
- correspondence 606
- Photographs. 447
- clippings 343
- memorabilia 253
- Writings 247
- articles 244
- Audiotapes 202
- reports 185
- notes 174
- books 171
- diaries 147
- pamphlets 145
- Electronic records 141
- Speeches. 139
- Publications 133
- financial records 133
- Videotapes 130
- Computer media 128
- scrapbooks 127
- newsletters 123 ∧ less
- Smith College - Faculty. 62
- Smith College -- Students 55
- Smith College. 50
- Smith College -- Alumni and alumnae. 31
- Smith College -- Students -- Correspondence 26
- Sanger, Margaret, 1879-1966 19
- Steinem, Gloria 18
- YWCA of the U.S.A. 17
- Smith College. Office of President. 15
- Planned Parenthood Federation of America 13
- Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A 13
- National Organization for Women 11
- Smith College. School for Social Work. 11
- Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 10
- Plath, Sylvia 10
- Grierson, Margaret Storrs 8
- SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Health Collective 8
- Smith College -- Administration 8
- International Planned Parenthood Federation 7
- Smith College--Students--Social life and customs 7 ∧ less