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Barbara Love research files regarding Feminists Who Changed America

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00664
Abstract Barbara J. Love is a feminist activist and writer. Among other projects she founded the Pioneer Feminist Project, which resulted in publication of Feminists Who Changed America (2006), the first comprehensive directory to document many of the founders and leaders, including both well-known and grassroots organizers of the Second Wave Women's Movement.The collection includes administrative files for the project, as well as the biographical files pertaining to...
Dates of Materials: 1999 - 2010

Barbara van Patten papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SSC-MS-00224
Abstract

Traveler. This collection consists of diaries and photo albums documenting the van Patten's year-long honeymoon through Europe, Asia, and Africa in 1932-33.

Dates of Materials: 1932-1933

Barrows family papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MRBC-MS-00050
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, deeds, wills, receipts and other papers of Charles, Eli and William Barrows and other members of the Barrows family of Brimfield, Monson and New Braintree, Massachusetts; Pomfret, Connecticut and Bridport, Vermont. It also includes papers of David Barker of Vermont, legal documents of Asa Godfrey of Whitingham, Vermont, and legal documents of Nicholas Holbrook of Brimfield, Massachusetts. Also included are receipts for the purchase of rum and other...
Dates of Materials: 1798 - 1891

Batya Bauman papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00541
Abstract Batya Bauman is an animal welfare advocate; ecofeminist; feminist; lesbian activist; editor and writer. Her papers consist of biographical information and documents pertaining to Bauman's early life, her feminist lecture businesses, and activism in the realms of lesbian feminism, Jewish feminism, and animal rights. Materials include writings, correspondence, pamphlets, clippings, memoranda, articles, photographs, newsletters, personal calendars, and memorabilia. There are also clippings,...
Dates of Materials: 1947 - 2006

Beatrice Farnsworth Powers papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00125
Abstract

Nurse; Medical missionary; Teacher. Correspondence, photographs, memorabilia, and writings documenting nursing work in the Grenfell Mission, Labrador (1912), and in Changsha, China (1913-1915) as nursing superintendent at Yale-in-China Hospital.

Dates of Materials: 1887-1969

Beatrice Simcox Reiner papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00200
Abstract

Beatrice Simcox Reiner was a teacher, writer, and social caseworker. The collection consists of correspondence; writings; teaching and casework material; typed manuscripts of Character Disorders in Parents of Delinquents; notes and reference material; and a diary spanning the years 1969-72.

Dates of Materials: 1947 - 1984

Bel Kaufman papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00522
Abstract Author; Teacher; Lyricist. Papers consist of files pertaining to Kaufman's activities as a high school teacher, author, lecturer and public speaker; to her travels in Russia, where there has been an abiding interest in her grandfather, the author Sholom Alacheim; and to translations of her books into the Russian language. Materials relating to her written works include manuscripts, correspondence, contracts, and notes on Kaufman's published books Up the Down...
Dates of Materials: 1911 - 2012

Benjamin Fletcher Wright papers

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Identifier: CA-MS-00014
Abstract

Benjamin Fletcher Wright was the fifth president of Smith College, and a professor of Government. The collection contains official records of the Office of the President, correspondence, speeches, legal documents, press releases, minutes, memoranda, reports, and newspaper articles.

Dates of Materials: 1949-1969

Benjamin M. Shaub Papers

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Identifier: CA-MS-00067
Abstract

Professor, geology. Contains correspondence, research notes, reports, publications and photographs.

Dates of Materials: 1921 - 1993

Bernard Childs prints and associated materials

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Identifier: MRBC-MS-00247
Abstract

Bernard Childs (1910-1985) was a painter and printmaker who resided in Paris and in New York, N.Y. The collection includes prints and printed materials on Childs, as well as many notes and descriptive texts by his wife Judith Childs. There also is original artwork, including WWII-era drawings by Childs.

Dates of Materials: 1940 - 2016

Bernie D. Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00743
Abstract Bernie D. Jones is a legal scholar and author. She was born in Brooklyn, New York. She graduated from Hunter College, the New York University School of Law and the University of Virginia, where she earned a doctorate in U.S. History. Her specialization was in legal history and theory. She served as an Assistant Corporation Counsel in the New York City Law Department from 1992-1995 and was on the faculty of the University of Massachusetts Amherst Department of Legal Studies from 2003-2008....
Dates of Materials: 1986 - 2016

Bertha Capen Reynolds papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00128
Abstract

Social worker and professor. Reynolds' professional career is well documented, including her years as associate director of the Smith College School for Social Work; as case supervisor at National Maritime Union; and as a teacher of social work. She also published numerous texts on the practice of social work. Material includes correspondence, published and unpublished writings, lectures, oral histories, and memorabilia.

Dates of Materials: 1907-1994; Majority of material found within 1925-1979

Bertha F. Johnson papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00084
Abstract

Physician. Papers include reminiscences by Johnson's grandmother, Elvira Lightner Allen, of slavery and the abolition movement; a description of Dr. John H. Kelloggs's Battle Creek Sanitarium by a patient in 1900; and reminiscences of her professional life and acquaintences including Emma Goldman and Helen Tufts Bailie.

Dates of Materials: 1879-1957

Bertrand Dorny collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MRBC-MS-00406
Scope and Contents The collection consists of approximately twenty-seven printed exhibition catalogs, announcements, sale catalogs, and reproductions of artwork by Bertrand Dorny and Anne Walker (dated 1976-2012, in English and in French). Also a DVD, "Les livres de Bertrand Dorny 1962-2007." There also is correspondence concerning the exhibitions of Anne Walker's and Bertrand Dorny's work at Smith College and Mount Holyoke College (1993-1994), correspondence with Michel Butor (1994), a letter (1994) from Ed...
Dates of Materials: 1976 - 2012

Bessie Boies Cotton papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00036
Abstract YWCA overseas official. The bulk of the Bessie Boies Cotton Papers focus on her work in the YWCA, particularly during her time in Russia, and the courtship between Cotton and her husband, Thomas. Cotton's papers provide valuable insight into the work of the YWCA in Russia from 1917 to 1919 as well as the conditions in Russia during the Revolution and World War I. Although Cotton worked with several women's rights organizations and groups devoted to promoting peace, there is little evidence...
Dates of Materials: 1881-1983

Beth Jacobs papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00082
Abstract

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.

Dates of Materials: 1934 - 2006

Betsko-Koenig Women Playwrights collection

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00427
Abstract

Source material for book, Interviews with Contemporary Women Playwrights compiled by Kathleen Betsko and Rachel Koenig (1987), featuring thirty women playwrights, including Rosalyn Drexler, Beth Henley, Marsha Norman, Ntozake Shange, Megan Terry, and Kathleen Betsko. Materials include audio tapes, edited and unedited interview transcripts, biographical materials, play scripts, reviews, programs, correspondence, and photographs.

Dates of Materials: 1955-1990

Betsy Hartmann papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00808
Abstract

Betsy Hartmann is an activist and author of both fiction and nonfiction publications relating to activism on reproductive rights, women's rights, environmental policy, and American politics and foreign policy. This collection documents Hartmann's professional life, and includes her research, manuscripts, correspondence and speeches.

Dates of Materials: 1968 - 2019

Betty Carter papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00506
Abstract

The Betty Carter Papers consist primarily of Carter's writings, as an authority on the subject of family and marriage therapy, about marriage, divorce and remarriage, and family dynamics.

Dates of Materials: 1968 - 2003

Betty Millard papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00673
Abstract Betty Millard was a writer, political and labor activist, and photographer. She was involved in Communism and Marxism and was interested in global social justice. Millard was the author of Woman Against Myth, a key feminist seminal that examined the history of the women’s movement in the United States, in the socialist movement, and in the USSR. The papers document Millard's personal and professional life. It includes writings and photos by, about, and...
Dates of Materials: 1911 - 2010

Betty Schwartzel collection of Dian Fossey correspondence, photographs, and clippings

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00386
Abstract

The collection documents the professional and personal life of Dian Fossey, a scientist studying gorillas in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (then Zaire).

Dates of Materials: 1964-1995; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1985

Beulah Strong Papers

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Identifier: CA-MS-00334
Abstract

Professor of Art. Contains biographical information, correspondence, and photographs.

Dates of Materials: 1888 - 1938

Biography collection

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00393
Abstract

This collection consists of biographical material on both famous and lesser-known women and men. For the most part, there is only a small amount of material on each individual. Materials typically include published and unpublished biographical sketches, books, correspondence, diaries, genealogies, photographs, and published and unpublished writings.

Dates of Materials: 1771-1995; Majority of material found within 1920-1970

Birth control collection

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00451
Abstract

This small collection is comprised of mostly books, plus some pamphlets, flyers, and other. Documents uses and misuses of contraception; family planning; sex in marriage; sex instruction; histories of the treatment of contraception by the church; population problems; fertility; and sterility.

Dates of Materials: 1923-2000

Black Students Alliance records

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Identifier: CA-MS-00308
Abstract

This collection contains notebooks, correspondence, conference materials, minutes, photographs, and event fliers documenting the Black Students Alliance.

Dates of Materials: 1969 - 2009

Black Women's Health Imperative records

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00487
Abstract Women of color, reproductive rights, and women's health advocacy organization. The records consist of materials pertaining to the administration and the public outreach work of the Black Women's Health Imperative (BWHI), including board of directors files reports, correspondence, conference materials, photograph albums, memorabilia, and audiovisual materials. There is a large amount of promotional and educational materials produced by BWHI including pamphlets, posters, brochures, fact...
Dates of Materials: 1980 - 2018

Blake family papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00018
Abstract The Blake Family Papers contain material relating to Lillie Devereaux Blake and her daughter Katherine Devereaux Blake. Lillie Blake was a suffragist, writer, and women's rights advocate. Katherine Blake was a pacifist, suffragist, ERA activist, teacher, and a leader in the National Education Association. Materials include biographical and printed material, writings, and a scrapbook. The collection also contains correspondence with Mathilda Joslyn Gage, Isabel Howland, John Dewey, Anita...
Dates of Materials: 1872-1958; undated

Blanche Wiesen Cook papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00484
Abstract

Blanche Wiesen Cook is a scholar and widely published author. This collection includes materials pertaining to Cook's biography of Eleanor Roosevelt; to her professional activities in the field of women's history and women's studies, including audio and video recordings of her lectures, speeches, and television appearances; and a small amount of biographical information.

Dates of Materials: 1933 - 2006

Bliss Carman papers

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Identifier: MRBC-MS-00016
Abstract

William Bliss Carman (April 15, 1861 – June 8, 1929) was a Canadian poet who lived most of his life in the United States, where he achieved international fame. He was acclaimed as Canada's poet laureate during his later years. The Bliss Carman papers contain correspondence, drafts and broadsides of essays and poems, journals, college diplomas and examinations, photographs, and family papers.

Dates of Materials: 1825 - 1941; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1929

B'Not Esh records

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00626
Scope and Contents

The records contain notes, writings by B'Not Esh members, digital photographs, and memorabilia.

Dates of Materials: 1980s-2010