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Women in higher education

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Papers of Women's Studies scholars, Women's History scholars, and other women active in academia, whether or not their study focused on women.

Found in 121 Collections and/or Records:

Alice Ambrose Lazerowitz and Morris Lazerowitz papers

Identifier: CA-MS-00101

Professor of Philosophy. Her work on logic, language, skepticism, epistemology, Wittgenstein, and Wittgenstein contemporary G. E. Moore earned her a respected place in 20th-century philosophy. Contains biographical material, course syllabi, unpublished lectures, and publications spanning the later portions of Lazerowitz's career.

Dates of Materials: 1930 - 2001

Anna Alice Cutler Papers

Identifier: CA-MS-00052

Class of 1885, Professor of Philosophy. Collection contains biographical material, correspondence, critiques, photographs and publications.

Dates of Materials: 1864 - 1957

Annette Marie Garrett papers

Identifier: CA-MS-00396

Assistant Director, School for Social Work. Collection contains albums, forms, obituaries, photographs, and publications documenting the professional work of Annette Marie Garrett.

Dates of Materials: 1928 - 1964

Association for Women in Mathematics records

Identifier: SSC-MS-00796
Abstract The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) is a professional society whose mission is to encourage women and girls to study and to have active careers in the mathematical sciences, and to promote equal opportunity for and the equal treatment of women and girls in the mathematical sciences. This collection includes materials relating to the Association's founding and management, as well as newsletters, grant and travel grant records, publications, and information on prizes, contests,...
Dates of Materials: 1970-2018

Barbara Honeyman Heath Roll papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00133

Barbara Honeyman Heath Roll was an anthropologist. Her papers include diaries, notes, correspondence, biographical articles, writings, printed material, photographs, research material, and an oral histoty. Much of the collection is comprised of field notes, photographs and somatotypes taken in the village of Pere in Papua New Guinea, where Roll worked with Margaret Mead, 1966 and 1975.

Dates of Materials: 1920 - 1995

Bernie D. Jones papers

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

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

Identifier: SSC-MS-00386

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

Caroline Brown Bourland Papers

Identifier: CA-MS-00040

Professor of French and Spanish. Collection contains biographical materials, correspondence, lecture notes, photographs, and publications.

Dates of Materials: 1893 - 1951

Caroline Heminway Kierstead papers

Identifier: CA-MS-00140

This collection documents the research insterests, professional career and personal life of Caroline Heminway Kierstead, a professor of geology at Smith College. Materials include correspondence, publications, diaries, and photographs.

Dates of Materials: 1923 - 1985

Charity Cannon Willard papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00558

Papers of Charity Cannon Willard, biographer of early French feminist and author Christine de Pizan (1363-1440). Included are writings by Charity Cannon Willard and others about Christine de Pizan and microfilmed manuscripts and other source materials collected by Willard.

Dates of Materials: 1891 - 2006

Constance McLaughlin Green collection

Identifier: SSC-MS-00067

Historian; Professor; Author. Small collection of her correspondence, research notes, and a typescript of chapter from her book: Eli Whitney and the Birth of American Technology (1956), as well as research materials on McLaughlin gathered by Letilia Peterson.

Dates of Materials: 1946 - 1993

Diana Edgerton Fetter Papers

Identifier: CA-MS-00149

News Director of Smith College. Collection contains biographical material, personal journals, publications, photographs, and newspaper clippings.

Dates of Materials: 1939 - 1992

Dorothy Nepper Marshall papers

Identifier: CA-MS-00034

Professor, administrator, trustee, consultant. Contains correspondence, writings, photographs, and memorabilia.

Dates of Materials: 1937 - 1986

Edith Naomi Hill Papers

Identifier: CA-MS-00121

Editor-in-Chief of the Smith Alumnae Quarterly. Contains biographical materials, correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, speeches, and publications.

Dates of Materials: 1913 - 1975

Education collection

Identifier: SSC-MS-00446

The Education Collection includes bibliographies, reports, papers, articles, biographies, textbooks, teaching materials, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, conference programs, proposals, scholarly papers, course syllabi and correspondence pertaining to women's education.

Dates of Materials: 1785 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1970s

Eleanor Brilliant collection of research materials on women's philanthropy

Identifier: SSC-MS-00765
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of materials about women and philanthropy gathered by Eleanor Brilliant, including annual reports, surveys, pamphlets, and press releases for local, state and national women's philanthropic agencies including the Women's Funding Network.

Dates of Materials: 1970 - 2015

Eleanor Harriet Bernert Sheldon papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00255
Abstract Eleanor Harriet Bernert Sheldon was a sociologist and professor. She worked for the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, 1943-45, and took part in the Chicago Community Inventory as a sociologist. She taught sociology at the University of Chicago, 1947-50. She worked for the Social Science Research Council, 1950-55 and again in 1972-79 and for the Russell Sage Foundation, 1961-72. The bulk of the collection is subject files relating to Shelden's wide range of interests. There are also two boxes of...
Dates of Materials: 1942 - 2000

Eleanor Shipley Duckett Papers

Identifier: CA-MS-00057

Professor of Latin, noted philologist and historian. The majority of the Eleanor Shipley Duckett Papers is related to Duckett's professional life and her research, but there is also biographical information and some personal correspondence.

Dates of Materials: 1904 - 1979

Eleanor Terry Lincoln papers

Identifier: CA-MS-01134

Eleanor Terry Lincoln was a Professor of English at Smith College from 1934 to 1968. Her papers contain correspondence, course material, news clippings, photographs, publications, and notes documenting her work at Smith.

Dates of Materials: 1865 - 1993

Elisabeth Anthony Dexter papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00047

Elisabeth Anthony Dexter was a professor and historian. Her papers include notes and manuscripts for Colonial Women of Affairs and Career Women of America; an 1837 letter from English author Eliza Cook to the (London) Literary Gazette with notes by Dexter; and correspondence and proposals from the Austrian League for the United Nations.

Dates of Materials: 1837 - 1965

Elizabeth A. Drew Papers

Identifier: CA-MS-00056

Professor of English, author, and critic. Collection contains biographical material, correspondence, lecture notes, and published works.

Dates of Materials: 1887 - 1965

Elizabeth Deering Hanscom papers

Identifier: CA-MS-01128

Elizabeth Deering Hanscom was a professor of English at Smith College. Her papers contain correspondence, news clippings, photographs, and publications by and about Professor Hanscom primarily regarding her professional life.

Dates of Materials: 1892 - 1971

Elizabeth Dodson Gray papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00648

Theologian; Writer. Papers contain lecture notes, writings, and articles and clippings about women and women's issues.

Dates of Materials: 1962 - 2013

Elizabeth Erickson Hopkins papers

Identifier: CA-MS-01093

Elizabeth Erikson Hopkins is Professor Emerita of Anthropology at Smith College. These papers consist primarily of Elizabeth Erickson's professional papers during the time she taught at Smith including materials for her classes on Africa and Third World politics, as well as research materials primarily on Ugandan Court records.

Dates of Materials: 1852 - 2005

Elizabeth Kemper Adams Papers

Identifier: CA-MS-00372

Contains photographs, newspaper clippings, syllabi and published articles related to the professional life of Elizabeth Kemper Adams.

Dates of Materials: 1899 - 1915

Elizabeth Lapovsky Kennedy papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00780

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.

Dates of Materials: 1951-2017

Elizabeth Warren Olmstead papers

Identifier: CA-MS-01140

Contains research note books, correspondence, academic publications, a master’s thesis, and class notes by Elizabeth Warren Olmstead, class of 1931 and instructor in geology.

Dates of Materials: 1928 - 1982

Esther Rothblum papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00774
Abstract Esther Rothblum is a scholar who championed the growing fields of LGBT Studies and Fat Studies. She is currently a professor of Women's Studies at San Diego State University, where she also oversees programs in LGBT Studies at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Rothblum received her B.A. from Smith College in 1976, and completed an M.S. and Ph.D. in clinical psychology at Rutgers University as well as a post-doctoral fellowship at Yale with a focus in psycho-social epidemiology. Although...
Dates of Materials: 1954 - 2016

Ethel Puffer Howes papers

Identifier: CA-MS-01031
Abstract Ethel Dench Puffer Howes (Smith College, Class of 1891) was an educator, physchologist, and active participant in the women's rights movement of the 1910s-1930s. Working as the director of the Institute for the Coordination of Women's Interests at Smith College, she advocated for women's ability to balance marriage and a career. These papers include correspondence, published articles, photographs, and biographical information on Howes and her family, all compiled by granddaughter Candace...
Dates of Materials: 1863-1982

Eva Kollisch papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00510
Abstract Eva Berliner Kollisch (1925-2023) was an author and activist. She taught at Sarah Lawrence for thirty years, during which time she and Gerda Lerner and Joan Kelly created the Women's Studies Program. A significant portion of the collection pertains to Kollisch's years of teaching at Sarah Lawrence College, as well as to the writing and publication of her book, Girl in Movement: A Memoir (2002). Kollisch's interest in and involvement with several peace,...
Dates of Materials: 1942 - 2013