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Women authors

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 111 Collections and/or Records:

International Women's Writing Guild records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00326
Overview Founded in 1976, the International Women's Writing Guild is a network for the personal and professional empowerment of women through writing. The IWWG sponsors workshops, writing conferences, manuscript exchanges, and contacts to other authors and agents. The records include correspondence, conference material, newsletters, programs, flyers, brochures, pamphlets, monographs, documents pertaining to the work of IWWG members a directory of playwrights, a volume documenting the life of Banjo...
Dates: 1977-2010

Isabel Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00572
Overview Alma Routsong (pseudonym Isabel Miller) was born in 1924 in Traverse City, Michigan, the daughter of a nurse and a police officer. She was the author of nine books, many concerning lesbian feminist themes. The collection includes diaries, correspondence, research and manuscript materials, astrological charts of women, books by Miller (some in foreign languages); books from Miller's library; photographs; transparencies of Miller's family, friends and travels; memorabilia; artwork; and articles,...
Dates: 1937-2009

Jan Clausen papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00630
Overview The collection contains materials documenting Clausen's career as feminist poet, novelist, and writer of non-fiction; her participation in feminist, social justice, anti-nuclear, prison reform, and gay rights activism; and her family life and her relationship with former partner, Elly Bulkin.
Dates: 1907 - 2017

Jane Dupree Richardson papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00208
Overview Jane Dupree Richardson is a free-lance writer, editor, translator, and editor/publisher of "Annotated Bibliography of Published Women's Diaries" in 1977 and of "Women's Diaries, a Quarterly Newsletter." The collection consist of personal and professional papers of Richardson, including diaries (original and photocopies) and financial and business material related to her "Women's Diaries Newsletter." The collection contains two boxes of diaries by socialite and traveler Katrin Vietor.
Dates: 1768-2010

Jane V. Anderson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MRBC-MS-00342
Overview Jane V. Anderson attended Smith College at the same time as Sylvia Plath, and both women suffered mental breakdowns and were hospitalized at the same time at McLean Hospital near Boston. She spent the major portion of her career in private practice as a psychiatrist in Brookline, Mass. and taught in the Dept. of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Her papers include biographical materials, letters from Sylvia Plath and Richard Norton to Anderson and scholarly papers by Anderson. The bulk of...
Dates: 1950 - 2010

Jeanne L. Noble papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00488
Overview Professor, Author. Papers consist primarily of materials related to Noble's involvement in the National Council of Negro Women (specifically the Dorothy I. Height Leadership Institute) in the late 1990s, and the Delta Sigma Theta sorority in the 1980s and 1990s. In addition, there are some materials documenting Noble's work on several governmental commissions and committees in the 1960s and 1970s, as well as various community organizations. Also included are essays and speeches by Noble and...
Dates: 1955 - 2002

Jennette Perry Lee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CA-MS-00033
Overview Biographical materials, correspondence, photographs, writings, etc., of Jennette Barbour Perry Lee, professor of English at Smith College and author.
Dates: 1875 - 1946

Jennifer Baumgardner papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SSC-MS-00705
Overview The collection contains feminist author and journalist Jennifer Baumgradner's books and audiovisual materials that contain the many interviews she conducted over the years as research for her published works.
Dates: 1997-2014

Jessie Anderson Chase papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00032
Overview Author and teacher. Papers include photographs, writings, and clippings.
Dates: 1927-1936

Josephine Dodge Daskam Bacon papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00008
Overview Author. Small collection of manuscripts, biographical material, and memorabilia.
Dates: 1904-1934

Journal of Women's History records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00489
Overview The Journal of Women's History was the brainchild of Joan Hoff-Wilson and Christie Farnham Pope, who began discussing the idea in 1987, when both were teaching at Indiana University. The first issue was published in 1989. The records include typescripts of accepted, rejected and withdrawn articles submitted for possible publication, and of galleys and page proofs of issues about to go to press. There are also some records of the Board of Directors, budgetary and financial information (including...
Dates: 1987 - 2011

Kate Sanborn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CA-MS-00113
Overview The Kate Sanborn Papers contain biographical material, personal correspondence, lecture notes, publications and photographs. Among her publications are two verse collections, Grandma's Garden and Purple and Gold as well as a complete set of the Round Table of English Literature series. Photographs include portraits of Sanborn while she was a professor at Smith College and scenes of daily life...
Dates: 1878 - 1996

Lesléa Newman papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00588
Overview Lesléa Newman is an American author and editor whose writing explores lesbian, feminist, and Jewish themes and their intersection. The collection contains materials documenting her professional career as a writer, speaker, and teacher, including drafts of writing, correspondence, speeches, and audiovisual material.
Dates: 1970 - 2016

Lillian Moller Gilbreth papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00374
Overview Industrial engineer. In addition to industrial engineering, Gilbreth and her husband published and lectured extensively on the subject of motion saving techniques and worker efficiency with respect to both physical ability and psychological variables. Family material reflects the unique Gilbreth method of child-rearing. The bulk of the family correspondence is with Gilbreth's third daughter, Ernestine Gilbreth Carey. Other materials include awards, photographs, writings and speeches.
Dates: 1860 - 1999

Lisa Leghorn papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00270
Overview Author, Feminist. The Lisa Leghorn Papers consist of her research files, organized by subject. Types of material include articles, notes, correspondence, published and unpublished writings, and printed material. The files relate to her books on women and development; woman and hunger; women, economics and housework. There are also materials on battered women (including Laura X case); women's rights in Africa, Latin America, Asia, the Caribbean and the U.S.; and the International Women's Year...
Dates: 1966 - 1989

Livingston-Fulton family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00147
Overview Collection consists primarily of the papers of Edith Livingston Crary Smith (1874-1938), author and poet. They document family matters and commentary on political and moral issues of the day. Material includes transcripts and other material pertaining to Smith's writings; also diaries and correspondence with her daughter, Katharine Smith Stevens and husband, Alpheus Dutton Smith.
Dates: 1874-1939; Majority of material found within 1920-1939

Louise Varèse papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00167
Overview Biographer and translator. Personal and professional correspondence; photographs; writings; published and unpublished translations of reviews, manuscripts, correspondence, and printed material; research notes; and memorabilia. Material related to Edgard Varèse includes research notes, proofs, manuscripts, and reviews for the Varèse; A Looking-Glass Diary; and programs and memorabilia related to his work. Notable correspondents include Edgard Varèse, Jacques...
Dates: 1910-1983

Madeleine L'Engle papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00801
Overview Madeleine L’Engle, was an author of children’s stories, plays, poetry, fiction, religious tracts, autobiographies, and science fiction, best known for her children’s classic A Wrinkle in Time. This collection includes her personal and professional papers, including manuscripts and drafts of her writings. The collection also includes the papers of Madeliene L'Engle's family members, including her parents and grandparets, the Barnetts and Camps, and her...
Dates: 1788 - 2019; Majority of material found within 1900 - 2007

Madeleine Z. Doty papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00049
Overview Lawyer, journalist, suffragist, prison reformer, pacifist and teacher. Papers include writings (including unpublished autobiography), memorabilia, diaries, and manuscripts. Photographs include Mahatma Gandhi, George Bernard Shaw, Maksim Gorky, and Aleksandr Kerensky. The bulk of the collection is correspondence, which includes Jane Addams, Roger Baldwin, Norman Douglas, Theodore Dreiser, Harry Emerson Fosdick, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, John Galsworthy, Judge Ben Lindsey, Salvador de Madariaga,...
Dates: 1880-1984

Marie Manning papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00385
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

Martha J. Lamb papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00088
Overview Author, historian, editor. The Lamb Papers consist of extensive personal and some professional correspondence; copies of all major articles and published books; diaries; research notes and reviews for her History of the City of New York; and copies of her Magazine of American History. Topics reflected in writings include women's rights, social reform, politics, and personal remembrances. Notable correspondents include Louisa...
Dates: 1838-1969; Majority of material found within 1862-1893

Martha Tolles papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00755
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

Mary Bartlett Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: CA-MS-00377
Overview This collection contains letters, recipes, certificates, programs, articles, correspondence, photographs, notebooks, and various published works, including poetry and a memoir, which document the life of Mary Bartlett Smith, Class of 1897.
Dates: 1875 - 1953; Majority of material found within 1893 - 1948

Mary Ellen Chase literary manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: MRBC-MS-00033
Overview The bulk of the collection consists of manuscripts of novels, children's books, memoirs, biblical studies, articles, and book reviews.
Dates: 1937-1968

Mary Ellen Chase papers

 Collection
Identifier: CA-MS-00044
Overview Professor of English and novelist. Collection contains biographical material, articles, correspondence, photographs, awards, financial information, reviews, and writings.
Dates: 1893 - 1995

Mary Mackey papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00758
Overview The collection contains the literary papers of Mary Mackey, feminist novelist and poet.
Dates: 1947 - 2017

Mary Thom papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00715
Overview Mary Thom was a feminist activist, author and editor of Ms Magazine. The materials in this collection document Thom's personal and professional life. They include correspondence; manuscript drafts; research and interviews for her biography of Bella Abzug and Ms. magazine projects; published works by Thom and others; and photographs.
Dates: 1944 - 2013

Mary Webb papers

 Collection
Identifier: MRBC-MS-00008
Overview English poet and novelist acknowledged by the Institut Français in 1926 for "the best imaginative work in prose or verse descriptive of English life by an author who has not gained sufficient recognition." Includes 30 holographs and 58 typescript drafts of 80 poems as well as a holograph draft of a book review.
Dates: 1898-1926

Mina Kirstein Curtiss papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00250
Overview English professor, translator, and author. The bulk of the Curtiss papers focus on her writing career including correspondence with publishers and researchers, research material, artwork, and edited typescripts. Other materials include an oral history, photographs, diaries, and extensive correspondence with many eminent figures from the literary world as well as Smith College associates, friends and family members. Correspondents include Dean Acheson, Jacques Barzun, Jill Ker Conway, Anne...
Dates: 1913-2005

Miriam Ching Yoon Louie papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00719
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