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Women authors, American -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

Anne Morrow Lindbergh papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00682
Abstract Author; Poet; Aviator. Papers consist of correspondence, diaries, writings, photographs, memorabila, scrapbooks, and printed materials. The writings series includes notes, manuscript drafts, galley proofs, published works, correspondence, reviews, clippings, and other materials collected by Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Charles Lindbergh, family members, and editors during the composition of AML's works, especially North to the Orient, ...
Dates of Materials: 1892-1993

Annis Pratt papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00491
Abstract

Author; Poet; Political activist; Professor, English. The Annis Pratt Papers contain diaries; writings; class notes from Smith College and the University of Wisconsin; published and unpublished poetry; correspondence; records of the Women's Caucus of Modern Languages; and materials pertaining to Pratt's participation in the Smith Centennial Project and to her involvement in the her 35th Smith reunion.

Dates of Materials: 1954 - 2005

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

Candace Thurber Stevenson papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00155
Abstract

Poet and teacher. The papers include manuscripts of poems and stories; correspondence; materials related to writers' conferences and workshops; and Stevenson's book, First the Blade. Correspondence with editors, literary agents, readers, colleagues and friends reveal her personal life and career as a poet and writer.

Dates of Materials: 1916-65

Carol Hutchings Maynard papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00674
Abstract Farmer; Teacher; Poet; Suffragist. Papers document an unconventional life, from suffrage campaigns of her youth to the artistic output of her later years. Materials related to Maynard's art and her career as a farmer and educator showcase an unusual set of interests and talents. Maynard retained clippings and correspondence from her difficult tenure at a South Carolina reform school. Papers from the Massachusetts Refomatory for Women feature writing assignments completed by inmates. Creative...
Dates of Materials: 1905 - 2002

Cynthia Propper Seton papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00142
Abstract

Author. Papers consist primarily of typescripts of Seton's columns, essays, and novels; biographical material; detailed correspondence; and a few photographs. Major themes addressed in the papers are Smith College; the city of Northampton; the social movements of the 1960s (especially the women's movement); the impact of feminism on middle-aged women; and writing.

Dates of Materials: 1946 - 1982

Emma Elizabeth Walker papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00169
Abstract

Physician; Children's author; Anti-suffragist; Birth control advocate; and Public health advocate. Papers consist primarily of Walker's writings and lectures, but also contain small amounts of biographical material and correspondence; plus information on women's health, the social and moral hygiene movements, turn-of-the-century childrearing practices, birth control and sexuality.

Dates of Materials: 1887 - 1954

Frances Carpenter papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00081
Abstract

Children's author, Geographer, Author. The Carpenter Papers include correspondence; writings; original manuscripts of The Story of East Africa and South American Wonder Tales; radio talk transcripts on topics such as children's books and "women of the arts"; and five scrapbooks consisting of photographs, clippings, illustrations, bibliographies, reviews, and book jackets.

Dates of Materials: 1917-1972

Frances Mossiker papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00109
Abstract

Frances Mossiker was a novelist. Papers include correspondence; writings; photographs and illustrations for her books; notes for broadcasts and speeches; awards; newspaper clippings; reviews; and publicity.

Dates of Materials: 1957 - 1971

Geraldine Stern papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00152
Abstract

Artist; Author. Material relating to her books: Daughters from Afar: Profiles of Israeli Women (1958) and Israeli Women Speak Out (1979), including correspondence, proposals, research materials, draft manuscripts, photographs; and interviews made for Israeli Women Speak Out.

Dates of Materials: 1949-1987

Grace Gallatin Seton-Thompson papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00143
Abstract

Author; Travel writer; Feminist; Suffragist; and Relief worker, World War I. Includes printed material, correspondence, published writings and typescripts, memorabilia, notes, photographs, and organization files. Information relating to the International Council of Women, the National Council of Women, and the Montessori Education Association of New York.

Dates of Materials: 1903-1940

Grace Lathrop Collin correspondence

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00041
Abstract

Author and columnist. Grace Collin wrote a daily drama/women's column in the New York Evening Sun, as well as short stories. Her papers consist primarily of correspondence from Collin to Smith College classmate Mary Aimee Goodman. The correspondence is centered around her work and publications, her involvement with the Smith College Club of New York, and her travels.

Dates of Materials: 1894-1913

Isabel Miller papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00572
Abstract 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...
Dates of Materials: 1937-2009

Jacqueline Van Voris papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00166
Abstract Biographer and Historian. This small collection primarily contains research materials for Van Voris's books. Included are audio tapes and transcripts of oral history interviews conducted with Mildred Adams Kenyon, Mary Gray Peck Koehler, Mildred Scott Olmstead, Alice Loomis Clayton, and Louisa K. Fast, some with related correspondence and other materials, such as photographs of suffragist Carrie Chapman Catt. Also included is Van Voris's typed, unpublished manuscript "Quiet Victory: The...
Dates of Materials: 1944-1987

Jane Burr papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00025
Abstract

Journalist; Poet; Playwright. Papers include articles, photographs, and correspondence from Havelock Ellis, Margaret Sanger, H.G. Wells, Agnes Smedley, Fannie Hurst, Roger Baldwin, and Max Eastman, among others.

Dates of Materials: 1860s-1958

Kate Upson Clark papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00034
Abstract

Editor, Trustee, Wheaton College, Suffragist, Journalist, Poet. Papers include diaries; correspondence with family and friends, manuscripts, lectures, biographical material and memorabilia. Her unpublished manuscript of "The Affair of William Strickland & Co.," is an account of charges of "Abolitionist connivance" brought against her father, Edwin Upson.

Dates of Materials: 1893-1935

Livingston-Fulton family papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00147
Abstract

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 of Materials: 1874-1939; Majority of material found within 1920-1939

Louise Varèse papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00167
Abstract 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 of Materials: 1910-1983

Margaret Long papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00095
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Physician, Travel writer, Historian. Includes correspondence, a 10-year journal (1897-1907), short manuscript sketches and reminiscences. Closely related to the papers of Dorothy Reed Mendenhall and Florence Sabin who were both medical students at Johns Hopkins with Long. Also documents the year of her internship at the New York Women's Infirmary and her first years of epidemiological research in Denver, CO.

Dates of Materials: 1893-1954

Marie Manning papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00385
Abstract 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,...
Dates of Materials: 1901-2000; Majority of material found within 1930-1945

Mary Daly papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00637
Abstract

Mary Daly (1928-2010) was a radical feminist philosopher, author, lecturer, and professor of religious and women's studies. This collection includes records of her personal and professional life. Of particular interest are Daly's fight with Boston College, her writing process, and her argument with Audre Lorde.

Dates of Materials: 1928 - 2013

Mina Kirstein Curtiss papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00250
Abstract 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 of Materials: 1913 - 2005

Ms. Magazine records

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00362
Abstract

The collection contains the office files of Ms. Magazine, a magazine edited, published, and written by women, focusing on women's issues and the women's movement, including fiction, poetry, readers' letters, and "No Comment" column on sexist journalism and ads.

Dates of Materials: 1907 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1996

Pauline Avery Crawford papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00379
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Artist; Poet; Columnist. Published and unpublished writings by Crawford, an American living in Paris during World War II.

Dates of Materials: 1902 - 1997

Phyllis Duganne papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00052
Abstract

Author. Suffragist. Typescripts of Duganne's short stories comprise most of the collection, although there are also typescripts of five novels, a number of plays and scrapbooks. Correspondence with her agent Carl Brandt reflects her attempt to break into the television and film writing industries.

Dates of Materials: 1930-1965

Ruth Herschberger papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00280
Abstract

Poet; Playwright; Author. Manuscript of Adam's Rib (including revisions; and Norwegian and Swedish editions); and The Old Sex and the New; published books, articles and poetry; unpublished writings. Major themes in the collection include literature, sexuality, and the women's movement.

Dates of Materials: 1861 - 2014

Sophia Smith Collection zines collection

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00434
Abstract

Self-published magazines created primarily by women and girls who share a strong feminist perspective. Topics include "third wave" feminism, lesbian relationships, erotica, African American experiences around gender, and fat liberation. The collection is comprised primarily of individual issues, mostly dating from the 1990s.

Dates of Materials: 1967-2019; Majority of material found within 1991-1999

Valerie Harms papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00288
Abstract Publisher, Magic Circle Press; Editor; Consultant; Instructor; Therapist. The Papers include personal and professional correspondence; articles; proposals; unpublished manuscripts, notes, and research files for Harms' writings, including Voices From Within: Women Prisoner's Poetry, and her unpublished novels; copies of her books; Magic Circle Press material; conference and workshop material on the "Intensive Journal method"; and audio tapes from...
Dates of Materials: 1940 - 2014

Women: A Journal of Liberation records

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00319
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Feminist journal, Feminist collective. This collection consists of correspondence, minutes, research materials, mailing lists, financial records, reader mail, surveys, catalogs, films, legal documents, and most of the printed issues published by the journal. Topics include collectivism, feminism, and journalism.

Dates of Materials: 1968-1983