Historians -- United States
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
A collection of life histories of women who have dedicated their lives to social and political activism. Fifteen interviews, conducted by Smith College students, document both the diversity and the persistence of women's activism, as organizers and as cultural workers, in a variety of social movements such as women's health, economic justice, LGBT liberation, peace, education, and environmental sustainability.
Historian; Professor; Author. Small collection of correspondence, research notes, and a typescript of chapter from her book: Eli Whitney and the Birth of American Technology (1956).
Jill Ker Conway was the first female president of the college. Her selection, a watershed in the history of Smith, was also a hallmark in an era of significant change in the perception of women and their role in society. This collection of personal materials includes correspondence, photographs, professional and conference materials, awards, and memorabilia documenting Conway's personal life (1934-2018) and post-Smith career (1975-2018).
The collection includes fifty-one oral histories of scholars of U.S. women's history. The interviews document the emergence and development of women's history as a discipline from 1960 to 2000, as well as the interviewees' professional and personal lives, their choices, and their intellectual commitments.
Mari Jo Buhle served on the faculty of Brown University from 1972 until her retirement in 2009 and taught mainly on the history of American women. She is also the author of many books related to women's studies. Her papers include materials pertaining to Buhle's Brown University graduate students; writings by Buhle, including reviews, contracts, conference papers, and reviews by Buhle of books by other historians; honors and awards; and correspondence.
President, Smith College and professor, Yale University. Papers include correspondence, memorabilia, writings, hobbies, course materials, Rhodes Scholarship information, professional records, news clippings, portraits and photographs.
Thomas Dublin has been a leader in the field of US women's labor history while also focusing on immigration history and ethnic studies. He and his wife founded the Center for the Historical Study of Women and Gender. The collection contains personal and professional correspondence, teaching and research materials, project files, published articles and books, teaching awards, and grant applications.