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Older women

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: The Sophia Smith Collection collects materials relevant to women’s social circles and personal lives in addition to materials documenting their work. Social role categories are provided to add another way of understanding women’s history, and are assigned to collections that have a significant amount of materials related to that role.

This category covers collections that document the experience of old women, including papers of older women and records of advocacy groups for older women.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Old Lesbian Oral Herstory Project records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00669
Abstract

The project, begun by Arden Eversmeyer in 1997, continues to collect the life stories of lesbians 70 and older from around the country. The collection includes full transcripts and audio recordings (tapes and digital files); plus related correspondence, releases, and photographs (primarily color photocopies). Some interviewee files contain additional biographical material, writings, speeches, and memorabilia.

Dates of Materials: 1970 - 2018