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Found in 2649 Collections and/or Records:

Abe Louise Young papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00399
Overview Abe Louise Young is a poet, activist, Sophia Smith Scholar in Poetry, and a founder of the Poetry Center at Smith College. Collection contains correspondence; diaries; poetry and writings; passport; flyers, brochures and newsletters pertaining to the women's movement and lesbian activism; and miscellaneous printed material, memorabilia, and photographs. A typescript of an interview with Elizabeth Alexander, first director of the Smith Poetry Center, is also included.

Abortion and Birth Control Committee records

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00786
Overview The collection contains the newsletters, newspaper clippings, notes, forms, and correspondence of the Abortion and Birth Control Committee, a pre-Roe v. Wade committee associated with Valley Women's Center.

Abortion Rights Fund of Western Massachusetts records

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00331
Overview The Abortion Rights Fund of Western Massachusetts is a volunteer group that generates donations from individuals and foundations to make loans to low-income women seeking abortions. The group also works to increase public awareness of curbs on freedom of choice. The papers include organization records, including financial material, conference materials, correspondence, fundraising material, publications, and other printed material.

Adaline Pendleton Satterthwaite papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00519
Overview Physician; Birth control advocate. The papers include extensive correspondence, diaries, medical records and reports, photographs, writings, and subject files pertaining to Satterthwaite's career as a physican, birth control pioneer, and internationally renowned expert in family planning. The collection is rich in materials documenting Satterthwaite's work in family planning in Puerto Rico, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and China.

Adrienne Germain papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00778
Overview The Adrienne Germain papers contain the working papers of Adrienne Germain, a champion for women's health and human rights in low-income countries, including essays, research materials, and correspondence related to her work with the Ford Foundation and the International Women's Health Coalition.

Africa, circa 1920-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 47, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Division work in Ethiopia, Liberia and South Africa. American secretaries from the YWCA of the U.S.A. work in other countries to train leaders, develop programs for women, address local needs, and work towards the development of women in other countries. The foreign program emphasizes working with women and their cultural and local customs. During the conflict in Ethiopia with Italy YWCA of the U.S.A. secretaries work to aid local women and...

Africa, circa 1915-1949

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 48, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work in Africa. YWCA of the U.S.A. secretaries in Africa seek to help develop women's social, physical, intellectual, and spiritual selves through developing programs, establishing associations and training leaders. In South Africa, secretaries work with rural and urban women and face issues of racism, segregation and a stratified culture. Correspondence from West Africa contains descriptions of climate and living conditions as the secretaries adjust to a...

Africa, 1959-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 292, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports concerning programs of young women's Christian associations in Africa. The YWCA of the U.S.A. as part of the world's movement of YWCA's and the international organization, World YWCA, participates in this network of associations by offering support to associations, maintaining an awareness of YWCA work and needs in other countries and sending representatives abroad to aid in development. Correspondence and reports from visiting secretaries include program updates and...

Africa, 1961-1963

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 293, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the program and development of young women's Christian associations in Rhodesia. The YWCA of the U.S.A. has sent secretaries to advise and direct the development of the association in Rhodesia. In their correspondence and reports to the YWCA of the U.S.A. they describe the needs of the women and girls of Rhodesia in addition to the political and racial context in which they are operating. Many letters comment on the effect of the political tensions with Northern and...

Africa, 1960-1969

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 293, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports concerning the program of young women's Christian associations in Africa. The YWCA of the U.S.A. as part of the world's movement of YWCA's and the international organization, World YWCA, participates in this network of associations by offering support to associations, maintaining an awareness of YWCA work and needs in other countries and sending representatives abroad to aid in development. Correspondence and reports from visiting secretaries include program updates...

Africa, 1953-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 230, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work in Ethiopia. The YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work in Ethiopia is mainly through the Women's Education Project and an adult education center for women though correspondence does indicate an interest in developing a YWCA. These projects involve the cooperation of the International Cooperation Administration, the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A., the United States Government and the Ethiopian Government. Agreements between the involved parties...

Africa, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 230, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and Liberia. The YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Division works to develop associations for women and girls in Africa and to develop leadership so that the associations can one day be independent. American secretaries stationed in Africa develop programming, train local leaders and girls and report back to the Foreign Division. Secretaries' reports and correspondence describe the cultural, social and political context they...

Africa, circa 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 230, microdex: 10
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work in Rhodesia, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Togoland and Uganda. The Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. works to develop associations for women and girls in Africa and to develop leadership so that the associations can one day be independent. American secretaries stationed in Africa develop programming, train local leaders and girls and report back to the Foreign Division. Secretaries' reports and correspondence describe the cultural,...

Africa, 1954-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 231, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning young women's Christian associations in West Africa and the history of association work throughout Africa. Proceedings, notes and reports of the West Africa conference of YWCA's summarize and assess the conference proceedings and experience. At the conference, women from associations in West Africa hear presentations concerning and discuss topics such as the status of women, western influence in Africa, family and marriage, and leadership. In addition, conference reports...

Agnes De Mille papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00046
Overview Agnes De Mille was a dancer and choreographer. The first woman to choreograph on Broadway, Agnes de Mille was an innovator who combined American folk dances with American music and transformed the world of musical comedy forever. Papers include writings, extensive family correspondence, photographs, research notes for two autobiographies, and memorabilia. Correspondence describes her life and activities in great detail and discusses many notable people including Cecil B. de Mille, Rebecca West,...

Agnes Lauga papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00577
Overview Social worker; Social work administrator and educator. The papers include correspondence, photographs, memorabilia, writings by Lauga and others, teaching materials, and other documents related to Lauga's teaching and administrative work at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine and her involvement in the Alumnae Association of the Smith College School for Social Work. [NOTE: The contents list for this collection is not online. Contact the Sophia Smith Collection if you would like one sent to...

Agnes Morgenthau Newborg papers

 Collection — Box 1: [310183630349362]
Identifier: SSC-MS-00107
Overview Woman's club leader; Suffragist. Collection contains correspondence pertaining to suffrage activities from nine women to Agnes Morgenthau, circa 1914: Mary Austin, Belle da Costa Greene, Beatrice Forbes- Robertson Hale, Marie Jenney Howe, Gertrude Kingston, Fola LaFollette, Alice Duer Miller, Marie Tempest, and Vira Boarman Whitehouse. There is also a photograph and suffrage poems by Alice Duer Miller.

Aileen C. Hernandez papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00730
Overview Comprised of correspondence, reports, research notes, surveys, audiovisual materials, and newspaper clippings from the papers of Aileen C. Hernandez, activist and civic leader. These papers document the life of Aileen C. Hernandez, activist and civic leader.

Alabama, circa 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 253, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Administrative records, reports and correspondence concerning the history, program and certification of the YWCA of Birmingham, Alabama followed by documents from registered YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Brundidge, Jasper and Leighton and a report of a study of recreation agencies in Jefferson County. Documents concerning the YWCA of Birmingham, Alabama include completed basic standards report forms, historical overviews, constitutions and bylaws and visitation reports. Basic standards and...

Alabama, circa 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 253, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Administrative records, reports and correspondence concerning the history, program and certification of YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Mobile and Montgomery, Alabama as well as documents concerning registered YWCA of the U.S.A. clubs in Monroeville, Pell City, and Selma. Administrative records for the Mobile and Montgomery associations include basic standards reports, national certification documents, constitutions, and bylaws. Visitation reports for the associations are more narrative in...

Alabama, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 323, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its associations in Alabama including the affiliated associations in Birmingham, Mobile, and Montgomery. Documents are arranged alphabetically by city or town with further form and topic designations on the microfilm for the three affiliated cities. The administration and development of the affiliated associations is documented in basic standards reports, national certification documents, constitutions, and bylaws. Visitation reports include...

Alabama, circa 1903-1950

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 161, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning local associations in Alabama arranged alphabetically by community covering Alabama City through Mobile, beginning with correspondence concerning work in rural areas in Alabama. Local association files may include constitutions, histories of the association, reports from visiting secretaries, documents concerning volunteers and personnel, cooperation with other organizations and buildings and finance. 

Alabama, circa 1906-1949

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 161, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning local associations in Alabama arranged alphabetically by community covering Montgomery through Selma. Local association files may include constitutions, histories of the association, reports from visiting secretaries, documents concerning volunteers and personnel, cooperation with other organizations and buildings and finance. 

Alan Guttmacher Institute records

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00720
Overview The Alan Guttmacher Institute is a birth control research and advocacy organization; fields of study include abortion, contraception, HIV and STI's, pregnancy and teenage sexual health research. As the Guttmacher Institute website states, 'Good reproductive health policy starts with credible research'; indeed, the Institute's records provide accurate and accessible research from a wide range of sexual and reproductive health fields. Records include reports, data, publications, administrative...

Alaska, 1951-1959

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 253, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Correspondence concerning the development of a YWCA of the U.S.A. club in Anchorage, Alaska. 

Alaska, 1930-1947

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 161, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports concerning the organization of Girl Reserve and YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Alaska. 

Alaska and Arizona, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 323, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the development of YWCA of the U.S.A. work in Alaska followed by documents concerning the administration, development, and program of the YWCA of Bisbee, Arizona, and inter-association council reports from Cochise County, Arizona. The administration and development of the YWCA of Bisbee is documented in basic standards reports, constitutions, and bylaws. Visitation reports include program descriptions, reports of challenges and successes, and discussion of personnel and...

Alene Stern Erlanger papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00056
Overview Dog trainer and breeder. Small collection of material from Erlanger's work with war dogs during World War II, including correspondence, photographs, citations, and books on dog training.

Alexander C. Sanger papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00654
Overview The Alexander C. Sanger papers document Alexander Sanger's work as President and CEO of Planned Parenthood of New York City, and his involvement in Planned Parenthood Federation of America, the International Planned Parenthood Federation, and the general struggle for reproductive rights in the U.S. and abroad. The collection also includes materials related to the Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation Program for Commissioning Women in the Performing Arts, founded by Alexander Sanger in 2013.

Alice Beal Baker Hyde papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00544
Overview Psychiatric social worker, Social work educator. The Papers primarily date from 1914 to 1972 and focus on Hyde's life after graduation from the Smith College School of Social Work, her marriage to Mark Hyde, their divorce, her life as a single mother, her early career as a psychiatric social worker, and retirement. Comprised mostly of extensive family correspondence, as well as correspondence dealing with her experiences as a social worker at state hospitals in Boston and Detroit, circa 1919 to...