Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 2648 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 162, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Correspondence, administrative records and reports concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. association and Phyllis Wheatley branch in LIttle Rock, Arkansas. The Phyllis Wheatley branch serves the African American girls and Women in Little Rock documents concerning the history of the branch describe its relationship to the local association and national organization as well as reasons for its separate establishment. Documents include visitation reports, lists of personnel and volunteers, histories of...
File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 162, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Correspondence, administrative records and reports concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Arkansas. Visitation reports from visiting YWCA of the U.S.A. secretaries describe the current state of the association, assess the needs of the local community and the association's ability to meet those needs and describe any challenges or opportunities. Other documents include association histories, constitutions and bylaws and a residence survey for the Pine Bluff association.
File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 323, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the development, administration and program of YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in El Dorado and Fort Smith, Arkansas in addition to inquiries regarding new organization in Arkadelphia and Helena. Documents are arranged alphabetically by city or town with further topical and form designations on the microfilm for El Dorado and Fort Smith. The administration and development of the associations is documented in basic standards reports, constitutions, and bylaws. Visitation...
File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 253, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Administrative records, reports, and correspondence concerning the administration, program and development of YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in El Dorado, Fort Smith, and Helena, Arkansas. Documents vary between locations but may include basic standards reports, constitutions and bylaws, historical overviews, visitation reports, certification records, and general correspondence.
File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 253, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Administrative records, reports, and correspondence concerning the administration, program and development of YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Hot Springs, Little Rock, Pine Bluff, and Texarkana, Arkansas. Documents vary between locations but may include basic standards reports, constitutions and bylaws, historical overviews, visitation reports, certification records, and general correspondence.
File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 323, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Arizona covering Hot Springs through West Memphis and California covering Bakersfield through Bishop. Documents are grouped by state then alphabetically by city or town. California associations are preceeded by correspondence and reports concerning the work of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its association throughout the state. For affiliated associations further form and topic designations on the microfilm include basic standards reports,...
Overview Documents women's participation in, and contributions to, the broad field of art. Contains primarily printed material, plus, correspondence, interviews, notes, photographs, postcards, posters, speeches, and typescripts. The collection documents the lives and work of individual designers, landscape architects, women in the fine arts, as well as the status of women in the arts and organizations of feminist artists.
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 18, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the use of music in the YWCA of the U.S.A. Minutes and reports from the YWCA of the U.S.A. Music Committee address the need for music in the organization and the leading of music programs, and a report from the YWCA of the U.S.A. Laboratory Division assesses the role of the Music Committee and its relationship to the association. Correspondence with Carl Zander of the Boy Scouts of America and Lynn Rohrbough of the Cooperative Recreation Service concern the printing of song...
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 18, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents YWCA of the U.S.A. requests for permission to reprint music and lyrics from various publishers and copyright holders, and requests made to the YWCA of the U.S.A. to reprint their songs. In addition the transcript of a speech by Klaus Liepmann titled "Principles of music leadership" appears in the materials.
File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 227, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents The YWCA of the U.S.A. encouraged the use of the arts in every part of its national and local program. Music, drama and pageants hold particular importance in interpreting their mission and emphases to members and communities. Lists and descriptions of audio and visual aids available from the national office for publicity use were sent to local associations and include guidelines and instructions for use. Handbooks for the use of audio-visual aids and music suggest ways in which these can be...
File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 283, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents The use of arts in the program of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its local associations has been prominent from their beginnings. The YWCA of the U.S.A. encourages its associations to use arts, music and drama to help express ideas, start discussions, interpret their purpose and illustrate social and economic issues. By the 1960's the use of arts in the program of the YWCA of the U.S.A. has expanded to include film, dance, slide shows and television in addition to drama, music and other visual...
File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 231, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning young women's Christian associations in Asia, Australia, Belgium, Burma and Canada. Proceedings and reports of the Asian Women's Study Conference document the international conference concerning the role of women in Asia. The conference, hosted by the YWCA of Japan includes delegates from Asian associations and is an opportunity for the women to discuss common problems and share information. A letter from the YWCA of the U.S.A. Leadership Services Division to a program...
Overview The Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women records contain administrative records related to women's collegiate athletics in the 1970s and 1980s, including records of anti-trust litigation with the NCAA and AIAW's advocacy for parity in women's sports. The records also include materials pertaining to AIAW's management of high school and collegiate women's sports, including coaches' handbooks, brochures, and event programs.
Overview The Association of Collegiate Alumnae was formed in Boston in 1882 to unite women graduates of four-year colleges and universities around issues including standards of academic programs, isolation following the college experience, living wage for college alumnae and concerns about their place in the academy. These records contain reports, correspondence, announcements, publications, registers, and a scrapbook on topics relating to the education of women in the late 19th century, medical...
Overview The mission of the Ausonia Club was to preserve Italian traditions in America, as well as offer support to the community. This collection includes interviews of the six female Ausonia Club members, as well as two male relatives. For each subject there are audiotapes and transcripts of the interviews, some in Italian with English translations. There is also a small amount of biographical material, correspondence, and photographs.
Collection — Box 1
Overview Women's club. The records relate primarily to the club's mission of preserving Italian traditions in America, offering support to newly arrived women immigrants, and promoting an interest in Italian language and culture among the citizenry of Northampton, Massachusetts.
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 48, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work in Australia, Austria, and the Bahamas. YWCA of the U.S.A. secretaries serve in other countries to develop programs, work for the development of women worldwide and train local leadership. In Australia, YWCA associations work with the growing population of younger working girls. Pamphlets, reports and correspondence describe the YWCA activities in Australia and include a history of the YWCA movement. A pamphlet from Austria describes the history of...
Overview Missionary and teacher. The Azalia Peet papers consist of photographs, correspondence, memorabilia, and speeches. Of particular interest in the collection diaries and letters written by Peet from Japan, and from the Japanese American internment camps in the United States during World War II. Her early diaries reflect her home life and her personal struggle to come to terms with her vocation.
Overview Columnist; Social critic; Poet; and Humorist. Papers contain photographs, bookplates, drawings, scrapbook and correspondence with famous and lesser known writers and journalists. Includes original manuscripts and typescripts of columns, essays, articles, and verse; plus notebooks, reviews and clippings of her articles and columns.
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 48, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work in Estonia and Latvia. YWCA of the U.S.A. secretaries in Estonia and Latvia work to develop programming and train local leaders. In addition, efforts are made to form cooperative relationships between the Estonian and Latvian associations including holding joint conferences. YWCA work in Estonia and Latvia is focused on work with younger girls including a Girl Reserve program. Reports and proceedings provide an overview of the...
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 48, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work in Estonia and Latvia. American secretaries in Latvia and Estonia work in the newly independent countries to train leaders in the YWCA movement there. YWCA associations work with a variety of women focusing on younger girls through Girl Reserve clubs. Reports to the YWCA of the U.S.A. include background information and general demographics before describing and assessing the progress made in the work with YWCA associations and leaders. The...
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 48, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work in Latvia, and Lithuania. YWCA of the U.S.A. secretaries in Latvia work on training programs and developing relationships with the Estonian YWCA and the YMCA organizations. Correspondence with Vika Moon concerns the efforts to develop a unified organization with the YMCA and the resulting conflict and misunderstandings in the reorganization. Documents concerning Lithuania include correspondence and reports from Ruth Woodsmall, a...
Overview Barbara Honeyman Heath Roll was an anthropologist. Her papers include diaries, notes, correspondence, biographical articles, writings, printed material, photographs, research material, and an oral histoty. Much of the collection is comprised of field notes, photographs and somatotypes taken in the village of Pere in Papua New Guinea, where Roll worked with Margaret Mead, 1966 and 1975.
Overview 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...
Overview Animal welfare advocate; Ecofeminist; Feminist; Lesbian activist; Editor; Writer. Papers consist of biographical information and documents pertaining to Bauman's early life, her feminist lecture businesses, and activism in the realms of lesbian feminism, Jewish feminism, and animal rights. Materials include writings, correspondence, pamphlets, clippings, memoranda, articles, photographs, newsletters, personal calendars, and memorabilia. There are also clippings, photographs, and correspondence...
Overview Nurse; Medical missionary; Teacher. Correspondence, photographs, memorabilia, and writings documenting nursing work in the Grenfell Mission, Labrador (1912), and in Changsha, China (1913-1915) as nursing superintendent at Yale-in-China Hospital.
Overview Beatrice Simcox Reiner was a teacher, writer, and social caseworker. The collection consists of correspondence; writings; teaching and casework material; typed manuscripts of Character Disorders in Parents of Delinquents; notes and reference material; and a diary spanning the years 1969-72.
Overview Author; Teacher; Lyricist. Papers consist of files pertaining to Kaufman's activities as a high school teacher, author, lecturer and public speaker; to her travels in Russia, where there has been an abiding interest in her grandfather, the author Sholom Alacheim; and to translations of her books into the Russian language. Materials relating to her written works include manuscripts, correspondence, contracts, and notes on Kaufman's published books Up the Down...
File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel: 48, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work in Belgium. Spanning the years after World War I and through World War II, YWCA work in Belgium began with work with hostels and "foyers" for hosing girls and women. Other efforts include reconstruction work, leadership training and development, and physical education. Reports from secretaries assess programming, summarize work being done and the conditions faced by associations and their members, and assess goals for future work....
Overview Bernie D. Jones is a legal scholar and author. She was born in Brooklyn, New York. She graduatedHunter College, the New York University School of Law and the University of Virginia, where she earned a doctorate in U.S. History. Her specialization was in legal history and theory. She served as an Assistant Corporation Counsel in the New York City Law Department from 1992-1995 and was on the faculty of the University of Massachusetts Amherst Department of Legal Studies from 2003-2008. Thereafter...