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Journalists

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Collections of women columnists, magazine writers, radio broadcasters, and other journalists, primarily from the mid 20th century.

Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:

A Woman's Legacy: Five Women Who Made a Difference oral history series

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 310183630041597]
Identifier: SSC-MS-00533
Abstract

Series of oral histories of four notable women: Belva Davis, journalist; Bernice Hemphill, bio-analyist; Marian Cleeves Diamond, scientist; Mary Lanigar, accountant; and Sandra Day O'Connor, supreme court justice. Published by Women's Forum West Legacy Foundation (San Francisco, Calif, 2004).

Dates of Materials: 1998-2003

Asian American Reproductive Justice Oral History Project oral histories

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00722
Abstract

The Asian American Reproductive Justice Oral History Project presents oral histories of Asian American women who have been active in the Reproductive Justice movement since the 1980s. The collection includes interviews, transcripts, photographs, published materials, author's note, and original grant proposal.

Dates of Materials: 2012-2014

Authors collection

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00443
Abstract The Authors Collection contains small amounts of material on a number of women writers from the U.S. and abroad. Types of materials include biographical writings, articles, reviews, newspaper clippings, and other printed materials. There are also some letters, manuscripts and photographs. A large portion of the collection relates to author Margaret Mitchell, and her book and the movie, Gone With the Wind. Other authors represented include Louisa May Alcott,...
Dates of Materials: 1845-1986

Baird Leonard papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00093
Abstract

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.

Dates of Materials: 1909-1937

Cary Herz papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00574
Abstract Photographer. Photographic prints, slides, and contact sheets documenting events of political, social and economic significance in the U.S., circa 1970s to the early 2000s. Topics include musicians and musical events, theater performances, political gatherings and demonstrations (including anti-Vietnam War), rape and sexual violence, religion and women in the ministry, homelessness, the ERA, women in sports, the rights of flight attendants, the National Organization for Women, and women...
Dates of Materials: 1950 - 2009

Clara E. Laughlin papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00091
Abstract

Author; Travel specialist; Journalist; Editor; Radio broadcaster. Papers include personal and professional correspondence; manuscripts and some published works of the "So You're Going To..." travel series, radio talks, and biographical writings on Sarah Bernhardt, Marshal Foch and James Whitcomb Riley; clippings; reviews; and photographs.

Dates of Materials: 1903-1932

Curtis-Iselin family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00675
Abstract Artist; Journalist; Military spouse; Photographer; Sculptor. The papers primarily concern Sally Curtis and Lewis Iselin, but there is also considerable material and research pertaining to their friends and family. Biographical material spans from their childhoods to later years, featuring correspondence, clippings, and photographs about their personal and professional lives, including Sally Iselin's publishing career. Correspondence comprises the largest set of documents, dating from 1933 to...
Dates of Materials: 1904 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1945

Cynthia Ellen Elbaum papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00560
Abstract

Photojournalist. The Papers document Elbaum's career as a photojournalist, notably in Chechnya during the war with the Soviet Union and include biographical information and photographs.

Dates of Materials: 1984-2012

Dudley Harmon papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00191
Abstract

Journalist and war correspondent. Papers consist of correspondence, writings, biographical material, photographs and memorabilia. Includes letters home during World War II; her coverage of the Nuremberg trials and the United Nations European Headquarters in Geneva; and her letters and journal from Brazzaville, French Equatorial Africa. Also included are unpublished stories, radio broadcasts, two scrapbooks and letters to her father.

Dates of Materials: 1920-1967

Eleanor Sanger papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00286
Abstract

Journalist and television producer. Included are writings, correspondence, memos, and notes related to Sangers' production of television sports coverage for ABC.

Dates of Materials: 1950-1992

Elisabeth Luce Moore papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00225
Abstract

Journalist; Editor; Trustee, State University of New York; YWCA official; and International relations specialist. Papers include an scrapbooks; oral history; correspondence; photographs and clippings; travel files from trips to Asia, Europe, Australia, and China; speeches and writings; and files pertaining to organizations concerned with international relations, education, and international development, among them the Young Women's Christion Association and SUNY.

Dates of Materials: 1928 - 1989

Eva Hansl papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00072
Abstract

Journalist; Radio director. Papers include radio scripts; correspondence about broadcasts; research files; and writings. Wide-ranging subject content of broadcasts, plus interviews with prominent women, such as Eleanor Roosevelt.

Dates of Materials: 1930-1975

Fanny Fern and Ethel Parton papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00117
Abstract Author, journalist, columnist, children's author, and humorist. Sara Payson Willis wrote for several small Boston magazines under the name Fanny Fern; numerous newspapers soon published her pieces. She had a regular weekly column in the New York Ledger and was one of the first woman columnists. Ethel Parton, granddaughter of Sara Willis and James Parton, worked as a writer and literary assistant, and at age 70 began writing children's books. Materials include extensive writings,...
Dates of Materials: 1805-1982

Florence Cornell Gomme radio scripts

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 310183630048832]
Identifier: SSC-MS-00065
Abstract

Radio broadcaster. Three volumes of radio scripts entitled, "The Adventures of a Modern Mother" from a program produced by NBC designed for mothers of growing children and presenting the problems of the normal child in daily life.

Dates of Materials: 1940-1941

Frances Bemis papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00016
Abstract Public relations specialist, radio producer, and fashion director. The Papers document Bemis's very active professional career, as well as the world of fashion in 1930s-50s New York City, giving a window into the celebrity and consumer culture of this time. Photographs make up a large portion, mainly of Bemis' fashion shows, special events, celebrities, and models. Correspondents include doll-maker Madame Alexander, Svetlana Allilueva (daughter of Josef Stalin), and many of the writers,...
Dates of Materials: 1921-1974

Francesca Rheannon papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00543
Abstract Social worker; Public health specialist; Broadcast journalist; Radio producer. Papers consist of audio CDs, transcriptions, and research materials pertaining to "Voices of HIV", a five-part radio series produced by Francesca Rheannon and Luis Melendez for WFCR 88.5 (Amherst, Mass.), 2006. The bilingual radio project that looks at how HIV and AIDS are affecting the Latino communities of Western New England and includes interviews with Latino/a men and women infected with HIV/AIDS. Audio CDs...
Dates of Materials: 2001-2006 (ongoing)

Frank G. Carpenter papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00029
Abstract

Frank G. Carpenter was a journalist, author, and travel writer. The collection includes biographical material and letters from 13 women in response to a survey conducted by Frank Carpenter. Topics include women in Congress, women in the military, women and work, marriage, and suffrage. Includes some interesting original correspondence from well-known women's rights leaders.

Dates of Materials: 1887 - 1924

Ginny Berson papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00819
Abstract Ginny Berson is a radical lesbian feminist, political activist, and community organizer who lived and worked collectively as a lesbian separtist with The Furies Collective and Olivia Records. The Ginny Berson papers document Berson’s work in collective, feminist organizations and community radio. The bulk of the records relate to Olivia Records administrative history and Berson's writings and publications. The collection includes several photo albums documenting the different stages of...
Dates of Materials: 1943 - 2017

Gloria Steinem papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00237
Abstract Journalist; feminist; political activist; co-founder, Ms magazine; co-founder, Women's Action Alliance; co-founder, Ms Foundation for Women; and co-founder, National Women's Political Caucus. In addition to providing a complete picture of the life of an important feminist leader, the Gloria Steinem Papers document women at the grassroots level of the feminist movement, whose letters to Steinem demonstrate her role as a symbol of the changes they were experiencing...
Dates of Materials: 1908 - 2016

Grace Lathrop Collin correspondence

 Collection
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

Harriet Bliss Ford papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00059
Abstract Civic leader; editor; YWCA executive; Red Cross official; and Trustee, Smith College. The correspondence and subject files of the Ford Papers document her work with Century Magazine and her political and intellectual life during her residence in Northampton, Massachusetts. Included is material written and published by Ford for the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA), and manuscripts of her speeches and writings. Notable correspondents include Carrie Chapman Catt; Grace Coolidge;...
Dates of Materials: 1899-1953

Helen Gurley Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00022
Abstract Helen Gurley Brown was editor of Cosmopolitan magazine, advertising copywriter, journalist, and author. The bulk of the material provides a comprehensive picture of Brown's intertwined personal and professional lives. Materials include speeches and scripts, writings, audiovisual material, and memorabilia, as well as records from Cosmopolitan. A large selection of photographs include images of celebrity friends. There is extensive...
Dates of Materials: 1938 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1961-1990

Helen Hiett Waller papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00273
Abstract

Journalist. Papers include are broadcasts, diaries, and letters sent from Europe where she was a foreign correspondent during World War II and the Spanish Civil War; plus printed material, writings, photographs, and memorabilia.

Dates of Materials: 1830 - 1957

Helen Paull Kirkpatrick papers

 Collection
Identifier: CA-MS-01132
Abstract

Helen Paull Kirkpatrick was a Smith college graduate of the Class of 1931. She became a foreign correspondent at the beginning of World War II. Her papers contain news clippings, correspondence, and photographs documenting the student experience. It also contains her professional work while at Smith College as Assistant to the president, 1953-1955.

Dates of Materials: 1931 - 1981

Helen Paull Kirkpatrick papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00103
Abstract Helen Paull Kirkpatrick was a journalist. Her papers include extensive correspondence to her family while serving as a foreign correspondent in Europe. Included are her views of Europe just before the outbreak of World War II; the air raids in London; Allied Headquarters in North Africa; campaigns in Algiers, Italy, and Corsica; the armistice in Paris; post-war Germany and Europe; the Nuremberg Trials; and the Council of Foreign Ministers in Moscow. Notable correspondents include Adlai...
Dates of Materials: 1930 - 1998

Henrietta Worth Bingham papers

 Collection
Identifier: MRBC-MS-00411
Scope and Contents

The Papers consist of correspondence with HWB from Stephen Tomlin and John Houseman, photographs of HWB and others, miscellaneous ephemera, booklets, and small boxes, as well as Emily Bingham's research files (papers and oral histories).

Dates of Materials: 1901 - 2015

Ida Tarbell papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00159
Abstract

Journalist; Historian; Biographer; and Anti-suffragist. Papers are primarily related to her professional life, focusing on her time as assistant editor at McClure's and on her writings about Abraham Lincoln. There is also a small amount of material regarding her anti-suffrage views. Types of material include correspondence, memorabilia, journal and newspaper articles, published and unpublished writings, and a photograph.

Dates of Materials: 1896-1943

Jane Whitbread papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00259
Abstract

Jane Whitbread was an editor and writer. The collection consists solely of material related to the research and writing of her book, After Super Mom: Working Mothers Talk About Their World. It contains questionnaires, responses and analyses of responses, correspondence, taped interviews, transcripts of interviews, and notes Whitbread kept in three travel notebooks.

Dates of Materials: 1978 - 1984

Jennifer Baumgardner papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00705
Abstract

The collection contains feminist author and journalist Jennifer Baumgradner's books and audiovisual materials that contain the many interviews she conducted over the years as research for her published works.

Dates of Materials: 1997 - 2014

Jessie Lloyd O'Connor papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00254
Abstract Jessie Lloyd O'Connor was a journalist, social reformer and political activist. She worked as a reporter for Federated Press. Her extensive writings, notes, and correspondence document the labor strikes she covered in Kentucky and North Carolina and her work on civil rights, civil liberties and women's rights. O'Connor served and supported numerous progressive organizations, including the American League Against War and Fascism and the ACLU. Other materials include family biographical files;...
Dates of Materials: 1823 - 1989