Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 66 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Collection consists of correspondence (1931-46); clippings; writings; memorabilia; photographs; and printed material documenting the lives of mother Peggy Murray, diseuse, and daughter Joan Murray, poet.
Dates of Materials: 1880-1969; Majority of material found within 1911-1969
Overview The Joan Banks Dunlop collection documents the life and work of Dunlop, an activist and leader in women's rights and reproductive health. Especially well documented is the work Dunlop did with International Women's Health Coalition (IWHC) and A Women's Lens on Global Issues.
Dates of Materials: 1916 - 2012
Overview Opera singer and teacher. Raskin made her professional debut on both the stage and television, specializing in Schubert, Mozart, Lieder and Yiddish songs. The bulk of the Raskin papers focus on her professional life, and include publicity, reviews, programs, and taped recordings of performances. Personal materials include correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks and diaries, primarily from her years as a student at Smith College. Notable correspondents include Beverly Sills, Eugene Ormandy, and...
Dates of Materials: 1911 - 2000
Overview Actress; Theatrical producer. The Katharine Cornell Papers include manuscripts and correspondence related to "I Wanted to Be an Actress" and scripts from "Antony and Cleopatra" and "The Barretts of Wimpole Street."
Dates of Materials: 1938-1960
Overview The collection consists mostly of personal and professional papers of Katherine Gabel, a social worker. It also includes printed material related to the Adobe Mountain School and the Smith College School for Social work.
Dates of Materials: 1950 - 1985
Collection — Multiple Containers
Overview The collection contains the professional and personal papers of M. Kathleen Bell, a foreign affairs officer in the Bureau of International Organization Affairs, an organizer and officer of International Economic and Social Affairs (ECOSOC), and a U.S. advisor for United Nations Economic and Social Council and General Assembly affairs from 1944-66. Also included is material related to her work as a trustee of Smith College, the Madeira School, and Washington Theological Consortium.
Dates of Materials: 1945-1982
Overview The collection has personal and professional papers of Lauren Taylor. The papers include the 1979 founding of My Sister's Place and the organizing of the city's first Take Back the Night march. The material also reflects the rise of the feminist self-defense movement, including Taylor's self-defense organization, Defend Yourself.
Dates of Materials: 1967-2012
Overview Author, Musician, Teacher. The Linda Schein Greenebaum Papers cover the years from her childhood until the present and provide an intimate perspective on the self-described "over-educated and under-distinguished" musician, teacher, writer, and mother. Materials include biographical material, correspondence, writings, diaries, and family history.
Dates of Materials: 1930-2009
Overview Lawyer; Labor organizer. Materials documenting Foo's activism in advocating for the rights of immigrant workers in the U.S., primarily via the Asian Law Caucus and Sweatshop Watch; plus published writings, speeches, and interviews.
Dates of Materials: 1973 - 2009
Overview Biographer and translator. Personal and professional correspondence; photographs; writings; published and unpublished translations of reviews, manuscripts, correspondence, and printed material; research notes; and memorabilia. Material related to Edgard Varèse includes research notes, proofs, manuscripts, and reviews for the Varèse; A Looking-Glass Diary; and programs and memorabilia related to his work. Notable correspondents include Edgard Varèse, Jacques...
Dates of Materials: 1910-1983
Overview Since the early 1970s, Mary J. Oates's scholarship has focused on the study of women, especially Catholics, in American social and economic history. She is the author or editor of several books, including Higher Education for Catholic Women: An Historical Anthology (1987), ed., and The Catholic Philanthropic Tradition in America (1995). Oates has also published numerous articles in both scholarly journals and anthologies.The...
Dates of Materials: 1962-2010
Overview Administrative records of an intercollegiate athletic association to promote competitions among female athletes in Massachusetts colleges. Included are membership directories, reports, and records of competitions, tournaments and championships. NOTE: There is no container list online for this finding aid. You may contact the Sophia Smith Collection if you want one sent to you.
Dates of Materials: 1971 - 2001
Overview Founded in 1993 by a group of Western Massachusetts women concerned about issues related to breast cancer, the Pioneer Valley Chapter was associated with the statewide organization, the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC), until 1996 and in 2000 re-organized as the Cancer Connection which is still serving the Pioneer Valley in 2019. The collection contains correspondence, financial records, newspaper articles, meeting minutes and agendas, membership lists and programming materials.
Dates of Materials: 1990 - 2004
Overview First held in 1976 in Oceana County, Michigan, the Michigan Womyn's Musical Festival (also known as MichFest or MWMF) was entirely staffed, built, attended, and run by women. The collection contains festival programs, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and memorabilia.
Dates of Materials: 1977 - 2015
Overview Mary Alexander (Molly) Yard was a political, civil rights and feminist organizer, best known for her work as the president of the National Organization for Women from 1987-1991, during which time she organized the 1989 National March for Women's Lives, one of the largest marches in Washington D.C. history. Born in 1912 in Shanghai, China, where her parents had sought temporary refuge from the political conflicts rocking Chengtu, the provincial home of their Methodist Episcopl mission. She lived...
Dates of Materials: 1917 - 1993
Overview Documents a wide variety of women's participation in the broad field of music. Material consists of books, catalogs, concert programs, interviews (both written and recorded), musical scores, printed material, photographs, publicity, recordings and songbooks. Contains biographical material on well-known women singers and composers (both classical and popular). Includes the women's liberation rock bands and folk music of the late 1960s and early 1970s, as well as feminist recording companies.
Dates of Materials: 1848 - 2015; Majority of material found within 1930s-1980
Overview Latinas; Youth advocate; Women's health advocacy organization. The National Latina Health Organization Records include health education and workshop curricula, office files, surveys, conference materials, and newsletters. The NLHO's programming for Latina health issues and their teen programs are well documented. There are also some records of the Board of Directors and a few financial records.
Dates of Materials: 1986-2003
Overview The North Fork Women for Women Fund was founded in 1992 by a group of lesbians who had been living on the North Fork of Long Island, New York since the 1970s. Its primary purpose is to provide financial assistance to its members for uninsured medical expenses. This collection includes NFWFWF newsletters and flyers; results of a 2002 questionnaire; photocopies of interviews of Patsy Rogers and Lucille Goodman; videotapes; NFWFWF Board of Directors' minutes, reports, and financial information;...
Dates of Materials: 1968 - 2012
Overview Reproductive rights conference. Records include copies of conference packets, workgroup materials, memorabilia, and video documentation. Subject areas covered: the rights of pregnant women; the control of sexuality; the right to be a mother; and assisted reproduction and genetic technologies. Presenters included Toni M. Bond, Cathy J. Cohen, Lisa Crooms, Leslie Grant, Alice Hearst, Silvia Henriquez, Mia Herndon, Angela Hooton, Lisa C. Ikemoto, Sujatha Jesudason, Brenda Joyner, Anne Keenan, Alia...
Dates of Materials: 2005
Overview Feminist; Communist; Author; Poet. Papers contain correspondence, writings (manuscripts, drafts, journals, free writing, publications), conference files, memorabilia, and awards that document her personal and professional life as an author, poet, feminist, and activist. Writings included here are primarily autobiographical, focusing on her identity as a Puerto Rican feminist. Morales' writings often underscore the importance of intersectionality in the feminist movement. Correspondents include...
Dates of Materials: 1960 - 2014
Overview Women's music organization. Collection documents the activities of the Sister Singers Network, primarily at music festivals, as well as each member group. Types of material include correspondence, programs, publicity and directories.
Dates of Materials: 1981 - 2011
Overview Women's club. The Sorosis records include by-laws, constitutions, minutes, membership lists, yearbooks, programs, reports, histories, speeches, writings, clippings, subject files, memorabilia, publications, printed material, and scrapbooks. The Records document the club's advocacy of temperance, prison reform, and peace, as well as their programs in art, drama, education, and music. Included are bound copies of Executive Committee minutes (1884-1907, 1937-1965); and committee reports...
Dates of Materials: 1856-1972
Overview Editor; Publicist; Birth control activist. Correspondence with family and associates in the birth control movement and the Works Progress Administration (1930s); birth control and WPA publications edited by Hanau; biographical information, memorabilia, photographs, and material for her book, The Provincetown: A Story of a Theatre (1931).
Dates of Materials: 1890-1990
Overview Theater company. An innovative women's theatre company, the Theatre of Light and Shadow was dedicated to theatre as both art and communication and to feminism as a lifestyle. Materials include correspondence, publicity, programs, scripts, and photographs.
Dates of Materials: 1978-1984
Overview The collection contains materials documenting the programs and administrative functions of the Theological Opportunities Program (TOP), a feminist lecture series started by Harvard Divinity School faculty for the general public. Lecturers included faculty from other Harvard Schools, as well as lawyers, legislators, authors, journalists, environmentalists, psychologists and psychotherapists from the Greater Boston area.
Dates of Materials: 1973 - 2011
Overview Therese Weil Lansburgh was a social worker, children's welfare advocate and lobbyist. This colection includes her personal and professional papers documenting Lansburgh's career as a social worker and champion for the rights of children, and particularly for affordable day care and social service organizations in which she was involved.
Dates of Materials: 1962 - 1994
Overview 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.
Dates of Materials: 1947 - 2012
Overview Resource files from the UMASS-Amherst Women's Studies Department containing printed material on a variety of topics relating to women including abortion, rape, lesbianism, domestic violence, reproductive rights, journalism, literature, the arts, prostitution and women's rights.
Dates of Materials: 1960-1986
Overview This collection is primarily comprised of the creative output created by participants, incarcerated and formerly incarcerated women of Western Massachusetts, of the on-going Voices from Inside program, a volunteer organization which holds poetry workshops, publishes anthologies, holds public readings, and generally seeks to give voice to women who are or have been within the criminal justice system through the poetry they create.
Dates of Materials: 2000 - 2019
Overview Teacher, science; Principal. The papers consist of photographs, biographical material, correspondence pertaining to Williams' tenure as principal of Augustus R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering High School, a scrapbook covering Williams' life from elementary school through high school, a college journal (i.e. reflective essays on various topics), and drafts of speeches.
Dates of Materials: 1941-2001; Majority of material found within 1941-2001