Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Dates of Materials: 1926 - 2014
Overview Teacher; Author; Astrologer. Collection includes personal papers and materials pertaining to Howell's career as an astrologer and teacher and practitioner of Jungian cosmology/psychology: a lengthy oral history; teaching materials; diaries; writings; correspondence; publicity materials; subject files; and memorabilia. [NOTE: The contents list for this collection is not online. Contact the Sophia Smith Collection if you would like one sent to you.]
Dates of Materials: 1932-2011 (ongoing)
Overview Alida Walsh was an artist, filmmaker, feminist, and professor of film studies. Artwork by Alida Walsh, including copies of her films and other audiovisual media; photographs, slides, color photocopies, writings, and correspondence of and pertaining to her work; and posters, reviews, and press releases for her exhibitions.
Dates of Materials: 1960 - 2000
Overview Professional and personal papers, including correspondence, business records, sermons, writings, both published and unpublished, and teaching/workshop materials, especially strong in anti-racism material, of Andrea Ayvazian, labor and delivery nurse, mountaineering guide, anti-racism consultant, a teacher, a folk singer and published poet, a college dean of religous life, and a pastor.
Dates of Materials: 1960 - 2015
Overview Catholics for Choice (CFC) is an organization which seeks "to serve as a voice for Catholics who believe that the Catholic tradition supports a woman's moral and legal right to follow her conscience in matters of sexuality and reproductive health". The Catholics for Choice records are comprised of organizational records, including correspondence, reports, audiovisual materials, and articles that document the organization's mission and activities.
Dates of Materials: 1973 - 2014
Overview Constance Carrier, a member of the Smith College Class of 1929, was an American poet. The Constance Carrier Papers consist of 27 linear ft. and are primarily related to her professional and personal life, dating from 1849 to 2008 (bulk 1900-1990). The papers are arranged in 11 series.
Dates of Materials: 1801 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1900-1990
Overview Diane (Dee) Mosbacher is an activist, filmmaker, and practicing psychiatrist. Her production company, Woman Vision, has produced films with themes touching on homophobia in various contexts, women's history, and the lived experiences of people who are gay and lesbian. This collection documents Mosbacher's personal life and professional life both through and outside of Woman Vision. It includes writings by and about Mosbacher, paper records from Woman Vision's projects, and a large amount of...
Dates of Materials: 1950 - 2021; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2013
Overview DES Action USA is a national consumer advocacy group, whose mission is to educate and raise awareness about diethylstilbestrol (DES), an oral synthetic estrogen drug; and support and advocate for the DES-exposed population. The DES Action USA records are primarily comprised of materials documenting the activities, programs, and projects of the organization.
Dates of Materials: 1939-2016; Majority of material found within 1975-2014
Overview The collection contains personal and professional papers reflecting Elizabeth Kennedy's role as one of the pioneers in the field of Women's Studies and LGBTQ Studies as well as her activism, both in Buffalo, NY and in Arizona. Especially well documented is the emergence of Women's Studies as a viable academic field, as well as the opening up of American Studies and cultural anthropology.
Dates of Materials: 1951-2017
Collection — Multiple Containers
Overview Activist; Educator. The papers of an activist who fought for peace, gay rights and an end to classism. include correspondence, research, lecture notes, published work, program files, organizational records, newspaper and magazine articles, email, photographs, films, and computer files. Especially well-documented is Yeskel's work to end homophobia and classism. [NOTE: The contents list for this collection is not online. Contact the Sophia Smith Collection if you would like one sent to you.]
Dates of Materials: 1953 - 2010
Overview 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 Berson's...
Dates of Materials: 1943 - 2017
Overview Film production company. Collection includes original film and video footage and outtakes, scripts, production notes, interviews, catalogs from film festivals where Jezebel films were shown; and books, articles and film reviews by Andrea Weiss. Some records included in this collection are not the works of Jezebel Productions, such as materials related to the making of "Before Stonewall," co-produced by Greta Schiller.
Dates of Materials: 1970-2017
Overview The Joann Aalfs papers document the New Bedford Women's Center (founded circa 1969), of which Aalfs was a member. She kept complete and highly detailed records that provide excellent documentation of the beginnings of this grassroots women's organization, the personal and political dimensions of the problems its members sought to address and remedy, as well as the economic, social and cultural context in which it existed. Much of the correspondence is family-related, over multiple generations.
Dates of Materials: 1902-2014
Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The materials includes Henry’s childhood journals, date books and agendas, and a file on the 1977 International Women’s Conference (Houston, TX).
Dates of Materials: 1967 - 2018
Overview Lawrence Lader (1919-2006) was a birth control and abortion-rights activist and author. Among many other actions, he co-founded NARAL Pro-Choice America with Betty Friedan and others, and was active in the lawsuits that made RU-486 legal in the United States in 2000. This collection documents his work as an author and activist for women's reproductive rights, including safe and legal abortion.
Dates of Materials: 1929-2005
Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Accession 2020-S-0009
Scope and Contents Series includes Hutchins' journals and associated materials found in journals. Also included are two audiotapes, two issues of "Anything that moves" (Spring 1997, Summer 1997), and a folder of printed emails and loose papers.
Dates of Materials: 1963 - 2020
Overview Author; Bisexual rights activist; Professor, Women's Studies; Sex coach. Papers include correspondence, photographs, research subject files, published and unpublished writing by Hutchins and others, newspaper clippings, fliers, newsletters, and periodicals. The periodicals include extensive runs of radical feminist and feminist spirituality related periodicals and zines from the 1970s and bisexuality-themed periodicals of the 1990s. Other social justice movements--African American civil rights,...
Dates of Materials: 1948-2020; Majority of material found within 1970s-1990s
Overview The Margaret Sanger Papers Project (MSPP) is a historical editing project sponsored by the Division of Libraries at New York University. The Project was formed by Dr. Esther Katz in 1985 to locate, arrange, edit, research, and publish the papers of the noted birth control pioneer. The collecion contains biographical files, subject files, chronology and newspaper clippings, correspondence, a few primary sources (pamphlets, brochures, and publications), computer files, and an FBI file on Margaret...
Dates of Materials: 1879 - 2012
Overview Marian Parry is an author, poet, illustrator, and watercolor artist. In addition to her writing and art, Parry was the founder and senior instructor of the Watercolor Program for the Radcliffe Seminars at Harvard University, and would hold speaking engagements across New England. This collection includes publications, sketchbooks, original artwork, and working and concept files from Marian Parry's career. Also includes event posters, poetry magazines, and personal and business correspondence.
Dates of Materials: approximately 1944-1994
Overview Musicians; Women's music organization. Includes materials for the first 30 years for women's music organization from Cincinnati, Ohio. Grant applications, organizational periodicals, and administrative papers. Also included are DVDs and audio CDs of performances as well as CDs with photographs of MUSE members. [NOTE: The contents list for this collection is not online. Contact the Sophia Smith Collection if you would like one sent to you.]
Dates of Materials: 1983 - 2013
Overview Playwright, Lyricist, Actress, Producer. Collection includes correspondence; promotional material; scripts (some in braille); photographs; original film footage and soundtrack chiefly relating to filming, production and distribution of the Oscar winning documentary film Helen Keller in Her Story (1955). Included are research files, biographical information, correspondence and other papers relating to Helen Keller, Annie Sullivan, actress Katharine Cornell,...
Dates of Materials: 1862-1992; Majority of material found within 1952-1959
Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Series 1
Scope and Contents This series documents PopDev’s operations in the early years of its founding. Material includes: event planning and reports, correspondence, project planning notes, meeting minutes, audio recordings of the first PopDev conference held in January 1989, and PopDev’s rolodex. Also included are funding reports to donors who supported the program with details of program activities. Many reports were written with the Civil Liberties and Public Policy program (CLIPP) and/or Committee on Women,...
Dates of Materials: 1986 - 2012
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 310183630439494]
Overview The collection contains the records of the Worcester Women's Center, a center providing information and support to women in the Worcester area, as well as tapes of Penny Sablove's weekly radio program, "Women's Voice."
Dates of Materials: 1973-1977
Overview The records of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America provide substantial information about the history of the birth control and family planning movement nationally and internationally. They are a significant source of information on all aspects of the history of birth control and family planning, including women's health issues; sex education; women in poverty; international population planning and policy; and the legal, political and social aspects of contraception and abortion. Types...
Dates of Materials: 1920 - 2018; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2010
Planned Parenthood Federation of American public service announcements, educational materials, interviews, and other sound and video materials, 1981 - 2018
Identifier: Accession 2020-S-0019
Scope and Contents The bulk of the series contains video and radio public services announcements. Formats included are audio cassette tapes, VHS tapes, 8mm reel tapes, Beta tapes, and magnetic tape on reel. Series also includes three Supreme Court briefs as well as a few promotional posters, pamphlets, and books.
Dates of Materials: 1981 - 2018
Overview Birth control advocacy organization. The records provide a unique source for the study of the establishment and development of an organization largely run by women. They document the half-century struggle to revoke the Massachusetts Comstock Laws through state initiative and referendum voting (1942, 1948) campaigns for the right to disseminate information on birth control. Also of interest are letters to and from Margaret Sanger, and from General Douglas MacArthur forbidding Sanger from...
Dates of Materials: 1859-2002; Majority of material found within 1916-1960
Identifier: Accession 2019-S-0056
Scope and Contents Series includes video and radio public services announcements. Formats included: CDs; DAT audio tapes; miniDVs; Sony PDV-184ME; dars-113mp Sony audio tape; Beta SP; Betamax; 3/4"U-Matic.
Dates of Materials: 1999 - 2008
Overview Roberta Cantow is a filmmaker. This collection of her papers includes biographical information, personal writings, artwork, photographs, awards, and psychic readings (audio tapes), photographs, correspondence, email, publicity, and other documents pertaining to the production and distribution of Cantow's films, as well as Cantow's thoughts on issues and circumstances covered in the films, including: the documentary Clotheslines, Dr....
Dates of Materials: 1965-2020
Overview The collection contains extensive documentation of Rosalind Petchesky's long involvement in reproductive rights and health, sexual rights, women's rights and gender equality, population control, global justice and economic justice, and women's studies and gender studies in academia.
Dates of Materials: 1959 - 2009
Overview Poet; Playwright; Author. Manuscript of Adam's Rib (including revisions; and Norwegian and Swedish editions); and The Old Sex and the New; published books, articles and poetry; unpublished writings. Major themes in the collection include literature, sexuality, and the women's movement.
Dates of Materials: 1861 - 2005