Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
B. Elizabeth “Betty” Horner was an educator, biologist, advocate for women and science, and a professor at Smith College where she spent her entire professional life. Her papers document her personal and professional life, especially her research on Australian rodents and her correspondence with colleagues, professional organizations, mentees and students, family, and friends.
The collection contains the professional papers and writings of Carolyn Gage, a lesbian feminist playwright who also acts and directs and treats her art as activism.
Women's advocacy group. The records document the daily activities of a feminist non-prift research and advocacy group. Major topics covered: women's rights, women's health, reproductive rights, women of color, affirmative action, and domestic violence.
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.
The Family Diversity Projects records date from 1993 to 2010 and document the organization's work in designing exhibits and authoring books that portray gay and lesbian families, multiracial families, families suffering from mental illnesses, people with disabilities, and transgender people.
Art critic; Art historian. Printed material, clippings, letter, illustrations. The collection consists of brochures and calendars produced by Portraits, Incorporated, New York City, 1962-1971; plus one letter, and miscellaneous clippings.
Jane Dupree Richardson is a free-lance writer, editor, translator, and editor/publisher of "Annotated Bibliography of Published Women's Diaries" in 1977 and of "Women's Diaries, a Quarterly Newsletter." The collection consist of personal and professional papers of Richardson, including diaries (original and photocopies) and financial and business material related to her "Women's Diaries Newsletter." The collection contains two boxes of diaries by socialite and traveler Katrin Vietor.
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.
A handmade calendar, "Domestic and Social, Didactic and Comic" made by "old Marmee" (Lucy Watson Davis, Elizabeth Crocker Lawrence's stepmother) for the year 1892. Each page covers roughly a week, containing short poems, pithy sayings, and pictures.
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.
The collection contains the literary papers of Mary Mackey, feminist novelist and poet.
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.
The collection contains correspondence, diaries/journals, writings, both prose and poetry, course work, workshop materials, and photographs of Myra Shapiro, New York poet and author.