Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 157 Collections and/or Records:
Series — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Population in Perspective is a curriculum resource that teaches about population, food, the environment and climate change from feminist, social justice perspectives. It is intended for community groups, activists and students in high school and college. PopDev produced the first editions with assistance from the Committee on Women, Population and the Environment (CWPE) in 2004 and the second edition in 2013. A Bolivian environmental group, LIDEMA produced a Spanish version of the 2004...
Dates of Materials: 2004 - 2013
Overview The Prison Birth Project (2008-2017) worked to "support, encourage, and train currently and formerly incarcerated mothers and trans* parents to become community leaders within a reproductive justice framework." The records include administrative files, program and event planning materials, forms, newsletters and other publications related to midwifery and the Prison Birth Project. Of particular interest are photos and videos of various events, curriculum materials related to Doula training; and...
Dates of Materials: 1993 - 2018
Overview This collection contains the records generated by the Program for the Studies of Women and Gender from its founding through 2015. Materials describe the history of the program as well as its publications and various classes and programs.
Dates of Materials: 1895 - 2015
Overview Economist, Founder First Nations Development Institute, Native American rights advocate. Papers are primarily related to her professional and public life, and focus on two organizations founded by Adamson, the First Nations Development Institute (FNDI) and First Peoples Worldwide (FPW). Major topics include American Indians, indigenous people, and economic development. Portions of the work of FNDI are particularly well chronicled through detailed staff reports and records on Field Operations...
Dates of Materials: 1941 - 2013
Overview Lesbian activists; Teacher, Health and Physical Education; Professor; Counselor. The Ruthie Berman and Connie Kurtz Papers include personal correspondence and emails, scrapbooks, photographs, and files related to gay and lesbian rights, same-sex marriage, and women's rights. The collection also includes audiovisual materials, production notes, and public relations materials pertaining to the documentary about the couple: Ruthie and Connie: Every Room in the House (2002). The most recent...
Dates of Materials: 1950 - 2018
Overview Librarian, teacher, and curator of rare books at Smith College who was instrumental in obtaining the Sylvia Plath Collection and the Frances Hooper Collection of Virginia Woolf. The rare book collection was named in her honor in 1994. Contains 23 items, including audio and video cassettes, sale catalogs, craft books, ephemera, and computer software relating to Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein."
Dates of Materials: 1824 - 1993
Overview The St Joan's International Alliance was established in England in 1911 as the Catholic Women's Suffrage Society, to encourage support within the Catholic Church for woman suffrage. Once women's suffrage was attained in Great Britain in 1918, the organization gradually broadened its role to include other social issues affecting women, eventually including abolition of child and forced marriage; slavery traffic; the political rights of women; equal access to education, vocational training, and...
Dates of Materials: 1963 - 2014
Overview Author. Born in Frankfurt, Germany, her family fled Nazi Germany in 1936 and eventually emigrated to America. She married Rabbi Lloyd Tennenbaum in 1951 (divorced 1986). Her first novel Rachel the Rabbi's Wife (1978) portrays her own life experiences. She also the author of the novel Yesterday's Streets (1981), about life amongst upper-middle class Jews in Frankfurt, Germany in the early twentieth century. Her papers include almost seventy years of personal journals beginning in 1944 with...
Dates of Materials: 1944 - 2013
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 Community service organization. The Sisters Inc. (sometimes known as Sisters Ink) a community-based organization in the rural hill towns of Western Massachusetts operated from 1996-2008 in support of girls as they entered adolescence. Founded by Ellen Pulleyblank Coffey and Deborah Coffey, the organization was directed by Kelly Anderson for most of its tenure. Programs included: an art-based mentoring program for girls ages 9-12, a music based program for teen girls, a mother-daughter reading...
Dates of Materials: 1996 - 2008
Overview Reproductive rights advocacy and healthcare reform organization. Conference materials, background information, and video recordings from the SisterSong National Membership Meetings.
Dates of Materials: 1994 - 2012
Overview Smith Alumnae Quarterly is the alumnae magazine of Smith College. The collections contains files and records from the magazine's editors and staff relating to its creation and publication, the conception and writing of articles, and photographs and artwork.
Dates of Materials: 1857 - 2016
Overview The Smith College Archives document the life of the College by collecting materials created by students, faculty, administrative and departmental staff during the course of their time here. The Sophia Smith Collection at Smith College is an internationally recognized repository of manuscripts, archives, photographs, periodicals and other primary sources in women's history. This collection contains the administrative records of the College Archives and Sophia Smith Collection.
Dates of Materials: 1846 - 2018
Scope and Contents The Smith College web archive includes archived versions of the official college website content and related blogs and social media created by academic and administrative departments, academic centers, alumnae and student groups. Content includes news media; academic programs; conferences and other events; student organizations; and alumnae activities. A wide range of academic and student groups, special projects blogs and social media sites exist outside of the official Smith...
Dates of Materials: Event: captured 2015-present
Overview Child abuse prevention and advocacy organization. The records document the organization's work to prevent the sexual abuse of children through education and intervention. Materials include conference materials; newsletters; printed material pertaining to sexual abuse of children; brochures; reports; clippings; administrative records of various branches in the U.S.; and writings and speeches by the organization's founder, Fran Henry.
Dates of Materials: 1993 - 2008
Overview The Student Government Association listens to the student body, creates and maintains relations between the student body and the greater Smith community, and advocates for student needs. The records consist of files related to office matters, the Cabinet, Senate Finance Committee, minutes and correspondence, heads of organizations, House of Reps 1966 Vietnam Poll, Social Justice and Equity committee, social regulations, photographs, and a self-published cook-book.
Dates of Materials: 1948 - 2016
Overview The collection consists of a grouping of publications created by Smith students as well as the records of their creation. Some notable inclusions are The Sophian and the Yearbooks.
Dates of Materials: 1879 - 2020
Overview Welfare rights activist organization. The records document the work of this welfare rights organization based in the Boston area, as well as work done by the grassroots organization Advocacy for Resources for Modern Survival (ARMS). Major topics include welfare reform, economic justice, poverty, homelessness, grassroots organizing, and cross-class and bi-racial women's organizations. Especially well-documented is co-founder Dottie Stevens' 1990 Massachusetts gubernatorial campaign. [NOTE: The...
Dates of Materials: 1973 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1990s
Overview The collection contains the professional papers of activist Susan Hodges, especially her founding and work with Citizens for Midwifery, a grassroots consumer organization that advocates for access to midwifery services and educates women on alternatives to hospital birth.
Dates of Materials: 1980-2014
Overview Ambassador; Clergy member; Composer; Feminist; Foundation executive; Marriage counselor; Philanthropist; Political activist; Professor; Photographer; Reproductive health advocate; Rancher. The papers well document Ambassador Hunt's service as the American Ambassador in Austria during a most volatile period and her efforts to provide programming to assist, especially women, in the aftermath of the break up of the Soviet Union and during the Bosnian War. Materials include correspondence,...
Dates of Materials: 1968 - 2013
Overview Tapestry Health Systems was founded in 1973 by Leslie Tarr Laurie and others, as the Family Planning Council of Western Massachusetts, to provide family planning services including birth control, pregnancy testing, referral for adoption and abortion services,and other health services. The records of consist primarily of files from the administrative office in Northampton. Included are correspondence; publications; minutes; reports; clinic data; medical protocols; publicity; photographs;...
Dates of Materials: 1971 - 2010
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 Theresa Carr was an activist and became involved in numerous political activities during her lifetime. Her papers include correspondence, journals, poetry, photographs, minutes, pamphlets, fliers, and organizational records. Also included is a significant amount of personal papers, political materials, and photographs related to Carr's long time lover, Alessandra Nichols.
Dates of Materials: 1920 - 2014
Overview Lawyer; President and Founder, American Indian Law Alliance; Professor of Native American History, Law and Human Rights. Primarily professional papers. Major topics include social conditions and legal status of North American Indians, and related issues such as health care, environmental issues, land rights, and international rights of indigenous peoples. [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: 1980 - 2014
Content Description Oral history interviews with Smith College students and alumnae who identify as trans and/or non-binary, conducted by Sam Davis (Class of 2017) for his documentary project entitled "In Our Own Words: On Being Trans at Smith." The interviews explore how these trans students fit into Smith's vision of "women for the world"; how are trans students supported or unsupported by the administration and their fellow students; and issues of erasure, hypervisibility, transphobia, views about trans...
Dates of Materials: 2016-2017
Content Description The Transnational Adoptee Oral History Project documents the experiences of transnationally and transracially adopted students at Smith College. The project consists of eight oral histories (video recordings and transcripts) conducted during October 2017 by Rebecca York and Leigh Johnston, both members of Smith Class of 2018. These interviews are the first step in building a community of transnational, transracial adoptees at Smith. The interviews represent a chance to push back...
Dates of Materials: October 2017
Overview Author; Labor organizer; Lesbian activist; Professor, English; Professor, Women's Studies. The papers contain materials from her academic career and study groups. Most material is related to Marxist Feminist Group 1 (MF 1) which include an extensive amount of discussion notes, minutes, planning materials, and publications. The group's topics ranged significantly over the years, and have included socialism, homophobia, racism, and postmodernism. Some records also exist of her participation in...
Dates of Materials: 1969 - 2010
Overview International organization. Records of officers, Board of Trustees and directors, and annual meetings make up approximately half of the collection. Correspondence and memoranda are extensive. The other half consists of files of various committees, including the Project Grants Committee, whose members screen grant applications and semi-annually recommend the most promising ones to the Board of Trustees and directors for funding. Records of the Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund (VGIF)...
Dates of Materials: 1969 - 2012
Identifier: Accession 2018-A-0120
Scope and Contents Four oral history interviews (audio recordings and transcripts) with Smith students of color conducted by members of the Weaving Voices student group in 2015.
For more information about the project, see the Weaving Voices website.
For more information about the project, see the Weaving Voices website.
Dates of Materials: 2015